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The Voice of the Black Community

A decade of second chances

Dennis Gaddy (right) with his wife, Jackie, and their two daughters.

Smiley: Voting power key to poverty

“Rocking the vote” is more than just a trendy slogan or a civic duty.

Inspiring self-love and confidence to girls

Akilah C. Thompson’s “aha” moment dawned on her in the unlikeliest of places.

Against All Odds: the King Brothers

Charles King and Tony King became the first siblings to play on the same team in 1967 with the Buffalo Bills of the defunct American Football League.

OPINION

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Democrats bash Obama yet want black vote

Here are a few election-time questions to think over: Why in the world do Democrats think they can bash President Obama and his policies and still win black votes?

Voting for the party or the person?

We say we have voting power, but we have settled merely for the power to vote. We fight for the right to vote, but we fail to vote right. Voting is a means to

Upcoming Events

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Networking lunch

Peggy Tatum, president CEO of The Connection

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Financial Workshop

The Orange County Public Library, in partnership

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Shaw Convocation

Shaw University will kick off its

Latest News

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Improve your end-of-life health care

The day my father died from prostate cancer, Jan. 11, 2011, is the day I decided that no family

Keep the trick out of Halloween treats

WINSTON-SALEM – A bag of Halloween candy isn't all treats for the one in 13 U.S. kid who

BOOK: The greatest rivalry in college basketball

The Blue Divide: Duke, North Carolina, and the Battle on Tobacco Road By Johnny Moore and Art