Category: Political News

Cast an Informed Vote

I have been honored by endorsements from these organizations: Durham Association of Educators People's Alliance PAC Friends of Durham Mothers of Durham Indy Week Several of these groups posted all candidate responses to their questions. I have been impressed by the desire of citizens to cast an informed vote. These response ...

Escuchar a los padres – Listen to the parents

Tuvimos una "sesión de escuchar" con padres de estudiantes hispanohablantes el sábado pasado.  Para mi, era una oportunidad a aprender de sus experiencias. Algunas lecciones de la sesión: 1. Necesitamos una persona que habla en español en cade escuela. Debemos buscar soluciones nuevas para este problema. 2. Necesitamos entrenar las e ...

Endorsements

I have been honored by endorsements from a number of organizations and wanted to share that news. Durham Association of Educators PAC (DAE Announcement) People's Alliance PAC (PA-PAC Announcement) Friends of Durham (Herald Sun story) Mothers of Durham I am equally honored every time someone puts a sign in their front yard, an ...

Coffee With the Candidate

Please join me on Saturday, Jan. 30 at McMannen United Methodist Church (4102 Neal Road) 10 - 11am for coffee and conversation about schools in Durham. Pick up a campaign sign while you are there. Thanks to hosts Susan and Brad Berndt, Virginia and José Ramirez del Toro, Kathy and Mike Ferguson, and Jan Crane. ...

Give Me a Sign

Campaign signs have arrived. We will distribute throughout town the week-end of Jan. 30. Meantime, if you want a sign, let us know through the website or email us at steveunruhe@gmail.com The first sign goes up! ...

Voice of the Angels: Rhiannon Giddens

The intelligence of a self-described nerd, the voice of an angel, the conscience of a saint. Rhiannon Giddens sang last night at Duke. Stunning and fabulous. Founder of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, now on a solo tour (but still backed by a newly reconstituted and amazing Chocolate Drops), Giddens ranged from Patsy Cline to Sister Rose ...

Listening to the Police

It has to be pretty much the hardest job in America - making split-second life-and-death decisions, working day after day with people who are either in trouble or victims of trouble, never knowing when violence will explode. I have written about my own challenges with profiling, and I am not under anything like the pressure of an offic ...

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