Property Rights http://wunc.org en How Black Authors Write About U.S. Law And Race http://wunc.org/post/how-black-authors-write-about-us-law-and-race <p></p><p>From enslavement to the one-drop rule to the three-fifths compromise, United States law has defined African-American identity. Duke University professor<a href="http://law.duke.edu/fac/holloway/"> Karla Holloway </a>is exploring&nbsp;how black fiction connect racial identity and the creation of law for African Americans.&nbsp;</p><p> Thu, 23 Jan 2014 17:05:30 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 29374 at http://wunc.org How Black Authors Write About U.S. Law And Race House Lawmakers Pass Controversial Development Bill http://wunc.org/post/house-lawmakers-pass-controversial-development-bill <p>Lawmakers in the state House have passed <a href="http://www.ncleg.net/gascripts/BillLookUp/BillLookUp.pl?Session=2013&amp;BillID=S315">a controversial bill that would extend water and sewer lines to a mixed-use development outside Durham city limits</a>. The Durham city council recently voted against providing services to the 167 acre 751 project. But its developers have lobbied state legislators to get access, saying the plan will bring jobs to the area. Republican representative Tim Moore says he believes in the spirit of the planned development. Fri, 28 Jun 2013 19:15:42 +0000 Jessica Jones 18055 at http://wunc.org House Lawmakers Pass Controversial Development Bill