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Envisioning the South without people of color
Tuesday, January 10, 2017
Donald Trump’s assent to the nation’s highest office has re-energized hate groups who denounce America’s growing multiculturalism. Immediately after the election, supporters openly engaged in intimidation, harassment, and violence against immigrants, Muslims, women, gays, and people of color. A property in one community was defaced with
 
You donít call the police on poverty
Saturday, January 7, 2017
I arrived at the Durham Co-op Market on Jan. 2 for coffee and to finish some writing. As I approached the market’s front door, a middle-aged black man standing on the side of the building stopped me and asked for “spare change.” Little did he know I was four days from payday and had absolutely no money. I was living on a credit card for
 
President Obama is getting no credit as he leaves office
Monday, January 2, 2017
In less than a month, Americans will be forced, and some will be ready, to drink President-elect Donald Trump’s Kool-Aid. There is a reverence for Trump, and 62 million Americans voted for his platform, even though they really have no idea what he stands for and what he is going to implement. Many of Trumps supporters believe that the country does
 
Six black Republicans for Trumpís cabinet positions
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
President-elect Donald Trump owes the black community absolutely nothing. Let me repeat that: HE OWES US NOTHING! Blacks gave Trump just 8 percent of their vote and Hillary Clinton won 88 percent. Clinton's share of black voters was considerably lower than Obama’s 93 percent in 2008 and 96 percent in 2012. Trump has said he will make things a lot
 
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Bull City Unitedís Week of Peace

DURHAM – The inaugural Durham Week of Peace, originally scheduled Jan. 1-7 in eight Durham

CIAA adds 7 to HOF class

CHARLOTTE – ESPN personality Stephen A. Smith is among seven inductees into the 2016-17

Wake County urged to remove school police officers

Ramiyah Robinson bristles at the idea that this — the shocking video of a violent