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Lawyer: Rosa Parks artifacts sold for $4.5M
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
DETROIT — The purchase price for hundreds of items that belonged to civil rights icon Rosa Parks was $4.5 million, a lawyer said Friday, the son of billionaire investor Warren Buffett confirmed a day after the deal. Howard G. Buffett declined to reveal the amount his foundation paid for the items, which have remained in storage in New York for years,
 
Outreach ministry provides ‘sanctuary’ for abused women
Monday, September 1, 2014
DURHAM – The Rev. Tammy Rodman was first sexually abused as a child by a neighbor, then by her father and later by an older male playmate. The experiences haunted her into adulthood. Rodman didn’t say a word about her sexual abuse and said victims have a tendency to take on the guilt, which causes hurt children to grow up to be hurt adults. The
 
An upside to focusing on race
Monday, September 1, 2014
Because of the hypersensitivity to which our world has succumbed, race is a frightening or taboo subject for many. Nonetheless, we should all talk about it. It’s really hard to label anyone an expert on race. Many of us have been exposed to various cultural practices and living conditions, but there is a world out there that transcends our
 
Car review: 2014 Audi A7 TDI
Monday, September 1, 2014
DETROIT – It is still hard to believe looking at the 2014 Audi A7 that it is a hatchback with its fastback roof. Audi does not use the term when talking about the A7 but technically the four-door coupe qualifies. Audi says the A7 is a five-passenger sedan. But that fifth person will have to sit on an extraordinarily uncomfortable hump. The reality is
 
Hampton’s Williamson shines in season-opening loss
Sunday, August 31, 2014
NORFOLK, Va. – Hampton junior quarterback Jaylian Williamson had a career day Saturday, but Old Dominion won the season opener for both teams, 41-28. Williamson threw for a career-high 407 yards and three touchdowns, and completing 32 of 45 passes. He is the first Pirate to throw for 400 yards in a game since Herbert Bynes at Florida A&M (401) in
 
Play brings Rodney King back to life
Saturday, August 30, 2014
CHAPEL HILL – The recent events in Ferguson, Missouri, have brought to mind memories of similar events from times gone by, making many people think that things haven't changed as much as we might hope. A one-man show coming to the Triangle explores the issues raised by one of the most famous cases of racially charged police brutality: the Rodney King
 
A new start for Eagles volleyball
Thursday, August 28, 2014
N.C. Central The Nicki Holmes era begins this weekend. Hired as N.C. Central’s new volleyball coach in April, Holmes replaced Georgette Crawford-Crooks whose contract was not renewed. He takes over a NCCU team that hasn’t had a winning season since 2007. The Eagles are predicted to finish next to last in the MEAC South, but Holmes is
 
NCCU’s SID sets milestone
Thursday, August 28, 2014
Lauren Falohun has joined Chowan’s women’s basketball staff as an assistant. Falohun has her own personal training and sports performance training company designed for athletes. She played basketball for four years at the University of South Carolina. “She brings a wealth of playing experience from her time at South Carolina under Hall of
 
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Lawyer: Rosa Parks artifacts sold for $4.5M

DETROIT — The purchase price for hundreds of items that belonged to civil rights icon Rosa

Outreach ministry provides ‘sanctuary’ for abused women

DURHAM – The Rev. Tammy Rodman was first sexually abused as a child by a neighbor, then by

An upside to focusing on race

Because of the hypersensitivity to which our world has succumbed, race is a frightening or taboo