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Advocates for campus safety reach out to Trump Nominee
Sunday, January 15, 2017
RALEIGH – The confirmation hearing for President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Secretary of Education, originally scheduled for Wednesday, has been pushed back one week. Advocates for safer college campuses and equal rights to education see the delay as an opportunity to reach out to the nominee, Betsy DeVos, and ask her to continue the protections
 
Your money in 2017
Sunday, January 15, 2017
CARY – After the holiday season, we look at our waistlines and make a resolution to lose weight or to begin an exercise routine. But the new year is also a perfect time to develop great financial habits and to finally take care of money matters that may have been lingering for years. As you begin your planning, a few of the top financial resolutions
 
King holiday brings hope and wariness
Friday, January 13, 2017
Next week will be one of contradiction for many. On Monday, we will celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the dream of racial equality that this country is still trying to achieve. On Friday, we will witness the inauguration of President Donald Trump – a man who has been accused of racist behavior, who has endorsed anti-immigrant
 
Midseason question marks for HBCUs
Friday, January 13, 2017
We’re nearly halfway through January and to top it off, I received CIAA Tournament credential information on Wednesday. Say it ain’t so. But what is so is that the men’s side is wide open. While the North Division has the upper hand right now – four teams with winning conference records – St. Augustine’s has already
 
Basketball tourney honors law enforcement
Friday, January 13, 2017
RALEIGH – The Seventh Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Battle of the Badges Law Enforcement Basketball Tournament joins police, fire and rescue teams from across the country to compete and connect as they honor the legacy of John Baker Sr. and to provide scholarships. The late Baker Sr. was North Carolina’s first African-American sheriff and
 
Time to transform ‘outdated’ school system
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Pledging to “transform” North Carolina public schools, new Superintendent of Public Instruction Mark Johnson told members of the State Board of Education last week that he believes the state’s system of schooling is “outdated.” “I will be generous and say that this system was designed for students in the 1950s,”
 
BOOK: Finally, the Coretta Scott King story
Thursday, January 12, 2017
My Life, My Love, My Legacy By Barbara Reynolds Coretta Scott King, wife of Martin Luther King Jr., founder of the Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change (The King Center), and 20th-century American civil and human rights hero, toward the end of her life commissioned the Rev. Barbara Reynolds to write her memoir. It will be released on
 
Illegal actions lead to fines against auto-title lenders
Thursday, January 12, 2017
Many consumers breathe a sigh of relief when their car loans are finally paid off. Gaining title to personal vehicles should free up monthly monies – unless that title is later used as collateral for a high-cost and abusive loan. Car-title loans provide a percentage of a vehicle’s total value in exchange for the promise of quick cash.
 
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Advocates for campus safety reach out to Trump Nominee

RALEIGH – The confirmation hearing for President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Secretary

Your money in 2017

CARY – After the holiday season, we look at our waistlines and make a resolution to lose

King holiday brings hope and wariness

Next week will be one of contradiction for many. On Monday, we will celebrate the legacy of Dr.