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Editorial: 50 years later, Voting Rights Act under attack

    Editorial: 50 years later, Voting Rights Act under attack

Cartoon by Ron Rogers for the Winston-Salem Chronicle 2015 has been a year of milestones, from an African-American president of the United States marching in the re-enactment of the final

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Editorial: Support NAACP in trial, rally in full force

    Editorial: Support NAACP in trial, rally in full force

Time is ticking down as the trial to challenge North Carolina’s restrictive voter laws draws near. On Monday, July 13, the federal court trial of N.C NAACP v. McCrory will

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Any skin color can burn

    Any skin color can burn

In above photo: Ron Rogers illustration for the Chronicle Doctors warn that African-Americans need caution in the sun, too By Teriana Jones For The Chronicle It’s summertime and the Fourth

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Commentary: The killings in South Carolina are a setback in American race relations

    Commentary:  The killings in South Carolina are a setback in American race relations

By James B. Ewers Jr. Racial tension in this country took an unexpected turn for the worse on Wednesday [June 17] with the killing of nine African-Americans in Charleston South

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Juneteenth festival-goers mark black freedom amid mourning for slain church members

    Juneteenth festival-goers mark black freedom amid mourning for slain church members

In photo above: Fifth Street was lined with vendors for Juneteenth in Winston-Salem on Saturday, June 20. (Photo by Todd Luck)

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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