Jose Chicas spends a lot of time on a porch of a home run by St. John’s Baptist Church in Durham, looking out on a street where he dares not walk.
Pastor José aches at the order of Immigration and Customs Enforcement that he abandon his family, community, and congregation.
Lawmakers who return Jan. 10 for a special session will be met by voting rights advocates and members of the public planning to make their voices heard in the fight for fair courts.
On the Record talks with the Rev. T. Anthony Spearman about his call on politicians to better protect the African-American community in North Carolina.
Mitchell County remains one of the whitest counties in the state. It’s also one of the most conservative—close to 80 percent of voters there supported Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election. Who would imagine that Mitchell County and its neighbor, Yancey County, are home to a large, thriving branch of the NAACP? Virtually all of them are white.