Its The Black Face, Right?

The NAACP has deemed several closed coal fired NC power plants racist because of their siting. Apparently, these plants were put where there were not because large plots of land were cheap and no voter groups opposed (including,  presumably, the NAACP), but because they are racist.  In what ways does the NAACP actually advance colored […]

This Is Bunk!

Turns out the term “bunk”, meaning absurd or ridiculous, originated with a North Carolinian. In 1820, Representative Felix Walker from Buncombe County was speaking in Congress. His speech was off topic and when other Representatives tried to silence him, he replied that his speech wasn’t for them, it was for his constituents in Buncombe County. […]