North Carolina Archive

Life wins

It’s hard to get around these days without stumbling into a march. The Women’s March on Washington spun off hundreds of “sister” marches around the world, including in several North Carolina cities. On Feb. 11, the Historic Thousands on Jones Street (HKonJ) march, led by the North Carolina chapter of the National Association for the
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Closing of the Tar Heel mind

Flor de Liz Perez is lightning bottled, a pint-sized streak on the esplanade in front of London’s National Theater. She has light green eyes and a laugh that seems to chase away gray English skies. Perez just opened a new play, “(Expletive) with a Hat,” by a Pulitzer-prize winning playwright. “The Good Wife” fans will
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Moral mondays continue

Thousands of people flooded Asheville’s downtown yesterday in a campaign to bring Moral Mondays to each congressional district, now that the disastrous legislature session has concluded. Here’s my take on the protests and my arrest on June 24.
Category: Robin Kirk

Beth and Michelle

I know it’s not strictly human rights-related — but check out my friend Beth, with her new buddy! Beth is organizing for the Obama campaign in North Carolina, where her BFF is doing events this week… And yes, I think Barack Obama is the better candidate (MUCH) on human rights.
Category: Robin Kirk