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82 Arrested In Child Exploitation Operation

Raleigh, NC – A total of 82 people were arrested and 17 children were rescued or identified as victims during a mutually coordinated operation between eight southeastern states.  Seven of those arrested traveled for the purpose of meeting and having sex with a minor.  The joint proactive operation, Operation Southern Impact III, was coordinated by 10…

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HBCU’s Are Not Your Dog Park

By Nicholas A. Curry,Staff Writer It is obvious that some American citizens are not aware of the significance of Historically Black Colleges and Universities. This is okay, but I feel it is my duty to enlighten the uninformed.  Historically Black Colleges and Universities were founded for African-American people, to give them the opportunity to receive…

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Analysis: No Compensation If Police Kill You

By Dr. Kim Muktarian Cases throughout North Carolina that involve officers and fatalities, rarely get settled with financial compensation for the victims. The dead can’t talk and usually don’t have any evidence to present.  One such case involves two young black men, two police cars and an early morning encounter. On June 5, 2013, at…

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Rapper’s Death Leaves Void

From Carolinian Staff Reports It’s a story we’ve heard before. In broad daylight, on a public street, shots ring out and a young black man lies dead in the street. In spite of photos of the crime and the man who did it, nobody saw, heard or knows anything. But not this time. When rapper,…

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The Election Is Over, Time To Make Policy

Dani Ross, Columnist with The Carolinian Social responsibility did not end on November 6th. The election was only the beginning. It is time to get some stuff done that is going to benefit people other than the wealthy and well-connected. No more armchair activism. Let’s put those lessons that were learned in high school civics class…

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Boomers Are Proud, Poor and Pretending

Dani Ross, Columnist with The Carolinian “You know me. I am in your friendship circle hidden in plain sight. My clothes are still impeccable; bought in the good years when I was still making money. To look at me you would not know that my electricity was cut off last week for nonpayment, or that I…

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Minority Contractor Charges NC With Collusion And Racketeering Practices

Dani Ross, Columnist with The Carolinian   There is far too much to this story to put in one article, but we have to start somewhere. “Women, minority, DBA and HUB firms are being discriminated against by North Carolina HUB, DOT and DPS,” said Dineen Etienne, a HUB certified minority contractor. Dee, as she is called,…

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1960’s Jim Crow South or 2018?

Dr. Kimberly Muktarian, Contributing Columnist with The Carolinian A Wake County Sheriff’s Department officer released a dog on a 15-year-old girl. She was mauled by the dog so severely that she still has no sensation in parts of her legs two years later. This incident happened on August 28, 2016, but it has scary similarities to…

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America’s Drug Dealers

By Dani Ross, Staff Writer A ton of media attention has been focused on America’s “opioid crisis” in recent months. America has had a drug problem for as long as America has been America, so what’s so special about this time in history? In the Journal of the National Medical Association Drs. Bowser, Fullilove and Word…

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Disruptive Women: A Women’s History Month Exclusive

By Dr. Joy Martinez, Contributing Carolinian Columnist To disrupt is to interrupt, to upset, and unsettle. In business, disruption describes a process whereby a smaller company with fewer resources is able to successfully challenge established industry leaders. Disruptive entrepreneurs begin this process by identifying and serving overlooked segments, introducing a new client base into an established…

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