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NC NEWS: At least 1,975,543 people in North Carolina have tested positive for the coronavirus, and at least 19,850 have died since March 2020, according to state health officials. | The N.C. Department of Health and Human Services on Thursday, Jan. 13, reported 44,833 new COVID-19 cases, up from 25,445 the day before. | Fatal shooting of Black man by off-duty officer sparks protest in North Carolina. | Help available again for Durham residents to pay rent and utility bills during COVID | Judges let North Carolina GOP redistricting plans stand. | National News: Congressional Black Caucus Calls For Passing of Voting Rights Legislation | Senate Passes Bill To Honor Emmett Till and Mamie Till-Mobley | Activists Support Family of Jamal Sutherland in Pursuit of Justice | Former Officer Kim Potter Found Guilty in Daunte Wright’s Death | Ahmaud Arbery’s killers sentenced to life in prison ###

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In the Mix: A Conversation with Redd Rose Vodka CEO Taylor A. Jackson

Taylor A. Jackson is an entrepreneur, legal services professional, and Founder of the highly sought after spirits company, Redd Rose Vodka. Jackson’s inspiration for joining the spirits industry has been an adventure filled with joyful surprises and lessons learned to reach her level of success. She’s one of a few African American owned spirit companies who seek to increase visibility of ownership in this field. I had the opportunity to chat with Jackson about how she started her pathway to owning her own spirit brand and what we can expect next from Redd Rose Vodka.

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