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Alamance County Sheriff Terry Johnson is alleged by the U.S. Department of Justice to be guilty of racially profiling and misconduct. For years, Johnson has been accused by civil rights advocates of targeting and arresting Latino residents in an effort to spur deportations. A District Court judge will soon rule on the alleged pattern of discrimination of Latino residents under the direction of Johnson.
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13-year old Capital Area Soccer League star Larissa Estrada began collecting used soccer equipment and sending it to children in Nicaragua. After her murder, the project Dale Lari was formed to memorialize her and continue her work. The program is currently purchasing a bus to and filling it with soccer equipment so that both can be donated to their sister club in Nicaragua called Cachorros and has developed social media tools to help teams in third-world communities use strategic planning and technology free of charge to help make their clubs successful.
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An article in RIDE, an insert in Issue 34 on cycling in the Triangle area. Author Grayson Haver Currin and three acquaintances bike the 30 miles from Raleigh to Chapel Hill and back. Currin describes the pleasure of the journey and documents the route he biked. He also explains how biking can help a person really understand his or her community in a way which cannot be experienced from a car.
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The Southern Folklife Collection at UNC-Chapel Hill’s Wilson Library is the home to a collection of music, writing, artifacts, and other folk art. The collection portrays a picture of the complex cultural factors in the South. The collection features over 300,000 items and is the archive is open to the public. Some of the more unique pieces are discussed.
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An article in RIDE, an insert in Issue 34 on cycling in the Triangle area. For cycling enthusiasts, there are a number of sports in which to become involved. The Triangle area has a large number of cycling enthusiasts and they describe six sports in which people can participate in the area. Cyclocross, Alleycats, Bike Polo, BMX, Road-Racing, and Mountain Biking are all activities amateurs and experts alike can get involved in.
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