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The News & Observer
Morality, clarity, truth: The world through William Barber’s eyes | News & Observer February 9, 2016 4:55 PM William Barber’s book, “The Thi
Morality, clarity, truth: The world through William Barber’s eyes
The News & Observer / Posted 16 hours ago
| News & Observer February 9, 2016 4:55 PM William Barber’s book, “The Third Revolution,” provides a compelling... Read more
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International Business Times
North Carolina lawmakers file appeal after federal court rules gerrymandered maps are unconstitutional Lawmakers in North Carolina filed an emergency appeal on 8 February, just three
North Carolina lawmakers file appeal after federal court rules gerrymandered maps are unconstitutional
International Business Times / Posted yesterday
Lawmakers in North Carolina filed an emergency appeal on 8 February, just three days after a federal court ruled that the boundaries of two congressional districts were unconstitutional. The state leaders argued in a motion to the same three federal... Read more
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USA Today
Violence against blacks recalls civil-rights eraBettie Jones and Quintonio LeGrier, shot by Chicago police on Christmas weekend
Violence against blacks recalls civil-rights era
USA Today / Posted 3 days ago
Bettie Jones and Quintonio LeGrier, shot by Chicago police on Christmas weekend. Sandra Bland found hanged in a Texas jail cell last summer following an arrest. Nine killed in a mass shooting at a Charleston church in June. Freddie Gray’s death in... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramRALEIGH – Federal judges struck down late Friday two majority black congression
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 3 days ago
RALEIGH – Federal judges struck down late Friday two majority black congressional districts in North Carolina, saying race was the predominant factor in drawing those lines but state legislators lacked justification in using that practice. Two of... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Court rules N.C. majority-black districts unconstitutionalRALEIGH — Federal judges struck down late Friday two majority black congression
Court rules N.C. majority-black districts unconstitutional
The Charlotte Post / Posted 3 days ago
RALEIGH — Federal judges struck down late Friday two majority black congressional districts in North Carolina, saying race was the predominant factor in drawing those lines but state legislators lacked justification in using that practice. Two of... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Judges strike down 2 NC congressional districtsTwo of the three judges on the redistricting panel hearing the 2013 lawsuit agr
Judges strike down 2 NC congressional districts
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 4 days ago
Two of the three judges on the redistricting panel hearing the 2013 lawsuit agreed the size and composition of both the 1st and 12th Districts violated the Constitution's equal protection provision and must be redrawn. The judges ordered the General... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districtsRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) � The Latest on a panel of federal judges striking two congr
State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districts
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 4 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) � The Latest on a panel of federal judges striking two congressional districts in North Carolina (all times local): 8:20 p.m. North Carolina legislators say a ruling striking down two congressional districts based on racial... Read more
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The Wilson Times
Judges strike down 2 North Carolina congressional districtsFriday, February 05, 2016 9:08 PM RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal judges struck
Judges strike down 2 North Carolina congressional districts
The Wilson Times / Posted 4 days ago
Friday, February 05, 2016 9:08 PM RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Federal judges struck down late Friday two majority black congressional districts in North Carolina, saying race was the predominant... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districtsRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a panel of federal judges striking two congr
State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districts
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 4 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a panel of federal judges striking two congressional districts in North Carolina (all times local): 8:20 p.m. North Carolina legislators say a ruling striking down two congressional districts based on racial... Read more
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WBNS-10TV Columbus
State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districtsThe Latest: RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a panel of federal judges stri
State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districts
WBNS-10TV Columbus / Posted 4 days ago
The Latest: RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a panel of federal judges striking two congressional districts in North Carolina (all times local): 8:20 p.m. North Carolina legislators say a ruling... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districtsRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on a panel of federal judges striking two congr
State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districts
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 4 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on a panel of federal judges striking two congressional districts in North Carolina (all times local): 8:20 p.m. North Carolina legislators say a ruling striking down two congressional districts based on racial... Read more
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Salon.com
State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districtsRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a panel of federal judges striking two congr
State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districts
Salon.com / Posted 4 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on a panel of federal judges striking two congressional districts in North Carolina (all times local): 8:20 p.m. North Carolina legislators say a ruling striking down two congressional districts based on racial... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districtsRALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on a panel of federal judges striking two congr
State lawmakers to appeal ruling on districts
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 4 days ago
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) - The Latest on a panel of federal judges striking two congressional districts in North Carolina (all times local): 8:20 p.m. North Carolina legislators say a ruling striking down two congressional districts based on racial... Read more
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ABC News
State Lawmakers to Appeal Ruling on DistrictsNorth Carolina legislators say a ruling striking down two congressional distric
State Lawmakers to Appeal Ruling on Districts
ABC News / Posted 4 days ago
North Carolina legislators say a ruling striking down two congressional districts based on racial considerations throws a primary election underway into turmoil and threatens to disenfranchise voters. A panel of judges late Friday threw out the 1st... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
New state voting laws face first presidential election testWASHINGTON - Battles are being waged across the country over new voter ID laws
New state voting laws face first presidential election test
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 5 days ago
WASHINGTON - Battles are being waged across the country over new voter ID laws and other election changes that have never before been tested in a presidential election. National and local civil rights groups also have launched grassroots efforts to... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Carol Burris Invites You to NPE Conference in Raleigh in April(image by Network for Public Educaiton) DMCAThis year's Network for Public Educ
Carol Burris Invites You to NPE Conference in Raleigh in April
Op-Ed News / Posted 5 days ago
(image by Network for Public Educaiton) DMCAThis year's Network for Public Education Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina, on April 16-17 will be a unique opportunity to show a strong and united front in the battle to promote and defend our public... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
North Carolina news in brief

Study: State has more debt capacity even if bonds OK'd<

North Carolina news in brief
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 12 days ago

Study: State has more debt capacity even if bonds OK'd

RALEIGH — North Carolina government's annual debt burden review finds there would still be more room to borrow even if voters approve a $2 billion bond package... Read more

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WECT 6 Wilmington
NAACP president testifies at trial on Voter ID lawWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - The president of the NAACP in North Carolina says he
NAACP president testifies at trial on Voter ID law
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 13 days ago
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - The president of the NAACP in North Carolina says he thinks that the state's law requiring a photo identification to vote is unconstitutional. The Winston-Salem Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1Sb0tN5) the Rev. William... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
NAACP president testifies at trial on Voter ID lawWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - The president of the NAACP in North Carolina says he
NAACP president testifies at trial on Voter ID law
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 13 days ago
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) - The president of the NAACP in North Carolina says he thinks that the state's law requiring a photo identification to vote is unconstitutional. The Winston-Salem Journal reports (http://bit.ly/1Sb0tN5) the Rev. William... Read more
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The Atlantic
Is North Carolina's Strict Voter-ID Law Constitutional?Lawyers and advocates were back in a courtroom in Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Is North Carolina's Strict Voter-ID Law Constitutional?
The Atlantic / Posted 15 days ago
Lawyers and advocates were back in a courtroom in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, on Monday, for a second challenge to the state’s strict new voting laws. A group of plaintiffs, led by the NAACP and the Department of Justice, is seeking to overturn a... Read more
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Reuters
North Carolina's voter ID law heads to trialWINSTON-SALEM, N.C. Opponents of a law requiring North Carolina voters to show
North Carolina's voter ID law heads to trial
Reuters / Posted 16 days ago
WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. Opponents of a law requiring North Carolina voters to show certain forms of photo identification at the polls will ask a federal judge on Monday to strike it down on the grounds that it makes casting a ballot harder for... Read more
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The News & Observer
Williams: It’s time to drop the loaded term ‘black-on-black-crime’ | News & Observer January 21, 2016 7:00 PM It’s a common refrain in the er
Williams: It’s time to drop the loaded term ‘black-on-black-crime’
The News & Observer / Posted 19 days ago
| News & Observer January 21, 2016 7:00 PM It’s a common refrain in the era of Black Lives Matter One never... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Flag gone, S.C. rally extols King's legacyCOLUMBIA, S.C. -- Civil-rights leaders gathered Monday at the South Carolina St
Flag gone, S.C. rally extols King's legacy
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 22 days ago
COLUMBIA, S.C. -- Civil-rights leaders gathered Monday at the South Carolina Statehouse to pay homage to the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. without the Confederate flag casting a shadow over them. The banner was taken down in July, less than a month... Read more
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Orange County Register
King's daughter warns of distractions from his messageATLANTA – On the 30th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday Monday
King's daughter warns of distractions from his message
Orange County Register / Posted 22 days ago
ATLANTA – On the 30th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. national holiday Monday, his daughter, Bernice King, spoke of distractions. Popular television shows like “Real Housewives of Atlanta” and “Empire” have “distracted” people into complacency... Read more
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Island Packet
Martin Luther King Jr. remembered across the U.S.The Rev. Bernice King, center, and Christine King Farris, right, the daughter a
Martin Luther King Jr. remembered across the U.S.
Island Packet / Posted 22 days ago
The Rev. Bernice King, center, and Christine King Farris, right, the daughter and sister of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., join hands along with the Rev. William Barber, II, left, during the singing of "We Shall Overcome" at the Rev. Martin Luther... Read more
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The News & Observer
Martin Luther King Jr. remembered across the U.S. | News & Observer Anjelica Pack, left, and Alice Garrett pray at a Martin Lut
Martin Luther King Jr. remembered across the U.S.
The News & Observer / Posted 22 days ago
| News & Observer Anjelica Pack, left, and Alice Garrett pray at a Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at the University of Texas at Austin on Monday Jan. 18, 2016. Thousands marched from UT to... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Martin Luther King Jr. remembered across the U.S.The Rev. Bernice King, center, and Christine King Farris, right, the daughter a
Martin Luther King Jr. remembered across the U.S.
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 22 days ago
The Rev. Bernice King, center, and Christine King Farris, right, the daughter and sister of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., join hands along with the Rev. William Barber, II, left, during the singing of "We Shall Overcome" at the Rev. Martin Luther... Read more
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The Gadsden Times
King Center to mark 30th anniversary of MLK Jr. holidayThe commemorative service caps more than a week of events meant to celebrate th
King Center to mark 30th anniversary of MLK Jr. holiday
The Gadsden Times / Posted 23 days ago
The commemorative service caps more than a week of events meant to celebrate the slain civil rights icon’s legacy. The overarching theme of this year’s celebration is “Remember! Celebrate! Act! King’s Legacy of Freedom for Our World.” “What most... Read more
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The Chronicle
Alumnus Rev. Rodney Sadler guest preacher at local church for Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration serviceWatts Street Baptist Church held a celebration service for Martin Luther King J
Alumnus Rev. Rodney Sadler guest preacher at local church for Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration service
The Chronicle / Posted 23 days ago
Watts Street Baptist Church held a celebration service for Martin Luther King Jr. Day Sunday which featured alumnus Rev. Rodney Sadler, who received his Ph.D. in Hebrew Bible and Biblical Archaeology from the Divinity School in 2001. On the 47th... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
Judge refuses to halt voter ID requirement in March electionRALEIGH – A federal judge refused Friday to block North Carolina's photo identi
Judge refuses to halt voter ID requirement in March election
The Charlotte Post / Posted 23 days ago
RALEIGH – A federal judge refused Friday to block North Carolina's photo identification requirement to vote in person from taking effect with the March 15 primary elections. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Schroder's ruling denying the preliminary... Read more
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Marietta Daily Journal
King Center to celebrate 30th anniversary of MLK holiday - ATLANTA — The King Center in Atlanta is set to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday Monday at Ebenezer Baptist Church. The commemorative service cap...King Center to celebrate 30th anniversary of MLK holiday ATLANTA — The King Ce
King Center to celebrate 30th anniversary of MLK holiday - ATLANTA — The King Center in Atlanta is set to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday Monday at Ebenezer Baptist Church. The commemorative service cap...
Marietta Daily Journal / Posted 23 days ago
King Center to celebrate 30th anniversary of MLK holiday ATLANTA — The King Center in Atlanta is set to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday Monday at Ebenezer Baptist Church. The commemorative service caps... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
King Center to celebrate 30th anniversary of MLK holidayATLANTA (AP) - The King Center in Atlanta is set to celebrate the 30th annivers
King Center to celebrate 30th anniversary of MLK holiday
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 23 days ago
ATLANTA (AP) - The King Center in Atlanta is set to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday Monday at Ebenezer Baptist Church. The commemorative service caps more than a week of events meant to celebrate the... Read more
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KOB 4 Albuquerque
King Center to celebrate 30th anniversary of MLK holidayATLANTA (AP) — The King Center in Atlanta is set to celebrate the 30th annivers
King Center to celebrate 30th anniversary of MLK holiday
KOB 4 Albuquerque / Posted 23 days ago
ATLANTA (AP) — The King Center in Atlanta is set to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Martin Luther King Jr. federal holiday Monday at Ebenezer Baptist Church. The commemorative service caps more than a week of events meant to celebrate the... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Judge refuses to halt voter ID requirement in March electionRALEIGH — A federal judge refused Friday to block North Carolina's photo identi
Judge refuses to halt voter ID requirement in March election
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 24 days ago
RALEIGH — A federal judge refused Friday to block North Carolina's photo identification requirement to vote in person from taking effect with the March 15 primary elections. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Schroder's ruling denying the preliminary... Read more
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Rocky Mount Telegram
The Rocky Mount TelegramRALEIGH – A federal judge refused Friday to block North Carolina’s photo identi
The Rocky Mount Telegram
Rocky Mount Telegram / Posted 24 days ago
RALEIGH – A federal judge refused Friday to block North Carolina’s photo identification requirement to vote in person from taking effect with the March 15 primary elections. U.S. District Court Judge Thomas Schroeder’s ruling denying the preliminary... Read more
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The News & Observer
Federal judge rejects request to block NC voter ID requirement before trial | News & Observer January 15, 2016 5:51 PM NAACP and others disappointed w
Federal judge rejects request to block NC voter ID requirement before trial
The News & Observer / Posted 25 days ago
| News & Observer January 15, 2016 5:51 PM NAACP and others disappointed with action Trial on... Read more
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The News & Observer
DOMECAST podcast tackles sales taxes, voter ID, solar and more | News & Observer January 15, 2016 3:10 PM Rev. William Barber, head of th
DOMECAST podcast tackles sales taxes, voter ID, solar and more
The News & Observer / Posted 25 days ago
| News & Observer January 15, 2016 3:10 PM Rev. William Barber, head of the N.C. NAACP, listens during a hearing being... Read more
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The News & Observer
NC board, NAACP deliver conflicting messages on voter ID | News & Observer January 15, 2016 5:06 AM Differences in information goin
NC board, NAACP deliver conflicting messages on voter ID
The News & Observer / Posted 26 days ago
| News & Observer January 15, 2016 5:06 AM Differences in information going to voters State Board of Elections: You’ll be asked for... Read more
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News Channel 12 New Bern
NAACP says new voting laws not clear enough for votersThe president of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP says the state isn't b
NAACP says new voting laws not clear enough for voters
News Channel 12 New Bern / Posted 28 days ago
The president of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP says the state isn't being clear on the requirements for the new voter identification law. The Rev. William Barber told a news conference in Durham on Tuesday that the state hasn't provided... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
NAACP leader says state not being clear on new voter ID lawDURHAM, N.C. (AP) - The president of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP sa
NAACP leader says state not being clear on new voter ID law
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 28 days ago
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - The president of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP says the state isn't being clear on the requirements for the new voter identification law. The Rev. William Barber told a news conference in Durham on Tuesday that the... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
NAACP leader says state not being clear on new voter ID lawDURHAM, N.C. (AP) - The president of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP sa
NAACP leader says state not being clear on new voter ID law
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 28 days ago
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - The president of the North Carolina chapter of the NAACP says the state isn't being clear on the requirements for the new voter identification law. The Rev. William Barber told a news conference in Durham on Tuesday that the... Read more
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