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OUR VOICE, GUEST EDITORIAL BY DR. BENJAMIN CHAVIS, Twin evils: Terrorism and racism

  There are two related violent phenomena in that are now getting renewed public attention and research around the world, as well as considerable debate and denial. The twin evils are terrorism and racism. President Barack Obama’s recent White House Summit on “Countering Violent Extremism” reminded many of us in Black America that violent acts of “extremism” have not been isolated just to the Middle Ea ...

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50 years of economic futility

BY JAMES CLINGMAN During the 50-year period from 1963 (“I have a dream!”) to 2013, Black people have been on a virtual economic treadmill. Our relative economic position has not changed; our unemployment rate has consistently been twice as high as the White unemployment rate, which was 5 percent for Whites and 10.9 percent for Blacks in 1963. Today, it’s 6.6 percent for Whites and 12.6 percent for Blacks. O ...

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STATE BRIEFS, FEBRUARY 19, 2015

VICTIM OF WPD DOG BITE SETTLES FOR $82,500 [WILMINGTON]  Officials with the City of Wilmington will settle with Johnnie Williams, a man bitten by a police dog following a chase. The City  will pay $25,000 of the settlement and the city's insurance agency will pick up the rest.  The settlement will total $82,500. On Halloween Night 2013, Williams allegedly drove through a DWI checkpoint almost running over a ...

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