Jillian Johnson

Johnson is seeking re-election to an at-large seat. Read more

Elections 2 Comments


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“The point is that art is not just treated as just a hobby.” Read more

North Carolina


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The city’s prosperity has garnered national recognition, often overshadowing the challenges faced by those who find it increasingly difficult to live here. Read more

Durham County


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“The incumbents’ victory is celebrated as an affirmation from Durham’s most marginalized population. The numbers fail to validate this position. People aren’t happy with our incumbents.” Read more

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Jade Wilson

Gunn placed fourth in voting last week, falling 395 votes behind Javiera Caballero. Read more

Durham County 1 Comments


Cameron Beach - The 9th Street Journal

In her campaign for a second term, Johnson embraces progressive themes that motivate her. Read more

Ninth Street Journal


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"They don’t listen to the community. There are literally bodies lying in our streets.” Read more

Durham County 4 Comments

“This anti-immigration rhetoric is sad for Durham, and quite frankly, painful for me." Read more

Durham County 3 Comments

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Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

Raleigh deserves better. Read more

Elections 18 Comments

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We support the three incumbents for the at-large seats. Read more

Elections 4 Comments

Johnson is seeking re-election to an at-large seat. Read more

Elections 2 Comments

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According to a report released days after nine-year-old Z’yon Person was killed, 662 people were shot in the Bull City between 2016 and 2018. Read more

Durham County 1 Comments


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The first six months of 2019 saw twice as many homicides as the first six months of 2018. We dive into the stories to see what’s really going on. Read more

, Durham County 1 Comments

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Today is World Refugee Day. This weekend, gather for live performances, speeches, and family-friendly activities in celebration of Durham's refugee and immigrant population. Read more

News 1 Comments

“I don’t think the police department needs any additional officers to meet our goals. They already have them.” Read more

Durham County


Steve Oliva

For the next month, Bull City residents age thirteen and up can vote on how they want their money spent. Read more

Durham County


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After a year-and-a-half as mayor, Schewel wants to steer a gentrifying Durham toward a progressive future. Read more

Durham County 1 Comments

“Seeing a cop rolling up and down the street isn’t nice for everyone.” Read more

Durham County

“I think we need to determine whether these incidents are the result of a few bad actors or if there’s a culture within the company that encourages or enables harmful behavior.” Read more

, Durham County

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    Javiera Caballero, Jillian Johnson, and Charlie Reece are running as a slate.