Category: National News

Julian Bond Laid to Rest

Julian Bond was laid to rest on Saturday, August 22, 2015. His show of determination and commitment to justice is why we will hold fast Read more »

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Governor McCrory’s Office Issues Response to NAACP

Raleigh, N.C. — The office of Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement after a political news conference held by the North Carolina NAACP regarding Read more »

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Spelman College Dumps Cosby Endowment

According to the Huffington Post and CNN, the William and Camille Olivia Hanks Cosby Endowed Professorship has been terminated by Spelman College, a HBCU in Read more »

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Race-Based Disparities in Infant Mortality and Premature Births

The National Center for Health Statistics (part of the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) has released its most recent infant mortality rates for Read more »

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Hate Groups Thrive in the South

The Southern Poverty Law Center has tracked hate groups for decades. They count 784 “active hate groups” across the U.S., and more than a third Read more »

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Confederate Battle Flag Comes Down in South Carolina

Columbia, SC – Cheers could be heard for miles around as the Confederate battle flag was removed Friday, July 10, 2015 at 10 a.m., from Read more »

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South Carolina Legislature Moves to Take Down Confederate Flag

The debate was on-going and heated in the South Carolina House of Representatives. In a surprise vote shortly after 1 a.m. on Thursday, July 9, Read more »

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Moral Monday Movement Coming Up in Winston Salem

The Forward Together and Moral Monday Movement is sponsoring a mass voting rights march in Winston-Salem on Monday, July 13. The march is timed to Read more »

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Remarks by the President in Eulogy for the Honorable Reverend Clementa Pinckney

College of Charleston – Charleston, South Carolina President Obama:  Giving all praise and honor to God. The Bible calls us to hope.  To persevere, and Read more »

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North Carolina Governor McCrory Responds to U.S. Supreme Court Ruling  

Raleigh, N.C.— Governor Pat McCrory issued the following statement after the U.S. Supreme Court announced its ruling in Obergefell v. Hodges, stating that states cannot Read more »

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