Tag: Jim Crow

Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, Rev. Barber offer stark contrasts on voting and race in Congressional hearing

By Dallas Woodhouse Raleigh, NC – Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson testified in Washington D.C. Thursday, passionately arguing that people of all races and backgrounds are fully capable of obtaining voter identification and participating in a secure voting system. “It’s time…

One on One: When do we change names and history?

By D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – Last week the Raleigh City Council  removed the historic designation of Wakestone, the former home of Josephus Daniels. That action is just one more reminder of North Carolina’s and the nation’s struggle to…

One on One: Jim Crow is still alive in North Carolina

By D.G. Martin Chapel Hill, NC – Unbelievable when you think about it, how North Carolina maintained its segregated and discriminatory racial system for such a long time. The remnants  of what is commonly called “Jim Crow” are still with…