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Kasib Abdullah founded Believers United for Progress (BUFP), an organization that provides meals for 300 kids in afterschool programs, in 2005. BUFP encourages positive behavior by recruiting at-risk kids to volunteer, therefore ensuring the organization reaches even more people in an effort to restore Durham’s Hayti district.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 3, January 2016, p10-11, il, por Periodical Website
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In May 2011, the Inter-Faith Council (IFC) for Social Service in Chapel Hill proposed moving their existing men’s homeless shelter to a different neighborhood. However, residents protested the move, and as a result, men who need the IFC Community House’s services must be picked up at the old shelter. The small amount of space available for emergency drop-ins also presents problems for the shelter, especially with the cooler temperatures in early 2016.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 4, January 2016, p8-9, il, por Periodical Website
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Thousands showed up in downtown Raleigh to participate in the 10th Annual Moral March, as part of the Historic Thousands on Jones Street (HKonJ) movement. The purpose was to empower all who were present to organize and mobilize for active engagement in the voting process. They are concerned about the moral state of politics and people who have been harmed by extremist policies.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 7, Feb 2016, p8, por Periodical Website
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Orange County's local governments were quick to denounce House Bill 2, the anti-LGBTQ proposal rushed through a special session and signed by Governor McCrory on March 23. While some hope boycotts will help to repeal the bill, others say boycotts will end up hurting the wrong people.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 14, April 2016, p10, por Periodical Website
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A coalition that includes the Durham city workers' union is vowing to pressure the city into halting plans for a new $71 million police headquarters. Coalition members demand reinvestment into services and institutions that serve the needs of marginalized community members. They also point out abuse and violence of the police department toward black and brown residents.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 17, April 2016, p6, por Periodical Website
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Thai Spoon and Thai China Buffet are two Thai restaurants in Durham that distinguish themselves in several ways. They both serve unusually memorable versions of the standards, and traditional dishes rarely seen in the South. Also, both restaurants are entirely family ventures.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 16, April 2016, p20-21, il Periodical Website
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Durham Housing Authority delayed the housing-choice voucher wait list for one month. Voting was delayed so that the DHA could catch up to changing federal guidelines and begin telling applicants with arrest records that only those with recent convictions will be barred from public housing.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 18, May 2016, p8, il Periodical Website
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Margaret Spellings, a former G.W. Bush administration secretary of education, is the newly appointed president of the University of North Carolina system. Last month, she made Cecil Staton, a five-term Republican member of the Georgia Senate, chancellor of East Carolina University.
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The search for an alternative site for FoodFirst, a new three-story building proposed by the Inter-Faith Council for Social Service to replace its existing pantry, is the subject of intense debate in downtown Carrboro. IFC director Michael Reinke says the situation is about feeding hungry people, and not about the homeless.
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Howard Clement III helped lead a boycott of white Durham merchants from 1968-1969, which began building his legacy as a local civil rights icon. Clement would go on to serve thirty years on the city council, longer than anyone else in Durham's history, before retiring two and a half years ago. He died last Wednesday of complications from Parkinson's disease at the age of eighty-two.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 22, June 2016, p10, por Periodical Website
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Matt Cozi is the general manager of Legends Nightclub Complex, a LGBTQ bar in Raleigh. Legends celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary on Friday with an all-night party. There will also be a moment of silence and vigil for the victims of the recent mass shooting at a gay bar in Orlando, Florida.
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Governor Pat McCrory and Attorney General Roy Cooper faced off in the first North Carolina gubernatorial debate last Friday. Some of the hot topics discussed in the debate were House Bill 2, gun control, and public school teachers.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 26, June 2016, p6, il Periodical Website
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Dueling presidential rallies for Donald Trump in Raleigh and Hillary Clinton in Charlotte on Tuesday proved that North Carolina is very important to these candidates. For Trump, North Carolina is a must-win, as there are few viable paths to 270 electoral votes without it. For Clinton, winning the state would all but guarantee her the White House.
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Many residents near Cane Creek reservoir passionately oppose the Mountains-to-Sea Trail coming through Orange Water and Sewer Authority land near their properties. Reasons to their opposition are invasion of privacy, potential safety hazards, and spoiling of natural habitat. The Orange County Board of Commissioners will consider alternative routes for the trail.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 26, June 2016, p10, il Periodical Website
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Since 2011, Rusty and Rhonda Adams have been running Quarter Note Music, a thriving guitar store and music instruction center in Durham. With Guitar Center opening around the corner, they are worried about how the corporation will impact local independent music stores.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 33 Issue 27, July 2016, p20-21, il Periodical Website
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