Archive for December 2013

The Undocumented Citizen

A few months ago, I attended a gathering of attorneys active in the LGBT community. Across dinner and after libations, the talk turned, as it often does, to work – discussions of our cases and the thorny problems that often await the lawyer serving the LGBT community. A colleague began to recount the history of…

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Nelson Mandela is dead.

South Africa’s beaming example of the potential of humankind has departed the world. But his legacy remains in the simple text of South Africa’s Bill of Rights. Almost fifty years after apartheid’s dark stain began and some eighteen years before Amendment One sullied North Carolina’s landscape, the South African nation drafted one of the most…

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Meredith Nicholson Runs Gallop & Gorge 8K

On Thanksgiving morning, November 28th 2013, Meredith Nicholson participated in the Gallop & Gorge 8k as the final event of the 3-race Le Tour de Carrboro race series, sponsored by Cardinal Track Club. For the race, people were asked to donate to the IFC Food Pantry. The IFC relies on donations from individuals and helps provide groceries…

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