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NC GOP pushes back on redistricting allegations
Wednesday, June 19, 2019
RALEIGH — Attorneys for North Carolina Republican lawmakers pushed back hard in state court on Monday over accusations the legislators misled federal judges in an earlier redistricting lawsuit. Republican legislative leaders filed a response to a motion from attorneys for Common Cause, the state Democratic Party and Democratic voters now suing GOP
 
Divorced dads often dissed by schools
Monday, June 17, 2019
By the time Father’s Day takes place, the school year is usually over. In many ways, that’s an apt metaphor for how divorced fathers – or fathers who don’t live with their children – get treated by their children’s schools. That is, they’re often simply not seen as part of what takes place at school. These fathers
 
NC wrongful conviction spotlights death penalty flaw
Wednesday, June 12, 2019
DURHAM – The case of North Carolinian Charles Ray Finch, 81, released last month after more than 40 years in prison for a 1976 murder he did not commit, spotlights some of the problems with death-penalty convictions. Finch was convicted and sentenced under what was then a state law that made the death penalty mandatory for certain crimes. On the day
 
‘Black census’ reveals winning path for 2020 presidential hopefuls
Tuesday, June 4, 2019
The Black Futures Lab released “More Black than Blue: Politics + Power in the 2019 Black Census,” the first in a series of reports analyzing the largest survey of black people conducted in the United States since Reconstruction. The report was published in partnership with Color of Change, Demos, and Socioanalítica Research. The Black
 

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Clothes Closet

The Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church

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Restoration Ceremony

Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be a stone

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Music in the Meadow

Time: 3 to 6 p.m. Grab a place on the grass, and

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MSU’s Young earns top MEAC honor

Morgan State slugger Damali Young was named Tuesday the MEAC 2019 Woman of the Year, as voted on

NBA earns overall 'A' grade in diversity hiring

RALEIGH — A diversity report shows the NBA still leads men’s professional sports

Raleigh entrepreneur shares insights on diversity, inclusion

A Business Leader’s Guide to Driving Diversity Inclusion in the Workplace By Donald