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ELECTION YEAR '8<
Neal says he
By JOHN HfNTON
Chronicle Staff Writer
tJ.S. Rep. Stephen L. Neal, a Dem
s will need the black vote in the 5th 1
District to defeat Republican challen
Epperson in the November elections.
"I don't want to sound arrogant, bi
ed the support of all people in the dist
black people," Neal said in an int
Winston-Salem office. "It (the black
important to me in my victory two >
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By CHERYL WILLIAMS
Chronicle Staff Writer
During the last several years, a lot
grams have been started to comb;
pregnancy. But there's always room
more, said Beth Brandes, coordinat
program called Teen Talk.
Teen Talk is more than just anotJ
intervention project - it is also a
forum where teens get to talk, not
It also offers girls the chance to be
ed with an adult who can provide th<
support and guidance.
may face imi
By DAN SEWELL
Associated Press Writer
MIAMI - Alcee Hastings, the
outspoken civil rights activist
who became Florida's first black
federal judge, said he's ready and
0 willing to face possible impeachment
proceedings three years
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alter nis acqumai on orioery
-;"I could resign, and it would
all be over. That's an option,"
Hastings said in a recent interview,
adding that his legal bills
have worsened a "terrible" financial
situation he dates to his
years of free legal work for the
poor. He said he has received attractive
offer* to return to private
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ger Stuart W. I
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state, Teen Talk me
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n open meetin8just
to Ms. Brandes said t
open to all girls, it to
match* greater risk of teen
jm with such as girls who
where the teen pregi
"But I never will resign, as i
matter of principle. My honoi
and my integrity are at stake.
"And the symbolism that ]
represent is piercing. I represent t
judge hurdling obstacles in wha
is obviously one of this nation's
most historical situations. I hopx
my case symbolizes the kind o
courage one should show in thi
face of an onslaught when he 01
she believes he is correct.
"In some respects," Hasting:
added with a chuckle, "I kind o
Hke the challenge. It gives yo\
something else to do.'*
f As the judge continued to hea
cases in Miami, his attorney
were in Washington challenging;
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By CHERYL WILl
SKI * Chronicle Staff Writei
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p. Stephen Neal is seeking his se>
rom the 5th District (photo by Jar
/ith $27,000 from the who hav<
etings are held twice a mothers,
t Church, 700 Highland school,
sponsored by the For- "Not
that the program has from all
jt 25 girls, but that a the kids i
e attended at least one pregnant
hat while the program is gram ar
jrgets girls who are at a number i
pregnancy than others, ?We'r
live in neighborhoods tract,'' s
nancy rate is high, girls
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Thursday, September 4,1986 I
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le black participants inja&,year's Leader- morc
n classes praised their experiences in the "1 got fr
/ard Alderman Patrick T. Hairston said doing anyt
jmplished nothing. wasn't helf
iston-Salem, which began in 1984, brings
community leaders of varying backgrounds
> examine issues concerning Winston-Salem
I Minority f
of $1.14 m
By JOHN HINTON
Chronicle Staff Writer
The Board of Aldermen Tuesday r
awarded $1.14 million in contract
Security Building Go. and Watson 1
trical Construction Co. for sidewalk
provements in downtown Winston-Sal
Swnritv RuilHino Cn has aarMri to
contract 16.8 percent of its contrac
Grace Masonry Construction, a mino
owned firm, and 2.2 percent to Old T
/ Specialties, a woman-owned company
Grace Masonry, owned by James G
will receive $153,900 for its work, \
[ Old Town Specialties will receive $20,
OTficials of Watson Electrical Cons
tion Co. have said they solicited prop
from minority-owned electrical supp
but did not receive a response.
The improvements will be mad<
Trade and Liberty streets from Fifth S
to Seventh Street and from the north
/enth term as a of Fifth Street between Trade and C
nes Parker). streets.
s a sister or motner wno were teen
and girls who are underachievers in
all girls in the program are low'
Ms. Brandes said. "We get kids
over Winston-Salem. Two-thirds of
ire 12 to 16, and they've never been
id that about eight girls in the proe
pregnant, and about the same
are teen mothers.
e attracting the kids we want to athe
said. Teen Talk gives t
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to study problems
By CHERYL WILLIAMS
Al ? i ?
onronicte oian wmcr
The problem of underachieving students, both
blacks and whites, will be examined in depth this
year with the help of a new task force set up by the
superintendent of the city/county school system.
Many students in the system are not performing
as well as they should.
A look at the extent to which this happens, why it
happens and ways to help these students perform
according to their abilities and their grade level will
be examined by th$ Task Force on the Problem of
'The Winston-Salem/Forsyth County School
System, like other systems, stands in need of an introspective
look at the problem of the underachieving
student and to bring this problem into perspective,"
says information that was sent to task force
TWc in^artth lru-?V will h^ffin soon.
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i said that his experience in the program wasn't any
he expected it to be.
ustrated," he said. "I didn't see where it was really
hing. Meeting and eating is about all we did. it
>ing anything, so 1 just stayed away."
i attended four out of the nine sessions.
there was an issue pertaining to race, certain in->
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irms get 19%
In a r^latpH mattur th#? alHprmpn aivorH.
AAi ViMWVWt II1HIIVI | 111% Milwl I11VII M W? V*
ed a $53,854 contract to Systems Contraclight
tors to instaW heating, ventilating and air
5 to conditioning fcfr^he Council Chamber and
Elec- t*lc t*1'rcl ^oor? norl^i wing of the City Hall,
im- Officials with Systems Contractors say
em. the? were unablc to locate a minority or
sub- women-owned company to subcontract.
t to Northeast Ward Alderman Vivian H.
rjty. Burke said the city should encourage more
own minority and women-owned companies to
participate in city contracts. "We have |
race made a commitment to them," she said.
vhile Donald L. Farmer, city /county purchas*
!92 ing agent, said the city has done a good job
true- bringing in minority and female subconosals
tractors. "Most of the contractors have
Hers met the Soals we have set," he said.
In other action, the aldermen postponed
? on a rezoning request by Brady-Trane Service
Street ^nc- ^or acres on south side of
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een-age girls a chance to b$ heard by as well as
photo by James Parker).
bttshes task force
Superintendent Zane E. Eargle announced at *
Tuesday's School Board meeting that the naming of
the task force members is now finished.
The task force is composed of 36 members and
two co-chairmen, the Rev. Phillip R. Cousin Jr.,
pastor of St. James A ME Church, and Karl F.
Yena, corporate manager of organization analysis
and development at RJR Nabisco Inc.
Eleven of the superintendent's staff members will
provide technical assistance to the task force
Some of the task force members are Walter Marshall,
NAACP president; Bessie Allen, chairman,
NAACP Education Committee; Florence Corpening,
associate executive director of allocations for
the United Way; Thomas J. Elijah Jr., president,
Winston-Salem Urban League; the Rev. Carlton
A.O. Eversley, chairman of public affairs for the
Baptist Ministers' Conference and Associates, and
Marjorie Gregory, parent.
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