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Durham city, county leaders vow to support $15 pay, local hiring
Monday, March 25, 2019
DURHAM – City and county officials have recommitted to support living wages at $15 an hour for Durham residents. No, they can’t force employers to pay workers that amount, but they can strongly “incentivize” them. Members of Durham CAN (Congregations, Associations, and Neighborhoods) met with city leaders this week to launch a
 
Comcast formally launches two new black-centric networks
Saturday, March 23, 2019
During a star-studded evening complete with a red carpet entry at the Newseum in Washington, D.C., Comcast formally announced the addition of two television networks that highlights the company’s commitment to diversity. TV One’s Cleo TV and Afrotainment’s Afro are the latest independent channels to receive broad distribution on
 
Bill would make tweaks to NCís sexual assault laws
Saturday, March 23, 2019
On college campuses on a Saturday night, it wouldn’t be surprising to see young men and women who’ve had too many drinks, enough to be considered “incapacitated.” But, in North Carolina, if that student were then raped, the number of drinks she had would prevent her from being able to prosecute her assailant on charges of
 
Americaís always had black inventors
Saturday, March 23, 2019
America has long been the land of innovation. More than 13,000 years ago, the Clovis people created what many call the “first American invention” – a stone tool used primarily to hunt large game. This spirit of American creativity has persisted through the millennia, through the first American patent granted in 1641 and on to today. One
 
Early presidential departure makes room for new SAU president
Friday, March 22, 2019
Saint Augustine’s University alumnus Gaddis Faulcon is now interim president of the university following the Board of Trustees’ request for former president Everett Ward to step down last week, four months ahead of his planned retirement. In response to questions about the nature of Ward’s early departure, Board of Trustees chairman James
 
Baptist leaders praise housing allowance ruling
Friday, March 22, 2019
CHICAGO – Southern Baptist entity leaders applauded a federal appeals court decision March 15 upholding the constitutionality of the ministerial housing allowance. A three-judge panel of the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago ruled unanimously the long-standing clergy allowance does not violate the First Amendment clause that prohibits
 
Durham adds another major sporting event
Friday, March 22, 2019
Another bigtime sporting event is coming to the Bull City. USA Track & Field announced in December that it had chosen Durham to host the 2019 USATF National Youth Outdoor Track & Field Championships at Durham County Memorial Stadium. The weeklong event from June 25-30 is expected to bring in over 4,000 athletes from 7-18 and generate more than $7
 
Hampton wins in CIT John McLendon Classic
Friday, March 22, 2019
HAMPTON, Va. – Senior Trevond Barnes scored a career-high 22 points to lead four in double figures and earn MVP honors in the John McLendon Classic, as Hampton defeated St. Francis College-Brooklyn, 81-72, in the Collegeinsider.com Tournament. The win marked the first home NCAA Division I-era postseason tournament win and evened the Pirates record at
 
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Durham city, county leaders vow to support $15 pay, local hiring

DURHAM – City and county officials have recommitted to support living wages at $15 an hour

Comcast formally launches two new black-centric networks

During a star-studded evening complete with a red carpet entry at the Newseum in Washington,

Bill would make tweaks to NCís sexual assault laws

On college campuses on a Saturday night, it wouldn’t be surprising to see young men and