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Blacks’ dreams of homeownership still deferred
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
The late Langston Hughes created a masterful body of poetry in the 20th century that spoke about black America’s unique experiences. Also an author and playwright, his words in all media pricked our consciousness to wonder and ponder how we somehow remained so different from others after living more than 200 years in this land. One of my favorite
Nielsen study reveals growing influence of black women
Friday, October 6, 2017
A new report detailing the record-setting spending power of black women has further buoyed the confidence of black female entrepreneurs, who said the information proves their undeniable value to the United States and the global economy. The report, “African American Women: Our Science, Her Magic,” was released by Nielsen during the

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Raleigh city workers demand fair wages

RALEIGH – The Raleigh City Workers Union, chapter of UE local 150, hosted an informational

Shaw alumnus named DPS superintendent

DURHAM – Franklin County Schools’ loss is Durham Public Schools’ gain. Pascal

The Confederacy was a con job on whites

I’ve lived 55 years in the South, and I grew up liking the Confederate flag. I