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Progressive news, culture, & commentary for Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill.

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The council has a lot to consider when deciding who is best to serve, and who might help quell bubbling public diss… https://t.co/jy1lkrNICSThe new single comes from "No Horizon," the Durham duo's forthcoming @mergerecords EP with the accomplished youth c… https://t.co/iDRU4aZVhaIn an Op-Ed, Student U director Alexandra Zagbayou outlines a plan for DPS to address persistent inequity before an… https://t.co/DFdPWukOwtYesterday, UNC athletics announced that 37 players, coaches, and staff tested positive for COVID-19. Students are s… https://t.co/BPS4PXE1rTMore than three months into the longest month ever, these three songs each helped shake us out of limbo in their ow… https://t.co/54hsz03Ju4Applications for the District D seat will be accepted by the city of Raleigh until this Friday. You can find the ap… https://t.co/So2wN1LoJoSome types of retailers were well-prepared to pivot online, but the point of independent record shops is that they’… https://t.co/HlWnA8iJxB
7/9
2020
COVID-19 canceled the Islamic pilgrimage, keeping North Carolina Muslims from completing one of the five intrinsic… https://t.co/7bTeHQmzzgHere are the stories of thirteen men that died at the hands of Raleigh or Durham police since 2013. All but four we… https://t.co/S9frMEeOTaRead the latest installment of 15 Minutes: This week, we spoke with Lisa J Lowe-Hall, the new Executive Director of… https://t.co/jAgUxfWDFCWe're hiring editorial interns for the fall semester! The hours are flexible and the position is remote. Applicatio… https://t.co/MqBL97cPnxCOPA's owner Elizabeth Turnbull calls on Durham to do more for restaurants during COVID-19. https://t.co/Hbr6Sj1BcYNorth Carolina has the 12th-highest number of cases in the country, and it’s the only hotspot that hasn’t modified… https://t.co/hPClzzUJWHWhile some readers discuss our story on N.C. calling for young folks to staff the polls this year, another takes us… https://t.co/7oimyIwgwvVoices columnist Chika Gujarathi ponders how a mistake she made at 16 could have become a learning experience for t… https://t.co/1mg5Qg4aPHHere’s what’s happened since the INDY went to press last week. https://t.co/PUjVwzQcMsJamla R&B Artist Heather Victoria Unites HBCUs Against Police Brutality - INDY Week ⁦@indyweek⁩ https://t.co/fXyh1ivfQT
Retweeted by INDY WeekHopefully someone will cancel Dan Forest soon. https://t.co/SXqWgU3gBfJUST IN: Convicted murderer Michael Peterson's Durham mansion featured in the Netflix series "The Staircase" is bac… https://t.co/j8WIrY6WzmWhen COVID-19 came, the young Raleigh company switched to cocktail kits on the go. https://t.co/zLNV3WFpAxBREAKING: After at least eight years of tedious debate and a complicated but short-lived petition overall process,… https://t.co/KDXxAKbi9TThe jazz musician and educator just became the new Vice Provost for the Arts, and we caught up with him (and his 10… https://t.co/FCz033NfqqThe team behind @hopscotchfest will launch online events this fall to benefit artists and venues. https://t.co/i5ilCOK8Jz
7/8
2020
After we premiered Keenan Jenkins's stunning meditation on the specter of police violence, we wanted to learn more… https://t.co/txNiBw1vRVThe Raleigh City Council is asking the legislature to give its police advisory board oversight powers, which could… https://t.co/x8YydJ0IpvYou can catch the last days of "Back Burner" during gallery hours as long as you’re willing to practice social dist… https://t.co/s2kcxMPZbW"Phillips is a gifted, luminous storyteller and a force to be reckoned with. Every story feels like a dark family s… https://t.co/AaJgatdFBrNo matter which one you decide on: Wear a mask. https://t.co/40dRUiCveJFrom May 1 to June 11 cases in zip codes near meatpacking plants jumped 600 percent. https://t.co/M50FHduFvaJUST IN: Raleigh has canceled all events through October. https://t.co/sB0qWA8iGOThe film’s theatrical release has been scuttled by the COVID-19 crisis, but you can see it online—and thanks to an… https://t.co/KO89dW3I02One Facebook post earned Phoenix Assisted Care residents 325,000 shares, 16,000 comments, a "Good Morning America"… https://t.co/QgPEDS5n7FWake County is the first county in North Carolina to formally recognize the holiday. https://t.co/qTNADTkKz5For decades, banks drew red lines around neighborhoods with Black homeowners even if they were well-to-do, signalin… https://t.co/5FJxvXt0iQThe State Board of Elections is “seeking hundreds if not thousands” of Democracy Heroes to ensure that North Caroli… https://t.co/7NPEvxzxHeIn Durham and around the world, contact tracers witness many ways the virus disrupts lives. Via @9thStJournal https://t.co/Vb5uR9tj2lWhen the bill was introduced in February of 2019 it aimed to expand the medical uses of CBD oil. However, over the… https://t.co/U9xhMr1doJThe pipeline, which was announced in 2014, would have cut through national forests connected to the Appalachian Tra… https://t.co/xQSlOTCKIBGraham’s ordinance also made it illegal for a minor to attend a protest without the express permission of law enfor… https://t.co/mu5pdA71q0After we premiered Keenan Jenkins' stunning meditation on the specter of police violence, we wanted to learn more a… https://t.co/Cw8n5VSXNdBREAKING: Governor Roy Cooper just vetoed a bill that could have concealed the public's access to reports on those… https://t.co/arGLvcJsVsYou can support your local indie theater from home by watching @dawnporterm's excellent documentary about tireless… https://t.co/pS07giqcwjNCSU-bred, minority-owned app and social network @yaheardllc lets people publicly debate all sorts of issues, silly… https://t.co/zxNiLpW6zH
7/7
2020
In her debut short story collection, Woodland native Ashleigh Bryant Phillips is a loving documentarian of the deta… https://t.co/kkG2i0rExIThe first single from the well-rounded local musician's forthcoming indie rock EP bursts with optimism and renewal. https://t.co/JSwr8UXznPTen of the protesters were arrested by Raleigh police Wednesday for blocking traffic in front of the Governor's Man… https://t.co/Tuixg2r75d @ProfligateGrace @reveal Thanks for sharing!Nearly every song on @joshkbrough's new instrumental guitar record hones in on an evocative image of the natural wo… https://t.co/oN76A64SNqGraham‘s anti-protest ordinance has been temporarily suspended after the @ACLU filed a lawsuit. https://t.co/Bwjilu9I1KStepping into the role of @DukeU's Vice Provost for the Arts is bassist, bandleader, and Director of the Jazz Progr… https://t.co/g7pPOAa7f0Southeast Raleigh is known to be a food desert – so the Black Farmers Market partnered with @FertileGroundNC for it… https://t.co/4twU954RyKMost election workers are senior citizens. But given their vulnerability to COVID-19, a growing number of older ele… https://t.co/2HfHd9lXVRThis secrecy not only endangers workers at the plants but also risks further community spread in rural areas. https://t.co/M50FHduFva"There’s a couple reasons why overdue fines are a bad policy in this day and age. Essentially, there’s a real socia… https://t.co/GPIyJCjRCKResearchers from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign tested the effectiveness and breathability of vario… https://t.co/ivY2BYsZv0Durham's @PierceFreelon is the co-director, writer, and musical composer of @worldchannel's "The History of White P… https://t.co/eR4bBY205eUNC-Chapel Hill failed to disclose 11 court-ordered records detailing how sexual assault perpetrators on campus wer… https://t.co/FncO1KPtvAPop culture fuels discussion on @yaheardllc: a @NCState student-founded, minority-owned social network designed for… https://t.co/8CQRZoysMsPhillips is a gifted, luminous storyteller and a force to be reckoned with. Every story in her debut collection fee… https://t.co/844Jna952m
7/6
2020
@carsonwhowrites This opinion piece by Rev. Dr. William Barber for NBC explores that more: https://t.co/EvHNjPvccvFormer Durham mayoral candidate and @thespaceblack founder @piercefreelon is the co-director, writer, and musical c… https://t.co/DfkZNDFK6M @carsonwhowrites Will have to look for the rest of NC/the other states, but Northampton County (the one where Joyne… https://t.co/p13yawAzsNStory here: https://t.co/mRghI4XsaVJUST IN: Duke Energy and Dominion Energy have canceled the Atlantic Coast Pipeline, citing “ongoing delays and incr… https://t.co/kfa0y8luxc @peelejared252 Will have a story up shortly!The jazz musician and educator just became @DukeU's new Vice Provost for the Arts, and we caught up with him (and h… https://t.co/SCKEjlErLdUPDATE: Duke Energy and Dominion Energy are canceling the Atlantic Coast Pipeline. https://t.co/AoaDl1HZphNorthampton County activist Belinda Joyner and her neighbors say the Atlantic Coast Pipeline is just the latest exa… https://t.co/1GwBhQLAVNA study shows that your homemade mask is doing its job – provided that it's made of at least two layers' worth of T… https://t.co/Cs7lGEbJ7vThanks to the @indyweek for reviewing SLEEPOVERS! (used to intern there back during undergrad at @MeredithCollegehttps://t.co/0ZTZBA6LqR
Retweeted by INDY WeekUNC-Chapel Hill failed to disclose 11 court-ordered records detailing how sexual assault perpetrators on campus wer… https://t.co/1CHD6WbEKDOver an energetic collage of animated images, Durham's @piercefreelon breaks down the formation of American whitene… https://t.co/qUbC2r7aEzFrom serious societal issues to “On god the milk go BEFORE the cereal 😭💯,” all sorts of discussion topics thrive on… https://t.co/RCKWukNakf
7/5
2020
You can support your local indie theater from home by watching @dawnporterm's excellent documentary about the tirel… https://t.co/O8MNe9xqWIThe @NCBORN_ protesters were pushing Governor Roy Cooper to veto Senate Bill 168, which keeps death investigation r… https://t.co/Zyz37AHpKWNorthampton, a predominantly Black county, has been a hotbed of environmental activism for more than 25 years. But… https://t.co/0CiOftCG1uLocal @ncnaacp branches' agenda for law enforcement transformation reaches beyond the scope of policing and advocat… https://t.co/yYXYYhYXdF"The best way we can honor our country is by honoring each other," @SecMandyCohen said. "Wear a face covering to pr… https://t.co/hmoBlimO7KCombining skate culture and old-master painting, Bridgers's exhibit is on view at Craven Allen Gallery through July… https://t.co/ihwYJSQY0hWe caught up with the new Vice Provost for the Arts to talk about his vision for the future of the arts at @DukeU,… https://t.co/BgZrPVuLkWThe app allows you a few seconds to digest whatever prompt it displays before it whisks you into a front-row seat f… https://t.co/0EpRAcarVJ
7/4
2020
Durham’s @piercefreelon is the co-director, writer, and musical composer of the series, which was selected by curat… https://t.co/Pj0h0v39MlHundreds of people safely strolled around to support Black farmers and other Black business owners. https://t.co/vQ7FraplHkLewis has been fighting the good fights for more than 50 years, and his words speak directly to our times. The docu… https://t.co/c478qqZqx4After the North Carolina nursing-home network posted a call for pen pals on Facebook last Wednesday, the quarantine… https://t.co/HuFloqcPgOCatch XOXOK alongside Ayanna Albertson, Kamara Thomas, INDY photographer Jade Wilson, and others today at 6 p.m. https://t.co/i9CguJqBZXDon’t forget to wear a mask this weekend. https://t.co/40dRUiCveJAs of yesterday, @UNC hasn’t turned over this information. https://t.co/BrosEUMS2LBREAKING: @hopscotchfest joins countless other events canceled by coronavirus. https://t.co/i5ilCOK8JzFor decades, banks drew red lines around neighborhoods with Black homeowners even if they were well-to-do, signalin… https://t.co/quInfJLiOxIn North Carolina, the pipeline is set to snake through eight counties: Halifax, Nash, Wilson, Johnston, Sampson, C… https://t.co/JAcsShx4OzIn a place that holds the remains of the city’s founding fathers and state legislators, Juneteenth was an opportuni… https://t.co/TcM1KxQILvThe State Board of Elections is “seeking hundreds if not thousands” of Democracy Heroes to ensure that North Caroli… https://t.co/GqdpYkhMPuA disproportionate number of those testing positive in these counties are Hispanic. https://t.co/M50FHduFvaAs of Thursday, more than 68,000 North Carolinians have tested positive for the virus, 912 remain hospitalized, and… https://t.co/3ToZCiZtIBTransmigration Blues is Gustafson’s fourth album as The Dead Tongues, and the first he’s made since departing from… https://t.co/6Tu99zphcZWe spoke with Brown about his vision for the future of the arts at @DukeU, the pandemic, anti-racist art, and much… https://t.co/vm8dzlxuzXPhillips is a gifted, luminous storyteller and a force to be reckoned with. Every story feels like a dark family se… https://t.co/fZn80weMPG“The History of White People in America” premieres on PBS on July 6, but you can watch the intriguing trailer today. https://t.co/zonOowFW65
7/3
2020
XOXOK performs in the Downtown Raleigh Alliance's Virtual First Friday series at 6:00 p.m. this Friday. https://t.co/i9CguJqBZX
7/2
2020

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