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N.C. stands to lose billions from poor 2020 Census
Friday, November 17, 2017
RALEIGH – The results of the 2020 Decennial Census are likely to help guide the allocation of more than $16 billion in federal spending for North Carolina each year, according to a new study led by George Washington University professor Andrew Reamer. The George Washington University project called “Counting for Dollars” contains a
Durham kids at high risk for lead poisoning
Friday, November 17, 2017
DURHAM – Lead poisoning poses a serious risk to children in Durham. PEACH hosted a town hall-style meeting and dinner last month to talk with community members about their concerns with such hazards. “We wanted to give you some information about lead poisoning,” said La Verne Reid, the host of the event. “But we also want to hear
#DefendDurham activists say they’re ready to fight
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
DURHAM – After felony charges were dropped against three of the people involved in the toppling of a confederate statue in front of the old Durham County Courthouse in August, Durham activists say they are ready to pursue “the real criminals.” Specifically, the sheriff’s office, the police, and others in government who help
Civil rights attorney running for North Carolina high court
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
RALEIGH – A longtime civil rights attorney who successfully sued in striking down North Carolina's legislative district boundaries for excessive racial bias announced Wednesday she's running for the state Supreme Court next year. Anita Earls of Durham, who is seeking the position currently held by Associate Justice Barbara Jackson, also helped
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Cool John Ferguson

Time: 8:30 p.m. Cool John Ferguson will perform


Clothes Closet/Food Pantry

The Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church


Benefit Concert

Time: 3 to 6 p.m. A holiday gospel benefit

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Moral Monday’ protesters now challenging court fees

RALEIGH — Two people arrested while demonstrating against GOP policies last year in the

JCSU testing new device for concussion research

CHARLOTTE – The Johnson C. Smith athletic training staff is using a new technology to help

‘We do not need President Trump to honor our own’

The National Coalition of Black Veteran Organizations has suspended its call for a presidential