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Know Your Rights During A Traffic Stop

July 6, 2020

By Reginald L. Woods, IIStaff writer So you have been pulled over by the police for what they state to be a “routine traffic stop”… now what? Overview The current state of our nation has caused many black and brown […]

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Racial Reckoning Among US Muslims

June 28, 2020

As a young student, Hind Makki recalls, she would call out others at the Islamic school she attended when some casually used an Arabic word meaning “slaves” to refer to Black people.  “Maybe 85% of the time, the response that […]

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Trump Signed A ‘Strong’ Order Protecting Monuments

June 26, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump used Twitter on Friday to call for the arrest of protesters involved in this week’s attempt to pull down the statue of Andrew Jackson from a park directly in front of the White House. […]

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NASA Names HQ For ‘Hidden Figure’ Mary W. Jackson

June 26, 2020

By Paris Dennard, RNC Senior Communications Advisor On Wednesday June 24, 2020, NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine announced the agency’s headquarters building in Washington, D.C., will be named after Mary W. Jackson, the first Black American female engineer at NASA.  Jackson started […]

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Wilmington Police Officers Fired After Racist Rants

June 25, 2020

(AP) — Three members of a North Carolina police department have been fired after a department audit of a video recording captured one of the officers saying a civil war was necessary to wipe Black people off the map and […]

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A White Mother’s Tribute To Black Mother’s Sons

June 18, 2020

By Barbara S. McMahan Special To The Carolinian Like many of Raleigh’s black mothers whose sons are victims of our nation’s 50-year War on Drugs, in 2016 Rolanda Byrd, Executive Director of Raleigh PACT lost her son, Akiel to police […]

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Black Cotton Co. Is More Than A Crop

June 18, 2020

It is said that if you do what you love, then you will never work a day in your life. If you are a farmer that statement needs to be amended because farming is work. But if you love it, […]

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Missteps Put Focus On Newsroom Diversity

June 11, 2020

NEW YORK (AP) — Alexis Johnson figures she wasn’t the loser when the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette said she couldn’t cover protests triggered by George Floyd’s death. Her readers were — denied the perspective of a black woman with family roots in […]

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Trump Announces $35 Copay For Medicaid Recipients

May 27, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many Medicare recipients could pay less for insulin next year under a deal President Donald Trump announced Tuesday in a pivot to pocketbook issues important in November’s election. “I hope the seniors are going to remember it,” […]

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Could Beasley Replace Ginsberg?

May 15, 2020

Chanté Russell Staff Writer Since Former Vice President Joe Biden’s pledge that he would name a woman vice president if elected, his potential picks have been a major topic of discussion. However, he also made another important pledge to nominate […]

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