Nimocks, Amber. “In 7th District, different paths point to capitol; Robeson educator's candidacy challenges 'old 'boy' tradition.” Fayetteville Observer-Times (Fayetteville, N.C.) 2 June 1996.
Focuses on Rose Marie Lowry-Towsend, a Lumbee educator who was a candidate for the U.S. House of Representative at the time of the article. Lowry-Towsend was president of the North Carolina Association of Educators and had support from the National Women's Political Caucus, the Women's Campaign Fund, and Emily's List. Her campaign focused on issues such as children raised in impoverished families, quality schools, farmers, and safe hazardous waste disposal. The article compares her supporters and causes to those of her opponent, Mike McIntyre.