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‘Fire hose’ of moisture slams South Carolina

    ‘Fire hose’ of moisture slams South Carolina

By Seanna Adcox And Jeffrey Collins Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. — People across South Carolina got an object lesson Monday in how you can dodge a hurricane and still get

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N.C. NAACP’s Barber receives national award

    N.C. NAACP’s  Barber receives national award

AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster Rev. Dr. William Barber II, left, Rep. G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., center, and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton, attend the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation’s 45th Annual Legislative

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Spring Lake mayor gets into U.S. Senate race to challenge Burr

    Spring Lake mayor gets into U.S. Senate race to challenge Burr

  By GARY D. ROBERTSON Associated Press RALEIGH, N.C. — The mayor of a small North Carolina town near Fort Bragg is running next year for the U.S. Senate seat

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Stein launches campaign for attorney general

    Stein launches campaign for attorney general

photo above: Senator Josh Stein (submitted photo) By TOM FOREMAN Jr. Associated Press State Sen. Josh Stein, a former deputy to North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper, made appearances in

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Bernie Sanders visits Greensboro, talks voters rights and minimum wage

  Bernie Sanders visits Greensboro, talks voters rights and minimum wage

By Mayeesa Mitchell For The Chronicle Among the 9,000 attendees at presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ rally at the Greensboro Coliseum

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Phi Beta Sigma building to serve as national headquarters for Million Man March

  Phi Beta Sigma building to serve as national headquarters for Million Man March

BlackNews.com Washington, D.C . — In a move symbolic of its commitment of service to humanity, the Phi Beta Sigma

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Marchers say S.C. Gov. Haley has more to learn about race

  Marchers say S.C. Gov. Haley has more to learn about race

By MEG KINNARD Associated Press CHARLESTON, S.C. —Taking the podium before hundreds assembled for Labor Day weekend activities in downtown

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Prosecutors: No retrial for white officer who shot black man

  Prosecutors: No retrial for white officer who shot black man

Above: AP Photo-  Jonathan Ferrell By GARY D. ROBERTSON and TOM FOREMAN Jr., Associated Press RALEIGH  − North Carolina state prosecutors announced Friday

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Amelia Boynton remembered as the ‘Rosa Parks’ of Selma movement

  Amelia Boynton remembered as the ‘Rosa Parks’  of Selma movement

Above: AP File Photo- Amelia Boynton, in wheelchair next to President Obama, at the 50th anniversary celebration of the Selma to

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10 years later, Hurricane Katrina’s impact still devastating New Orleans’ black residents

  10 years later, Hurricane Katrina’s impact still  devastating New Orleans’ black residents

Above: A New Orleans family tries to make their way through floodwaters in the downtown area of the Crescent City

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