1898 Wilmington race riot


NC writer David Zucchino wins the Pulitzer Prize for his book, “Wilmington’s Lie” — see him describe it here

BY: - June 12, 2021

The 105th class of Pulitzer Prize winners in Journalism, Books, Drama and Music were announced Friday and all caring and thinking North Carolinians will be delighted to know that Triangle-based writer David Zucchino was awarded the Pulitzer in the category of “General Nonfiction” for his book: Wilmington’s Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the […]


Watch author David Zucchino discuss his book, “Wilmington’s Lie: the Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy”

BY: - May 7, 2021

If you missed Thursday’s fascinating and informative NC Policy Watch Crucial Conversation on the new book, Wilmington’s Lie: The Murderous Coup of 1898 and the Rise of White Supremacy that featured the Pulitzer Prize winning author David Zucchino, don’t despair. The Zoom recording of the entire hour long conversation, can be viewed by clicking here. […]

NC State Chancellor: We have a responsibility to unite against racism, intolerance

BY: - June 22, 2020

NC State University strips the name Daniels Hall from campus, acknowledging white supremacist past As state workers dismantled the Confederate monument at the Capitol on Monday, NC State’s Board of Trustees voted to strip another symbol of a bygone era from its campus. The Board voted via teleconference to remove the name Daniels Hall, named […]


Two new editorials provide history lessons to GOP chief Woodhouse

BY: - August 9, 2017

As noted in this space on Monday, North Carolina GOP executive director Dallas Woodhouse was way off base in an absurd weekend Twitter rant in which he attempted to link the Democratic Party of 2017 with the conservative racists who ran it in 1898 during the infamous Wilmington coup d’état. Now two major state newspapers […]


NC GOP boss Dallas Woodhouse goes all Trump in latest outrageous claim

BY: - August 7, 2017

North Carolina Republican party executive director Dallas Woodhouse (pictured at left) is the Donald Trump of our state’s politics. Just when you’re convinced he can’t sink any lower in his delusional myth-making and snake oil salesmanship about the state of the world, he does it once again. The latest case-in-point: yesterday’s attempt to link the […]