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Once again, a prominent leader in North Carolina is coming under intense criticism for responding to a “Black Lives Matter” inquiry with the “But All Lives Matter” retort. UNC-Wilmington Chancellor Jose Sartarelli, upon being requested to allow a “Black Lives Matter” painting to be placed on campus responded with the all too familiar “No. All lives matter.” 

Published in Opinion

WASHINGTON — On June 19, 1865, two and a half years after President Abraham Lincoln’s historic Emancipation Proclamation, U.S. Maj. Gen. Gordon Granger issued General Order No. 3, which informed the people of Texas that all enslaved people were now free. Granger commanded the Headquarters District of Texas, and his troops had arrived in Galveston the previous day.

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On Jan. 23,  the U.S. National Commission on Military, National, and Public Service released its "interim report" following up with hearings for public comment in February.

Published in Opinion
Wednesday, 30 January 2019 21:44

COLUMN: Is the Bible 'pro-government?'

Is the Bible “pro-government?”

Simple answer, no.

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