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  1. Young Scholars' Institute holds Spring College TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Jersey Journal

    Young Scholars' Institute executive staff, chaperones, and 25 high school students participated in the Spring College Tour from April 6 to April 10. TRENTON - Young Scholars' Institute executive staff, chaperones, and 25 high school students participated in the Spring College Tour from April 6 to April 10. The tour featured nine colleges and universities in Washington D.C., North Carolina and Virginia: Howard University, Duke University, Shaw University, North Carolina Central University, the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill, Winston-Salem State University, North Carolina A&T State University, Hampton University and Norfolk State University.

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  2. Institute Index: Momentum builds in the Fight for $15Read the original story

    Friday | Institute for Southern Studies

    Number of workers nationwide who took part in this week's Fight for $15 demonstrations calling for a pay hike for low-wage workers: 60,000 Number of demonstrators that turned out this week at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina -- the birthplace of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee -- for a Fight for $15 rally organized by Raise Up, an organization based in the Southeast that's advocating for a higher minimum wage and union rights: hundreds Year that the movement expanded beyond fast-food workers to include other service workers such as home care workers, airport workers and dollar-store workers: 2014 Date that McDonald's announced a raise of $1 over state minimums for employees at company-owned restaurants in the U.S.: 4/1/2015 Percent of McDonald's 14,000 restaurants in the U.S., most of which are franchises, that would be affected by the pay increase: 10 Current ... (more)

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  3. Hip-Hop Pioneer Christopher "Play" Martin Speaks at Allen University Hip-Hop Studies EventRead the original story

    Thursday | PRLog US Entertainment

    ... Charter School (Quincy Fla.), South Shore International College Preparatory High School (Chicago, Ill.), Shaw University (Raleigh, N.C.), and Fayetteville State University (Fayetteville, N.C.). For more information, visit www.BrandNewz.com , ...

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  4. Activists head to Raleigh, push for living wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Burlington Times News

    Coming from a variety of walks of life, a group of health care workers, students, professors, clergy members and a number of retired people left Alamance County on Wednesday with one agenda: to rally for a $15 per hour minimum wage. Thirty-five local activists, many of whom were mobilized through Alamance NAACP, loaded onto "the freedom train" and headed to Shaw University in Raleigh, where a "Fight for $15" rally and march was being organized by Raise Up, an organization based in the Southeast that's assembling workers to demand a significantly higher minimum wage and union rights.

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  5. Today in activism: Fight for 15 comes to RaleighRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Independent Weekly

    ... the IRS and is basically a de facto subsidy for avaricious corporations-will culminate in a 5 p.m. rally at Shaw University (118 E. South St.), which, not coincidentally, was the birthplace of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. ...

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  6. Fast-food workers rally in Durham for higher payRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | WRAL.com

    The Wednesday morning rally in Durham is one of two planned in the Triangle. Another is set to take place Wednesday evening at Shaw University.

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  7. Today in historyRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Northern Michigan News

    ... York. In 1960, a three-day conference to form the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) began at Shaw University in Raleigh, North Carolina. (The group's first chairman was Marion Barry.) In 1974, members of the Symbionese Liberation Army ...

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  8. Counting down and looking backRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | The Chronicle

    ... and the love their parents had for us at the finish line. I've been running for an hour now. We pass Shaw University and the marching band welcomes us with thunderous music on top of the aging bridge. Runners are dancing, but I wonder if they know ...

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  9. Today in History: April 15, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Erie Times News

    ... Park, N.Y. - 1960, a three-day conference to form the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee began at Shaw University in Raleigh, N.C. (The group's first chairman was Marion Barry.) - 1974, members of the Symbionese Liberation Army held up a ...

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  10. Righteously indignant: (lots of) fear and (plenty of) loathing at the ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Independent Weekly

    ... Crabtree, an Episcopalian deacon and humanitarian. In the pulpit was the Rev. Dr. David Forbes, dean of the Shaw University Divinity School and longtime civil rights activist , a man whose soaring voice can fill a half-empty room and effectively ...

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  11. Why go on strike April 15? An Asheville fast-food worker shares her storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Mountain Xpress

    ... chapter, is pictured leading a prayer vigil during the protest. Barber will join protesters on April 15 at Shaw University in Raleigh. In Asheville, protesters will gather at 71 Hendersonville Road. Yes, they're striking for an increase in wages, ...

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  12. Bowman: James W. Brown, a teacher, clergyman and community leaderRead the original story

    Sunday Apr 12 | The Daily Advance

    ... Jesse and Araminta were active real estate investors, as was his brother Cleon, who also became a lawyer. A Shaw University graduate, James served at State Normal School until 1899 as Principal Moore's assistant, teaching U.S. History, North ...

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  13. NAACP mobilizes for higher wagesRead the original story

    Saturday Apr 11 | Burlington Times News

    ... at 4 p.m. from Life's Journey United Church of Christ, 1908 S. Mebane St., Burlington. It will arrive at Shaw University for the program from 5 to 7 p.m., rain or shine. "Bring comfortable shoes and weather-appropriate clothing," the NAACP says. "We ...

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  14. Sign on minority labor at Duke removed from statueRead More | By Claire BallentineRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Chronicle

    ... group lobbying for increased minimum wages for Durham workers. The group will be taking part in an event at Shaw University in Raleigh next week to advocate for higher living wages. Junior Madhu Ganesh said she felt the sign's statement-although ...

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  15. Activists discuss future of social justice at DukeRead More | By Adam BeyerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | The Chronicle

    ... ith activist efforts noted at the panel include a Fight for Fifteen event for increasing the minimum wage at Shaw University April 15 and a training session run by Parra's organization April 18 at the Sanford School of Public Policy.

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  16. Can Moral Mondays Produce Victorious Tuesdays?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | The American Prospect

    ... February morning. He zipped his brown thermal hoodie up to the neck and soaked in the view from Raleigh's Shaw University. It was a human kaleidoscope: Shriners in fezzes; physicians in white smocks; fast-food workers carrying signs saying, "America ...

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  17. Low-wage Triangle workers join national push for $15 minimum wageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 | Business Journal

    ... ll be home care and child care workers and will meet with students, leaders in the N.C. NAACP, and others at Shaw University for a mass rally.

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  18. Live at 9 with Creg Stephenson: Jonathan Taylor's situation was different from the start,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | Alabama Live

    ... powerhouse (Kitchens, the only one not still incarcerated, played the last two seasons at Division II Shaw University in North Carolina). Still, I shouldn't have to tell you what the difference is between Taylor and all those other situations ...

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  19. Workers, others gather to remember victims of scaffolding collapseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | WRAL.com

    ... like this occurs, it should be in our nature to want to help," said Gaddis Faulcon, interim president of Shaw University, which hosted a noontime prayer service on its campus - about two blocks from the accident site. About two dozen workers, many ...

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  20. Law enforcement, community learn from each other in Raleigh forumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 26 | WRAL.com

    ... sure how to not be in that environment." Peebles was one of more than 50 people at a forum Thursday night at Shaw University about how to interact with law enforcement. Sponsored by the Iota Iota Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., the event ...

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