NC special election update

NC special election update

ShareOn September 10, North Carolina will hold two special elections for Congress. In NC-03, Republican state Representative Greg Murphy faces Democrat Allen Thomas to replace Walter Jones, Jr. who died earlier this year. In NC-09, Republican State Senator Dan Bishop...
Black voters, Biden and redemption

Black voters, Biden and redemption

ShareJonathan Capehart, an African American columnist for the Washington Post, recently wrote about an annual family reunion his family holds in Severn in northeastern North Carolina. This year, Capehart used the experience to take the pulse of black Democrats in the...
It’s not doxing. It’s transparency.

It’s not doxing. It’s transparency.

ShareLast week, Congressman Joaquin Castro, brother of presidential candidate Julian Castro, released the names of people who contributed to Donald Trump’s campaign. Critics screamed that Castro was “doxing” Trump supporters. The Civitas Institute says Castro is...
Time for a reckoning

Time for a reckoning

ShareThis morning The Atlantic published an article about the transfer of millions of acres of land from African-Americans to corporations in Mississippi. It comes on the heels of a story published in the New Yorker by ProPublica writer Lizzie Presser about black...
Chief budget negotiator

Chief budget negotiator

ShareThe standoff over the budget is a great example of the perils of one-party rule. For most of this decade, Republicans in the legislature held veto-proof majorities, or close to it. They got accustomed to passing legislation and routinely overriding governors’...

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