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The Voice of the Black Community

'Solidarity for sustenance'

One in four children in North Carolina is hungry.

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.


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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


Festival for the Eno

The 37th Annual Festival for the Eno is the best


July 4 celebration

The “Show us your stripes block

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BOOK: 4 women take a hard look inward

NAKED and Unashamed By Davenia Jones Lea WestBow Press, $19.95 PB After two years, Shula still


FIREWORKS America’s Fireworks has opened at Northgate to sell holiday fireworks through

Design an outdoor room for all to enjoy

No matter your budget, space or gardening experience, you can design an outdoor entertainment