ACDP NEWS December, 2020

ACDP December Update We will not be having an ACDP meeting on December 3, but ACDP wishes that each of you has a wonderful holiday season. What better gift might we all receive than two more Democratic senators to help President Biden and VP Harris move America forward in 2021 and beyond? We can help ReverendContinue reading “ACDP NEWS December, 2020”

ACDP NEWS November 29, 2020

Five reasons NC progressives should remain bullish about their political future By Rob Schofield – 11/24/2020 There’s been a great deal of introspection and handwringing by North Carolina progressives in recent weeks in the aftermath of the election. After having spent much of the summer and fall reveling in the notion that the state was poised to issueContinue reading “ACDP NEWS November 29, 2020”

ACDP NEWS November 28, 2020

Push for Racial Justice in Alamance County Continues with Weekend March Written BySarah Ovaska Last UpdatedNovember 25, 2020 9:02 am EST Originally PublishedNovember 24, 2020 1:50 pm EST SHARE TWEET LINKPush for justice.The Rev. Greg Drumwright leads a 1,000-person march to the polls on Election Day in Graham, NC. (Photo by Alvin Jacobs Jr. for Cardinal & Pine)Continue reading “ACDP NEWS November 28, 2020”

ACDP NEWS November 27, 2020

Clergy say Alamance sheriff agreed Graham Confederate monument should be moved BY CARLI BROSSEAUNOVEMBER 25, 2020 12:06 PM, UPDATED 3 HOURS 58 MINUTES March for criminal justice reform planned in Graham In a recent closed-door meeting, Alamance County religious leaders say Sheriff Terry Johnson gave a straightforward disavowal of white supremacy and agreed that the ConfederateContinue reading “ACDP NEWS November 27, 2020”

ACDP NEWS November 26, 2020

Alamance County Democratic Party Wishes you a happy and safe Thanksgiving Commentary: Staying Home Is What the Spirit of Thanksgiving Is About in 2020 Written ByKim Mackey Originally PublishedNovember 20, 2020 10:44 am EST SHARE TWEET LINKSpend this Thanksgiving at home. NC teacher Kim Mackey talks about why Thanksgiving’s historical start means we all need to have smallerContinue reading “ACDP NEWS November 26, 2020”

ACDP NEWS November 25, 2020

Commentary: Staying Home Is What the Spirit of Thanksgiving Is About in 2020 Written ByKim Mackey Originally PublishedNovember 20, 2020 10:44 am EST SHARE TWEET LINKSpend this Thanksgiving at home. NC teacher Kim Mackey talks about why Thanksgiving’s historical start means we all need to have smaller celebrations during this pandemic.  As a high school social studies teacherContinue reading “ACDP NEWS November 25, 2020”

ACDP NEWS November 24, 2020

A Push Emerges for the First Native American Interior Secretary By Coral Davenport Nov. 20, 2020 WASHINGTON — A coalition of Democrats, Native Americans and liberal activists is urging President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. to nominate one of Congress’s first Native American women to head the Interior Department, putting an American Indian in control of vastContinue reading “ACDP NEWS November 24, 2020”

ACDP NEWS November 23, 2020

Recommended Reads: Heather Cox Richardson on FaceBook & Twitter Heather Cox Richardsonis a political historian who uses facts and history to make observations about contemporary American politics. She posts new essays daily. Her new book is How the South Won the Civil War: Oligarchy, Democracy, and the Continuing Fight for the Soul of America. NovemberContinue reading “ACDP NEWS November 23, 2020”

ACDP NEWS November 22, 2020

We Don’t Know Who Won the Top Slot at the NC Supreme Court This Election. That’s Normal. Written ByMichael McElroy Originally PublishedNovember 20, 2020 3:53 pm EST SHARE TWEET LINKElection 2020-North Carolina VotingFILE – In this Sept. 3, 2020, file photo, a worker prepares tabulators for the upcoming election at the Wake County Board of Elections in Raleigh,Continue reading “ACDP NEWS November 22, 2020”

ACDP NEWS November 21, 2020

The New York Times Why Charges Against Protesters Are Being Dismissed by the Thousands Prosecutors declined to pursue many of the cases because they concluded the protesters were exercising their basic civil rights. By Neil MacFarquhar Nov. 19, 2020LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Matt Kaufmann loved bringing real-world issues into his classroom, but he never expected he wouldContinue reading “ACDP NEWS November 21, 2020”