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Raleigh’s First Black Mayor: Clarence Everett Lightner

By Alanna Joyner / February 8, 2021 / Comments Off on Raleigh’s First Black Mayor: Clarence Everett Lightner

In an effort to celebrate Black History Month, Progress NC Action is highlighting prominent Black leaders from North Carolina, who have shaped our state through their contributions to arts, sciences, politics, and more. Clarence Everett Lightner was Raleigh, North Carolina’s first, and to date, only, Black mayor in its history. Lightner was also the first…

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Early Voting for the 2020 General Election Begins October. 15

By Alanna Joyner / October 12, 2020 / Comments Off on Early Voting for the 2020 General Election Begins October. 15

North Carolina’s early voting period for the 2020 general election kicks off Thursday Oct. 15 and runs through Oct. 31. Early voting sites can be found on the State Board of Elections’ website. During the early voting period from Oct. 15 to Oct.31, eligible individuals can register and vote on the same day if you…

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