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Attitudes about being black affect black girlsí self-image
Wednesday, September 30, 2020
A new study suggests that the messages Black girls hear at home about being Black, and about being Black women in particular, can increase or decrease their risk of depression. Positive messages – and positive feelings about being Black – were associated with a decreased likelihood of symptoms of depression; negative messages had the opposite
 
Color of Education Summit goes virtual
Tuesday, September 29, 2020
RALEIGH – The Public School Forum of North Carolina, the Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity at Duke University, and the Center for Child and Family Policy at the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University will host the third annual 2020 Color of Education Summit, which will include four remote sessions held throughout October. While
 
NCís absentee ballot 'inaccessible' to some
Thursday, September 17, 2020
RALEIGH – Some people living with disabilities can't fill out an absentee ballot without assistance, and disability rights experts say that's a serious issue for folks in North Carolina who are worried about the health risks of heading to the polls in a pandemic. Virginia Knowlton Marcus, chief executive of Disability Rights North Carolina, said the
 
N.C. State Fair canceled due to coronavirus
Friday, July 31, 2020
RALEIGH — The North Carolina State Fair has been canceled for this year due to safety, financial and attendance challenges from COVID-19, State Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler announced Wednesday. The fair, which was first held in 1853, is one of the state’s largest annual attractions, bringing in roughly 1 million visitors during its
 
Grassroots groups launch VoteNC.org
Sunday, July 19, 2020
RALEIGH – Grassroots advocacy groups across the state have launched VoteNC.org, a get-out-the-vote campaign aimed at increasing voter turnout in this fall's presidential election. North Carolina is widely viewed as a swing state, and Brigid Flaherty, co-director of Down Home North Carolina, one of several groups involved in the effort, said that
 

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Creative Healing Parade

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SEEDS Dinner

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Personal evangelism gets creative, overcomes coronavirus barriers

AUSTIN, Texas – COVID-19 may have impeded some traditional avenues of evangelism, but it

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