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Broadway Actor Lawrence Clayton Passes Away

Broadway Actor Lawrence Clayton, 64, passed away following a two-year fight with glioblastoma cancer. Clayton who made his Broadway debut in the 1981 Dreamgirls, appeared in several Broadway productions including, The Color Purple, The Civil War, The High Rollers Social and Pleasure Club. Clayton also appeared on television in Pose, …

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Black Man Shot And Killed Outside North Carolina Church

Baltimore Man Shot

A Black man has been shot and killed outside of a church in North Carolina. Officials in High Point said police responded to a call outside Living Water Baptist Church around 3:30 pm on Sunday. Responding officers said they found a man dead and others suffering from “minor injuries.” “Upon …

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Asheville City Council Approves Reparations For Black Residents

Reparations for Blacks

On Tuesday, in a historic move, the city council of Asheville, North Carolina, voted unanimously to provide reparations to Black residents. The city council also apologized for the city’s role in slavery, discrimination,  the denial of basic liberties to Black residents. The resolution does not mandate direct payments to the residents …

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Won’t He Do It! Customer Orders Water and Leaves $10,000 Tip

East Carolina University Student, Alaina Custer, was working a regular shift at Sup Dogs in Greenville, North Carolina when a customer ordered two waters. As the customer departed, he left a note saying, “thanks for the delicious water,” according to Sup Dogs owner Brett Oliverio, the Observer reports. But, that …

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Love Of Sports Causes North Carolina To Repeal Bathroom Law

Following all of the backlash they’ve received from the NBA, NFL and NCAA, North Carolina lawmakers have voted to overturn their controversial bathroom law.   “For over a year now, House Bill 2 has been a dark cloud hanging over our great state. It has stained our reputation. It has …

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