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Are Black Farmers in 2016 the New Dred Scott of 1857? Black farmers to protest at U.S. Supreme Court

    Are Black Farmers in 2016 the New Dred Scott of 1857? Black farmers to protest at U.S. Supreme Court

Eddie Saughter Guest Columnist On Friday, July 8, at 9 a.m., farmers from the Southern Region and others who believe in justice and equality will descend on the U. S.

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Activist theologian urges public to work in community

    Activist theologian urges public to work in community

Rahiel Tesfamariam speaks at Wake Forest University on Feb. 4. BY TIMOTHY RAMSEY  FOR THE CHRONICLE Rahiel Tesfamariam has taken the torch from the African-American leaders of the past and

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Column: New Year’s resolutions for Black America in 2016

    Column: New Year’s resolutions for Black America in 2016

Benjamin Chavis NNPA Columnist Whenever we begin a new calendar year, it can be useful to make New Year’s Resolutions to prioritize and focus for the immediate future. Beyond the

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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 addresses the topic. Photos by Charles E. Leftwich Jr.) Racism was

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Creating a global blueprint to the future

    Creating a global blueprint to the future

In photo: Columnist Benjamin F. Chavis Jr., who says Black America’s national leadership should immediately convene a summit. By Benjamin

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Saying Goodbye

    Saying Goodbye

Dr. Maya Angelou’s home church celebrates her life (pictured above:  Maya Angelou’s grandson, Colin Johnson, speaks. Sitting behind him are

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Editorial: Civil Rights challenges remain

    Editorial: Civil Rights challenges remain

Black History Month is a time to honor the contributions African-Americans have made to our nation and our state, and,

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Salem College joins Noonhour tradition

    Salem College joins Noonhour tradition

(pictured above: Head Coach Anita Howard (front row, second from right) and Salem faculty members pose with the Salem College basketball

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Jealous decries nation’s culture of incarceration

    Jealous decries nation’s culture of incarceration

(pictured above: Ben Jealous delivers his address.) Like a plane that is rapidly losing altitude, America will fall if her people

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Performers honor Dr. King in song, dance and spoken word

    Performers honor Dr. King in song, dance and spoken word

(pictured above: Willie Carter Longtime Black Rep performer Brian Cager leds performers in the finale.) As the North Carolina Black Repertory

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