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North Carolina NAACP Challenges State’s Voter Suppression Law in Federal Court

North Carolina NAACP Challenges State’s Voter Suppression Law in Federal Court Crucial Hearing is Last Chance to Block Restrictions Before the 2014 Election WINSTON-SALEM, NC – July 7, 2014 – On behalf of the North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP, today a legal team will begin arguments in a federal hearing to stop the worst effects of H.B. 589, North Carolina’s restrictive voting law. Attorneys from Advancement Project, Kirkland & Ellis, as well as North Carolina attorneys Irving
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Supreme Court Could Bring Back Jim Crow Voting Laws

New Monmouth University poll findings show Carson has tied with Trump in terms of favor… http://www.blackenterprise.com/news/ben-carson-donald-trump-ties-poll-iowa/
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Black Teen Wrongfully Pepper-Sprayed By Cops For Burglary

“Authorities said a black teen was pepper-sprayed inside the home of his white foster family when officers mistook him for a burglar Monday afternoon.
DeShawn Currie, 18, had just returned from school when police arrived to the Fuquay-Varina, North Carolina, residence in response to reported break-in. A neighbor who saw the teenager enter through a side door of the house mistook him for an intruder and called 911.” *
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Amiri Baraka (1934-2014): Poet-Playwright-Activist Who Shaped Revolutionary Politics, Black Culture

CEO of Bold Guidance, Nichelle McCall, talks her tech tool to help students and parents…
Tech Company Takes Bold Approach to College Education
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Huckabee Claims Confederate Flag is not A Presidential Issue – Says He Won’t Be Baited

Huckabee won’t be ‘baited’ into Confederate flag debate, says it’s not a ‘presidential’ issue
Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee said on Sunday he wouldn’t be “baited” into the politically charged Confederate flag debate in South Carolina, joining a group of fellow GOP White House contenders that says the state must decide.
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Amiri Baraka (1934-2014): Poet-Playwright-Activist Who Shaped Revolutionary Politics, Black Culture

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