Greensboro four member hails Wilmington Ten

Greensboro four member hails Wilmington Ten

Upon reflection of what he considers to have been the “tragedy” that beset the Wilmington Ten over 40 years ago, Joseph McNeil says their false imprisonment and decades-long wait t ...

Butterfield Seeks Answers from NC Environmental and Natural Resources Department on the Dan River Coal Ash Spill and Other Potential Threats

Butterfield Seeks Answers from NC Environmental and Natural Resources Department on the Dan River Coal Ash Spill and Other Potential Threats

WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman G. K. Butterfield (NC-01) today released a letter to North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources Secretary John Skvarla expressing g ...

PLANTING SEEDS FOR FUTURE LEADERS IN STEM

PLANTING SEEDS FOR FUTURE LEADERS IN STEM

Designed to engage the local community in fun and fellowship, the Kaleidoscope Fine Arts Brunch brings topics and concerns of the local community to the forefront while featuring l ...

Sharpton talks about the struggle today

Sharpton talks about the struggle today

He discusses civil rights, poverty, education and his mentor, the late James Brown. ...

AFRICAN AMERICAN DOCTORS ON THE ‘FRONT LINES’  SEE THE DEVASTATING RESULTS OF TOBACCO

AFRICAN AMERICAN DOCTORS ON THE ‘FRONT LINES’ SEE THE DEVASTATING RESULTS OF TOBACCO

the “apology ad” gesture forced upon the tobacco companies does not appear to be designed to offer any sort of “apology” to the African American community. ...

Black and brown inmates  herded into private prisons

Black and brown inmates herded into private prisons

“The overrepresentation of people of color in private prisons indicates they are disproportionately siphoned away from public prisons – precisely the types of facilities that provi ...

APRIL 5TH SET FOR “PARDONS OF INNOCENCE” FILM PREMIERE, GALA

APRIL 5TH SET FOR “PARDONS OF INNOCENCE” FILM PREMIERE, GALA

The postponed world premiere of the National Newspaper Publishers Association – CashWorks HD Productions documentary, “Pardons of Innocence: The Wilmington Ten,” has now been offic ...

Odds of midterm victory slim for NC Democrats

Eight months out from the crucial 2014 midterm elections, and the odds are stacking higher and higher against the North Carolina Democratic Party’s chances for electoral victory. And ironically, it’s NC Democrats themselves doing much of the stacking. more ...

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Unemployment Rate for Black Women Falls to Single Digits

The unemployment rate for Black women 20 years and older fell to 9.9 percent in February, the lowest rate for that group in five years, according to the Labor Department. more ...

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Uganda Silences Critics with Tough New Law

The law gives the police powers to control public meetings, including the use of force to break up gatherings held without prior authorization. Even meetings of a political nature held between three people must be authorized by the police, according to the law. more ...

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