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Howard alums in HOF
Thursday, July 27, 2017
Howard alums Francena McCorory (right) and Yvette Lewis will be inducted into the 2017 Lower Virginia Peninsula Athletic Hall of Fame Class. The ceremony will be held Aug. 13 at the Boo Williams Sportsplex in Virginia. McCorory won three NCAA titles in the 400-meter dash (two indoor and one outdoor). The four-time All-American also won Olympic gold as part
 
Teacher development, struggling schools on chopping block
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Members of North Carolina’s State Board of Education passed down $2.5 million in legislative cuts Tuesday, ordering layoffs and operations reductions that are most likely to impact professional development and support services for the state’s poor and low-performing districts. State officials will need to chop another $737,000 to meet the
 
Black church conference: nurture, fellowship & praise
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
RIDGECREST, N.C. – Southern Baptist pastor Ryan Rice, founder and leader of Life Church in New Orleans, is experiencing the first Black Church Leadership and Family Conference of his 30-plus years. "To see other pastors who look like me ... and have flourished in their families and their ministries – that's been a huge blessing and an
 
Comic-Con goes wild for ‘Black Panther’
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – “Black Panther” stole the show Saturday night at Marvel Studios’ Comic-Con presentation, outshining the Ant-Man, Thor and even the ultimate Avengers team-up, “Infinity War.” Fans went wild for the exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming superhero pic, featuring star Chadwick Boseman T’Challa
 
Attorney general scrambles to cover budget gap
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein’s most important job is to keep people safe. For the Department of Justice, which he heads, that can mean helping to keep criminals behind bars, protecting residents’ drinking water, going after health care providers engaged in Medicaid fraud and protecting consumers from unfair business practices.
 
SWAC players learn in NBPA Top 50 camp
Monday, July 24, 2017
ATLANTA — Taking into account more than just the game of basketball, nine players representing the SWAC descended on Morehouse’s campus at the Franklin Forbes Arena and Archer Gyms to gain wisdom on leadership, life skills development and professionalism. The National Basketball Players Association and HBCUs Top 50 Basketball Camp began their
 
A second chance to live a dream
Friday, July 21, 2017
Isaiah Maurice was ready to take the sports world by storm. He had just completed a stellar two-year season at Bull City Preparatory Academy that earned him a basketball scholarship to Division I Kansas State University. Life was good. But it became too good – for all the wrong reasons. K-State released Maurice last month after just one season for
 
Tips to young women in ministry
Friday, July 21, 2017
FORT WORTH, Texas – God in His graciousness brought many wise women into my life when I started my first ministry position a few years ago. They cheered me on not because I was anyone special, but because they had run a little farther in the race and were familiar with the joys, the stumbling blocks and the perseverance needed for a young woman in her
 
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Howard alums in HOF

Howard alums Francena McCorory (right) and Yvette Lewis will be inducted into the 2017 Lower

Teacher development, struggling schools on chopping block

Members of North Carolina’s State Board of Education passed down $2.5 million in

Black church conference: nurture, fellowship & praise

RIDGECREST, N.C. – Southern Baptist pastor Ryan Rice, founder and leader of Life Church in