Muslim Leaders Protest Shaw University Rezoning Proposal
With Shaw University’s campus mosque still closed, Muslim leaders fear for its future.
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Backtalk: That is called feudalism
And other things our readers told us this week.
Habitat for Humanity of Durham Asks to Withdraw From ‘SCAD’ Application
SCAD has drawn criticism in the ten months since it was submitted, with local leaders and community members arguing that the proposal would relax regulatory compliances in a manner that worsens gentrification and displacement.
NC Supreme Court to Rehear Elections Cases This Week
The redistricting case will be heard on Tuesday and the voter ID case on Wednesday.
A Surprisingly Upbeat Musical Commemorates the UpStairs Lounge Fire
Plus: Manbites Dog Theater co-cofounder Jeff Storer returns with a triumphant production of “RED.”
Aldwyth’s Retrospective Is Filled with Delightful Contradictions
“This is Not: Aldwyth in Retrospect” at the Gregg Museum of Art & Design spans 70 years of the South Carolina artist’s life.
A Photography Exhibit at Bright Black Candles Explores the Beauty of Black Love
The 12 photos on display in “No Ordinary Love” showcase the powerful dimensions of the exhibit’s theme, from the divine to the everyday.
Laurel Nakadate on Grief, Bodily Autonomy, and Stories We Tell Ourselves
The photographer’s work is on display at the Ackland Art Museum through April 2.
Time Is Tender and Waits for No One in Michael McFee’s Newest Poetry Collection
McFee ponders topics that have felt particularly acute the last few years: aging, mortality, and how to contemplate the world and community around us in new ways.
A Conversation With Ibram X. Kendi About “How To Be a (Young) Anti-Racist”
A conversation with Ibram X. Kendi about “How To Be a (Young) Anti-Racist,” co-author Nic Stone’s adaptation of his bestselling manual.
Cortland Gilliam Named New Poet Laureate of Chapel Hill
Gilliam will serve in the role from 2023 to 2024 and will be Chapel Hill’s second-ever poet laureate.
Duke’s Center for Documentary Studies Is at a Crossroads as Its Executive Director Promises a New Era
Work at the center has all but stopped in the past 18 months and nine staff have quit. What comes next is unclear.
Screen Review: Earning a ‘Living’
The moral of this British period drama is familiar: You can lose your life to bureaucracy and busywork. But it still hits the mark.
Noah Baumbach’s “White Noise” Is a Carefully Calibrated Blend of Deadpan Humor and Affectionate Satire
“White Noise” doesn’t behave like a traditional feature film of any genre. You don’t know what the next moment will bring. That’s what makes it so thrilling, so absurd, and so weirdly familiar.