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Black lawmakers target poverty

    Black lawmakers target poverty

(pictured above:  Panelists (from left): John Gladman, Margaret Elliott, Minister Alvin Carlisle and Karen McNeil-Miller.) Five decades after President Lyndon Johnson declared War on Poverty, the issue still plagues Winston-Salem and

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Save the Joel name

    Save the Joel name

The city’s move to unload the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum and Bowman Gray Stadium makes good financial sense. The venues aren’t cash cows, and long gone are the days

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Silent march to spotlight threats to voting rights

    Silent march to spotlight threats to voting rights

A number of local organizations are marking the anniversary of Bloody Sunday next month with a silent march. On Sunday, March 7, 1965, more than 500 peaceful marchers, led by

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Jeremiah Wright looks to inspire gala-goers

    Jeremiah Wright looks to inspire gala-goers

Rev. Jeremiah Wright is expected to preach on the importance of faith and good deeds Saturday at The Chronicle’s 28th Annual Community Service Awards Gala at the Benton Convention Center.

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