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How Four College Students Started a Revolution

Peter Dreier | Posted 02.01.2016 | Politics
Peter Dreier

Even many liberals -- black and white -- thought that they were too radical. But their actions galvanized a new wave of civil rights protest. But this is how people make history.

The Ferguson Truth Initiative: Building on the Legacies of South Africa and Greensboro

Imani Michelle Scott, Ph.D. | Posted 11.10.2015 | Black Voices
Imani Michelle Scott, Ph.D.

Both initiatives demonstrate the bold, grassroots commitments of U.S. citizens acting from places of integrity, love and faith -- without government funding or backing, to support the rights of fellow citizens to live free of violence based on the color of their skin.

This Woman Serves Chicken To Homeless.. Wearing A Funky Chicken Hat

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 08.07.2015 | Good News

This lady wears many hats, but one in particular stands out. Amy Murphy is known by her Greensboro, North Carolina, community as “The Chicken Lady,...

Dear Mass Media: Allow the Truth to Breathe

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 02.13.2015 | Media
Victor M. Feraru

The media finds it interesting to cover sensational events when one person of color after another have their lives snuffed out by law enforcement. Instead they should be focusing on the social approaches of a society that is shamelessly steeped in white privilege.

After a Gay Man Is Set Ablaze, a Community Comes Together (UPDATE)

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Victor M. Feraru

During a benefit being put on by an LGBT watering hole in the city of Greensboro, North Carolina, organizers learned that Steve had succumbed to complications from the brutal attack he endured a week before. Found naked, beaten, robbed and set on fire, the gay Iraq War veteran spent the last week fighting for and ultimately losing his life.

House Speaker Tilles, Please Leave My Marriage Alone

Annie L. Scholl | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Annie L. Scholl

I got married last Friday night. Our plan was to go to CVS to pick up prescriptions for my future mother-in-law, but instead we decided to go to the Register of Deeds office in Greensboro, N.C., to get hitched.

What Is the Soul?

Jon Wortmann | Posted 09.07.2014 | Healthy Living
Jon Wortmann

We don't know what the soul is. That's what Phyllis Tickle said recently at a conference presented by the Servant Leadership School in Greensboro, ...

Boyfriend Of Missing Teacher Bianca Tanner Extradited

The Huffington Post | David Lohr | Posted 07.01.2014 | Crime

The boyfriend of a missing North Carolina teacher will face charges surrounding the delinquency of her 3-year-old son. Angelo Smith Jr., 30, was mo...

David Lohr

Boyfriend Sought In Missing Teacher Probe

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 06.25.2014 | Crime

Authorities in North Carolina have issued an arrest warrant for the boyfriend of a missing elementary school teacher. Bianca Richardson Tanner, 31,...

The 18 Most Underrated Cities In The U.S.

Global Yodel | Posted 03.06.2015 | Travel
Global Yodel

Along the way we've discovered some incredible places that rarely make the top destination lists compiled by traditional travel media. So we decided to start a series dedicated to promoting the world's most underrated cities.

College Student Vanishes At O'Hare Airport

Posted 05.20.2014 | Crime

Law enforcement and other officials are working to locate a missing Illinois college student who disappeared after checking his luggage at O'Hare Inte...

Guilford College Board of Trustees to Choose the First Female President in Its History and the Community Responds

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 06.07.2014 | College
Victor M. Feraru

It has been a long time since all factions at Guilford College have been humming the same tune. Guilford College is about to make a big decision: se...

Ladies and Gentlemen of the Class of 2014

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 05.28.2014 | College
Victor M. Feraru

Give back. Sure you paid tuition and ate ramen noodles. You are on a shoestring budget, but even if it's $5, pay it forward. It will ultimately be giving to a good cause.

We Are Dead Last on Faculty Pay Equality: Where Does Your Institution Stand?

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 04.21.2014 | College
Victor M. Feraru

Professors' salaries have remained well under those at the college's peer and aspirant institutions, despite increased workloads and continuing excellence in educating and advising students.

Attacks on Moral March Miss Their Mark

Rev. Jennifer Butler | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics
Rev. Jennifer Butler

The separation of church and state is meant to protect both religion and democracy. Those who argue that religious leaders should be silent in public debates have not only failed to learn the lessons of the past.

Nathan's Pain: Sometimes It Gets Better, But Not Without Loss

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Victor M. Feraru

By the time he reached his 20s, Nathan knew he had a choice to make. He could either live a closeted life within the church, or come out. There was no doubt in his mind that he would be rejected for the latter.

Racism, the U.S. Justice System, and the Trayvon Martin Verdict

G. Flint Taylor | Posted 09.17.2013 | Chicago
G. Flint Taylor

Black president or not, juries will continue to set white perpetrators free while wrongfully convicting African Americans so long as a "jury of your peers" means an exclusively or predominately white jury.

Part Two: A Quaker Liberal Arts College Assesses Its President?

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 04.27.2013 | College
Victor M. Feraru

This week, using six categories of investigation, The Guilfordian will assess the state of the college during Chabotar's 11-year term.

Part One: A Quaker Liberal Arts College Assesses Its President?

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 04.23.2013 | College
Victor M. Feraru

On June 30, 2014, President Kent Chabotar's current contract comes to an end. Whether Chabotar and the Board of Trustees decide to continue his tenure as president beyond that date is unknown.

Putting Your Money Where Your Morals Are?

Victor M. Feraru | Posted 12.25.2012 | College
Victor M. Feraru

It is important that Colleges and Universities know where to draw the line between free speech and hate speech. Kudos to Guilford College for not placing this issue on the back burner and not allowing capitalism to get in the way of the values we embrace as tomorrow's leaders.

This Company Lost Customers After Supporting Gay Marriage

The New York Times | JAMES B. STEWART | Posted 05.26.2012 | Business

In the months leading up to North Carolina’s vote this month to ban gay marriage, most of the state’s business leaders were conspicuously silent. ...

North Carolina Democrats Face Internal Turmoil

Michael Carmichael | Posted 07.15.2012 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

Inside North Carolina, a political storm of hurricane proportions has been brewing since Friday the 13th of April that involved allegations of sexual harassment and a cover up within the staff of the Democratic Party.

Battleground North Carolina - Democrats Sweep Local Elections

Michael Carmichael | Posted 01.09.2012 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

The votes are in, and the ballots have been tabulated. It is now official. It's a Democratic landslide.

Populist Backlash Crushes Art Pope's Forces in North Carolina

Michael Carmichael | Posted 12.12.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

North Carolina's right-wing political boss, Art Pope, is having a bad week. One week after a searing profile appeared in the New Yorker, Pope's ultra-conservative ticket fell under the crushing weight of a populist uprising.

Zach Carter

Banks Exploit Electronic Robo-Signing Loophole

HuffingtonPost.com | Zach Carter | Posted 07.24.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- When banks were caught improperly signing off on foreclosure documents last fall, consumer advocates and property rights experts hoped t...