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Voting Rights Protest Planned for July 13 at General Assembly

Democracy North Carolina to Mount Rally at the General Assembly at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, July 13th to Protest GOP Attacks on Voting Rights Americans for Prosperity Plan Counter Protest Nearby The Durham-based good government group Democracy North Carolina is sponsoring a rally tomorrow, Wednesday July 13th, to protest GOP attempts to override Gov. Perdue's [...]

Tour Stop Number 2!

From long phone banking sittings to travelling the west side of North Carolina was what we made our business and we absolutely beheld every moment of it with style. We had the opportunity to phone bank twice, attended a meeting with the Lieutenant Governor, made an appearance at the Homeless Helping Homeless fundraising event and [...]

Is that a Politician in Your Pocket??

This week has definitely been one for the books!!!! We’ve been tabling, phone banking, writing letters to the editor, researching, base building, and even some picketing. Our week began on Saturday.  We tabled at an event in Ayden, North Carolina to try to get residents up-to-date with the Voter Photo ID bill and also to [...]

A Prediction of Hope…

To start off our busy week we met at Amalie’s French Bakery. It was to be a day of listening and recording information from the community to Lieutenant Governor, Walter Dalton. We first arrived there at 1pm and began to organize tasks to complete for the week because we were to begin the meeting at [...]

July 1st

With the impending doom of what could happen with SB-47, I find it important to reflect back to July 1st, 1971. This coming Saturday will be the 40th anniversary of the 26th Amendment being passed, which changed the legal voting age to be 18, instead of 21 (which it had been previously). Now, young teens [...]

A Few Words of Wisdom…

Today, on this bright and sunny Friday morning we found ourselves entering the lavish Levin Museum uptown for a Democratic Party forum. After our filling our stomachs with a delicious lunch, we opened our ears to an enlightening speech by Chris Fitzsimon regarding various appalling bills in the general assembly currently. He began by updating [...]

Lights, Camera, ACTION!

Here in Greenville we have been so busy, and for the first time this week Jasmine and I spent some time “flying solo”. On Wednesday, we went on Minority Voice, a cable access program on Cable 7, and talked about the Photo ID bill and redistricting.  The Minority Voice interview was our first TV appearance, [...]