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NC ELECTION BOARD TAKES ACTION AGAINST STATE SENATOR BRYANT

The Senator was required to sign a “Statement of Understanding” on March 8th saying that she understood the relevant laws about election materials. She was also required to take out an advertisement in “The Wilson Times” headlined “Paid for by the Committee to Elect Angela Bryant” saying that the fliers were distributed by the committee in error, and that the issue had been corrected. ...

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OUR VOICE, Guest editorial, “Severing the prison to profits pipeline”

BY MARC MORIAL "Jails and prisons are the complement of schools; so many less as you have of the latter, so many more must you have of the former." --- Horace Mann, "Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania," 1881 America is addicted to incarceration No nation holds as many people behind bars as the United States of America, and the numbers tell it all. The Unit ...

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34,000 Black Churches Will Not Support President Obama’s SCOTUS Nomination

Rev Anthony Evans, NBCI president, voiced his disappointment in the nomination, saying “President Obama has intellectually assaulted the collective black psyche with his pick of another white male who he believes is qualified. Obama continues overlook qualified, and indeed overly qualified, African American women jurists to serve in the nation’s highest court. ...

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COOPER VS. MCCRORY STAGE SET FOR NOVEMBER

Both Cooper and Gov. McCrory are likely to be queried even more extensively from North Carolina voters about the direction of the state economically. With the economy's health depending so heavily on consumer spending the cry of "more jobs" will continue to be a challenge to both candidates. ...

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OUR VOICE, MORE ENDORSEMENTS AND SAY “NO” TO BOND

“Clarion Call from Our Wise Departed Ancestors!--If Thomas C.  Jervay, Sr. Willie E. Jervay, Katherine “Kitty” Jervay Tate and Thomas C. Jervay, Jr., owners of The Wilmington Journal were here today, they would tell us to “vote early”. The early voting period for New Hanover County is March 3rd to March 12th. Election Day is March 15th. You can honor our First Family of Freedom Fighters, your family members ...

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