The Rev. William Barber II, the well-known North Carolina-based progressive faith leader and founder of the Moral Mondays Movement, will speak at a one-day conference hosted in the Queen City on Oct. 6.
A series of old anti-gay tweets from Washington Nationals shortstop Trea Turner, a former NC State University baseball player, have surfaced amid other reports of several Major League Baseball players’ slur-ridden online messages.
Lydia Lavelle, the openly lesbian mayor of Carrboro, has been appointed to the N.C. Commission on Inclusion, adding yet another LGBT voice to the new statewide board created by Gov. Roy Cooper last year.