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Community groups unite to increase diabetes awareness

    Community groups unite to increase diabetes awareness

In the photo above: Busta Brown Special to The Chronicle Diabetes is one of the leading causes of death in Forsyth County, and is linked to adult blindness, kidney disease

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Voter ID law hearing draws large crowd in Winston-Salem

    Voter ID law hearing draws large crowd in Winston-Salem

In photo above: The North Carolina State Board of Elections public comments hearing drew in a large crowd of interested parties prepared to speak on behalf of the 2013 Voter

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COMMENTARY: Blacks not comfortable with being black: Lessons from Caitlyn Jenner

    COMMENTARY: Blacks not comfortable with being black: Lessons from Caitlyn Jenner

By Bill Turner Caitlyn, “the new normal” for the former Bruce Jenner’s transgender experience – and the frenzied media attention given to it – sparked my rethinking about a critical

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St. Paul United Methodist Church celebrates its 144th anniversary

    St. Paul United Methodist Church celebrates its 144th anniversary

In the photo above: The Rev. Donald Jenkins, pastor, St. Paul United Methodist Church Special to the Chronicle St. Paul United Methodist Church, 2400 Dellabrook Road, will celebrate its 144th

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Report: Blacks, Hispanics Doing Better but Still Lag Whites

    Report: Blacks, Hispanics Doing Better but Still Lag Whites

JESSE J. HOLLAND, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Despite high-profile concern over issues underscored by the racial unrest in Ferguson,

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Commentary: Why the Affordable Care Act matters to African-Americans

    Commentary: Why the Affordable Care Act matters to African-Americans

Above: Valerie Jarrett, left, and  and Sylvia M. Burwell By Valerie Jarrett and Sylvia M. Burwell When Astrid Muhammad heard her

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King expected death, Dick Gregory tells Winston-Salem audience

    King expected death, Dick Gregory tells Winston-Salem audience

In photo: Dick Gregory speaks at Winston-Salem State University on Jan. 20. WSSU photo Winston-Salem State University’s K. R. Williams

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Letters to the Editor: Black businesses and peace

    Letters to the Editor: Black businesses and peace

When Black businesses ruled To the Editor: I grew up in Winston-Salem and attended an Afro American School. In this

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Editorial: ‘Selma’ not just a film

    Editorial: ‘Selma’ not just a film

The movie “Selma,” released nationwide on Friday, Jan. 9, depicts events leading up to the celebrated civil rights march from

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Tearing Down the Wall

    Tearing Down the Wall

Panel weighs-in on eliminating racism (Rev. Dr. John Mendez is flanked by Cindy Gordineer and Mayor Allen Joines as he

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