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Go79Man getting noticed
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
DURHAM – Walter “Go79man” Gilmore, a Chicago-born rapper who calls Durham home, is making big strides with his signature sound that steals the show every time he is on stage. When the crowd hears his raspy signature sound, they go wild. Gilmore started from the bottom like every other rapper and has worked to where he is today. His
 
Trump erasing racial diversity from the South's federal courts
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Last week, the White House announced 19 new judicial nominees, and, like President Donald Trump's previous nominees, the overwhelming majority are white. Of the over 100 attorneys he's nominated to federal judgeships to date, approximately 92 percent are white. Trump's record on judicial diversity is the worst since President Reagan. Trump's regression on
 
Don’t fall for the quick fix
Monday, April 23, 2018
Spring cleaning sometimes leads to spring home repairs. Updating or fixing your home can be stressful. There are many decisions to make – and, of course, you want to make sure that any work done on your home is done well and lasts. Don’t let a scam add to your stress. Scammers will often target homeowners to trick you out of your hard-earned
 
Study: South’s native talent suffers without better schools
Monday, April 23, 2018
DURHAM — The South’s increasingly diverse homegrown talent won’t share in the region’s economic growth unless state leaders commit to spending more on public schools and higher education, according to a study released earlier this month. The State of the South 2018 report found that 13 states across the region rely heavily on an
 
HBCU students join movement for financial education
Sunday, April 22, 2018
The housing crisis that caused more than 9 million people to suffer foreclosure and even homelessness across the U. S. 10 years ago, has now fully recovered – for everyone except people of color – especially African-Americans. "Black people are moving into homeownership at a much slower rate than anything we have seen in the past," said Laurie
 
Lack of progress on NC students’ test scores ‘frustrating’
Friday, April 20, 2018
A lack of progress on North Carolina students’ test scores is “frustrating,” state superintendent of schools Mark Johnson said recently. A nationwide evaluation of educational achievement in fourth- and eighth-graders found that scores largely remained stable between 2015 and 2017, but went down in some areas. Scores for poor students and
 
Where have all the church organists gone?
Friday, April 20, 2018
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Has playing the organ become a dying art? What has happened to the organists – the ones who read three staffs of music, dance on the pedals, maneuver multiple manuals, pull organ stops, push pistons, manipulate swell and crescendo pedals and follow a director – all at the same time? Eric Mathis, director of The Center
 
Raleigh kicks off National Small Business Week
Friday, April 20, 2018
RALEIGH – The City of Raleigh will host the second event for “Connect Raleigh,” a free lecture series featuring nationally known speakers who focus on topics of interest to residents. The event, which coincides with National Small Business Week, will feature Jason Mayden, chief executive officer and co-founder of Super Heroic, Inc., and
 
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Go79Man getting noticed

DURHAM – Walter “Go79man” Gilmore, a Chicago-born rapper who calls Durham

Trump erasing racial diversity from the South's federal courts

Last week, the White House announced 19 new judicial nominees, and, like President Donald

Don’t fall for the quick fix

Spring cleaning sometimes leads to spring home repairs. Updating or fixing your home can be