Particularly since Minneapolis police killed George Floyd in May 2020, civil-rights activists in the county seat and former textile-mill town of Graham, N.C. have clashed with both neo-Confederates and law enforcement. He is my coverage for The Washington Post.
July 29, 2020: Is Any Protest a Threat to Public Safety?
Oct. 31, 2020: N.C. police arrest at least 8, spray ‘pepper-based vapor’ to disperse voter turnout march that included kids
Nov. 1, 2020: Peaceful march to the polls in North Carolina is met with police pepper spray and arrests
With Isaac Stanley-Becker
Nov. 3, 2020: N.C. law enforcement agencies sued for allegedly intimidating voters
Nov. 20, 2020: Pastor who led Halloween march to the polls charged with felony assault
Contributions to national stories
Oct. 31, 2020: More than 91 million ballots cast as of Saturday, as hopes and tensions magnify
With Michelle Ye Hee Lee and Holly Bailey
Nov. 3, 2020: After a season of fear, America’s Election Day voting passes mostly in peace
With Scott Wilson, Shayna Jacobs, and Mark Berman