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Should we fix the jails or get addicts out of them?new

The death of a North Carolina woman, who had recently been incarcerated in a local jail, highlights how many addicts across the nation lack access to medication-assisted therapy while in detention awaiting trial, and raises the question as to whether jail is the appropriate place for addicts, particularly pregnant women.
Triad City Beat  |  Jordan Green  |  11-24-2015  |  Health

Laverne Cox Talks About Trans Rights and Racial Justicenew

The transgender star of “Orange Is the New Black” explains the intersection of racism and transphobia before a capacity crowd at Wake Forest University.
Triad City Beat  |  Jordan Green  |  10-08-2015  |  Profiles & Interviews

What Went Wrong: An Addict’s Jail Stay Ends in Deathnew

Addicted to pain pills and pregnant, Jen McCormack landed in jail. 21 days later, she was dead.
Triad City Beat  |  Jordan Green  |  09-30-2015  |  Health

New twist on traditional music takes Mipso farnew

Chapel Hill's Mipso has roots in Greensboro and Winston-Salem.
Triad City Beat  |  Jordan Green  |  08-25-2015  |  Music

A High Point rapper shouts out the city's poor neighborhoodsnew

“What up, Murder Street? What up Commerce?” are the opening lines of “Welcome to High Point.”
Triad City Beat  |  Jordan Green  |  08-13-2015  |  Profiles & Interviews

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