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Black-owned firm launches unique backpack dolls
Thursday, November 15, 2018
Young black girls can now enjoy playing with a unique toy that reflects what they look like. A new collection, Toys Like Me, features cute dolls with brown skin, natural hair and an adjustable strap that allows children to wear it as a backpack doll. The top of the doll can even be unzipped to store small items in a hidden pouch. Toys Like Me was created
New delivery service offers convenience store options
Tuesday, November 13, 2018
DURHAM – We’ve all been there: It’s midnight. You’re tired, but you’re craving a big bowl of ice cream. You can put on clothes and drive to the store, but you’re really comfortable where you are. You don’t have someone to go get it for you or your significant other is asleep or refuses. Instead of letting that
Wednesday, November 7, 2018
GDBCC Greater Durham Black Chamber of Commerce will host its next Black Business Forum Nov. 13, 6-7:30 p.m., M&F Corporate Auditorium, 2634 Durham-Chapel Hill Blvd. The topic is Finance 101. RSVP at www.gdbcc.eventbrite.com. RALEIGH CHAMBER Nov. 16, 7:30 to 9 a.m. – Tim Humphrey, vice president of IBM’s Chief Data Office, is the next
Debt and rising home costs continue to defer homeownership
Tuesday, November 6, 2018
Do you ever get the feeling that when it comes to news about the nation’s economy you’re in a different world? I certainly do. And, what’s more, I think much of America – especially black America – feels the same. A decade has passed since the housing collapse. In that time, bank profits are back and continue to rise. Despite

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Human Library

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Medicine Giveaway

Time: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. NC MedAssist will hold a


Thread Talk Pop-Up

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Christine Darden: ‘Dreaming and on their Shoulders’

DURHAM – The first steps to achieve any goal is to perceive, plan, prepare and persist.

Eagles try to play spoiler against rival

Bowie State is the lone CIAA and HBCU representative in the NCAA Division II Super Region 2