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U.S. Supreme Court ‘all-white juries’ decision affects N.C.

    U.S. Supreme Court ‘all-white juries’  decision affects N.C.

A decisive U.S. Supreme Court ruling last week regarding the unconstitutional elimination of black jurors by Georgia prosecutors from a capital case over 30 years ago has clear implications for

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Commentary: The Waco biker riot reveals the lexicon of racism

    Commentary: The Waco biker riot reveals the lexicon of racism

By Lee A. Daniels Guest Columnist Question: When men (and a few women) belonging to gangs known to law enforcement agencies for criminal behavior explode in a rampage – using

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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, Missouri, African Americans and Hispanics are faring well in certain

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Protests erupt after decision in N.Y. chokehold death

    Protests erupt after decision in N.Y. chokehold death

In photo: People lie on the ground at Grand Central Terminal after it was announced that the New York City police officer involved in the death of Eric Garner is

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Memories of Meharry

    Memories of Meharry

Local retired health professionals fondly recall black med school Photos by Todd Luck.  Moderator Linda Dark stands as panelist Dr.

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Editorial: Moving On

    Editorial: Moving On

Tomorrow, I will complete my tenure as a reporter for The Winston-Salem Chronicle, and close out a chapter in my

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Editorial: Folks Have Had Enough

    Editorial: Folks Have Had Enough

If Gov. Pat McCrory and his boyz in the General Assembly truly weren’t paying attention before, Saturday’s colossal protest march

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Fast food proximity harmful to minority kids, says study

    Fast food proximity harmful to minority kids, says study

When their schools are near fast-food restaurants, black and Hispanic adolescents are more likely to be overweight and receive less

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Smith latest in long line of injustices

    Smith latest  in long line  of injustices

Forsyth County is far from the only place with an ugly history of Keystone Cop investigators and overzealous prosecutors. They

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Center: Boost in minimum wage would help North Carolinians

    Center: Boost in minimum wage would help North Carolinians

A new report from the North Carolina Justice Center finds that raising the minimum wage would have “far-reaching impacts on

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