Warren County http://wunc.org en North Carolina Free Health Clinics In Flux http://wunc.org/post/north-carolina-free-health-clinics-flux <p></p><p></p><p>North Carolina has one of the best networks of <a href="http://www.ncfreeclinics.org/">free clinics</a> in the country.&nbsp; Support from funders like the <a href="http://www.bcbsncfoundation.org/">Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation</a> has helped take care of some of the state’s neediest patients; those who don’t qualify for Medicare of Medicaid.&nbsp; Warren County – northeast of Raleigh – is home to one of the busiest free clinics in North Carolina.&nbsp; But funding cuts have resulted in less service at a crucial time in the nation’s health care fight.</p> Mon, 13 May 2013 11:02:26 +0000 Leoneda Inge 15228 at http://wunc.org North Carolina Free Health Clinics In Flux First North Carolina Congresswoman Gives Voice To Working Class Struggles http://wunc.org/post/first-north-carolina-congresswoman-gives-voice-working-class-struggles <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">When Eva Clayton was sworn into the U.S. Congress in 1992, she became the first Congresswoman from the state of North Carolina. But before that election, Clayton had a long history of community organizing and politicking. During her extensive career, she has always maintained a devotion to the rights and struggles of working class people.</span></p><p> Mon, 25 Mar 2013 15:25:32 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 12592 at http://wunc.org First North Carolina Congresswoman Gives Voice To Working Class Struggles Environmental Justice Anniversary In Warren County http://wunc.org/post/environmental-justice-anniversary-warren-county <p>Community members, activists and friends will meet near Warrenton - northeast of Raleigh - this weekend to mark a historic milestone in the nation’s environmental justice movement.</p><p>The Environmental Justice movement was born in Warren County.&nbsp; The mostly black community of Afton stood up – and laid down in the streets – to try to stop the state from digging a P-C-B contaminated landfill where they lived – as seen on WBTV in 1982.</p><p><strong><span style="font-weight: bold;">Voice One:</span>&nbsp; </strong>I don’t want this stuff throwed in my water!</p> Fri, 14 Sep 2012 10:30:00 +0000 Leoneda Inge 1909 at http://wunc.org