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This Week at NCDOT: INFRA Grant and Build North Carolina

Last week, the U.S. Department of Transportation announced that North Carolina was selected to receive a $147 million grant through the Infrastructure for Rebuilding America – or INFRA – program.

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Divine Nine 5K Race Series Expands West to Third Major City

Launched in 2015 by fitness enthusiast Neecy Roney, the Divine Nine 5K Race set an early goal of bringing the community together for fitness, fellowship and fun.

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Graduates of HBCU Elizabeth City State College in 1968 to Celebrate Their 50th Golden Class Reunion

The last college class of Elizabeth City State College in Elizabeth City, North Carolina will celebrate their 50th “Golden Class Reunion” of approximately 150 seniors who graduated in 1968…

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31 African Americans Get Drug Charges Dropped After Police Dept. Exposed For Racially Profiling

It happened following the decision of Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and Police Chief Medaria Arradondo to discontinue the low-level marijuana stings that have allegedly seemed to be racial profiling.

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Tell the Department of Justice That Our Government Should Not Give in to Hate

This week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions ruled — in a decision referred to as the Matter of A-B — that our country will no longer grant asylum to most victims of domestic abuse and gang violence.

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Pearls of Wisdom: Seven Tips for Fathers Raising Daughters in Today’s World

As Father’s Day (June 17) rolls around, we are mindful that it wasn’t that long ago when a father’s job was to attend his daughter’s pretend tea parties and make her a pretty dollhouse. But today’s fathers must navigate a new world and avoid gender specific roles.

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Black Entrepreneur Wins $10K Grant to Offer “One Stop Shop” Small Businesses

Entrepreneur Zee Ali has launched Express Business Solutions LLC, a business development solutions company that has recently opened its first physical location in downtown Pontiac, Michigan, just minutes from Detroit.

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Chicago to See Roles of Women and Girls in Detroit’s ’67 Rebellion

AFTER/LIFE: In Honor of the City Rising from the Ashes debuted in Detroit last year to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the rebellion “from the perspective of the thousands of overlooked women and girls who rose up to burn their city down.”

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NHRMC Launches Our Community Link to Connect Patients to Local Resources

New Hanover Regional Medical Center is introducing an online tool to make it easier to find free and reduced-cost resources.  Through the Our Community Link web page (www.ourcommunitylink.com)…

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News Alert: NC NAACP Statement on Potential Discriminatory Voter ID Amendment

Today GOP Caucus Speaker Tim Moore introduced a possible amendment to the NC Constitution (HB 1092) to require voters in the state to present additional identification to be able to cast a ballot.

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Breaking News: Voter ID Constitutional Amendment Sponsored by Republican Speaker Moore

Raleigh, N.C. – A proposed constitutional amendment allowing citizens to determine whether to strengthen election security in

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The Truth About Your Friends Revealed in New Book by Author Troy Gathers

If you’re a person that has a high regard for others, this book is for you. Don’t go another day without reading this book. So many times we are blinded by our very own loyalty and intentions, that we are oblivious to those that are tearing us down.

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