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MLK estate drops lawsuit against King Center over licensing

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s children took a step last week toward resolving the issues that have divided them in recent years.

Durham man changes neighborhood with love and respect

The walls of Dennis Garrett’s Love and Respect office are covered in dozens of framed photographs.

Actors give superb performances in play on race

Left to right: Kathryn Hunter-Williams as Wiletta Mayer, Roger Robinson as Sheldon Forrester, Myles Bullock as John Nevins, Carey Cox as Judy Sears and Suzette Azariah Gunn as Millie Davis.

Falcons stifle Shaw for 2nd straight win

Perimeter shooting and defense have keyed the recent success of the Saint Augustine’s men’s basketball team.


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Is Obama trying to kill black colleges? (Part 2)

Few things irk me more than hearing someone say or imply that now that we have a black president, perhaps the time has come to abolish HBCUs. I have zero tolerance

Selma and the folks at the ‘back of the line’

I wasn’t surprised that Ava DuVernay’s “Selma” was nearly completely snubbed for an Oscar nomination last week, as were several white films

Upcoming Events

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Tax Workshop

Workshop focused on budgeting and managing your


Open Mic & Spoken Word

City Soul Cafe hosted by Dasan Ahanu, music by DJ


Lupus Walk

Join the Lupus Foundation of America, North

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Actors give superb performances in play on race

CHAPEL HILL – If you’re looking for a great play to ring in Black History Month,

Sandberg named Durham Bulls manager

DURHAM – The Durham Bulls, in conjunction with the Tampa Bay Rays, have hired Jared

MLK estate drops lawsuit against King Center over licensing

ATLANTA — With the dismissal of one of two lawsuits that effectively pitted them against