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A&E Networks (branded as A+E Networks) is a US media company that owns a group of television channels available via cable & satellite in the U.S. and abroad.
ABC News is the news division of the American Broadcasting Company (ABC), owned by the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
The ACC Championship Game (officially the Dr Pepper ACC Football Championship Game) is an American college football game held on the first Saturday in December by the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) each year to determine its football champion.
Against Me! is an American punk rock band formed in 1997 in Gainesville, Florida, by singer and guitarist Laura Jane Grace.
Alabama Shakes is a blues rock band from USA formed in Athens, Alabama in 2009.
Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF, formerly Alliance Defense Fund) is an American conservative Christian nonprofit organization with the stated goal of advocating, training, and funding on the issues of "religious freedom, sanctity of life, and marriage and family." ADF is headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona and runs the Center for Academic Freedom.
The Alliance of Baptists is a fellowship of Baptist churches and individuals in the United States.
The American Academy of Religion (AAR) is the world's largest association of scholars in the field of religious studies and related topics.
The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American commercial broadcast television network that is a flagship property of Disney–ABC Television Group, a subsidiary of the Disney Media Networks division of The Walt Disney Company.
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is a nonprofit organization whose stated mission is "to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States." Officially nonpartisan, the organization has been supported and criticized by liberal and conservative organizations alike.
The American Institute of Architects (AIA) is a professional organization for architects in the United States.
Angela R. Bryant (born December 9, 1951) is an American Democratic politician who currently serves as a member of the North Carolina Post-Release Supervision and Parole Commission (a full-time position).
The Anglican ministry is both the leadership and agency of Christian service in the Anglican Communion.
Angela Maria "Ani" DiFranco (born September 23, 1970) is an American singer, musician, poet, songwriter, and activist.
Anne Elliott Hodges-Copple is sixth suffragan bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of North Carolina.
Anti-discrimination law refers to the law on the right of people to be treated equally.
Appalachian State University The pronunciation of Appalachian in a Southern U.S. dialect is provided.
The Asheville Citizen-Times is a major daily newspaper of Asheville, North Carolina.
Asheville is a city and the county seat of Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States.
The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.
Atlanta is the capital city and most populous municipality of the state of Georgia in the United States.
The Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC) is a collegiate athletic conference in the United States of America in which its fifteen member universities compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)'s Division I, with its football teams competing in the Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), the highest levels for athletic competition in US-based collegiate sports.
Baltimore is the largest city in the U.S. state of Maryland, and the 30th-most populous city in the United States.
Barack Hussein Obama II (born August 4, 1961) is an American politician who served as the 44th President of the United States from January 20, 2009, to January 20, 2017.
A bathroom bill is the common name for legislation or a statute that defines access to public toilets (restrooms)—by transgender individuals.
The Bay Area Reporter is a free weekly newspaper serving the LGBT communities in the San Francisco Bay Area.
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) is a British public service broadcaster.
Rebecca Ann "Becky" Carney is a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's 102nd House district since 2003.
Berkeley is a city on the east shore of San Francisco Bay in northern Alameda County, California.
The Berlin Philharmonic (Berliner Philharmoniker) is a German orchestra based in Berlin.
Bernard Sanders (born September 8, 1941) is an American politician serving as the junior United States Senator from Vermont since 2007.
Beverly Miller Earle is a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's 101st House district, including constituents in Mecklenburg County.
Beyoncé Giselle Knowles-Carter (born September 4, 1981) is an American singer, songwriter, dancer, actress, and businesswoman.
Bisexuality is romantic attraction, sexual attraction, or sexual behavior toward both males and females, or romantic or sexual attraction to people of any sex or gender identity; this latter aspect is sometimes alternatively termed pansexuality. The term bisexuality is mainly used in the context of human attraction to denote romantic or sexual feelings toward both men and women, and the concept is one of the three main classifications of sexual orientation along with heterosexuality and homosexuality, all of which exist on the heterosexual–homosexual continuum.
A Bishop is a senior role in many Methodist denominations that have an episcopal polity.
In the Catholic Church, a bishop is an ordained minister who holds the fullness of the sacrament of holy orders and is responsible for teaching doctrine, governing Catholics in his jurisdiction, sanctifying the world and representing the Church.
Boone is a town located in the Blue Ridge Mountains of western North Carolina, United States.
Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.
Boston is an American rock band from Boston, Massachusetts, who had their most notable successes during the 1970s and 1980s.
Brandi M. Carlile (born June 1, 1981) is an American folk rock and Americana singer-songwriter.
Brian Zachary France (born August 2, 1962) is an American businessman who is the current CEO and Chairman of NASCAR, serving in the post since 2003.
Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American singer-songwriter and musician, known for his work with the E Street Band.
Buncombe County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
Burlington is a city in Alamance and Guilford counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
BuzzFeed, Inc. is an American Internet media company based in New York City.
Caitlyn Marie Jenner (born William Bruce Jenner on October 28, 1949) is an American television personality and retired Olympic gold medal-winning decathlete.
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States.
The Capitol Broadcasting Company (CBC) is an American media company based in Raleigh, North Carolina.
The Carolina Hurricanes are a professional ice hockey team based in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Carrboro is a town in Orange County in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
Catherine Jane Smith (born 16 June 1985) is a British Labour Party politician who has been the Member of Parliament (MP) for Lancaster and Fleetwood since 2015.
CBS News is the news division of American television and radio service CBS.
The Central Ohio Transit Authority (COTA) is a public sector transit agency serving Franklin County and the rest of the central Ohio area, which includes Columbus, as well as Bexley, Gahanna, Grandview Heights, Grove City, Hilliard, Reynoldsburg, Upper Arlington, Westerville, Whitehall, Dublin and Worthington.
Certiorari, often abbreviated cert. in the United States, is a process for seeking judicial review and a writ issued by a court that agrees to review.
Chapel Hill is a town in Orange and Durham counties in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
Charlene P. Kammerer is a Bishop in The United Methodist Church, elected and consecrated to the Episcopacy in 1996.
Charles Graham (born February 26, 1951) is a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly.
Charles Jeter, is an American politician and business executive.
Charles Manly (May 13, 1795May 1, 1871) was the 31st Governor of the U.S. state of North Carolina from 1849 to 1851, and the last member of his party to hold the office.
Charlotte Center City (commonly referred to as Uptown) is the central area of Charlotte, North Carolina.
The Charlotte City Council is the legislative body of the City of Charlotte and forms part of a council–manager system of government.
The Charlotte Hornets are an American professional basketball team based in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Charlotte is the most populous city in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
Chatham County, from the North Carolina Collection's website at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.
The Chicago Tribune is a daily newspaper based in Chicago, Illinois, United States, owned by Tronc, Inc., formerly Tribune Publishing.
Child labour refers to the employment of children in any work that deprives children of their childhood, interferes with their ability to attend regular school, and that is mentally, physically, socially or morally dangerous and harmful.
Christopher Sacca (born May 12, 1975) is an American venture investor, company advisor, entrepreneur, and lawyer.
Christopher Michael Sgro is an American politician and political strategist best known for his work advocating for LGBT rights in North Carolina.
The Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) is a mainline Protestant Christian denomination in the United States in the Reformed tradition with close ties to the Restoration Movement.
Chuck McGrady (born March 6, 1953) is a Republican member of the North Carolina General Assembly.
Charles David Todd (born April 8, 1972) is an American television journalist who is the 12th and current moderator of NBC's Meet the Press.
Cirque du Soleil ("Circus of the Sun" or "Sun Circus") is a Canadian entertainment company.
Civil disobedience is the active, professed refusal of a citizen to obey certain laws, demands, orders or commands of a government or occupying international power.
The Civil Rights Act of 1964 is a landmark civil rights and US labor law in the United States that outlaws discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.
Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.
College Hill is a neighborhood in the west central section of the United States city of Greensboro, North Carolina.
Columbus is the state capital and the most populous city in Ohio.
Common law (also known as judicial precedent or judge-made law, or case law) is that body of law derived from judicial decisions of courts and similar tribunals.
Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
CoStar Group is the leading provider of commercial real estate information, analytics, and online marketplaces.
Courts of North Carolina include:;State courts of North Carolina.
Cuyahoga County (or or) is a county in the U.S. state of Ohio.
Cynthia Ann Stephanie Lauper (born June 22, 1953) is an American singer, songwriter, actress and LGBT rights activist.
The Daily Mail is a British daily middle-marketPeter Wilby, New Statesman, 19 December 2013 (online version: 2 January 2014) tabloid newspaper owned by the Daily Mail and General Trust and published in London.
Daniel Frederick Chittenden Soucek (born April 22, 1969) was a Republican member of the North Carolina Senate, representing the State's 45th district which includes Alleghany, Ashe, Avery, Caldwell and Watauga counties.
Dane County is a county in the U.S. state of Wisconsin.
Darren G. Jackson is Democratic member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, serving since 2009 and representing part of Wake County, North Carolina.
Dave Matthews Band, also known by the acronym DMB, is an American rock band that was formed in Charlottesville, Virginia in 1991.
David Raymond Sedaris (born December 26, 1956) is an American humorist, comedian, author, and radio contributor.
Dayton is the sixth-largest city in the state of Ohio and the county seat of Montgomery County.
Demetria Devonne Lovato (born August 20, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter and actress.
The Democratic Party is one of the two major contemporary political parties in the United States, along with the Republican Party (nicknamed the GOP for Grand Old Party).
Deutsche Bank AG is a German investment bank and financial services company headquartered in Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany.
Dirty Dancing is a 1987 American romantic drama dance film written by Eleanor Bergstein, directed by Emile Ardolino and starring Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in the lead roles, and featuring Cynthia Rhodes and Jerry Orbach.
A documentary film is a nonfictional motion picture intended to document some aspect of reality, primarily for the purposes of instruction, education, or maintaining a historical record.
Domestic violence (also named domestic abuse or family violence) is violence or other abuse by one person against another in a domestic setting, such as in marriage or cohabitation.
Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is the 45th and current President of the United States, in office since January 20, 2017.
Duck is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States.
The Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments to the United States Constitution each contain a due process clause.
Duran Duran are an English new wave and synthpop band formed in Birmingham in 1978.
Durham County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
Durham is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
East Carolina University (ECU) is a public, doctoral/research university in Greenville, North Carolina It is the third largest university in North Carolina.
Eddie Vedder (born Edward Louis Severson III; December 23, 1964) is an American musician, multi-instrumentalist and singer-songwriter best known as the lead vocalist and one of three guitarists of the American rock band Pearl Jam.
Education Amendments of 1972 also sometimes known as the Higher Education Amendments of 1972 (Public Law No. 92‑318, 86 Stat. 235) was U.S. legislation enacted June 23, 1972.
Ellen Lee DeGeneres (born January 26, 1958) is an American comedian, television host, actress, writer, producer, and LGBT activist.
Elmer Floyd (born April 20, 1948) is a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly.
Sir Elton Hercules John (born Reginald Kenneth Dwight; 25 March 1947) is an English singer, pianist, and composer.
In law, an en banc session (French for "in bench") is a session in which a case is heard before all the judges of a court (before the entire bench) rather than by a panel of judges selected from them.
Entertainment Weekly (sometimes abbreviated as EW) is an American magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, that covers film, television, music, Broadway theatre, books and popular culture.
The Episcopal Church is the United States-based member church of the worldwide Anglican Communion.
The Equal Protection Clause is part of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution.
Equality Federation is a social justice, advocacy and capacity building organization serving and supporting state-based lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) advocacy organizations in the United States.
Equality North Carolina (or Equality NC, or ENC) is the largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights advocacy group and political lobbying organization in North Carolina and is the oldest statewide LGBT equality organization in the United States.
ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).
The European Union (EU) is a political and economic union of EUnum member states that are located primarily in Europe.
The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) is a mainline Protestant denomination headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.
The Executive Office of the President of the United States (acronyms: EOP) is a group of agencies at the center of the executive branch of the United States federal government.
In the United States, an executive order is a directive issued by the President of the United States that manages operations of the federal government and has the force of law.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), commonly called the Foreign Office, is a department of the Government of the United Kingdom.
Franklin County is a county in the U.S. state of Ohio.
Franklin Street is a prominent thoroughfare in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.
Granville Porter Taylor (born September 17, 1950) is the sixth and immediate past Episcopal Bishop of Western North Carolina and is a regular attender and occasional celebrant/homilist (clergy associate) at St.
Garland E. Pierce is a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly, representing the state's 48th House district since 2004.
Gary H. Pendleton (born 1947) is an American politician who served as a Republican member of the North Carolina General Assembly from 2014 to 2017.
Gay is a term that primarily refers to a homosexual person or the trait of being homosexual.
Gender identity is one's personal experience of one's own gender.
George Hosato Takei (born Hosato Takei, April 20, 1937) is an American actor, director, author, and activist.
Gloucester County Public Schools is a Virginia public school division serving Gloucester County, Virginia.
Goldsboro is a city in Wayne County, North Carolina, United States.
Good Behavior is an American drama television series based on the novella series by Blake Crouch.
The government of North Carolina is divided into three branches: executive, legislative, and judicial.
The Governor of North Carolina is the head of the executive branch of the U.S. state of North Carolina's state government and serves as commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
Graig R. Meyer (born July 5, 1974) is a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly.
The Greensboro Coliseum Complex (GCC) is an entertainment and sports complex located in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Greensboro (formerly Greensborough) is a city in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
Greenville is the county seat and the most populous city in Pitt County, North Carolina, United States.
David Grier Martin III (born October 21, 1968) is a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's 34th House District.
Gross domestic product (GDP) is a monetary measure of the market value of all final goods and services produced in a period (quarterly or yearly) of time.
Hanesbrands Inc. is an American clothing company based in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Hendersonville is a city in Henderson County, North Carolina, United States.
The High Point Market (formerly the International Home Furnishings Market and the Southern Furniture Market), held in High Point, North Carolina, is the largest home furnishings industry trade show in the world, with over 10 million square feet (1 km²) by roughly 2000 exhibitors throughout about 180 buildings.
High Point University is a private liberal arts university in High Point, North Carolina.
Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton (born October 26, 1947) is an American politician and diplomat who served as the First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001, U.S. Senator from New York from 2001 to 2009, 67th United States Secretary of State from 2009 to 2013, and the Democratic Party's nominee for President of the United States in the 2016 election.
The town of Hillsborough is the county seat of Orange County, North Carolina.
History (originally The History Channel from 1995 to 2008) is a history-based digital cable and satellite television network that is owned by A&E Networks, a joint venture between the Hearst Communications and the Disney–ABC Television Group division of the Walt Disney Company.
Honolulu is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Hawaiokinai.
Honolulu Civil Beat is an investigative news website that practices watchdog journalism related to the U.S. state of Hawaii.
Hope Morgan Ward (born September 18, 1951) is a bishop of the United Methodist Church, elected and consecrated to the episcopacy in 2004.
House Bill 142 (HB 142) is a 2017 law that was enacted in the state of North Carolina that repealed House Bill 2.
Sir Hugo George William Swire, (born 30 November 1959) is a British Conservative Party politician.
The Human Rights Campaign (HRC) is the largest LGBT civil rights advocacy group and political lobbying organization in the United States.
Implied cause of action is a term used in United States statutory and constitutional law for circumstances when a court will determine that a law that creates rights also allows private parties to bring a lawsuit, even though no such remedy is explicitly provided for in the law.
Itzhak Perlman (יצחק פרלמן; born 31 August 1945) is an Israeli-American violinist, conductor, and music teacher.
Jamie Lee Haden-Guest, Baroness Haden-Guest (née Curtis; born November 22, 1958), commonly known as Jamie Lee Curtis, is an American actress and author.
Janet Mock (born March 10, 1983) is an American writer, TV host, and transgender rights activist.
Jeff Jackson (born 1982) is a member of the North Carolina National Guard, an attorney, and a Democratic member of the North Carolina Senate.
James William Buffett (born December 25, 1946) is an American musician, songwriter, author, actor, and businessman.
Joe Sam Queen (born June 18, 1950) represented the 119th district in the North Carolina House of Representatives, until he was defeated for reelection by Mike Clampitt of Bryson City, in the 2016 general election.
John C. Dorhauer is an American Protestant clergy member, author, and theologian.
John Richard Kasich Jr. (born May 13, 1952) is an American politician, author and former television news host serving as the 69th and current Governor of Ohio.
Joshua Ryan Henry Earnest, nytimes.com, August 26, 2012; accessed August 12, 2016.
Kenneth Leigh Goodman (born September 17, 1947) is a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly.
Kenneth Neil Waddell (born September 11, 1953) is a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly.
KGW, virtual and VHF digital channel 8, is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Portland, Oregon, United States.
The Labour Party is a centre-left political party in the United Kingdom.
Lambda Legal Defense and Education Fund, better known as Lambda Legal.
Larry Moseley Bell, Sr. (born August 18, 1939) is a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's twenty-first House district, including constituents in Sampson and Wayne counties.
Larry Martin Goodpaster (born April 23, 1948 in Memphis, Tennessee) is a Bishop of the United Methodist Church, elected in 2000.
Laura Jane Grace (born Thomas James Gabel, November 8, 1980) is an American musician best known as the founder, lead singer, songwriter and guitarist of the punk rock band Against Me!.
Laverne Cox is an American actress and LGBT advocate.
A lesbian is a homosexual woman.
Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) persons in the U.S. state of North Carolina may face legal challenges not experienced by non-LGBT residents, or LGBT residents of other states with more liberal laws.
LGBT rights opposition is the opposition to legal rights, proposed or enacted, for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.
Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., doing business as Lionsgate, is an American, Canadian-domiciled entertainment company.
The Governor of Ohio is the head of the executive branch of Ohio's state government and the commander-in-chief of the state's military forces.
The following things are named after Donald Trump, an American businessman, real estate developer, television host, politician, and 45th and current President of the United States.
Texas was admitted to the United States on December 29, 1845 and elects its U.S. Senators to Class 1 and Class 2.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
Long Beach is a city on the Pacific Coast of the United States, within the Greater Los Angeles area of Southern California.
Loretta Elizabeth Lynch (born May 21, 1959) is an American lawyer who served as the 83rd Attorney General of the United States, appointed by President Barack Obama in 2015 to succeed Eric Holder.
Los Angeles (Spanish for "The Angels";; officially: the City of Los Angeles; colloquially: by its initials L.A.) is the second-most populous city in the United States, after New York City.
The Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (branded as Metro; formerly branded as MTA or LACMTA) is the agency that operates public transportation for the County of Los Angeles.
Los Angeles County, officially the County of Los Angeles, is the most populous county in the United States, with more than 10 million inhabitants as of 2017.
Madison is the capital of the U.S. state of Wisconsin and the seat of Dane County.
Mara Keisling (born September 29, 1959 in Scranton, Pennsylvania) is an American transgender rights activist and founding executive director of the National Center for Transgender Equality, based in Washington, DC.
Margaret M. LaMontagne Spellings (née Dudar; born November 30, 1957) is an education administrator and American politician.
Marion is a city in McDowell County, North Carolina, United States.
Maroon 5 is an American pop rock band from Los Angeles, California.
Medium is an online publishing platform developed by Evan Williams, and launched in August 2012.
Meet the Press is a weekly American television news/interview program broadcast on NBC.
A member of parliament (MP) is the representative of the voters to a parliament.
Metro Transit is the primary public transportation operator in the Minneapolis–Saint Paul area of the U.S. state of Minnesota and the largest operator in the state.
The Metropolitan Community Church (MCC), also known as the Universal Fellowship of Metropolitan Community Churches (UFMCC), is an international Protestant Christian denomination.
Miami Beach is a coastal resort city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States.
Michael Francis Burbidge (born June 16, 1957) is an American prelate of the Roman Catholic Church who is the current Bishop of Arlington.
Michael H. Wray (born April 6, 1967) is a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly from the state's 27th House district since 2005.
Michael Jeffrey Jordan (born February 17, 1963), also known by his initials, MJ, is an American former professional basketball player.
Michael Francis Moore (born April 23, 1954) is an American documentary filmmaker, activist, and author.
Mike Woodard (born February 20, 1959) is an American politician who has served in the North Carolina Senate from the 22nd district since 2013.
The minimum wage in the United States is set by US labor law and a range of state and local laws.
Minnesota is a state in the Upper Midwest and northern regions of the United States.
Montel Brian Anthony Williams (born July 3, 1956) is a former American television personality, radio talk show host, and actor.
Montgomery County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Maryland, located adjacent to Washington, D.C. As of the 2010 census, the county's population was 971,777, increasing by 9.0% to an estimated 1,058,810 in 2017.
Moral Mondays are protests in North Carolina, United States.
Multnomah County is one of 36 counties in the U.S. state of Oregon.
Mumford & Sons are a British band formed in 2007.
Musical theatre is a form of theatrical performance that combines songs, spoken dialogue, acting and dance.
The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) is a civil rights organization in the United States, formed in 1909 as a bi-racial organization to advance justice for African Americans by a group, including, W. E. B. Du Bois, Mary White Ovington and Moorfield Storey.
Nags Head is a town in Dare County, North Carolina, United States.
Nancy McFarlane (born July 20, 1956) is the 35th and current mayor of Raleigh, North Carolina, the state capital.
National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is an American auto racing sanctioning and operating company that is best known for stock-car racing.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).
The National Center for Transgender Equality (NCTE) is a nonprofit social equality organization founded in 2003 by transgender activist Mara Keisling in Washington, DC.
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a non-profit organization which regulates athletes of 1,281 institutions and conferences.
The National Football League (NFL) is a professional American football league consisting of 32 teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC).
The National Hockey League (NHL; Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada.
NBC News is the news division of the American broadcast television network NBC, formerly known as the National Broadcasting Company when it was founded on radio.
New Orleans (. Merriam-Webster.; La Nouvelle-Orléans) is a major United States port and the largest city and metropolitan area in the state of Louisiana.
New York is a state in the northeastern United States.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The News & Record is the largest newspaper serving Guilford County, North Carolina, and the surrounding region.
Newsday is an American daily newspaper that primarily serves Nassau and Suffolk counties and the New York City borough of Queens on Long Island, although it is sold throughout the New York metropolitan area.
Nicholas Jerry Jonas (born September 16, 1992) is an American singer, songwriter, actor, and record producer.
Noah Bendix-Balgley (born 1984) is an American classical violinist.
North Carolina is a U.S. state in the southeastern region of the United States.
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (also known as North Carolina A&T State University, North Carolina A&T, N.C. A&T, or simply A&T) is a public, coeducational, historically black, research university located in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States.
The Attorney General of North Carolina is the elected head of the state's Department of Justice.
The Cabinet is the group of unelected heads of the executive departments of the North Carolina government.
The North Carolina Department of Public Safety is an umbrella agency that carries out many of the state's law enforcement, emergency response and homeland security functions.
The North Carolina Executive Mansion (also referred to as the North Carolina Governor's Mansion) is the official residence of the Governor of North Carolina and their family.
The North Carolina General Assembly is the state legislature of the U.S. state of North Carolina.
The 2016 North Carolina gubernatorial election was held on November 8, 2016, to elect the Governor of North Carolina, concurrently with the 2016 U.S. presidential election, as well as elections to the United States Senate and elections to the United States House of Representatives and various state and local elections.
The North Carolina House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the North Carolina General Assembly.
The North Carolina Senate is the upper house of the bicameral North Carolina General Assembly.
The North Carolina State Legislative Building is the current meeting place of the North Carolina General Assembly, the state legislature of the U.S. state of North Carolina.
North Carolina State University (also referred to as NCSU, NC State, or just State) is a public research university located in Raleigh, North Carolina, United States.
The North Carolina Symphony is an American orchestra based in Raleigh, North Carolina, with sixty-six full-time musicians.
Oakland is the largest city and the county seat of Alameda County, California, United States.
Orange County is a county located in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
Ovo is a touring circus production by Cirque du Soleil that premiered in Montréal, Canada, in 2009.
Patrick Lloyd McCrory (born October 17, 1956) is an American businessman and politician who served as the 74th Governor of North Carolina from 2013 to 2017.
Paul Luebke (January 18, 1946 – October 29, 2016) was a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly, representing the 30th House District, which includes constituents in Durham County.
Paul N. Tine (born December 20, 1971) was a member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, serving since 2013.
PayPal Holdings, Inc. is an American company operating a worldwide online payments system that supports online money transfers and serves as an electronic alternative to traditional paper methods like cheques and money orders.
The Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) is an American public broadcaster and television program distributor.
Pearl Jam is an American rock band formed in Seattle, Washington, in 1990.
Peter James Lee (born 11 May 1938) is an American bishop of the Episcopal Church.
Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.
Philip Edward Berger (born August 8, 1952) is a Republican member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's twenty-sixth Senate district, including constituents in Guilford and Rockingham counties.
PNC Arena (originally Raleigh Entertainment & Sports Arena and formerly the RBC Center) is an indoor arena, located in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Portland is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Maine, with a population of 67,067 as of 2017.
Portland is the largest city in the U.S. state of Oregon and the seat of Multnomah County.
A preliminary injunction, in equity, is an injunction entered by a court prior to a final determination of the merits of a legal case, in order to restrain a party from going ahead with a course of conduct or compelling a party to continue with a course of conduct until the case has been decided.
The Presbyterian Church (USA), or PC (USA), is a mainline Protestant Christian denomination in the United States.
The President of the United States (POTUS) is the head of state and head of government of the United States of America.
The President Pro Tempore (more commonly, "Pro-Tem") of the North Carolina Senate is the highest-ranking (internally elected) officer of one house of the North Carolina General Assembly.
Providence is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Rhode Island and is one of the oldest cities in the United States.
Public Policy Polling (PPP) is a U.S. Democratic polling firm based in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Quakers (or Friends) are members of a historically Christian group of religious movements formally known as the Religious Society of Friends or Friends Church.
A question time in a parliament occurs when members of the parliament ask questions of government ministers (including the prime minister), which they are obliged to answer.
Raleigh is the capital of the state of North Carolina and the seat of Wake County in the United States.
Red Ventures is an American marketing company incorporated in the State of South Carolina.
The Religious Liberty Accommodations Act, also called the Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act or House Bill 1523, is a 2016 Mississippi law that protects the following beliefs: Marriage is or should be recognized as the union of one man and one woman, sexual relations are properly reserved to such a marriage, and male (man) or female (woman) refer to an individual's immutable biological sex as objectively determined by anatomy and genetics at time of birth.
The Republican Party, also referred to as the GOP (abbreviation for Grand Old Party), is one of the two major political parties in the United States, the other being its historic rival, the Democratic Party.
The Revival Tour was the second solo concert tour by Selena Gomez, in support of her second solo studio album Revival (2015).
Sir Richard Starkey (born 7 July 1940), known professionally as Ringo Starr, is an English musician, songwriter, singer, and actor who gained worldwide fame as the drummer for the Beatles.
Robert Reiner (born March 6, 1947) is an American actor, writer, director, producer, and activist.
Robert Anthony Rucho (born December 8, 1948) is a Republican member of the North Carolina General Assembly representing the state's thirty-ninth Senate district, including constituents in Mecklenburg County.
Robert Stuart Skirving is the eighth and current bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of East Carolina.
Reverend Robin Noelle Tanner is an American Unitarian Universalist minister notable for her activism for the causes of religious freedom and civil rights.
Rodney W. Moore (born July 12, 1963) is an American politician from the state of North Carolina.
The Diocese of Raleigh is a Roman Catholic diocese that covers the eastern half of the U.S. state of North Carolina.
Rosa U. Gill (born June 5, 1943) is a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly.
Roy Asberry Cooper III (born June 13, 1957) is an American politician and attorney serving as the 75th and current Governor of North Carolina since 2017.
Royal Oak is a city in Oakland County of the U.S. state of Michigan.
Salem College is a liberal arts women's college in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, United States, founded in 1772.
Salt Lake City (often shortened to Salt Lake and abbreviated as SLC) is the capital and the most populous municipality of the U.S. state of Utah.
San Francisco (initials SF;, Spanish for 'Saint Francis'), officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the cultural, commercial, and financial center of Northern California.
San Jose (Spanish for 'Saint Joseph'), officially the City of San José, is an economic, cultural, and political center of Silicon Valley and the largest city in Northern California.
Santa Fe (or; Tewa: Ogha Po'oge, Yootó) is the capital of the U.S. state of New Mexico.
Seattle is a seaport city on the west coast of the United States.
Selena Marie Gomez (born July 22, 1992) is an American singer, actress, and producer.
Organisms of many species are specialized into male and female varieties, each known as a sex. Sexual reproduction involves the combining and mixing of genetic traits: specialized cells known as gametes combine to form offspring that inherit traits from each parent.
Sex assignment (sometimes known as gender assignment) is the determination of an infant's sex at birth.
Sex reassignment surgery or SRS (also known as gender reassignment surgery, gender confirmation surgery, genital reconstruction surgery, gender-affirming surgery, or sex realignment surgery) is the surgical procedure (or procedures) by which a transgender person's physical appearance and function of their existing sexual characteristics are altered to resemble that socially associated with their identified gender.
Sexual assault is an act in which a person coerces or physically forces a person to engage in a sexual act against their will.
Sexual orientation is an enduring pattern of romantic or sexual attraction (or a combination of these) to persons of the opposite sex or gender, the same sex or gender, or to both sexes or more than one gender.
Sherman Joseph Alexie, Jr. (born October 7, 1966) is a Spokane-Coeur d'Alene-American novelist, short story writer, poet, and filmmaker.
Shoreline is a city in King County, Washington, United States, north of Downtown Seattle bordering the northern Seattle city limits.
SIGMOD is the Association for Computing Machinery's Special Interest Group on Management of Data, which specializes in large-scale data management problems and databases.
Southeast Unitarian Universalist Summer Institute (SUUSI) is an intergenerational community of approximately 1,000 people who gather each July.
The Southern Sociological Society (SSS) was established in 1935 by a group of colleagues in Knoxville, Tennessee in an organizational meeting April 20–21.
The Speaker of the North Carolina House of Representatives is the presiding officer of one of the houses of the North Carolina General Assembly.
In a legislature, a special session (also extraordinary session) is a period when the body convenes outside of the normal legislative session.
Spectrum News North Carolina is an American cable news television channel that is owned by Charter Communications, as an affiliate of its Spectrum News slate of regional news channels.
Sports Illustrated is an American sports magazine owned by Meredith Corporation.
State bans on local anti-discrimination laws in the United States are anti-LGBT state laws that prohibit local cities and counties from enacting, with the exception of public employment, anti-discrimination laws that are not covered by statewide anti-discrimination laws.
Stephen Tyrone Colbert (born May 13, 1964) is an American comedian, writer, producer, actor, and television host.
Stephen Lawrence Schwartz (born March 6, 1948) is an American musical theatre lyricist and composer.
Student loans are a form of financial aid used to help students access higher education.
Summit County is an urban county in the U.S. state of Ohio.
The Supreme Court of the United States (sometimes colloquially referred to by the acronym SCOTUS) is the highest federal court of the United States.
Susan C. Fisher is a Democratic member of the North Carolina General Assembly, representing the state's 114th House district since 2004.
Susi Hamilton is a Democratic member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, serving since 2011.
The ACM Symposium on Principles of Database Systems (PODS) is an international research conference on database theory, and has been held yearly since 1982.
Tampa is a major city in, and the county seat of, Hillsborough County, Florida, United States.
Target Corporation is the second-largest department store retailer in the United States, behind Walmart, and is a component of the S&P 500 Index.
Rafael Edward "Ted" Cruz (born December 22, 1970) is an American politician and attorney serving as the junior United States Senator from Texas since 2013.
Terry Van Duyn is a Democratic member of the North Carolina Senate.
The Advocate is an American LGBT-interest magazine, printed bi-monthly and available by subscription.
The Andy Warhol Museum is located on the North Shore of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in the United States.
The Baltimore Sun is the largest general-circulation daily newspaper based in the American state of Maryland and provides coverage of local and regional news, events, issues, people, and industries.
The Beatles were an English rock band formed in Liverpool in 1960.
The Charlotte Observer is a newspaper serving Charlotte and its metro area.
The Fayetteville Observer is a daily newspaper published in Fayetteville, North Carolina.
The Lumineers are an American folk rock/Americana band based in Denver, Colorado.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The News & Observer is an American regional daily newspaper that serves the greater Triangle area based in Raleigh, North Carolina.
The Grove Park Inn is a historic resort hotel on the western-facing slope of Sunset Mountain within the Blue Ridge Mountains, in Asheville, North Carolina.
The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.
Thomas D. Schroeder (born 1959) is the Chief United States District Judge of the United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina.
Timothy Keith Moore (born October 2, 1970, Kings Mountain, NC), Citizen Times/USA Today Network, 2 January 2015; accessed 17 May 2016 is an American attorney and politician, representing the 111th State House District in the North Carolina General Assembly.
Title IX is a federal civil rights law in the United States of America that was passed as part of the Education Amendments of 1972.
Toruk - The First Flight is a Cirque du Soleil touring production that premiered in December 2015, and is inspired by James Cameron's film Avatar.
A trade fair (trade show, trade exhibition, or expo) is an exhibition organized so that companies in a specific industry can showcase and demonstrate their latest products and services, meet with industry partners and customers, study activities of rivals, and examine recent market trends and opportunities.
Transgender people have a gender identity or gender expression that differs from their assigned sex.
A state is a constituent political entity of the United States.
Memorial Hall was initially built in 1883 to be used for events like commencement ceremonies and the first ever basketball games at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
The United Church of Christ (UCC) is a mainline Protestant Christian denomination based in the United States, with historical confessional roots in the Reformed, Lutheran, Congregational and evangelical Protestant traditions, and "with over 5,000 churches and nearly one million members".
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom (UK) or Britain,Usage is mixed with some organisations, including the and preferring to use Britain as shorthand for Great Britain is a sovereign country in western Europe.
The United Methodist Church (UMC) is a mainline Protestant denomination and a major part of Methodism.
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights is a bipartisan, independent commission of the United States federal government, created in 1957, that is charged with the responsibility for investigating, reporting on, and making recommendations concerning civil rights issues in the United States.
The United States Constitution is the supreme law of the United States.
The United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (in case citations, 4th Cir.) is a federal court located in Richmond, Virginia, with appellate jurisdiction over the district courts in the following districts.
The United States Department of Education (ED or DoED), also referred to as the ED for (the) Education Department, is a Cabinet-level department of the United States government.
The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), also known as the Justice Department, is a federal executive department of the U.S. government, responsible for the enforcement of the law and administration of justice in the United States, equivalent to the justice or interior ministries of other countries. The department was formed in 1870 during the Ulysses S. Grant administration. The Department of Justice administers several federal law enforcement agencies including the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA). The department is responsible for investigating instances of financial fraud, representing the United States government in legal matters (such as in cases before the Supreme Court), and running the federal prison system. The department is also responsible for reviewing the conduct of local law enforcement as directed by the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act of 1994. The department is headed by the United States Attorney General, who is nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate and is a member of the Cabinet. The current Attorney General is Jeff Sessions.
The United States District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina (in case citations, E.D.N.C.) is the United States District Court that serves the eastern 44 counties in North Carolina.
The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina (in case citations, M.D.N.C.) is a United States district court with jurisdiction over 24 counties in the center of North Carolina.
The United States Golf Association (USGA) is the United States' national association of golf courses, clubs and facilities and the governing body of golf for the U.S. and Mexico.
The election of President and Vice President of the United States is an indirect election in which citizens of the United States who are registered to vote in one of the 50 U.S. states or in Washington, D.C. cast ballots not directly for those offices, but instead for members of the U.S. Electoral College, known as electors.
The Secretary of State is a senior official of the federal government of the United States of America, and as head of the U.S. Department of State, is principally concerned with foreign policy and is considered to be the U.S. government's equivalent of a Minister for Foreign Affairs.
The United States Senate is the upper chamber of the United States Congress, which along with the United States House of Representatives—the lower chamber—comprise the legislature of the United States.
The University of North Carolina is a multi-campus public university system composed of all 16 of North Carolina's public universities, as well as the NC School of Science and Mathematics, the nation's first public residential high school for gifted students.
The University of North Carolina Asheville (UNCA) is a co-educational, four year, public liberal arts university.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, also known as UNC, UNC Chapel Hill, the University of North Carolina, or simply Carolina, is a public research university located in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States.
The University of North Carolina at Charlotte, also known as UNC Charlotte, is a public research university located in Charlotte, North Carolina, United States.
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), also known as UNC Greensboro, is a public coeducational and Research university in Greensboro, North Carolina, United States and is a constituent institution of the University of North Carolina system.
The University of North Carolina at Pembroke (UNCP), also known as UNC Pembroke, is a public, co-educational, historically American Indian liberal arts university in the town of Pembroke in Robeson County, North Carolina, United States.
The University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW), sometimes referred to as UNC Wilmington or affectionately as The Dub, is a public, co-educational university located in Wilmington, North Carolina, United States.
The University of North Carolina School of the Arts (UNCSA) is a public coeducational arts conservatory in Winston-Salem, North Carolina that grants high school, undergraduate and graduate degrees.
The USC Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism comprises a School of Communication and a School of Journalism at the University of Southern California (USC).
A vehicle for hire is a vehicle providing shared transport, which transports one or more passengers between locations of the passengers' choice.
Vermont is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.
The Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (VAWA) is a United States federal law (Title IV, sec. 40001-40703 of the Violent Crime Control and Law Enforcement Act) signed as by President Bill Clinton on September 13, 1994 (codified in part at 42 U.S.C. sections 13701 through 14040).
Virginia (officially the Commonwealth of Virginia) is a state in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States located between the Atlantic Coast and the Appalachian Mountains.
The W. K. Kellogg Foundation was founded in June 1930 as the W. K. Kellogg Child Welfare Foundation by breakfast cereal pioneer Will Keith Kellogg.
Wake County is a county in the U.S. state of North Carolina.
Wake Forest University is a private, independent, nonprofit, nonsectarian, coeducational research university in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, founded in 1834.
Warren Wilson College (also called WWC) is a private four-year liberal arts college near Asheville, North Carolina, in the Swannanoa Valley.
Washington, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the United States.
Washington, D.C., formally the District of Columbia and commonly referred to as Washington or D.C., is the capital of the United States of America.
The Watauga Democrat is a newspaper published in Boone, North Carolina.
West Palm Beach is a city in and the county seat of Palm Beach County, Florida, United States.
Westin Hotels & Resorts is an American upscale hotel chain owned by Marriott International.
WGHP, virtual channel 8 (UHF digital channel 35), is a Fox-affiliated television station licensed to High Point, North Carolina, United States and serving the Piedmont Triad region (Greensboro–Winston-Salem–High Point).
Where to Invade Next is a 2015 American documentary film written and directed by Michael Moore.
The White House is the official residence and workplace of the President of the United States.
The White House Press Secretary is a senior White House official whose primary responsibility is to act as spokesperson for the executive branch of the United States government administration, especially with regard to the President, senior executives, and policies.
Wicca, also termed Pagan Witchcraft, is a contemporary Pagan new religious movement.
Wicked is a Broadway musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by Winnie Holzman.
William J. Barber II (born August 30, 1963) is a Protestant minister and political leader in North Carolina.
William D. Brisson is a Republican member of the North Carolina General Assembly, representing the state's 22nd House district since 2006.
William Henry Willimon (born May 15, 1946) is an American theologian and bishop in the United Methodist Church, who served the North Alabama Conference.
Wilmington is a port city and the county seat of New Hanover County in coastal southeastern North Carolina, United States.
Wilton Manors is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States.
Winston-Salem is a city in and the county seat of Forsyth County, North Carolina, United States. With a 2015 estimated population of 241,218, it is the second largest municipality in the Piedmont Triad region and the 5th-most populous city in North Carolina, and the 89th-most populous city in the United States. Winston-Salem is home to the tallest office building in the region, 100 North Main Street, formerly the Wachovia Building and now known locally as the Wells Fargo Center. Winston-Salem is called the "Twin City" for its dual heritage and "City of the Arts and Innovation" for its dedication to fine arts and theater and technological research. "Camel City" is a reference to the city's historic involvement in the tobacco industry related to locally based R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company's Camel cigarettes. Many locals refer to the city as "Winston" in informal speech. Another nickname, "the Dash," comes from the (-) in the city's name, although technically it is a hyphen, not a dash; this nickname is only used by the local minor league baseball team, the Winston-Salem Dash. In 2012, the city was listed among the 10 best places to retire in the U.S. by CBS MoneyWatch.
WNCN, virtual and UHF digital channel 17, branded as CBS 17, is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Goldsboro, North Carolina, United States and serving the Triangle region (Raleigh–Durham–Chapel Hill–Fayetteville).
WPTV-TV is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to West Palm Beach, Florida, United States, serving the Gold and Treasure Coasts of South Florida.
WRAL-TV, virtual channel 5 (UHF digital channel 48), is an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Raleigh, North Carolina, United States and serving the Triangle region (Raleigh–Durham–Chapel Hill–Fayetteville).
WTVD, virtual and VHF digital channel 11, is an ABC owned-and-operated television station licensed to Durham, North Carolina, United States and serving the Triangle region (Raleigh–Durham–Chapel Hill–Fayetteville).
The X Games is an annual extreme sports event hosted, produced, and broadcast by ESPN.
The 2017 NBA All-Star Game was an exhibition basketball game that was played on February 19, 2017 in New Orleans, Louisiana at the Smoothie King Center.
The 2017 NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Tournament involved 68 teams playing in a single-elimination tournament to determine the men's National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I college basketball national champion for the 2016–17 season.
Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. (stylized as 21st Century Fox) is an American multinational mass media corporation that is based in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
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