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Beyond Describing the Problem

Advance Carolina

NC Black Leadership Caucus

The US Constitution

The Library of Congress

The Congressional Black Caucus

NC State Board of Elections

Eastern North Carolina Civic Group

Durham Committee of the Affairs of Black People

Facing South

NC Legislative Black Caucus

National Black Leadership Conference (New Hanover County, Chapter)

Alliance of NC Black Elected Officials

African American Caucus of NC Democratic Party

Raleigh Wake Citizens Association

NAACP North Carolina

Brennan Center for Justice

Democracy North Carolina

Charlotte Mecklenburg Chapter NC Black Leadership Caucus

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Get Out The Vote: How to Increase Voter Turnout

How to Win a Local Election

The Campaign Manager: Running and Winning Local Elections

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Here’s What Happened When Black Politicians Held Power

During the Reconstruction period after the U.S. Civil War, southern counties with black officeholders had a lower literacy gap between blacks and whites …

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How Much Did African-Americans Shape President Lincoln’s Views?

It broke new ground by arguing that African-Americans were not simply passive recipients of Lincoln’s benevolence, but shaped his attitudes …

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Raising Questions About Citizen Input in Government Contracts

There’s been a lot written on how citizens shape public programs, but less is known about services contracted out to an outside entity.

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Tracking Tool Shows Fines for Corporate Misconduct Have Plummeted Under Trump

America’s largest corporations profited immensely from President Trump’s actions, from his deregulatory bonanza to his $1.5 trillion tax cut.

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Republican Ideology – Forget Trump… His Party Is the Problem Now

Republican ideology – Trump is not a deviation; he is their fullest flowering. He is not the party’s nightmare. He is its id, the manifestation of its darkest impulses.

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Igniting Power in Democracy Crisis – Do You Have What it Takes?

Democracy is the only approach to governance that can bring forth the best in us while keeping the worst in check.

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Representative Government – To Be an American Citizen, You Can’t Be Too Dogmatic

What it means to be an American citizen in a representative government: you can’t be too dogmatic, and we need to accept differences …

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Black Woman Leading the Way Forward in 2018

There is a reckoning afoot in this country. On one side, Trump has emboldened and embodied a virulent and reckless hate that targets women, Black people, and immigrants (among many others). Each day brings a new outrage.

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Greater Durham Chamber Annual Meeting on Feb 8: The Future of Now

Futurist and economist Rebecca Ryan will give the keynote address. Ryan is the author of The Next Big Things: The Future of Local Government, ReGENERATION: A Manifesto for America’s Future Leaders …

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