North Carolina Spotlight

Woman Entrepreneur Makes History After Raising $1 Million For Her Legal Tech Startup

Entrepreneurs in general are challenged with finding capital to start or expand their businesses. But it is substantially more difficult for Black women entrepreneurs who receive only 0.2 percent of overall venture capital dollars.

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NAACP Responds to Dallas Cowboys Owner’s Comments on Players’ Right to Free Speech

This is not an issue about our flag, this is an issue about police brutality, (racism, and the ability of members of the NFL whose communities are disproportionately impacted by police misconduct to peacefully say enough.

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ALC Panel Encourages High School Students to Pursue STEM Careers

The STEM field is important to our country, it’s critical to jobs in the 21st century. Congressman G.K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) kicked off the conversation focused on opportunities for underrepresented youth.

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Lawmakers Seek End to Triple-Digit Interest on Payday and Car-Title Loans

Today, 90 million Americans living in 15 states and D.C. benefit from enacted rate caps of 36 percent or lower. But in the other 35 states, residents remain vulnerable to triple-digit interest rates

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NAACP Honors the Life and Legacy of Alvin Turner

“The NAACP sadly mourns the passing, but honors and celebrates the life, legacy and leadership of Mr. Alvin Turner, a man who was a key participant in the 1968 Memphis, Tennessee sanitation workers’ strike.

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Join Us October 5-7 NC NAACP 74th Convention

We are less than one week away from our 74th Annual State Convention, this year’s theme is “Forward Together Not One Step Back: For Justice We NEVER Sound Retreat.”

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Damien M. Williams Named Vice Chancellor for Institutional Advancement at Fayetteville State University

He brings experience of Advancement operations to include development, public relations, alumni relations, marketing, and other areas. Most impressive are his credentials as a fundraiser.

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William C. Friday Fellowship for Human Relations: Announcing the Friday Fellowship Class of 2017-2019

These leaders learn to model former UNC system president Bill Friday’s civility, transparency, and collaboration across divergent ideas and identities.

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Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law: Constitutional Responsibility for Right to Sound Basic Education

Despite the ruling today, this lawsuit and our organizing around it has lifted the hopes of parents and community advocates in Halifax County  who believe that change is possible …

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New Guide That Helps You To Identify, Achieve, Measure, and Optimize Your “Happiness Index”

Are you as happy as you think you are? There is now a revolutionary resource with an insightful premise supported by detailed research.

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DPS Names Annie Harvey Deputy Director of Prisons

Harvey was promoted after serving as the coastal regional director for the Division of Prisons. She was responsible for overseeing the operations of 11 prisons …

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NC A&T University NENC LEAD-IT Technology Workshops

This project was committed to the notion that opportunities should knock on every door no matter how humble the household. Northeastern NC has been the poorest region in the state for the last 25 years.

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