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The Voice of the Black Community

What’s in store for Ebony and Jet?

The new owners of Ebony magazine and jetmag.com emerged on June 21, unveiling their plans for the iconic black publications.

Aspiring Eagles prepare for college

Incoming freshman at N.C. Central University will have less time this summer to nest before becoming full-fledged Eagles.

The battle for Raleigh’s black neighborhoods

Historically African-American neighborhoods’ Washington Terrace and East College Park in Southeast Raleigh are gearing up for changes.

Former Alcorn State player dies

Tollette “Ronka” George played five seasons with the Braves.

OPINION

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Movement for black lives yields new targets of the state

During the height of the Ferguson, Missouri, rebellion in late summer 2014, youth organizer Joshua Williams (right) quickly rose to the call of duty. In the

Better health, declining financial security for NC kids

In areas where North Carolina children and families are flying high, as well as those where they falter, there’s a strong link between public policy decisions

Upcoming Events

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Dancing Hammers

Robert Burns & Victoria Van Arnam combine

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Festival for the Eno

The 37th Annual Festival for the Eno is the best

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July 4 celebration

The “Show us your stripes block

Latest News

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Is sex after a heart attack safe?

The last thing Dionne Short expected in her late 40s was to become one of the thousands of black

SBC repudiates display of Confederate flag

ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Messengers to the 2016 Southern Baptist Convention renounced a display of

Pastors on politics: biblical, not controversial

LOUIS – Proclaiming scripture instead of promoting controversy is their approach when