Tag "Civil Rights Movement"

Commentary: Acknowledging unprecedented support for HBCUs

    Commentary: Acknowledging unprecedented support for HBCUs

Ben Chavis Guest Columnist The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. routinely would remind those of us who worked for the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) during the Civil Rights

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‘13th’ sparks powerful conversation at WSSU

    ‘13th’ sparks powerful conversation at WSSU

Photo by Tevin Stinson BY TEVIN STINSON  THE CHRONICLE  Technically, slavery in the United States ended well over 100 years ago, but, if you look at the prison population and

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Editorial: In Black History, the truth needs to come out

    Editorial: In Black History, the truth needs to come out

It’s Black History Month. This is the time when organizations, schools, universities and churches plan programs to honor African-Americans. Exhibits pop up and discussions emerge about topics regarding Black History.

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Commentary: Our struggle to overcome must begin with you and me

    Commentary: Our struggle to overcome must begin with you and me

James B. Ewers Jr. Guest Columnist We, as Americans, have celebrated another Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Holiday. Our protestations were eloquent and our programs were grand as we remembered

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Adams remembers sacrifices made by Greensboro Four

    Adams remembers sacrifices made by Greensboro Four

 To the Editor, [The 56th anniversary of the Greensboro Four sit-ins was Monday, Feb. 1.] Today marks the start of

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Civil rights activist Charles E. Cobb Jr. talks about his life

    Civil rights activist Charles E. Cobb Jr. talks about his life

Above: The J. Alston Atkins Memorial Lecture in Constitutional Law has become one of the more anticipated events during Homecoming

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South Carolina governor signs bill removing Confederate flag; removal is this morning

    South Carolina governor signs bill removing Confederate flag; removal is this morning

In photo above: State Rep. John King, right, D-York, hugs a woman after the House approved a bill removing the

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Commentary: No sanctuary: why black churches are still under attack

    Commentary: No sanctuary: why black churches are still under attack

By Matthew R. Drayton Like most Americans, I woke up this morning [June 18] to the news of another attack

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EDITORIAL: How do you get ready for Big March on Winston-Salem?

    EDITORIAL: How do you get ready for Big March on Winston-Salem?

The movie “Selma” educated many and revived memories for others about the tough times of the Civil Rights Movement. Other

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Editorial: Black History Month ending, but not work in community

    Editorial: Black History Month ending, but not work in community

Black History Month 2015 will end in a few days. All month media, organizations and businesses have given tidbits about

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