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Unexpected victory for voting rights
Monday, June 22, 2015
The Senate budget might not have been the most important story of the week, as absurd and regressive as it was. We sort of knew that was coming. What was unexpected was the House and Senate both passing legislation just before heading home for the weekend that modifies the voter ID law that was part of the sweeping voter suppression legislation approved by
 
Guns in church
Monday, June 22, 2015
A faith group in our town recently held a worship event with about 350 plus people in attendance. They expected people from several states and foreign countries, including Nigeria, South Africa, Botswana, United Kingdom and Canada. The international group came together in celebration of their Christian faith to worship and recognize academic achievement.
 
Hillary Clinton evokes ‘collective anesthesia'
Friday, June 19, 2015
In March of 2007, I wrote a column under the headline “Obama Drama.” It began, “Will the euphoria sweeping through our ranks over the possibility of a Black President eventually dominate our collective psyche? Will it overwhelm us with notions of ‘equality' and ‘victory,' and ostensibly cause us to subordinate our primary
 

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Changes to NC voter ID rankle some

RALEIGH – Federal and state lawsuits filed nearly two years ago challenging what's in

Mo’ne Davis drafted by Harlem Globetrotters

Mo’ne Davis received an unexpected present for her 14th birthday. The Little League star

Is Medicaid expansion next for North Carolina?

RALEIGH – Health care groups say it's time for Gov. Pat McCrory to make good on his