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1918
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The 1990 Census indicates that one in every four persons in North Carolina is a member of a minority group. Surles presents race-specific analyses of the socio-demographic characteristics of North Carolina's minorities.
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CHES Studies (NoCar RA 407.4 N8 P48), Vol. Issue 72, Apr 1993, p1-31, il, bibl
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15634
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In the 1960s and 1970s, thousands of minorities were sterilized. In this era, a new interest in the sterilization of certain groups was renewed not only in the South but also in places like California. In many cases, the sterilization was not voluntary.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 28 Issue 22, June 2011, p7, 9, 11, f Periodical Website
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18207
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Remarking on two national studies, the Kerner Commission and the Urban Coalition report, the author compares these national findings with discriminatory actions visible within the state's education system. Mr. Hill tracks the genesis of these social problems between American citizens with lack of education, especially higher education, for minorities. Lack of higher education amongst minorities often begins with lower incomes, lack of available federal loans, and almost no financial aid at the time.
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Popular Government (NoCar JK 4101 P6), Vol. 35 Issue 7, Apr 1969, p1-4
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28105
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Members from the Muslim American Society (MAS) of Raleigh recently met with Homeland Security, FBI, SBI, NC Highway Patrol, and other law enforcement officers. The meeting was a way for Muslims in the Triangle area to voice community concerns and grievances. This allowed the group a chance to speak out in a safe setting although a large part of the community is afraid to do so. The community expressed concerns about profiling, citizenship, political concerns.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 25 Issue 5, January 2008, p5-7 Periodical Website
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31699
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Lumbee River Electric Membership Corporation (EMC), headquartered in Red Springs, is facing many issues regarding minority representation on the board and alleged voting irregularities. Lumbee River EMC’s service area is rural and has a high percentage of Indians and African Americans. The EMC’s new manager, Charles Staples, is working on addressing these challenges and improving the system.
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