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Advocates lobby for second chances at General Assembly
Thursday, May 7, 2015
RALEIGH – The N.C. Second Chance Alliance – a statewide coalition of advocacy organizations, service providers, community leaders and concerned citizens that promotes polices to remove barriers for individuals with criminal records – lobbied at the General Assembly Tuesday to restore opportunities for those who need a second chance.
 
The Triangle Tribune 2015 Mother of the Year
Thursday, May 7, 2015
RALEIGH – Diane Jackson is the head of her family, not because she is excessively stern or strict, but because she is sincere and heartfelt. Jackson said she hopes the love she showed her children would be something they would emulate later on in life as they became parents. “I just wanted to be the best mother and the best grandmother there
 
May Day march for black lives
Tuesday, May 5, 2015
DURHAM – On May 1, or May Day, the city of Durham rallied in solidarity with the people of Baltimore citing the popular hashtag #blacklivesmatter. Baltimore is still recovering from riots after the death of 25-year-old resident Freddie Gray Jr., a black man who died from injuries sustained while in police custody. Gray died as the result of a spinal
 
DPD puts support behind sexual assault campaign
Thursday, April 30, 2015
DURHAM – The Start by Believing campaign’s message is simple: If someone comes to you alleging a sexual assault, start by believing him or her. Start by Believing is a public awareness campaign designed by End Violence Against Women International to change the way we respond to sexual assault and rape in our communities. Individuals and
 
Funds raised to help local civil rights icon
Thursday, April 23, 2015
DURHAM – Ann Atwater is a prominent civil rights icon who helped reduce violence and desegregate Durham Public Schools in the 1970s. Once enemies, she eventually became friends with former Ku Klux Klan leader C.P. Ellis, and together they helped make strides for the Bull City’s school system and race relations. Since her days as an active
 
Autism group creates ‘circle’ for young girls
Thursday, April 23, 2015
RALEIGH – Dawn Dudley’s daughter Trinity (left) developed “normally” until she was 2 years old. That’s when Dudley noticed Trinity was having trouble responding to her name, making eye contact, and taking social cues. After a series of tests, Trinity was diagnosed with autism. “I started wondering, when is she going to
 
City seeks input on new future Durham police headquarters
Thursday, April 23, 2015
DURHAM – The Durham City Council approved the purchase of 4.5 acres on East Main Street to build the new Durham Police Headquarters Complex, and is seeking community input about the building process and site design. “As the city council was deliberating the purchase of the East Main Street site, we committed to have an open dialogue with the
 
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