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Freedom to Thrive

Reimagining Safety & Security in Our Communities A report by Kate Hamaji and Kumar Rao of the Center for Popular Democracy, Marbre Stahly-Butts of Law Read more »

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Protesting the Violence

  Reprinted from Facebook: Brian McLaren by phone from Charlottesville. Here’s his update: 1. The mainline clergy were, in his word, “amazing.” They were everywhere Read more »

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Slave Crafter of Jack Daniel’s Whiskey Recipe to Receive Recognition

The master distiller who crafted Jack Daniel’s, the most successful American whiskey of all time, is finally getting his due recognition. Lynchburg, TN – Although Read more »

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Rep. Adams Says GOP Leaders “Don’t Give a Damn About Citizens”

NC Republican legislative leaders are “dragging their feet” rather than doing anything that would fairly represent voters when it comes to redistricting, says Congresswoman Alma Read more »

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Linda Johnson Rice Retakes Control of Johnson Publishing Company

Following a month of announcements on corporate restructuring, Linda Johnson Rice is back at the helm of three of the best-known brands in Black America. Read more »

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NC’s Newly Formed Shelly Island Becomes Hit

Curiosity-seekers have come to dig their feet into the sands at North Carolina’s newest beach. Shelly Island, the newest addition to North Carolina’s Outer Banks, Read more »

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NC Priest Arrested in Road-rage Incident

PALM CITY, Fla – According to the Palm Beach Post, William Rian Adams, 35, of Fletcher, NC was arrested and charged with two counts of Read more »

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Wife of Dr. Ben Chavis Dies

Martha Rivera Chavis, the devoted wife of noted Wilmington 10 civil rights leader and National Newspaper Publishers Association President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis, Read more »

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Settlement Paid in Philando Castile Judgement

St. Anthony, MN – The city of St. Anthony, Minnesota has agreed to a $2.99 million settlement with Valerie Castile, the mother of Philando Castile, Read more »

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Dorothy Leavell to Head NNPA

Oxon Hill, MD – Dorothy Leavell, publisher of the Chicago, Illinois, and Gary, Indiana, Crusader newspapers, once president of the federation, has become chair of Read more »

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