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Week ofSeptember 7 - September 13, 2017
 
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Tough Questions About American Democracy and Its Deep Roots in Racism, Inequality and Punishment
 
 
New York Times best-selling author and Emmy Award–winning news anchor Chris Hayes argues that there are really two Americas in "A Colony and a Nation."

America likes to tell itself that it inhabits a postracial world, yet nearly every empirical measure—wealth, unemployment, incarceration, school segregation—reveals that racial inequality has barely improved since 1968, when Richard Nixon became our first “law and order” president. With the clarity and originality that distinguished his prescient bestseller, "Twilight of the Elites," Chris Hayes upends our national conversation on policing and democracy in a book of wide-ranging historical, social, and political analysis.
 
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New Orleans Bail Bond Companies Overcharged Poor by Nearly $5 Million
 
These companies have flouted state law and cheated tens of thousands of poor people.
 
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Giving Voice to Values: A Workplace Overview
 
A focus on positive examples when folks have found ways to voice, and implement, their values in the workplace.
 
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NC NAACP Statement in Regards to Rescinding of DACA
 
This action is immoral and inhumane. These young people have served our country ... and contribute to this country.
 
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Pre-Law Summit is Opportunity for Law Students to Succeed
 
Two intensive days of game-changing information, resources, and connections designed to help law students.
 
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Take Action Now: Defending the DREAMers
 
DACA program protected 800,000 young immigrants from deportation and provided them with work permits. In North Carolina.
 
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Adams, Butterfield Support Impeachment
 
49-member Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) to have Republican President Donald J. Trump impeached.
 
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The Living Word

Psalm 57: 1-3 (Good News Translation)

1: Be merciful to me, O God, be merciful, because I come to you for safety. In the shadow of your wings I find protection until the raging storms are over.

2: I call to God, the Most High, to God, who supplies my every need.

3: He will answer from heaven and save me; he will defeat my oppressors. God will show me his constant love and faithfulness.
 
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