Saying law enforcement expects protesters to try to pull down Silent Sam “at any time,” UNC officials ask Gov. Roy Cooper for help with safety and call on him to convene the N.C. Historical Commission to decide what to do with the statue.
North Carolina is expected to replace the statue of former Gov. Charles Aycock, a white supremacist and segregationist, with one of evangelist Billy Graham. Aycock and Zebulon Baird Vance are North Carolina’s two representatives in Statuary Hall at the U.S. Capitol.
Domecast, The News & Observer’s weekly podcast on government and politics in North Carolina, is ready for the weekend of Aug. 19-20 – and for proposed N.C. House and Senate maps that are expected to be revealed this weekend.
North Carolina NAACP president Rev. William Barber and other clergy were arrested in Washington, D.C. on Capitol Hill Thursday after leading a march to Sen. Mitch McConnell’s office to protest the GOP health care repeal. Barber said the bill is “unconstit
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