Stories tagged: "racial justice"


George Floyd's killing in Minneapolis inspired 15-year-old Ocir Black of Winston-Salem, NC, to collect poignant letters from Black mothers to their sons. (Graphic by Denzel Boyd)
‘Love Letters To My Son’: How George Floyd Inspired a North Carolina Teen to Write a Book

George Floyd called out for his mom. The tragedy moved North Carolina's Ocir Black to collect letters from Black mothers to their sons.

Naomi Osaka wears a protective mask due to the COVID-19 virus outbreak, featuring the name "George Floyd", while arriving at the 2020 US Open. (Image via AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
Tennis Superstar Naomi Osaka Buys Stake in NC’s Pro Women’s Soccer Team

Naomi Osaka announced she’s now a partial owner of the NC Courage, the pro women’s soccer team that plays in Cary.

Graphic via Morgaine Ford-Workman for COURIER
I’m a Prepper and Yet Even I Wasn’t Fully Ready for What Life in a Pandemic Would Bring

As someone who prepares for emergency situations, I already had the supplies and ammunition. What I wasn't prepared for, however, was the existential question of who I was.

Chief Justice Cheri Beasley (center) of the NC Supreme Court, with her Republican challenger Paul Newby beside her. (Photo from Beasley campaign).
As Parties Battle Over Ginsburg Seat, NC Chief Justice Beasley Says Courts Should Be Above It

Cheri Beasley, the first Black woman to lead NC’s Supreme Court, shares Ginsburg memories, and talks the courts' role in racial justice.

Widespread protests after George Floyd's death did not contribute to any noticeable increase in coronavirus infections, officials say. (Photo for Cardinal & Pine by Grant Baldwin)
New Report: Black Lives Matter Protests Did Not Increase Coronavirus Infections

The Black Lives Matters protests that swept the nation in June do not appear to have sparked notable increases in coronavirus cases as was initially feared.

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A NC Official Is Under Fire for a Racist ‘What is Privilege?’ Facebook Post

A deputy register of deeds in Alamance County posted a message about “privilege” that deploys racist stereotypes to critique Black Lives Matter protesters.