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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
LAUNCH iNvictus Office Center will host the launch of the iNvictus Masters of Fate Fellowship Program to help erase inequities and boost minority entrepreneurial, business and nonprofit ventures. The first meeting is May 26 at 7 p.m. at 601 Fayetteville St., Suite 300, Durham. Visit www.iNvicturOffice.com FRIENDS OF DOWNTOWN Chapel Hill Friends of the
 
Computer genius turns back on Microsoft, Google
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Jordan Kunzika is a 21-year-old computer genius who says he often was the only black person in his computer science classes. He is a Google Generation Scholar and has done internships with both Microsoft and Intel. But when both companies recently offered him a full-time job, he turned them down and decided instead to partner with his friends, Brian
 
Google bans payday and other predatory loan ads
Monday, May 16, 2016
For more than a decade, broad-based coalitions at both the state and federal levels have united consumer advocates, labor, clergy, civil rights champions and others in calling for an end to predatory lending. Although 16 states and the District of Columbia effectively ban payday lending, the majority of the nation is still subject to triple-digit interest
 
Program offers low-cost Internet
Thursday, May 5, 2016
RALEIGH – Home Internet is no longer a luxury. Many people consider it a necessity for North Carolina families as they go to school, work and lead their daily lives, but, until now, the monthly cost of the service has been prohibitive for many families. That's changing with a new program offered by AT&T that offers online access for as little as
 
Military families more at risk for debt collection
Thursday, May 5, 2016
When it comes to consumer concerns, debt collection remains the top complaint most often reported to the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau. Two newly-released CFPB reports reveal which consumers are most at risk and the businesses most often identified in debt collection issues. As of March 1, the CFPB found that California, Florida, Illinois, New York
 

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Diverse opinions over state of black community

WENDELL – Is it all good in the black community? The answer is not definitive. Folks

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LAUNCH iNvictus Office Center will host the launch of the iNvictus Masters of Fate Fellowship

Supreme Court ruling could change jury selection

DURHAM – A ruling Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court could give North Carolina death row