Terry Sanford http://wunc.org en The Transformation Of A North Carolina Democracy http://wunc.org/post/transformation-north-carolina-democracy <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 16px; line-height: normal;">North Carolina’s politics have made national headlines lately as the traditionally Democratic state elected a Republican majority in the legislature and a Republican governor. The policy shift to the right might surprise those who think of the Old North State as a democratic stronghold.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Thu, 16 Jan 2014 16:38:46 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 29047 at http://wunc.org The Transformation Of A North Carolina Democracy Durham Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of NC Fund http://wunc.org/post/durham-celebrates-50th-anniversary-nc-fund <p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Community leaders and residents are coming together this week in Durham to celebrate the 50<sup>th</sup> Anniversary of the “North Carolina Fund.”</p><p>The “North Carolina Fund” was established by Governor Terry Sanford in 1963.&nbsp; The idea was to create programs to help address the state’s vast disparities in housing, education and jobs.&nbsp; It was <a href="http://www.torightthesewrongs.com/">North Carolina’s “War on Poverty.”</a></p> Tue, 12 Nov 2013 12:14:13 +0000 Leoneda Inge 25642 at http://wunc.org Durham Celebrates 50th Anniversary Of NC Fund