This School Board Election Could Ramp Up Resegregation in North Carolina
Far-right candidates are fueling backlash to Black Lives Matter and running for the Wake County school board to fight racial equity policies.
Courtney Napier Oct 30, 2020
Civil Rights Loom Large in North Carolina’s Supreme Court Elections
The race for chief justice, between a former public defender and a former prosecutor, will shape the court’s willingness to advance racial justice.
Kyle C. Barry Oct 22, 2020
Your Guide to 30 Sheriff and Prosecutor Elections That Could Challenge Mass Incarceration
These are the key local elections where criminal justice reform is on the line next month, around the country.
Daniel Nichanian Oct 19, 2020
The Prosecutorial Chronicles, May 2019: Durham DA Rolls Out New Policies to Reduce Pretrial Detention
The latest on the politics of prosecutors, this month from Maine, North Carolina, Texas, and Utah.
Daniel Nichanian May 31, 2019
How Public Transit, State Reform, and DA Practices Can Counter Driver’s License Suspensions
While Durham pursues an initiative to reinstate licenses, a Duke University decision sets back the mobility of local residents.
Daniel Nichanian Apr 04, 2019
North Carolina's Two Largest Counties Quit ICE Program. Will a Third Follow?
Two large North Carolina counties quit ICE's 287(g) program this month.
Daniel Nichanian Dec 13, 2018