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

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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

Fayetteville council’s shallow debate over phrase shows legacy of racism

In a city where the mayor, the city manager, the city attorney, the police chief, most of the City Council and 40% of the population are Black, we debated the nuances of a phrase. If ever there was a time to affirm, without debate, that


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About OAR Cumberland

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

The mailing address is
5422 Raeford Road
Fayetteville, NC 28304

Board of Directors:
President: Reverend Christoppher Stackhouse
Vice-President: Lisa Lofthouse
Secretary: Meta Coaxum
Treasurer: Carla Fagan

Board Members:
Senator Kirk deViere
Honorable Marshall Pitts
Dr. Wayne Riggins
Anne Smiley
Carmela McKellar-Smith
Honorable Mary Ann Tally
Honorable Greg Weeks
Reverend Jaye White
Troy Williams

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