Anna and Aaron discuss the Board of Governors’ non-decision on Silent Sam; Anna plugs an upcoming event on civil rights hero Bayard Rustin to mark the 50th anniversary of Stonewall.
Anna comes in straight from a rally in Raleigh for the NC Second Chance Alliance, advocating for formerly-incarcerated residents looking to get back on their feet.
Anna and Aaron discuss Wednesday’s teacher rally, teacher salaries statewide and nationwide, and the nature of protests and demonstrations.
Anna reacts to the formation of a 20-member Campus Safety Commission at UNC. Elsewhere, discussions continue (and progress stalls?) on the future of Rogers Road and the Greene Tract.
The Chapel Hill Town Council is about to consider zoning questions around the Greene Tract; Anna’s hoping they stick to a plan set back in 2016.
The Chapel Hill-Carrboro NAACP is recognized as the state branch of the year; the NAACP marks its 110th anniversary.
A pair of disturbing racial incidents in the last month have reignited concerns – and conversations – about race and policing at UNC.
The Supreme Court hears a NC case challenging partisan gerrymandering. Also, Anna gets the word out about a scholarship program for graduating high schoolers.
The NAACP is holding a town hall meeting Thursday, March 14, from 6:00-7:30 pm at the Chapel Hill Public Library, to discuss recent big issues – and upcoming big decisions – in the Chapel Hill-Carrboro schools.
Anna attends a rally calling for a boycott of Wendy’s until they act to protect farm workers. Also, we react to the abrupt resignation of Margaret Samuels as CHCCS school board chair.