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The Voice of the Black Community
Mavis Staples

Protesters march against police slayings of black men

Demonstrators nationwide protested the fatal shootings of unarmed black men killed by police.

Hazards of holiday: Too much turkey - and family?

While the holidays are a happy time for many, the stress associated with family obligations and dynamics can be the ďlump of coal."

Thousands receive gifts this holiday season through program

Volunteers outside the Share Your Christmas donation drop-off center at Northgate Mall.

Latrell Scott named new Norfolk State football coach

Scott becomes the 17th head coach in NSU football history


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Itís not as bad as you think

We are one glum country. Trust in the federal government is at historic lows, according to Gallup. More than half of the respondents to an October Rasmussen poll

A license to kill black men

From nearly the moment he was attacked by a New York City police officer July 18, the world has, via that chilling video, watched Eric Garner die. Are we now about

Upcoming Events

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Police Ceremony

Raleigh Police Department will hold its


Island of Lights New Year’s Eve Countdown

The New Year’s Eve countdown will be held


African American Dance Ensemble's Kwanzaafest

Dr. Chuck Davis and the African American Dance

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No limits

You know, it has been several years since I started writing this column, and it has evolved into

RLC turns to race issue for March summit

NASHVILLE – The Southern Baptist Convention's ethics entity will host a summit on race

Expect tight women's races

Nonconference records suggest tough campaign