Advance Carolina and NC Black Alliance partnered with iEmpower to celebrate Black excellence with the Black Excellence Sip & Paint event in Elizabeth City.
This week, several Democratic members of our North Carolina General Assembly joined alongside Republican members and supported one of the most egregious state budgets we’ve seen in this decade.
Extremists in North Carolina want control over our elections and are pushing for legislation, like Senate Bill 747, that would limit our freedom to vote and diminish our voices.
Representatives who switch sides, like Rep. Tricia Cotham, are confident that votes don’t equate to victories with a process that has been rigged. Regardless of race and party, voters must recognize the tricks being played at their expense.
The Safeguard Fair Elections Act and Fix Our Democracy Act have been introduced at the North Carolina General Assembly, giving us another opportunity to support these bills and make the promise of American democracy real for all of us.
North Carolina is on the verge of legalizing the sale and production of medical marijuana. But as Senate Bill 3 is written, Black farmers are locked out. Advance Carolina executive director Marcus Bass explores this in a Charlotte Observer op-ed.
Advance Carolina executive director Marcus Bass recently participated in a panel discussion hosted by NC A&T State University to mark the 63rd anniversary of the February 1, 1960, Greensboro Sit-in.
The NC Black and Brown Policy Network, an Advance Carolina Project, has issued a statement addressing the need to end over-policing nationally and the introduction of HB 40, a second-round attempt by state legislators to respond to the recent violence.
Midterm election losses reflect the stark reality of America’s fraught relationship with Black women and its reluctance to elect them to statewide office.
Advance Carolina joined the Eastern North Carolina Civic Group for a rally and press conference addressing accountability for the Jan. 6th insurrectionist ahead of the 2022 midterms.