Schools end bus service after drivers tested positive to COVID-19

High school students in two North Carolina cities won’t be able to ride school buses for at least two weeks because a large number of drivers are temporarily out of work after testing positive for COVID-19. Photo by Mary Taylor on Pexels.com The News & Record of Greensboro reports that Guilford County Schools said Friday that 76 … Continue reading Schools end bus service after drivers tested positive to COVID-19

2 death row inmates refuse to choose between firing squad and electric chair

Two death row inmates in South Carolina, now required by law to choose between a yet-to-be-formed firing squad and a 109-year-old electric chair, have decided to sue instead. They call the state's recently signed legislation unconstitutional because lethal injection was the main method of execution when they were sentenced. It's an argument Democratic state Rep. … Continue reading 2 death row inmates refuse to choose between firing squad and electric chair

NBA Star Campaigns Against North Carolina LGBT Law.

Stephen Curry has spoken against North Carolina's discriminatory laws against LGBT [Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender]. The Golden State Warriors star spoke with AP (The Associated Press) in an interview recently. Image: Stephen Curry The 2-time NBA Most Valuable Player said he is disappointed to see sporting events withdrawn from his home state of North … Continue reading NBA Star Campaigns Against North Carolina LGBT Law.

Selena Gomez’ N.C. Concert Proceeds Will Be Donated To LGBT Campaign.

Selena Gomez will use her upcoming concert in North Carolina to fight for LGBT rights. The singer said in a statement to E! News that she debated for some time whether to follow other big music names in canceling her concert in protest over the state’s controversial bill known as the “bathroom law,” but ultimately decided … Continue reading Selena Gomez’ N.C. Concert Proceeds Will Be Donated To LGBT Campaign.

Obama Administration Bringing Hope to Transgender Students.

President Obama's administration witnessed series of legal battles against North Carolina and one of the latest is on the rights of transgender people. Image shows gender neutral restroom sign. The White House reportedly issued an order on Friday (13 May) to all public school districts directing them to allow transgender students to use the bathrooms … Continue reading Obama Administration Bringing Hope to Transgender Students.