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The Old Well on the UNC- Chapel Hill campus.
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Female faculty of color and Indigenous faculty who have recently left UNC Chapel Hill say that the racial and political climate at the university fortified their decision to accept better job offers outside North Carolina.
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The pandemic has claimed around 12,000 North Carolinian lives since March 24, 2020. To honor them, we're telling eight life stories – a cross-section of our Carolina neighbors – that ended too soon due to COVID.
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  • When broken down by county, North Carolina's vaccination rate against Covid ranges from "not bad" to pretty awful.
  • Republican state senators passed three new measures along party lines that aim to change North Carolina election law. Meanwhile in the state house, a long-awaited 47-page energy bill made a controversial debut, and municipalities around the state celebrate Juneteenth for the first time against the backdrop of ongoing conversations about how to teach history in public schools.
  • When death does you part, does marriage truly end? Following the passing of her husband, Nnenna contends with — and resists — the concept of transitioning from wife to widow. | Support this show with a donation at wunc.org/give.
  • Nnenna looks at the interplay between light and shadow much differently since her beloved Phil, a photographer and architect, taught her about the connection. Those lessons guided her through the highest and lowest moments of his ALS journey. | Support this show with a donation to wunc.org/give.
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On April 21, 2021, Pasquotank County deputies shot and killed Andrew Brown Jr., 42, as they carried out drug-related search and arrest warrants. Local officials said they would not pursue criminal charges against the officers involved. Brown's death renewed peaceful protests in Elizabeth City, as North Carolinians continued to call for change to root out racism.
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Whether a diagnosis comes in the midst of a relationship or before the first date, terminal illness can affect how love and support show up in romantic relationships.
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