News From Around the South 5/11 to 5/18

News From Around the South 5/11 to 5/18

NORTH CAROLINA: Civil Rights Group Claims Victory in Silent Sam Case CHAPEL HILL, N.C. — The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law declared victory in a Silent Sam case today after an Orange County Superior Court dismissed the controversial lawsuit...
Let’s Not Waste a Crisis

Let’s Not Waste a Crisis

Former Barack Obama adviser Rahm Emanuel, during a recent interview, reminded us of his 2008 financial crisis quotation, “Never allow a crisis to go to waste.” The COVID-19 pandemic has presented a wonderful opportunity for those of us who want greater...
You Can Choke on Schadenfreude

You Can Choke on Schadenfreude

During Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings, some conservatives, including supposedly Donald Trump-despising ones, declared themselves “radicalized.” “Kavanaugh snapped something in me,” Sohrab Ahmari tweeted. The Democrats had...