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‘Decolonizing Wealth:’ Edgar Villanueva Discusses How Money Can Heal Native American Communities

Edgar Villanueva is an expert on philanthropy and a member of the Lumbee Native American Tribe in North Carolina. After spending years in the institutional philanthropic sector, he wrote “Decolonizing Wealth: Indigenous Wisdom to Heal Divides and Restore Balance,” which looks into how money — which has often been used…

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North Carolina Nursing Home Staff Arrested After Facilitating Fights Between Dementia Patients

Three former employees of the Danby House, an assisted living facility in Winston-Salem, N.C., were accused of running a “fight club” from their place of employment. They were arrested earlier this month, according to the Winston-Salem Journal. Related Story: Drag Queens Are Helping a North Carolina School Reduce Bullying Taneshia…

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Granville County Sheriff Encouraged Murder of Deputy To Halt Release of ‘Racist Recordings’

Granville County Sheriff Brindell Wilkins reportedly devised a plan to assassinate a former deputy who possessed damaging recordings of the sheriff making racist and offensive comments. On Monday, Wilkins was indicted on felony justice obstruction charges after a 10-month investigation by the North Carolina State Bureau of Investigation as well…

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North Carolina Republicans Can’t Seem to Stop Rigging Elections

Common Cause, a voting rights group, sued North Carolina’s Republican lawmakers for creating gerrymandered legislative maps in 2011. The GOP had contorted district lines to favor their party. Common Cause won in 2011. Now, Common Cause is suing North Carolina’s GOP party again for gerrymandering the new maps. The case is…