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Police chief: Protests in Raleigh devolved into ‘anarchy’
Monday, June 1, 2020
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s capital city is cleaning up after a night of protests over the death of George Floyd led to what the city’s police chief described as “anarchy.” News outlets report police fired rubber bullets, tear gas and pepper spray at protesters and journalists after an initially peaceful protest that drew more
 
George Floyd's ministry friends speak out
Sunday, May 31, 2020
Roaming through the Cuney Homes Projects in Houston, Texas, a predominantly African American neighborhood, pastor Patrick “PT” Ngwolo of Resurrection Houston went looking for disciples. Flyers in hand, he walked the streets promoting a coming concert featuring the Christian rap artists Reconcile and Corey Paul. At the show, one man loomed tall
 
America is sick, with no signs of a cure
Sunday, May 31, 2020
America is sick and wheezing. Its wounds are festering with open warfare on cultural issues and a fractured political system that hasn’t been this ugly since the Vietnam War. On the other hand, that old-time tradition of killing her black inhabitants continues unabated. Notice we didn’t say citizens. We’re subjects, controlled by law but
 
Caylin Newton follows big brother footsteps
Friday, May 29, 2020
Caylin Newton, younger brother of former Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newson, is now an Auburn Tiger. Newton announced on his Twitter page that he was transferring to Auburn, following in big brother’s footsteps. Cam Newton, the 2010 Heisman Trophy winner, led the Tigers to the 2011 BCS National Championship. Caylin Newton was the starting QB
 
NC congresswoman tackles maternal health disparities
Friday, May 29, 2020
During a press conference on April 16, 12th District Congresswoman Alma Adams held up a picture of Kira Johnson, a woman she’d never met but whose tragic death compelled her to act. Johnson, 39, was in exceptional health and had the best prenatal care. In 2016, she had a planned cesarean section for her second child at Cedars Sinai hospital in Los
 
NC deploys natural disaster hotline during pandemic
Thursday, May 28, 2020
RALEIGH – Many North Carolinians find themselves feeling grief, anxiety or depression these days, and experts say mental health issues from the coronavirus pandemic are not unlike those seen during natural disasters. In the aftermath of Hurricane Florence in 2018, Kody Kingsley, deputy secretary for behavioral health and intellectual and
 
New shelter for women experiencing homelessness
Thursday, May 28, 2020
RALEIGH – A virtual ribbon cutting was held on May 28 as Urban Ministries of Wake County announced the opening of the new Helen Wright Center for Women. With a 73-bed capacity, this is the county’s largest shelter for adult, single women experiencing homelessness. In 2018, under the direction of former Wake County Commissioner Chair Jessica
 
Despite judge’s ruling, most NC churches remain closed
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Another weekend with empty pews. Another weekend where the people of God will be separated, tuning into worship services on YouTube or Facebook or Zoom. The coronavirus pandemic has had a profound effect on churches and temples across the United States, as religious leaders have had to move online to comply with gubernatorial orders to not gather in large
 
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Police chief: Protests in Raleigh devolved into ‘anarchy’

RALEIGH — North Carolina’s capital city is cleaning up after a night of protests

George Floyd's ministry friends speak out

Roaming through the Cuney Homes Projects in Houston, Texas, a predominantly African American

America is sick, with no signs of a cure

America is sick and wheezing. Its wounds are festering with open warfare on cultural issues and