This story is the first of a series featuring the newly elected members of the Orange County Schools Board of Education.
CHCCS community members are working hard to ensure that students dependent on food from school get what they need.
Museums, parks and other facilities across the state are hosting events highlighting not only the women who got the right to vote in 1920, but also those who were left behind due to their race.
“I think folks who don’t see themselves represented when it comes to the suit-and-tie culture of a town council, might be able to see themselves and their stories represented in the poems that I share, in the clothes that I wear, in the music that I listen to, in the performance art that I do for the community."
“I want to see who has the best chance of winning North Carolina because along with wanting us to have a strong Democratic presidential candidate, I want a candidate that will help us win the North Carolina House and Senate."
“I really hope I can continue doing stuff like this, even if it’s just for the community," she said. "Spreading positive ideas, and things like MLK did in the future." At Carborro's newly opened Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Park, two new murals will be painted with the help of four local high school student artists.