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Lamont Lilly: Farewell, Afeni Shakur

On April 2, 1969, twenty-one members of the Harlem Chapter of the Black Panther Party were formally indicted and charged with 156 counts of “conspiracy” to blow up subway and police stations, five local department stores, six railroads, and the Bronx-based New York Botanical Garden.

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Durham’s Hillside Park wins $20,000 makeover

Hillside Park, 1301 S. Roxboro St., was selected as a winning project of the national Parks Build Community campaign and will receive a $20,000 grant from the National Recreation and Park Association and The Walt Disney Company, including Disney Citizenship, Disney|ABC Television Group, ABC 11 News and ESPN.

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Police cruiser slams into vehicle during chase in Florida

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Brandon Bethea's death by Taser: The full video

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N&O investigation: Deadly Force

NAACP calls for full federal investigation of Harnett County Sheriff’s Office 02:09

NAACP calls for full federal investigation of Harnett County Sheriff’s Office

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Nashville, NC Police Chief Tom Bashore talks about new drug program

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'People who understand a shine still get a shine'

Pierce McKoy, 60, works as a shoe-shine man just outside the lobby of The Durham Hotel, one of downtown Durham, N.C.'s newest hotels.
Mark Schultz mschlutz@newsobserver.com
'People who understand a shine still get a shine' 01:02

'People who understand a shine still get a shine'

Coach K speaks to Duke grads about success and attitude 02:02

Coach K speaks to Duke grads about success and attitude

Durham's 'Can-Opener' Bridge crash compilation 00:43

Durham's 'Can-Opener' Bridge crash compilation

Time-lapse shows National Museum of African American History under construction in D.C. 01:05

Time-lapse shows National Museum of African American History under construction in D.C.