This is a probably unnecessary last-minute appeal to anyone liberal to left who plans to vote in the Democratic Party â€œcaucusâ€ tomorrow (8am-noon, Chapel Hill Town Hall). The plea is to vote for anyone but John Kerry. The New York Times today described Kerryâ€™s efforts to paint himself as a â€œcentristâ€ which is newspeak for conservative. Sure, weâ€™ll all hold our noses and vote for him in November since Bush is so repugnant. But how many of us did the same thing twelve years ago?
Internationalist Books and Community Center is soliciting nominations for the Third Annual Bob Sheldon Award. The deadline has been extended to April 25.
Each year, the Internationalist collective recognizes a member of the Triangle community who carries on Bob Sheldon's work and breathes life into his legacy by being gentle and persistent, being radical and free-thinking, being playful and patient, and leading by example...
For years, young black folks (mostly from Durham, we're told) have been congregating on the streets after Apple Chill. This wouldn't be a problem except that they clog the streets with their cruising, and they tend to get into fights with each other. Guns have been pulled more than once.
The Northside neighborhood of Chapel Hill is a beautiful place. Many of its residents are now spending their twilight years in the community they helped build. Unfortunately instead of living without worry they have fallen prey to drug users and dealers.
North Carolina will have a Presidential preference county caucus on April 17th. Participation in this caucus will be for Democrats only. You must be registered as a Democrat by April 9th to vote in this caucus.
There is an updated form available at the State Board of Election site: www.app.sboe.state.nc.us Click on voter registration, Changing your Information, then North Carolina Voter Registration Application/Change of Information Form.