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The Weeping Time: Story of a Slave Auction
 
 
“We were eight years in power” was the lament of Reconstruction-era black politicians In March of 1859, the largest sale of human beings in the history in the United States took place at a racetrack in Savannah, Georgia. During the two days of the sale, raindrops fell unceasingly on the racetrack. It was almost as though the heavens were crying. So, too, fell teardrops from many of the 436 men, women, and children who were auctioned off during the two days. The sale would thereafter be known as “the weeping time.”

Author Anne C. Bailey is committed to a concept of “living history” in which events of the past are connected to current and contemporary issues. She is also concerned with the reconciliation of communities after age old conflicts like slavery, war and genocide.
 
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What Draws ‘Lone Wolves’ to the Islamic State?
 
Like this recent attack in New York, many IS attacks around the globe are carried out by individuals the media have dubbed “lone wolves” – that is, freelancers who act without the direct knowledge of the IS leadership.
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November 4, We Are Democracy Workshop in Fayetteville, N.C.
 
Democracy North Carolina will equip you and your fellow activists from surrounding counties with the latest updates, tools, and training for building a multi-racial movement to mobilize for redistricting reform, fight back against voter suppression ...
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In Scandal After Scandal, NCAA Takes Fall for Complicit Colleges
 
The UNC scandal is just one of many recent examples where universities have prioritized athletic prowess over academic integrity … where was the National Collegiate Athletic Association?
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New Program to Help Aspiring and Seasoned Black Women Entrepreneurs
 
Out of the 30% of women owned businesses, African American women control 14% of these companies, or an estimated 1.3 million businesses, employing 297,500 workers ...
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Policy Experts Discuss Educating Black Students in the New Jim Crow Era
 
In an effort to engage Black parents around reaching that elusive goal, educators and community stakeholders tackled leadership, educational equity and policy in urban schools, during a recent panel discussion.
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Despite Trump, Affordable Care Act (ACA) Open Enrollment Has Begun in N.C.
 
No, President Trump and the Republican Congress haven‘t “repealed and replaced” Pres. Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA), the federal health care law, yet.
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The Living Word

Hebrews 4:12

New International Version

12: For the word of God is alive and active. Sharper than any double-edged sword, it penetrates even to dividing soul and spirit, joints and marrow; it judges the thoughts and attitudes of the heart. •

 
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