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Phenomenal Maya

On May 23rd, 2014, Dr. Maya Angelou tweeted, “Listen to yourself, and in that quietude you may hear the voice of God.” On May 28th, the woman who wrote the groundbreaking autobiography, “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings,” was found dead in her Winston-Salem home. Dr. Angelou was 86. ...

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Greensboro four member hails Wilmington Ten

Upon reflection of what he considers to have been the “tragedy” that beset the Wilmington Ten over 40 years ago, Joseph McNeil says their false imprisonment and decades-long wait to be finally declared innocent of any crimes, is something that should never be forgotten, and could have easily happened to others standing up for racial equality during that time. ...

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Butterfield Seeks Answers from NC Environmental and Natural Resources Department on the Dan River Coal Ash Spill and Other Potential Threats

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released a letter to North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary John Skvarla expressing grave concern over the Dan River coal ash spill in Rockingham County, North Carolina and seeking clarification on the potential threat of other coal ash ponds located near communities throughout the state. In his letter Butterfield ...

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