In a response to Durham attorney Allyn Sharp, Don Mescia, the executive director of United Bail of America, argues that bail reform can have unintended consequences, including increasing failure to appear rates and increasing pre-trial incarceration..
Ignite Durham Are We PREP-pared, a community forum will be held Monday, June 25, to spread awareness about pre-exposure prophylaxis, or PrEP, the leading way to prevent the spread of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS.
Caging kids in the U.S. is reprehensible, but China's closed door is, too. China doesn’t have a refugee problem. It’s policy is as simple as it is heartless. It effectively refuses to take any. The result? No refugees means no refugee problem.
The North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh will present an exhibit of the work of painter Ernie Barnes, whose painting "The Sugar Shack" was broadcast into American homes weekly on the CBS hit sitcom "Good Times."
Regarding “States should leave the ERA back in the ’70s” (June 17): We reject George Will’s thesis that the Equal Rights Amendment would somehow be “abuse of the Constitution.” We fail to see how finally ensuring the rights of women in the Constitution is anything other than closing an egregious gap in the Constitution’s protections.
I believe there is hope in rural America today, embodied by local entrepreneurs, musicians, farmers, craft-persons and those who build upon the uniqueness of their cultures and places to promote new local economies.
The Trump administration's zero tolerance policy separating immigrant parents and children at the border will have lifelong medical consequences for those affected, writes a Duke Children's Hospital pediatrics professor.