Recognizing that women's rights will take a devastating hit if Republicans return to power in 2012, Democratic women are rising to face the challenge.
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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.
The yearning to return to the antebellum South is not just being reflected in this year's celebration of the Confederacy, but also in growing efforts to reverse years of successful school integration.
The radical faith that inspired the prophetic leadership of Martin Luther King, Jr. is now igniting a contemporary civil rights movement in North Carolina, led by the Rev. William J. Barber.
School board members in North Carolina have taken steps toward dismantling the bus system that guaranteed no single school would be left high concentrations of students from low-income households.
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