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Craven County Economic Development & Craven 100 Alliance

Craven County is the lead public sector partner with the Craven 100 Alliance. The County’s Economic

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Graham A. Barden Elementary School Clubs

Being in a club is fun!  At Graham A. Barden Elementary School in Havelock, scholars can

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CarolinaEast Auxiliary Offers $25,000 in Scholarships to Local High School Seniors

New Bern, N.C. – The CarolinaEast Health System  Auxiliary is currently accepting scholarship applications from local

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Durham, N.C. Architect Shapes Nation’s View of African-American History

The National Museum of African American History and Culture has been in development for a long time, but for architect Phil Freelon it came just in time. He is an architect who prefers to design “projects that contribute to society in some way.” Freelon at 63 was the principal architect for the museum …

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Lawsuit Alleges Racial Bias in Jones County Elections

Raleigh News & Observer – In an effort to give Jones County black voters a bigger voice on their local governing board, a national civil rights organization has teamed up with two North Carolina law firms to file a federal lawsuit challenging the county commissioner election process.

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First recorded death of a black firefighter in North Carolina was Edward Peed of Washington

Edward Peed had been a member of the Salamander Fire Co. for more than 20 years. He was 46 years old when he tragically died in the line of duty. A monument was erected by the white citizens of Washington and to this day, the monument stands at the current Fire Station.

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The Civic Group: Leading the Way With Nearly 40 Years of Community Service

The Eastern North Carolina Civic Group (the Civic Group) has a long and storied history. It was formed in the late seventies to support historically underserved Black communities that were struggling to find ways to acquire economic and political power.

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Mayor Frederick L. Yates

Frederick Lee Yates is a retiree of the United States Marine Corps. He is currently serving his fourth term as the first Afro-American Mayor, for the Town of Winfall, North Carolina.

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A Real Belief in Equal Access to Opportunity: Congressman G. K. Butterfield

Congressman Butterfield is honored to call the First District of North Carolina home. Congressman G. K.

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African Americans and Deadly Diabetes — 6 Symptoms That Should Never Be Ignored!

More than 29 million people in the U.S., or 9.3 percent of the population, have diabetes.

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