Eleanore Wood

More Communities Across the State Pass Nondiscrimination Ordinances

By Eleanore Wood / April 25, 2022 /

Raleigh, Knightdale, and Morrisville join the growing list of North Carolina communities that have passed LGBTQ-inclusive non-discrimination ordinances. So far, 18 communities across the state have adopted local protections from discrimination in employment and public accommodation. The adoption of ordinances protects North Carolinians from discrimination based on sexual orientation, gender identity, natural hairstyle, and more.…

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Voters of NC – Marva

By Eleanore Wood / November 10, 2020 /

“It is a matter of life and death. The things that have been done and the things that are weird, we’re not going anywhere.  Sometimes I feel like we’re a bunch of hamsters and the trail just keeps spinning and spinning and spinning. We’re all nervous. We’re all scared.  We know our health needs to…

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Voters of NC – Rev. Caleb

By Eleanore Wood / November 10, 2020 /

“I think this is one of the most important moments for the soul of our nation and for just about everyone that lives in it. We have a choice and I know a lot of commentators have said that between the two different moral viewpoints, one moral viewpoint values safety, and security in the lives…

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Voters of NC – Acasia

By Eleanore Wood / November 10, 2020 /

“There’s a lot of weight on us and our generation right now, cause this is the election to really change the whole course of our country. Being young, being black, being LGBTQ  it’s very hard to see your hand. Just let voter suppression pass us by.  I was just driving by, I wasn’t aware of…

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Voters of NC – Mazie

By Eleanore Wood / November 10, 2020 /

“It feels wonderful to me. It’s going to feel wonderful to everybody. What’s going to hurt the ones that ain’t going to vote, that don’t vote. So that’s who I’m going to look for now.” Mazie Moore – Winston-Salem, NC Photo by Chad Nance

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Voters of NC – Nikira

By Eleanore Wood / November 10, 2020 /

“Why did I vote? Because we needed a new President. Trump? He ain’t it. He ain’t it.” Nikira Littlejohn – Winston-Salem, NC Photo by Chad Nance

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Voters of NC – Malcolm

By Eleanore Wood / November 10, 2020 /

“I think too many Americans believe that democracy should be put on autopilot. And my thing is no, you’ve got to engage with it. And especially when you see something moving in the wrong direction. And I think that Trump has really, I knew for me, he is really broad. I mean, I haven’t volunteered…

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Voters of NC – Nakida

By Eleanore Wood / November 10, 2020 /

“I think if we’re talking about on a national scale, I mean, obviously the handling of Coronavirus is at the top of my list of things I would like to see handled in a more dignified, appropriate way. I’m also concerned about education. That’s always been a concern, but even now more so than ever,…

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Voters of NC – Tyron & Stacey

By Eleanore Wood / November 5, 2020 /

Tyron Broussard, 18 Warrenton, NC Voting with his mom, Stacey Henderson, 41, a corrections officer I wanted to vote because I just joined the Navy – I leave in March to go to Chicago for basic training. So the President’s going to be my boss. I want it to be someone who is going to…

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Voters of NC – April

By Eleanore Wood / November 5, 2020 /

April Devine Warrenton, NC It’s important to fight for our future – for the things that mean the most to us. For me, that’s education, so we can have good future leaders Photo by Briana Brough

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