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One of the crown jewels of North Carolina is our world-class system of higher education. Among these stellar institutions are our Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

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Sunday, February 21, 2021
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Tough-talking House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says the House of Representatives is going to establish an independent commission to investigate who and what led to the murderous mob that stormed the U.S. Capitol.

Legally, Donald Trump was acquitted by the U.S. Senate. But politically, he has been found guilty by the American public. And the clash between those two judgments is creating a jagged split right down the middle of the Republican Party.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

Former President Donald Trump captured the core of the problem in his official statement following his acquittal in the Senate impeachment trial: “It is a sad commentary on our times that one political party in America is given a free pass to denigrate the rule of law, defame law enforcement…

For decades, the NC Rural Center, NCEast Alliance and North Carolina’s Southeast have focused on economic development in North Carolina. Though our organizations differ in our specific programming, we have all learned the same important lesson: for communities to prosper, our visioning, plan…

Tuesday, February 16, 2021
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One of North Carolina’s most enduring political alliances — teachers and the Democratic Party — is being tested by today’s debate over reopening schools.

Sunday, February 14, 2021

Last year was a difficult year for all of us. Our lives were turned upside down because of a global pandemic that has caused great pain throughout our community. We were forced to adapt to various safety regulations and a completely new way to go about our lives. Through all those changes, I…

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On Jan. 21, President Biden’s first full day in office, White House press secretary Jen Psaki began her briefing with this: “When the president asked me to serve in this role, we talked about the importance of bringing truth and transparency back to the briefing room.” Now, the administratio…

“One of the most unhappy series of events in the state’s history began in 1835,” stated a textbook used in elementary schools across North Carolina. “As more and more white people came into their territory the Cherokee Indians had been driven further into the hills, but white settlers looked…