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BOOK: Sister Souljah talks Love
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
No Disrespect By Sister Souljah It’s been nearly 25 years since rapper Sister Souljah gained national attention by publicly challenging then-presidential hopeful Bill Clinton’s racially marginalizing campaign rhetoric. The Rutgers-educated activist recently released her memoir “No Disrespect,” a graphic autobiography that attempts
Stefanie Jackson exhibit comes to Stone Center
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
CHAPEL HILL – Noted artist Stefanie Jackson’s exhibition, La Sombra y el Espiritu IV: Figurative Visions and Collective Histories - The Work of Stefanie Jackson, will be shown at the Stone Center’s Robert and Sallie Brown Gallery and Museum. Jackson, a professor at the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia, is one of the
How accurate is the Civil War drama ‘Mercy Street’?
Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Period sagas are the next big thing. As if yearning for some wistful bits of the past, public television docu-series like “Finding Your Roots” and “Who Do You Think You Are?” gave way to cable productions like the celebrated “Boardwalk Empire,” “Hell on Wheels,” and “Copper.” Using a successful
Former CHIC singer keeps good times rolling
Thursday, January 28, 2016
On Jan. 21, the Bethesda Blues & Jazz Supper Club served as the venue to portray the talents of Sylver Logan Sharp, one of Washington, D.C.’s unsung super-talents. Though Sharp may not be a household name in the DMV, her vocal talents are well-known in the internationally-acclaimed music industry, For nearly 20 years, she worked stages
Car Review: 2016 Hyundai Elantra Value Edition
Wednesday, January 27, 2016
DETROIT – Hyundai has a real deal waiting for you in its showrooms. The 2016 Elantra Value Edition won’t be around long. It will be replaced by the 2017 model that goes on sale this spring, and we hope the value edition bites the dust with the new model. That’s not because it is a bad vehicle, rather, anything that has the word
BOOK: Former Raven details recovery addiction
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Sleepless Nights: The NFL. A Business and Family By Marques Ogden Former Baltimore Ravens defensive end Marques Ogden made a living coming from the blind side to blitz quarterbacks. However, after a five-year NFL career and successful transition into business, Ogden ultimately took a life-changing business hit that cost him everything he worked for.
Carolina Theatre celebrates 90 years
Wednesday, January 20, 2016
DURHAM – In 1926 Calvin Coolidge was president, women still wore strings of pearls and flapper hats, and the American flag only had 48 stars. It was also the year the Carolina Theatre in Durham opened. The performing arts and cinema complex in downtown is a historical landmark of the Bull City. This year, the Carolina Theatre is celebrating its 90th

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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

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