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NCCU softball adds 8 recruits
Friday, December 2, 2016
WOMEN N.C. Central New softball coach Vashion Johnson recently signed eight recruits to a National Letter of Intent for the 2017-18 season. “Our signing class brings an aggressive style of base running to our program,” Johnson said. “Each recruit has played for coaches that focus on pushing the envelope and putting pressure on the
 
SAU’s Gaskins hot streak continues
Friday, December 2, 2016
Former Johnson C. Smith guard Diondre Pratt signed this week with Al-Safa of Safwa in Saudi Arabia. Pratt averaged 17 points and 6.5 rebounds per game in his senior season. Virginia Union women keep moving up the charts. The Panthers are 5-0 and ranked No. 6 in the latest Women’s Basketball Coaches Association poll. Chowan women are also ranked and
 
Black-white earnings gap at 1950s level
Thursday, December 1, 2016
DURHAM – In a complete reversal of fortune, the median earnings gap between black and white men has returned to the level of the 1950s. That was the conclusion of new research by Duke and Chicago university economists. But there’s a caveat: The earnings gap between college-educated black men and black men with less education is at an all-time
 
JV basketball: Garner rallies past Millbrook
Thursday, December 1, 2016
DURHAM – Christopher Davis is as surprised as anyone to be back coaching the Millbrook’s junior varsity boys team. Davis coached JV from 2001-13 before getting promoted to associate varsity head coach under Scott McInnis. Davis, who has 19 years of coaching experience, led Millbrook JV to nine conference championships. His assistant during
 
Ask Nadia: Levemir insulin problems
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Dear Nadia, I injected Levemir insulin and now I have a ball. Is that normal? It itches as well. – Michelle Dear Michelle, Skin reactions to insulin injection are not new. Since the advent of insulin in 1922, people taking injections who experience adverse reactions was once estimated at 50 percent. This is believed to be a result of agents like
 
Star of ‘Loving’ on quietly changing the world
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
Ruth Negga was born in Addis Ababa on Jan. 7, 1982, to an Irish mother and Ethiopian father. An only child, Negga was raised in Limerick, Ireland, from the age of 4, and attended Trinity College in Dublin, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in acting. Her body of work spans award-winning theatre productions, big-screen dramas, independent films and
 
St. Paul A.M.E. celebrates 40th Christmas Cantata
Wednesday, November 30, 2016
CHAPEL HILL – The annual St. Paul A.M.E. Church Christmas Cantata & Holiday Reception is always a memorable time for the Chapel Hill community, but the upcoming performance will hold a special significance. This marks 40 years of the annual musical event gracing the rafters of the 152-year-old church. The Cantata will return on Dec. 11 at 4 p.m.
 
Eagles score 4th straight win
Tuesday, November 29, 2016
COLUMBIA, Mo. – North Carolina Central closed out November with a wire-to-wire win Monday over Missouri 62-52, the Eagles’ first over an SEC opponent in the program’s history. The Eagles have now won four straight. Pablo Rivas (left) shot 100 percent from the floor for the second time this season, as he went 6-for-6 for 16 points and six
 
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NCCU softball adds 8 recruits

WOMEN N.C. Central New softball coach Vashion Johnson recently signed eight recruits to a

SAU’s Gaskins hot streak continues

Former Johnson C. Smith guard Diondre Pratt signed this week with Al-Safa of Safwa in Saudi

Black-white earnings gap at 1950s level

DURHAM – In a complete reversal of fortune, the median earnings gap between black and