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Commentary: Enough is enough: A call for the economic boycott of North Carolina

    Commentary: Enough is enough: A call for the economic boycott of North Carolina

William J. Barber Guest Columnist In recent years, since extremists took over the GOP in North Carolina, my home state has gained a worldwide reputation for intolerance and bigoted narrow-mindedness.

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Blue backs independent redistricting commission

    Blue backs independent redistricting commission

BY CASH MICHAELS  FOR THE CHRONICLE Saying that “people need relief from this … runaway government as soon as possible,” state Sen. Dan Blue (D-Wake), the Senate minority leader, says

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BOE denies WSSU as early voting site again

    BOE denies WSSU as early voting site again

In a heated Friday meeting, the Forsyth County Board of Elections voted 2-1 for an early voting plan that once again didn’t include a site at Winston-Salem State University. Fleming

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Business 40 construction will begin next year

    Business 40 construction will begin next year

Closure of the highway for construction isn’t slated until 2018 The new future name for Business 40 will be announced later this year in anticipation of construction beginning on the

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Author says: HBCUs are in more danger than ever

    Author says: HBCUs are in more danger than ever

Photo by Tevin Stinson Author/Educator Ron Stodghill discusses his book, “Where Everybody Looks Like Me: At the Crossroads of America’s

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We need a sense of urgency about voting in our life-changing 2016

    We need a sense of urgency about voting in our life-changing 2016

James Hankins Guest Columnist  The problems: The oligarchical form of government is we – a small number of people –

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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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Locals receive specialty emergency training 

    Locals receive specialty emergency training 

(pictured above:  City and county officials take part in training at the Emergency Management Institute in Maryland.) Forsyth County officials

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Harris-Perry links mental health with bias and other inequities

    Harris-Perry links mental health with bias and other inequities

(pictured above:  W. Randy Eaddy, a partner at Kilpatrick Stockton, introduces Melissa Harris-Perry.) Melissa Harris-Perry made her first local public

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Liberians honor Angelou and pray for homeland

    Liberians honor Angelou and pray for homeland

West African nation caught in Ebola’s net (pictured above:  Sylvia Haith watches as Liberian Organization of the Piedmont President James Hunder

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