university of north carolina

Conservative group demands emails, phone records of UNC anti-poverty crusader after critical newspaper column   |   November 21, 2013
A think tank founded and almost wholly funded by conservative mega-donor and North Carolina budget director Art Pope recently filed a broad Freedom of Information Act request...

 

VOICES: Reign of Error -- a sonnet concerning North Carolina   |   May 7, 2013
By Scott Huler The sea will rise -- how much we dare not guess; For guesses must with heaven not compete. On earth we move the boundaries, thus complete The transformation...

 

Who's behind the push to limit multicultural studies in Texas universities?   |   March 20, 2013
Advocates of multiculturalism are girding for a fight in the Texas legislature, where a bill has been introduced that would ban racial, ethnic and gender history studies from...

 

Art Pope translates dollars into influence at UNC   |   September 18, 2012
In 2011, the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy -- a nonprofit named after the father of Republican benefactor Art Pope, and predominantly funded by Pope's...

 

VOICES: Frantz Fanon’s lessons for the Occupy Wall Street generation   |   October 4, 2011
This week, scholars and activists in North Carolina are considering the significant life and contributions of Black theoretician and activist Frantz Fanon. Born in 1924 on the...

 

Hot Southern races for 2006   |   November 18, 2005
The SouthNow blog of the Program on Southern Politics, Media and Public Life at UNC-Chapel Hill (whew) has been doing an excellent week of coverage on hot Southern political races...