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December 11, 2018: Remembering Lynchings

Filling in for Anna, James Williams discusses the local effort (in conjunction with the Equal Justice Initiative) to erect a monument remembering local lynching victims – particularly one, Manley McCauley, who was lynched in Orange County in 1898.

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November 20, 2018: Farr Cry

With a vote likely in the Senate next week, the NAACP speaks out against judicial nominee Thomas Farr. Also, a voter ID bill is coming next week in the General Assembly.

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October 30, 2018: 14th

President Trump threatens to sign an executive order on ‘birthright citizenship,’ in direct opposition to the first sentence of the Fourteenth Amendment – which, as it happens, the NAACP just celebrated at an event last week. Anna and Aaron discuss the amendment, its meaning, and its importance.

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October 16, 2018: Early Voting & UNC

We’re excited about early voting, but we’re also talking about race on campus – as Chancellor Folt issues an apology for UNC’s role in slavery, and Maya Little is found guilty (albeit with no punishment) of defacing Silent Sam.

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