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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 grave concern over the Dan River coal ash spill in Rockingham County, North Carolina and seeking clarification on the potential threat of other coal ash ponds located near communities throughout the state. In his letter Butterfield ...

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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 officially set for Saturday, April 5th at UNC – Wilmington's Kenan Auditorium , in Wilmington, followed by gala/banquet honoring former Gov. Beverly Perdue and NC NAACP Pres. Rev. William Barber. ...

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Am I My Brother’s Keeper

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Report of billion-dollar loss to oil fraud dims oil wealth

A damning auditor’s report of fraud, mismanagement and corruption in Nigeria comes as neighbor countries Uganda and Ghana are becoming oil giants themselves. ...

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NEW HANOVER COUNTY DELINQUENT TAX LISTINGS

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Why the Wilmington Ten were called “political prisoners” and The Witness Who Never Testified

EXCLUSIVE WHY THE WILMINGTON TEN WERE CALLED ‘POLITICAL PRISONERS” By Cash Michaels   [caption id="attachment_1133" align="alignleft" width="617"] Rev. Eugene Templeton (center) seen here in February, 1971 with Rev. Ben Chavis (to his immediate left) and his wife, Donna, was the white pastor who allowed black students to use his church, Gregory Congregational in Wilmington, to plan nonviolent protests. ...

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Wilmington 10 prosecutor sought ‘KKK’ jury

In an extraordinary discovery, the 40-year-old case files of the prosecuting attorney in the two 1972 Wilmington Ten criminal trials not only document how he sought to impanel, according to his own written jury selection notes, mostly White “KKK” juries to guarantee convictions, but also to keep Black men from serving on both juries. ...

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This magic moment – Basketball legend Johnson enchants with success story

Former NBA superstar Earvin "Magic" Johnson took to the court in UNCW's Trask Coliseum and gave youngsters pointers on how he became a successful businessperson. ...

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Your Voice: The stone the builders rejected

Linda Pierce, like us fellow Black Baby Boomers, was born into this world where the majority race treated her as a second class "citizen". She had to sit in the back of the bus, upstairs in the movies, drink from the colored water fountain, buy shoes and clothes without trying them on and attend the Negro schools. Her race was referred to as colored, Negro, Black and then African-American. Linda rejected th ...

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