Since late May, Olin T. Binkley Baptist Church has held antiracism vigils on Fridays from 5 to 6 p.m. Despite significant community support, three banners at Binkley Baptist Church were recently vandalized.
“The sense of normalcy is comforting, but a little different,” one vendor said. “Given what this year has brought us — maybe it’s not normal, but it’s appropriate for 2020.”
Chapel Hill pastor and local civil rights advocate Rev. Robert Seymour died Oct. 11. Seymour spent the majority of his 95 years pastoring churches, founding organizations, serving on boards, penning editorial columns and integrating Chapel Hill – always in his trademark suit and tie. He left behind a community he was fundamental in building.
Local organizations and advocates who support refugee and immigrant integration initiatives have had to get creative at a time when community gatherings are rare and people feel safer with the those they are close with.
The November election is coming up, so The Daily Tar Heel is breaking down every state and local office on the ballot from governor to county commissioner. Here we broke down who the candidates are for N.C. attorney general.
With the recent ruling on Sept. 4, around 5,000 people are newly eligible to vote.
Over 150 Hillsborough community members contributed to a mural as part of the #LoveHillsborough Community Art project.
The Students First: Equity Through Opportunity grant will focus on supporting students of color, English learners and students with disabilities.