Written by: Caroline Horne

“Anything is possible for a little Black girl from Hamlet,” Durham District Attorney Satana Deberry is running for North Carolina attorney general

By Caroline Horne

December 9, 2023

On Nov. 10, Durham District Attorney, Satana Deberry, entered the Democratic primary for attorney general.  If elected she would not only be the first Black attorney general but also the first female elected to the position in North Carolina. With Duplin County attorney Charles Ingram now out of the running, she is left with two […]

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Post Election Reflection – Caroline Horne

By Caroline Horne

December 5, 2023

Coming into my assignment working for the Durham VOICE through my class at UNC, I was basically blind. I had never lived in Durham, known anyone from Durham or even read any news about Durham. To say I felt underqualified to fairly and competently cover stories regarding important and weighty topics was an understatement. The […]

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Nate Baker’s community support helps him advance in election

By Caroline Horne

November 10, 2023

What makes a candidate a winner? Is it incumbent status or donations? Or maybe voters feel they can trust a prominent voice in a community that knows the candidate well before they were a candidate.  Nate Baker, a candidate new to politics with a background in urban planning, surpassed competition in the primaries. He received […]

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Nate Baker turns away real estate developer campaign donations, endorsed by two Durham PACs

By Caroline Horne

October 14, 2023

Nate Baker has promised to turn away campaign donations from real estate developers in his campaign for Durham City Council. Baker believes that there should be a balance between developers and the City Council which controls zoning and development that Durham has failed to maintain.  “I think it’s inappropriate, at best unethical, and corrupting to […]

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