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Court blocks 'discriminatory' North Carolina voter ID law
Friday, July 29, 2016
RALEIGH – A federal appeals court on Friday blocked a North Carolina law that required voters to produce photo identification and follow other rules disproportionately affecting minorities, finding that the law was intended to make it harder for blacks to vote in the presidential battleground state. The Virginia-based 4th Circuit Court of Appeals
 
HBCUs are still relevant
Thursday, July 28, 2016
RALEIGH – North Carolina is home to 11 HBCUs, including the Triangle’s Shaw University, N.C. Central University and St. Augustine’s. While HBCU tuition cuts, a lack of funding, and lower enrollment have been problematic across the country, the black community’s outcry to protect the integrity of these institutions speaks volumes. To
 
Black dollars pour into black banks
Thursday, July 28, 2016
Baltimore-based attorney Jelani Murrain plans to transfer his hard-earned money to an institution of financial empowerment: a black-owned bank. “The fact that black people have dealt with financial discrimination is a matter of record,” Murrain, a father of three young children, told Urban News Service. Murrain, 38, said he and his wife
 
Town hall urges community to ‘be the change’
Thursday, July 28, 2016
DURHAM – As more black men and women are killed at the hands of law enforcement, the question of how we are to solve the problem remains. Forums and panels are popping up left and right, particularly in the Triangle, which boasts several historically black institutions and two police departments led by black female police chiefs. Radio One hosted a
 
'Left Behind' author dies at 90
Thursday, July 28, 2016
SAN DIEGO – Tim LaHaye, author of the best-selling “Left Behind” novels who helped stir a national interest in end-times prophecy, died Monday of a stroke. He was 90. In addition to his end-times novels, LaHaye was a pastor, evangelical leader and author of more than 60 other books with 14 million copies in print on topics ranging from
 
Do people's lives really matter?
Thursday, July 28, 2016
MESQUITE, Texas – Enough is enough. Christian brothers and sisters, it's time to put away the biased thinking that keeps us divided and embrace all people in godly love. Our lost world will never change unless the people of God acknowledge the pain of all people groups. Our hearts are broken over the killing of police officers in Dallas and Baton
 
NCCU’s Copeland headed overseas
Thursday, July 28, 2016
North Carolina Central center Jay Copeland is joining former teammate Jordan Parks in Italy. Copeland signed with the Peppino Cocuzza on Wednesday. Parks is on the Pallacanestro Trieste team. Though his career was hampered by injuries, Copeland started all 34 games for the Eagles team that advanced to its first NCAA Tournament. “I am blessed to be
 
NCCU’s Mack rearranges staff
Thursday, July 28, 2016
North Carolina Central coach Jerry Mack has added three new assistants to his staff. Eagles graduate and ex-quarterback Jordan Reid has been promoted to running backs coach. He previously was Mack’s offensive assistant. Jermaine Gales will coach wide receivers. Gales has coached at Mars Hill, Southern Arkansas and St. Augustine’s. And Chris
 
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Court blocks 'discriminatory' North Carolina voter ID law

RALEIGH – A federal appeals court on Friday blocked a North Carolina law that required

HBCUs are still relevant

RALEIGH – North Carolina is home to 11 HBCUs, including the Triangle’s Shaw

Black dollars pour into black banks

Baltimore-based attorney Jelani Murrain plans to transfer his hard-earned money to an