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The Voice of the Black Community

Opinion

Support for the death penalty is much higher among white Americans
Sunday, December 1, 2019
Sentencing a person to die is the ultimate punishment. There is no coming back from the permanence of the death penalty. In the U.S., the death penalty is authorized by the federal government, the military and 29 states. The primary rationale for using the death penalty is deterrence. The death penalty has been popular for decades. However, support has
 
Black boys and men are dying; no one seems to care
Tuesday, November 26, 2019
African American boys and men in America continue to kill themselves at an alarming rate. Over the past several months, the Centers for Disease Control has released several reports about the demographics of this national disgrace. Black men and boys continue to have a higher death rate in nine of the 10 leading causes of death than is seen in women. It is
 

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Community Vigil

Time: 5:30 p.m. Friends at Durham Congregations

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Cinema, Cocktails & Conversation

Time: 7 p.m. Bull City Sigmas & KBDB3

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Memorial Service

Time: 3 p.m. A memorial service for Wilhelmina

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BUSINESS BRIEFS

POP-UP Africana Holiday Market Pop-up Shop is Dec. 14-15, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Phoenix Event

Political fights for 2020 begin to emerge

With legal challenges to the state’s congressional and legislative maps closed, candidate

Senate passes bill to save funding for HBCUs

The Senate recently passed a bipartisan deal that would permanently restore funding to