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The Voice of the Black Community

John Avery celebrates 75 historic years

What started as a small center for neighborhood boys to play games and have fun has turned into a historic landmark serving the community’s youth for 75 years.

Library of Congress hosts civil rights exhibit

In honor of the 50th anniversary of the landmark Civil Rights Act, the Library of Congress has launched “The Civil Rights Act of 1964: A Long Struggle for Freedom.”

Childhood mentors have positive impact on career success

New research from North Carolina State University finds that young people who have had mentors are more likely to find work early in their careers.

Wildcats rally for win over Northern

Millbrook quarterback Kenneth McRae came off the bench to rally the Wildcats to a thrilling 27-22 comeback win over Northern.


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Key pillars of a strong and fair economy are crumbling in North Carolina

A strong state Earned Income Tax Credit and a robust minimum wage are twin pillars that together form the foundation of a stronger economy, even for those with

It’s time to mend the ties between police and the black community

Ask young boys what they want to be when they grow up, and the answer might be “police officer.” It’s common to want to protect the innocent, have

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Piedmont Laureate

The Piedmont Laureate program is accepting


Gala Banquet

The yearlong celebration of the 150th Anniversary


DAR HE: The Story of Emmett Till

Mike Wiley Productions presents

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HBCUs reaching bigger audience

For one delicious moment, I thought the world had turned upside down. There, listed in

Central Park Five get money, but no apology

“It is all overwhelming and bittersweet,” Yusef Salaam told the Amsterdam News. The

Eagles women release schedule

Former Hillside High standout Tamoria Holmes has been named to the Chowan women’s