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Thomasi McDonald

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According to a change.org petition, Bloomer left The Word Network after Kevin Adell sent an image of himself dressed as a pimp and black preachers as his “hoes.” Read more

Durham County

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“I’m hopeful that the revitalization of the Y will be a vehicle that helps our community.” Read more

Durham County

“This anti-immigration rhetoric is sad for Durham, and quite frankly, painful for me." Read more

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Jade Wilson

Eastway Elementary was one of five Durham schools that received a Schools Improvement Grant. Eastway’s grant was worth $3.2 million over five years. Read more

Durham County

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The email came in response to a heated confrontation at the People’s Alliance’s August 21 endorsement meeting. Read more

Durham County

According to a complaint, UNCG’s post-graduate nursing program has a “history of turning a blind eye towards sexual harassment and engaging in unlawful retaliation.” Read more

North Carolina

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Jade Wilson

Though an underdog, Joshua Gunn has emerged as the most serious threat to the three at-large council incumbents. Read more

Durham County

“Single-family zoning is indeed a vestige of racism, but simply removing that vestige of racism without cutting a check for all the equity and all the generational wealth that was generated over decades is not going to solve the problem.” Read more

Durham County

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According to a report released days after nine-year-old Z’yon Person was killed, 662 people were shot in the Bull City between 2016 and 2018. Read more

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Jade Wilson

In August, Sara Leone filed a grievance alleging that she was “subjected to a nonstop, hostile barrage of unethical work practices and verbiage.” Read more

Durham County

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Jenny Warburg

The day the KKK gathered in Hillsborough, the presidential candidate told the Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People that the civil rights issues are about more than the “race card.” Read more

Durham County

Cofounder Nikole Hannah-Jones, a UNC alum, is now a staff writer at the NYT Magazine, where she envisioned the recent landmark 1619 Project. Read more

North Carolina

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Jade Wilson

Some advocates are cautiously optimistic. One resident isn’t impressed. Read more

Durham County

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A remembrance of the Durham master architect, Phil Freelon, who led the design team for the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Read more

Longform

“This will build upon the investigations of the President’s grave offenses already underway, giving these inquiries focus and the maximum ability to obtain information in the face of the president’s stonewalling and resistance,” Price said. Read more

North Carolina

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Freelon, who ran for mayor in Durham in 2017, will now vie for the seat left open by Floyd McKissick's appointment to the public utilities commission. McKissick says the seat until he's confirmed by the Senate and he's tendered his resignation. Read more

Elections

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“My entire life has been about representing my city,” Durham's biggest booster said today in an Instagram post. Read more

Durham County

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Jade Wilson

Hillside High theater program director Wendell Tabb’s lawsuit, which alleges racial discrimination, goes to mediation on August 15. Read more

Durham County

“I think a lot of people during the campaign said, ‘She can’t do what she’s promising to do.’ But I think they see now that the old way was a failure of imagination.” Read more

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