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  1. Meet Me Monday: Principal Dannie WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Kinston Free Press

    ... to kids in Franklinton," he said. "I began to love it. I thought 'I could do this!' " Williams enrolled at Shaw University, and after completing his undergraduate degree dove headfirst into teaching social studies to middle school students. ...

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  2. Meet Me Monday: Principal Dannie WilliamsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kinston Free Press

    ... to kids in Franklinton," he said. "I began to love it. I thought 'I could do this!' " Williams enrolled at Shaw University, and after completing his undergraduate degree dove headfirst into teaching social studies to middle school students. ...

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  3. Loretta Lynch touts sentencing-reform success; association's first...Read the original story

    Saturday | ABA Journal

    ... Ramo get a job working to end racial discrimination and teaching constitutional law at predominantly black Shaw University . Ramo's next inspiration was the mother of famed golfer Nancy Lopez, whom Ramo represented when Lopez-although a national ...

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  4. Aina t you gotta write?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 30 | NewsReview.com

    ... successor, taught the song to the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee at the group's first meeting at Shaw University in Raleigh, N.C. Since 1966, the center has administered the We Shall Overcome Fund, generated from royalties, which supports ...

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  5. Running from the Call: Rev. William Daye put off becoming a preacher for a decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | HeraldSun.com

    ... Daye said. So Peace it was. Daye's early education ended after eighth grade, but returned and went to Shaw University for undergrad, the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary for his master's degree. He's now a trustee for the Apex School of ...

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  6. Kinston High star Curtis Hines looks to better chances toward making...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Kinston Free Press

    For Curtis "Nootsie" Hines, the prospect of playing in the NBA has been even greater after last month's tryouts in Manhattan, N.Y. for the National Basketball Association Development League. Of the 200 players in attendance, the former Kinston High School and Shaw University standout was selected as one of the top-10 performers and will be one of 15 guaranteed a contract in the league during the September draft.

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  7. Running from the Call: Rev. William Daye put off becoming a preacher for a decadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | HeraldSun.com

    ... Daye said. So Peace it was. Daye's early education ended after eighth grade, but returned and went to Shaw University for undergrad, the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary for his master's degree. He's now a trustee for the Apex School of ...

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  8. Confederate-Flag Controversy Underscores Need for Educational ActivismRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 16 | Education Week

    ... of color and focused on closing achievement and opportunity gaps. Her father served as the president of Shaw University, the historically black college in Raleigh, N.C. "Educators must help write this new chapter of American history, one that ...

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  9. Feds: Shaw University discriminated against disabled studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 15 | WRAL.com

    - Shaw University has revised its admissions policy after a federal complaint was filed against the school for denying acceptance to a student with cerebral palsy. Officials at the historically black university in Raleigh said Wednesday that they ...

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  10. After rejection in 1942, woman finally gets library cardRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 11 | The Daily Advance

    Pearl Thompson was a student at Shaw University in 1942 when she was told she couldn't check out a book from Raleigh's public library because she was black. She was sent to the library's basement, where she had to wait for a staff member to bring her the book she was assigned to read for a history class.

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  11. Confederate Flag Grabber Exploits Murder Victims for SpotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 10 | American Thinker

    ... Dean of Howard University's School of Divinity, a faculty member at Duke University, a past president of Shaw University and currently the president of the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center based in Cincinnati, Ohio. Lynne Newsome, Bree's ...

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  12. [VIDEO] 92-Year-Old Woman Receives Library Card After Being Denied 73 Years AgoRead the original story

    Friday Jul 10 | Black Enterprise

    Pearl Thompson, now 92, was a student at an HBCU , Shaw University , in 1942 when she attempted to check out a book from the Olivia Raney Library in Raleigh, North Carolina. Thompson was denied a library card because she was black , reports The News & Observer, and was sent to the building's basement to read.

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  13. 57575Read the original story

    Tuesday Jul 7 | The Herald Democrat

    ... was too good to pass up as Nixon and McAlester signed national letters of intent to play softball for Shaw University on Tuesday afternoon. Nixon chose the Division II program over Hardin-Simmons and Lubbock Christian while McAlester picked the ...

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  14. After Being Denied 73 Years Ago, 92-Year-Old Black Woman Finally Receives Her Library CardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 7 | The Huffington Post

    Ninety-two-year-old Pearl Thompson was a student at Shaw University in 1942 when she attempted to check out a book from the Olivia Raney Library in Raleigh, North Carolina. Her school, which is an HBCU, didn't carry the book she needed for a history class so she visited the local library.

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  15. Andover Students Win $1,000 Comcast ScholarshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | Patch.com

    ... by the business community. Tejasv Arya's community service work has included volunteering for Key Club, Shaw University Environmental Protection Agency Research Program, and Andover Challenge League. Vivian Steinbaugh's community service work has ...

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  16. Finally! Elderly black woman gets a library card in North Carolina - 73 years after applyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 5 | The Raw Story

    A 92-year-old woman who lives in Cincinnati, Ohio has finally gotten a library card, after being denied it 73 years years ago because she is black, the News & Observer reports . As a student at Shaw University in 1942, Pearl Thompson went to a public library in Raleigh, North Caolina to check out a history book.

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  17. North Carolina woman gets library card 73 years after she was denied book because she was blackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | WTKR-TV Norfolk

    ... from a North Carolina library. But she was told no, because she is black. Thompson, now 93, was a student at Shaw University when she went to the Olivia Rainey Library in Raleigh to borrow a book for a report. "She came to the library in 1942 to use ...

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  18. Watkins honored as a - pillar'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | Richmond County Daily Journal

    ... Rockingham Colored School. Recognizing early the importance of education, he sought and won a scholarship to Shaw University and later earned a master's degree from Columbia University and an educational specialist degree from Appalachian State ...

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  19. Woman Gets Library Card 73 Years After She Was Denied Book in North CarolinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | WHO-TV Des Moines

    ... from a North Carolina library. But she was told no, because she is black. Thompson, now 93, was a student at Shaw University when she went to the Olivia Rainey Library in Raleigh to borrow a book for a report. "She came to the library in 1942 to use ...

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  20. Thursday, July 2, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2015 | Daily Dispatch

    ... Henry "Pie" Jefferson of Wiliamsboro, N.C. Rosa was educated in the Vance County schools. She also attended Shaw University in Raleigh, N.C. As a child and teenager, she faithfully attended the New Bethel Church in Henderson, N.C. As an adult she ...

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