When you see something that is not right, not fair, not just, you have to speak up. You have to say something; you have to do something.

– John Lewis

Our Mission

⇒ To build more meaningful, equitable relationships with each other

⇒ To deepen our analysis of systemic inequity, particularly regarding racism in the US

⇒ To process our experiences of oppression & internalized inferiority, moving towards healing

Food for Thought:

Fayetteville court watchers to keep an eye out for racial bias in county Superior Court

An anti-racism group is planning to send volunteers into Cumberland County courtrooms to take notes and keep an eye out for racial bias and other kinds of discrimination against defendants. Members of Organizing Against Racism: Cumberland County will offer training and easy-to-fill-out forms for people

Voting Rights, Disenfranchisement and Voter Suppression of Minorities, from the Founding Fathers to 2020!

The Honorable Judge Greg Weeks, Superior Court Judge Mary Ann Tally and former State Representative and Executive Director of the NC Justice Center, Rick Glazier speak on the history of voting rights, disenfranchisement and voter suppression of minorities. When we learn the history of voter

What does Trump slogan really mean?

“Keep America Great?” This slogan being touted for the re-election of a man who is hell-bent on creating chaos and conflict wherever he goes and whoever he insults baffles me. I have to wonder exactly what he means? Does it mean environmentally by siding with


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About OAR Cumberland

Organizing Against Racism: Cumberland County is a 501C3 based in Cumberland County.

The mailing address is
PO Box 88012
Fayetteville, NC 28304

Board of Directors:
President: Lisa Lofthouse
Vice-President: Honorable Judge Greg Weeks
Secretary: Meta Coaxum
Treasurer: Carla Fagan

Board Members:
Kirk Deviere
Marshall Pitts
Steve McCrae
Anne Smiley
Carmela McKellar-Smith
Don Overstreet
Miguel Santiago
Honorable Judge MaryAnn Tally
Rev. Jaye White
Troy Williams

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