Durham Magazine Oct/Nov 2020

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Together We Stand Rally


Together We Stand NC, a

grassroots movement raising awareness of social and racial injustice to Black Americans, hosted an event in conjunction with national nonprofit Rock the Vote on Aug. 21 at Ponysaurus Brewing Co. The event helped nine visitors register to vote by mail and find more details about their voter registration status, sample ballot, polling locations and more. “It was a small but energetic crowd,� says Tyrone Irby, the founder of Together We Stand NC.





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1 Ben and Carla Carter. 2 Nick Hawthorne-Johnson and Rochelle Johnson, who co-own Ponysaurus, Tyrone Irby and Crystal Irby. 3 Jessica McLaughlin, David McLaughlin and Jill Zalewski. 4 Torrie Jackson and Gucci.