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Home school program for preschoolers comes to Wake County

HIPPY serves 15,000 families across the country, working to close the achievement gap.

NC State grad on Wheel of Fortune

Tensie Taylor on the set of Wheel of Fortune.

Race, gender barriers still harm black girls

Deep-rooted racial and gender bias and stereotypes is keeping black girls behind on almost every measure of academic achievement.

Standing up for Muhammad Ali

Back row, l-r: John Wooten, Jim Brown, Bill Russell and Bobby Mitchell stand behind Muhammad Ali before the start of the Ali Humanitarian Awards ceremony.


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Seven under-recognized bad decisions by the General Assembly

Most of the heated debate this fall about the decisions made by the folks in charge of the General Assembly for the last few years has focused on a handful of big

Eric Holderís legacy: No coward on race

After being confirmed as the nation’s first African-American U.S. attorney general, Eric H. Holder Jr. wasted little time putting everyone on notice that he

Upcoming Events

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Chick-fil-A Race Series

Hundreds of runners will join the herd and


Yard Sale

Household items, antiques, and small furniture


Baseball Tournament

Pioneers in the Park is a two-day junior &

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Health screenings vital to black men

It’s an occurrence that Maryland’s Dr. Sanford Siegel has seen all too often. The

NCCU alumnus next Winston-Salem State chancellor

DURHAM — An N.C. Central University alumnus and former dean has been elected Winston-Salem

Home school program for preschoolers comes to Wake County

RALEIGH – A child’s first learning experience is in the home. Sometimes parents need