Tag "Voting Rights"

N.C. NAACP sues three counties alleging voter suppression

    N.C. NAACP sues three counties alleging voter suppression

BY CASH MICHAELS  FOR THE CHRONICLE The N.C. NAACP is suing three counties in federal court, alleging that they are illegally cancelling voter registrations because of alleged changes in addresses,

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Vote to restore Voting Rights Act to its past

    Vote to restore Voting Rights Act to its past

The federal judge ruled last week against the organizations and citizens seeking justice regarding the 2013 North Carolina law that strips away voting rights and adds voting problems.

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N.C. NAACP comes to W-S for training

    N.C. NAACP comes to W-S for training

Photo by Tevin Stinson N.C. NAACP President Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II speaks during a press conference on Saturday, Jan. 9, in Winston-Salem at Goler Memorial A.M.E. Zion Church.

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From protests to milestones, 2015 proved to be dynamic

    From protests to milestones, 2015 proved to be dynamic

By Donna Rogers The Chronicle 2015 began with a question for Winston-Salem: Is racism America’s Berlin Wall? Chronicle Publisher Ernie Pitt asked that question at the Martin Luther King Jr.

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Amelia Boynton remembered as the ‘Rosa Parks’ of Selma movement

    Amelia Boynton remembered as the ‘Rosa Parks’  of Selma movement

Above: AP File Photo- Amelia Boynton, in wheelchair next to President Obama, at the 50th anniversary celebration of the Selma to

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Commentary: On the 50th anniversary of the voting rights act, Republicans make zero references to voting rights

    Commentary: On the 50th anniversary of the voting rights act, Republicans make  zero references to voting rights

In above photo: Illustration by Ron Rogers for The Chronicle DNC Press, Guest Columnist They are trying to make voting

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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Register to vote, Konnoak Elementary, and Gay Marriage

    LETTERS TO THE EDITOR: Register to vote, Konnoak Elementary, and Gay Marriage

Register to vote and go to polls for victory To the Editor: We won one battle, but we have three

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Editorial: It’s time for a new fight against hate

    Editorial: It’s time for a new fight against hate

A white man enters a black church during prayer and Bible study, spends an hour with parishioners then executes nine

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Deja vu: March pushes voting rights

    Deja vu: March pushes voting rights

U.S. citizens marching to gain their voting rights: This scene from the 1960s is repeating itself in 2015. In the

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Editorial: Will Black Lives Still Matter in ’15?

    Editorial: Will Black Lives Still Matter in ’15?

“Hands Up,” “Black Lives Matter” and “I Can’t Breathe” have become ubiquitous, a rallying cry for legions disheartened and dismayed

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