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Longtime civil rights activist Julian Bond dead at 75

    Longtime civil rights activist Julian Bond dead at 75

In above photo: Julian Bond, Georgia state legislator, withdraws his name from consideration as a vice presidential candidate after it was entered in nomination Aug. 29, 1968 in Chicago at the

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Commentary: Julian Bond, an iconic jewel, will be sorely missed

    Commentary: Julian Bond, an iconic jewel, will be sorely missed

In above photo: Former NAACP chairman Julian Bond poses backstage at the 41st NAACP Image Awards on Friday, Feb. 26, 2010, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles) Jennifer Farmer, Guest Columnist

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New documentary highlights Selma high school students’ role in voting rights effort

    New documentary highlights Selma high school students’ role in voting rights effort

In above photo: The crowd at the Hanesbrands Theatre. (Photo by Donna Rogers) The 1965 Voting Rights Act was signed into law on Aug. 6, 1965. The movie “Selma” focuses

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Editorial: 50 years later, Voting Rights Act under attack

    Editorial: 50 years later, Voting Rights Act under attack

Cartoon by Ron Rogers for the Winston-Salem Chronicle 2015 has been a year of milestones, from an African-American president of the United States marching in the re-enactment of the final

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Heed domestic terrorism in its various manifestations

    GUEST COMMENTARY: Heed domestic terrorism in its various  manifestations

In above photo: Attorney Gen. Loretta Lynch U. S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch delivered a blunt message [recently] that is

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Local residents sign YWCA’s anti-bias pledge

    Local residents sign YWCA’s anti-bias pledge

The Gateway YWCA took a stand against bigotry Friday, joining YW branches across the country. This was the first year

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