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“What would have happened if those were Black people? I can safely tell you right now that we would all be dead,” said Hate Out of Winston’s Miranda Jones in Triad Abolition Project’s “The People’s Report” via Facebook Live on Jan. 10.

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From President Trump’s speech that led to Wednesday’s Capitol building takeover to wild rumors circulating about Jeffree Starr and Kanye West— in keeping with the consistency of 2020, 2021 has certainly gotten off to a chaotic start in the United States. The events of last year took almost e…

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Multiple former patients of a local teen drug and alcohol rehab program allege that it not only isolates its members, demands obedience, and teaches that homosexuality is a delusion, but that its staff and founders regularly insult African-Americans and Latinx people in crude terms.

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As I sit here and pen my last "Letter From the Editor" I am thinking of lyrics from the anti-war, biblical Byrds' bop, "Turn! Turn! Turn!"

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Sitting here on the eve of the eve of New Year’s Eve, reminiscing on the collective shit show this year has been for everyone in the country, state, and Triad is definitely a bummer. But things certainly could have been a lot worse for both Ian and me. That is the thing about our white, cisg…

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David Moore is well known in Winston-Salem for his Southside Rides, which puts newly released offenders, like he once was, to work in its car body shop. Now, he’s expanding his scope, trying to reach at-risk youth before they make the costly mistakes he and so many others made. In this holid…

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On Dec. 9, the Guilford County Board of Commissioners voted 6-3 to fine and otherwise penalize businesses refusing to comply with Gov.Cooper’s Executive Orders on masks, capacity limits, the size of gatherings and the 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. curfew.

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On Dec. 11 around 2:30 p.m., the sound of Christmas music filled the air outside the Forsyth County Government Center as 10 activists from Housing Justice Now, Hate Out of Winston, and Triad Abolition Project protested the eviction hearings of over 60 people in less than two weeks before the…

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The Greensboro Police Department has denied YES! Weekly’s request for the names and current employment status of three officers who fired on a car fleeing a downtown crime scene in 2019.

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C.— Since May 2020, Forsyth Court Support (FSC) has partnered with Housing Justice Now to observe the happenings at Small Claims Court (SCC) and offer court support for people facing eviction. Each day at the SCC, FCS hands out information from Housing Justice Now on tenant …

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GREENSBORO, N.C. – The City of Greensboro is developing a Transgender Task Force to address the varying needs of the transgender communities in Greensboro. With the support and direction of the Human Rights Department, the task force will examine rules, policies, and procedures that create d…

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YES! Weekly has obtained correspondence between representatives of Greensboro’s Guilford County Courthouse and the North Carolina Department of Labor concerning COVID-19-related OSHA complaints made by courthouse employees in July and August.

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Greensboro Police Officer Douglas A. Strader was fired from the Greensboro Police Department on Sept. 22, for firing his weapon at a vehicle fleeing a crime scene at the intersection of S. Elm and E. Washington Streets on Oct. 27, 2019— 379 days after he took part in the 2018 fatal hogtying …

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On Saturday, Graham Police and Alamance County Sheriff’s officers used chemical spray to disperse a mostly Black voting rights march led by Greensboro minister Rev. Greg Drumwright, Burlington Mayor Ian Baltutis, and George Floyd’s 17-year-old niece Brooke Williams. Those directly pepper-spr…

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Over three minutes after Guilford County EMT Ashley Abbott noticed that Marcus Deon Smith was unresponsive, she began resuscitative measures. Dr. Trevonne Thompson, associate professor of emergency medicine and director of the medical toxicology fellowship program at the University of Illino…

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On Oct. 6, the Greensboro City Council voted to issue an official apology for the events of the Greensboro Massacre on Nov. 3, 1979. That is the infamous date when labor organizers Cesar Cauce, Dr. James Waller, Dr. Michael Nathan, William Sampson and Sandra Neely Smith were murdered in broa…

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Since July, more than a dozen Black Winston-Salem firefighters with the group OMNIBUS— along with anti-racist organizations such as Hate Out of Winston, Advance North Carolina, Emancipate North Carolina, and the Triad Abolition Project, standing in solidarity— have been calling attention to …

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The socially conscious family of fashion designers are not strangers to making a statement through their art. The mother-daughter trio of No Punching Bag have embedded their brand in advocating change for various social issues plaguing the United States, such as beauty stereotypes, gun viole…

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Last weekend, photos of a white female Trump supporter in a phallic mask went viral on social media. The photos were taken by Anthony Crider, an Elon University professor who documents the activities of white supremacists and those protesting against them across North Carolina. Crider gave Y…

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On Tuesday night, the Greensboro City Council did what the Greensboro Police Officers Association recommended, and voted 5-4 against requiring signed written consent for police searches. It looked like it would go the other way, until District 1’s Sharon Hightower changed her mind.

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Nothing is stopping Triad fashionistas from showcasing their designs— not even the COVID-19 pandemic. To make it all happen, Winston-Salem Fashion Week CEO Nikita Wallace and her team had to get creative, which is fitting, considering Winston-Salem is the City of Arts and Innovation.

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*Editor's note: A name was misspelled and Maya Little's pronoun was incorrect in the print version of this article. The "Unsung Founders" statue did not replace "Silent Sam," as was misreported by another source. All have been updated in the online version.

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The italicized portions of this article are the quotations from speeches given at the Justice for Marcus Commemoration, held in Greensboro’s Government Plaza on Sept.  8— the second anniversary of the fatal hogtying of Marcus Deon Smith by eight Greensboro police officers during the 2018 Nor…

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Inspired by athletes, such as Colin Kaepernick, professors have organized a nationwide “Scholar Strike” to raise awareness and prompt “action against racism, policing, mass incarceration and other symptoms of racism’s toll in America.”

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Greensboro’s own Ty Gibson has gained a massive following as a comedian on an app that’s rocking the boat of the Trump administration— even more than the “parade” held on Lake Travis in Texas this past weekend.   

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Andrea Santolim Geller and Laura Rumfelt want to defend future generations of North Carolinians from climate change, and they are starting at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

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“You always have a connection to your pillow with tears,” said Mary Smith, speaking about her late son Marcus Deon Smith, who, on Sept. 8, 2018, was fatally hogtied by eight Greensboro police officers. “Not only am I hurting for Marcus, but my husband and my other children are, too. We all c…

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On Aug. 18, the Greensboro City Council voted unanimously to accept a $241,000 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) from the United States Department of Justice. As previously reported, the council rejected a $250,000 JAG by a 5-3 vote in January.

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