The Lumina Theater is hosting a series of outdoor movies to donate money to the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund.
College students and Chapel Hill natives reflect on summer protests, organizing the community during a pandemic and what's next for activism in Chapel Hill.
The Orange County Board of Education met Monday night to discuss plans for instruction in the coming school year, meal delivery logistics and updates to Title IX regulations.
“They say the eyes are the gateway to the soul, so when you see something so beautiful, it just speaks to you,” Nina Scott, an artist involved in the project, said. “I think people really cherish things that are painted. There's something about working with your hands that really speaks to people, especially when it has a message to it.”
With COVID-19 limiting crowd size and cutting the fall semester short, incoming students may miss some traditional cultural events in the first half of the year.
“On behalf of the Chapel Hill Nine, I am privileged to say welcome to the movement,” David Mason, an original Chapel Hill Nine member, told the crowd. “You are what we've been waiting for.”
Current and former Black elected officials for Orange County came together for the Town of Carrboro’s virtual Juneteenth program and passed a resolution recognizing the history and repercussions of slavery on Black Americans.
On Saturday afternoon, hundreds of peaceful protestors marched in a Social Justice Rally held by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP Youth Council and Chapel Hill-Carrboro Youth Advocates to honor those killed by police violence and protest continuing racial injustice in the United States. It was the second protest held in town in two days.
Some Chapel Hill and Carrboro thrift stores have reopened for business — but it won't be business as usual, as shops implement new safety guidelines.
While many restaurants on Franklin Street are either staying closed or are open exclusively for takeout, delivery or curbside service, these restaurants are now open for dine-in service:
Nina Scott, a graduate of Carrboro High School and an incoming UNC first-year, painted a mural on Sunday, July 12, 2020 honoring some of the Black women who have been killed.
One of the Black Lives Matter murals painted to _____ on ____.
David Mason Jr. speaks at the Juneteenth Rally on Saturday, June 27, 2020.
Protestors occupy West Franklin Street on Saturday, June 6, 2020 in continued rallys against police brutality held by the Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP Youth Council and Chapel Hill-Carrboro Youth Advocates.