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Wake County School Board Protests

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.

Trymaine Lee

The Koch Brothers And The Battle Over Wake County's Schools | Trymaine Lee | Posted 10.14.2011 | Black Voices

The stakes in the battle over the Wake County Public School System in North Carolina couldn’t be higher. On one side are the billionaire brothers...

North Carolina School Board Debate Over Potential Resegregation Sparks Fiery Protests

AP | MIKE BAKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C. — Protesters and police scuffled Tuesday at a school board meeting in North Carolina over claims that a new busing system would re...