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Speakers stress the challenges ahead

    Speakers stress the challenges ahead

Photo by Todd Luck BY TODD LUCK  THE CHRONICLE Ministers warned of “trouble” with President-elect Donald Trump in 2017 during the emancipation service held at Emmanuel Baptist Church on Monday,

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How the GOP’s “power grab” hurts blacks in Cooper administration

    How the GOP’s “power grab” hurts blacks in Cooper administration

BY CASH MICHAELS  FOR THE CHRONICLE During state Attorney General Roy Cooper‘s successful run for governor, he vowed to govern in the interests of  “all North Carolinians,” and promised that

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Calls to repeal HB 2 heard across community

    Calls to repeal HB 2 heard across community

BY TEVIN STINSON  THE CHRONICLE Rep. Ed Hanes Jr. has called for a special session of the General Assembly to repeal the controversial HB 2 law, which was passed and

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N.C. NAACP and Forward Together Moral Movement: Our response to so-called achievement schools

    N.C. NAACP and Forward Together Moral Movement: Our response to so-called achievement schools

William J. Barber Guest Columnist Gov. Patrick McCrory and the extremists in the General Assembly have been engaged in an extreme attack retrogressive campaign against public schools since the day

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Community leery of SB 873; chancellor comments

    Community leery of SB 873; chancellor comments

To Republican Sen. Tom Apodaca of Hendersonville, his Senate Bill 873, also known as the “Access to Affordable College Education Act,” is the perfect prescription for allowing worthy in-state students, beginning in the fall of 2018, to be enrolled in five UNC system universities at a reduced rate of $500 per semester.

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Column: More bad news from General Assembly: Teachers and state employees lose out

    Column: More bad news from General Assembly: Teachers and state employees lose out

Chris Fitzsimon, Guest Columnist The state budget is now 59 days late. That makes it the second latest two-year state

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Rep. Hanes calls for statewide body cameras

    Rep. Hanes calls for statewide body cameras

Winston-Salem already has them N.C. House Rep. Edward “Ed” Hanes has presented a bill to the House that would call

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Let us hope UNC Board changes tune

    Let us hope UNC Board changes tune

The votes are in. The results are out. The General Assembly has named the 16 members of the University of

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Mosque Q&A features Justice Ervin

    Mosque Q&A features Justice Ervin

(Justice Ervin fields a question from an attendee.) Newly-elected North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Sam J. Ervin IV visited the

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Education and freedom touted at service

    Education and freedom touted at service

(pictured above:  Larn Dillard presents awards to Keyla Lewis-Fleming and Elizabeth Wheeler (right)) Struggles for freedom – both past and present

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