Rev. Dr. T. Anthony Spearman

Rev. Dr. T. Anthony Spearman “I find the NAACP continues to be a very relevant organization in which I’m glad I have cast my energies toward. I have been a staunch supporter of the Forward Together/Moral Monday movement, and the second arrestee of the [first]...

NAACP Chapter in an Unlikely Place

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.

Rev. Barber at ECU

The Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II spoke as part of the Distinguished Lecture Series on Religion and Culture, a free offering from ECU’s Religious Studies Program.

José Chicas

José  Chicas José Chicas, 52, from El Salvador, has lived in the U.S. for over 30 years. Now he faces deportation. Since June 27, 2017, he has been living at the School for Conversion in Durham to avoid deportation and remain close to his family in Raleigh. Counting...

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II

Rev. Dr. William J.  Barber, II “‘We’ is the most important word in the social justice vocabulary. The issue is not what we can’t do, but what we CAN do when we stand together. With an upsurge in racism/hate crimes, criminalization of...

Dontae Sharpe

DONTAE SHARP Dontae Sharpe has been incarcerated since the age of 19 for a crime he did not commit. Counting THE DAYS. As of today, 2nd June 2019, Dontae has been incarcerated: i KEY ISSUES No Physical Evidence: NO evidence at the scene links Sharpe to the crime for...