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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 Black History Month – a time to celebrate the historical

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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 Week at Winston-Salem State University. Charles E. Cobb Jr. answered

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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 Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds early Thursday, July 9,

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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 on a Black church. Nine people were shot to death

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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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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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Remembering Stuart Scott

    Remembering Stuart Scott

As a kid I remember always gathering at an uncle’s house after a funeral.  It was the place to play cards,

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Editorial: Our Picks

    Editorial: Our Picks

Ever since President Obama was elected, the Republican Party and many white Americans have had to face their unresolved racism

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Barber decries laws passed in the name of God

    Barber decries laws passed in the name of God

(pictured above:  Dr. Barber greets those who listened to his sermon.) “The Necessity of Moral Dissent in Times Like These”

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