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Mavis Staples

Hundreds march in downtown Raleigh to honor King

“Think, act and serve” was the theme of this year’s 35th annual Martin Luther King Jr. “40 Days of Peace” march.

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.

AACC returns for 14th year

The African American Cultural Celebration just keeps getting bigger and better.

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

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Black Women Exhibit

An art show highlighting renown black artists


Tax Workshop

Workshop focused on budgeting and managing your


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St. Aug's stifles Shaw for 2nd straight win

RALEIGH – Perimeter shooting and defense have keyed the recent success of the Saint

NCCU holds off Coppin State

DURHAM – In a matchup that had 13 lead changes and 12 ties, N.C. Central needed a basket

Big splashes unlikely as NC lawmakers start 2015 session

RALEIGH – The General Assembly reconvenes Wednesday following a two-week hiatus from