September 15, 2016

The New York Times September 12, 2016 by MARC TRACY and ALAN BLINDER The N.C.A.A., responding to a contentious North Carolina law that curbed anti-discrimination protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people, will relocate all championship tournament games scheduled to take place in the state over the coming academic year, …

July 13, 2016

Citizen-Times July 12, 2016 by Mackensy Lunsford It’s such a common occurrence in the restaurant industry that it’s almost kitchen culture. Sick? Show up to work anyway. But restaurant workers like Alia Todd, who doubles as a co-founder and spokeswoman for the Asheville Sustainable Restaurant Workforce, a local worker advocacy group, say showing up …

July 10, 2016

The Wall Street Journal July 7, 2016 by VALERIE BAUERLEIN and JON KAMP RALEIGH, N.C.—When North Carolina lawmakers enacted a law governing transgender bathroom access in response to a Charlotte ordinance, they also spurred on a battle between conservative states and liberal cities over the right to have final say on everything from plastic …