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US Justice Dept. to “review” Trayvon Martin case

"Experienced federal prosecutors will determine whether the evidence reveals a prosecutable violation of any of the limited federal criminal civil rights statutes within our jurisdiction, and whether federal prosecution is appropriate in accordance with the Department's policy governing successive federal prosecution following a state trial," the DOJ said. ...

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NC Black jobless rate twice higher

The Black jobless rate in North Carolina is twice higher than that of Whites and Hispanics. ...

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IN DEFENSE OF ASSATA

Group sends letter to President Obama concerning Assata Shakur being declared a terrorist ...

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Pell Grant changes will slow Black graduation rates

The program, which provides low-income students with financial aid they do not have to repay, was projected to face an $18.3 billion shortfall during 2012-2013 academic year because of an increase in need. ...

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DANIELS HONORED

CFCC art gallery gets new name ...

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Rev. Jesse Jackson says that jails are financially exploiting families of the incarcerated

One of these forms of exploitation that Rev. Jackson notes is the high cost of making a phone call in the Cook County Jail. In Cook County jails, prisoners are charged as much as $15 a call to be in touch with their relatives. ...

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Was it police brutality?

A WPD K-9 officer and WPD investigators were able to stop the vehicle on Independence Boulevard and remove the passenger, Roy Augusta Smith II, and the female driver, Shanita Wynette Reid. Both were arrested. ...

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Governor Beverly Perdue calls it “naked racism”

In what civil rights leaders across the nation are calling a “significant” moment in the civil rights movement, North Carolina Governor Beverly Perdue has granted individual pardons of actual innocence to members of the Wilmington Ten. ...

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Stronger Violence Against Women Act signed into law

President Obama signed the reauthorized bill last week after Congress united and voted to expand the law to offer protection to women in lesbian, bisexual, transgendered, and Native American communities ...

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Willistonians heading to Seabreeze

BY LINDA PEARCE CONTRIBUTING WRITER   On July 6th, Willistonians will travel down 421 to re-create one of the fondest memories of our lifetimes – a trip to Seabreeze to dine on seafood and dance to the oldie goldies we used to hear back in the day. The event is being brought back by popular demand as a result of the tremendous time had by those who attended last year when over 100 persons boarded chart ...

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