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Courts make photo ID less likely in N Carolina 2020 voting
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
RALEIGH — North Carolina’s newest voter photo identification law seems flawed by “discriminatory intent” and should have been blocked months ago, a state appeals court ruled on Tuesday, creating another obstacle to implementing a requirement now demanded by the state constitution. The ruling doesn’t change the current process
Trump airs impeachment gripes while pushing economic agenda
Monday, February 10, 2020
CHARLOTTE — President Donald Trump came to North Carolina on Friday to showcase a new economic revitalization program, but he quickly took a verbal detour to reprise complaints about his impeachment by the House, saying Democrats should have to list a “failed impeachment hoax” on their resumes. As he left Washington for his first trip
Rev. William Barber addresses systemic racism, voting rights
Friday, January 31, 2020
The Rev. William Barber II believes that everyone has a right to live. Through his Poor People’s Campaign, Barber is continuing to build a movement to overcome systemic racism, systemic poverty, ecological devastation, militarism of the budget and the false moral narrative of white religious nationalism. In an exclusive telephone conference with the
NC trailblazer launches campaign for Congress
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
FAYETTEVILLE – Pat Timmons-Goodson, the first African American woman to serve on the North Carolina Supreme Court and former member of President Obama’s United States Commission on Civil Rights, is running in North Carolina’s 8th Congressional District. “My career on the bench and as a commissioner on the U.S. Commission on Civil

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White House budget proposal cuts $8.6 billion from HUD

Once again, the White House Budget proposal slashes funding and programs that many low- and

My Almond Joy and Mounds awards

The women rocked this season in the CIAA. The power trifecta of Virginia Union, Bowie State and

SC State great named player of the year

Former South Carolina State great Javon Hargrave has been named the 2020 Black College Football