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NAACP and Reform Jewish Movement launch joint voter drive

August 25, 2016

Moral March to the Polls Kick-off Tour Monday, August 29 – 7 p.m. Pullen Memorial 1801 Hillsborough St.; Raleigh, N.C RALEIGH – The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC) launched a new nonpartisan initiative to promote voter protection and participation across the country, beginning with a joint kick-off event with the North Carolina NAACP […]

Black farmers continue to press for economic justice

August 19, 2016

For more than two decades, Black farmers have driven tractors to Capitol Hill and walked the halls of Congress, coaxing, cajoling and confronting lawmakers. They have also filed lawsuits, protested and demonstrated; all of this in an effort to correct an admittedly egregious legacy of racism and discrimination by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Despite […]

Feds Strike Down 28 State Districts

August 19, 2016

Once again the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that North Carolina’s Republican-led General Assembly has illegally employed race to ensure partisan, yet unconstitutional outcomes. This time, it was nine state senate districts and 19 N.C. House districts of the state’s 170 legislative districts that the three-judge panel ruled were racially-gerrymandered in absence […]

Pokémon Go may be good for your health

August 19, 2016

In this day of smartphone and computer apps for every conceivable thing, one of the good things we have seen is the multitude of apps that promote good health and good health habits. You can find an app that measures any bodily function you may want to follow. How many calories you burned, how far […]

Greensboro to feature America’s best performing artists

August 12, 2016

Organizers of The National Folk Festival recently announced a variety of artists, including a group of 12 young bluegrass and old-time musicians. These artists and many others will perform on eight stages, while dozens of craftspeople, cooks, and sports enthusiasts will showcase their passions in downtown Greensboro on September 9 to 11. National Folk Festival […]

Olympics a reminder of importance of exercise

August 12, 2016

In honor of the Olympics, The Lancet, a well-respected medical journal, has reported on several studies that are examining how physical activity affects our health. This is the second time The Lancet has taken the opportunity of the Olympics to bring awareness to inactivity and its effects upon our health. During the last Olympics in […]

Amid Public Outcry Guilford BOE nixes initial proposal, establishes early voting sites

August 12, 2016

More than 200 Greensboro community members marched to the Guilford County Courthouse to attend a Board of Elections emergency meeting on Monday, August 8. The meeting was set to address the board’s proposed 2016 early voting plan. The proposed plan was to eliminate early voting on Sundays and reduce early voting sites from 22 to […]

2016 Rio Olympic Games

August 4, 2016

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games are set to begin this Friday, August 5 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, home of some of the world’s most breathtaking scenery and landmarks. Spectators of the Rio Games, can frolick and dine at great restaurants along Copacabana Beach. Visitors can also partake in a Caipirinha, the national drink of […]

North Carolina’s voter ID law struck down but questions remain

August 4, 2016

Democrats and activists who supported efforts by the N.C. NAACP and others to legally overturn parts of North Carolina’s “Monster Voting Law,” were certainly thrilled to hear last week that a three-judge federal appellate panel indeed struck down key elements of the 2013 measure, effective immediately. “The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court [of Appeals] ruling [Friday] […]

City agrees to rework museum loan contract

August 4, 2016

Members of the Greensboro City Council refused to forgive the balance of a $1.5 million loan ($800,000 balance), but agreed to give officials with the International Civil Rights Center and Museum (ICRCM) more time to pay up. At a special meeting on Monday, August 1, the Greensboro City Council voted down a motion 6 to […]

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