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Google executive to address NCCU fall graduates
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
DURHAM – Valeisha Butterfield Jones, director of Black Community Engagement for Google and co-founder of the national Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network, will deliver the keynote address at North Carolina Central’s 128th Commencement. The ceremony for approximately 600 graduates of the university’s undergraduate, master’s
Duke names Vincent Price its 10th president
Friday, December 2, 2016
DURHAM – Vincent Price, provost of the University of Pennsylvania since 2009, has been elected Duke University’s 10th president. In addition to being the chief academic officer at Penn, Price is the Steven H. Chaffee Professor of Communication in the Annenberg School for Communication and professor of political science in the School of Arts and
Science camp receives support from Duke Energy
Friday, December 2, 2016
DURHAM – A $5,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation will help get more kids outdoors and excited about protecting the river in their own backyard. The grant was awarded to the Eno River Association, which will use the funds to provide a science-based summer camp experience to 120 rising fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders. The next iWalk the Eno
Internship unveils possibility for Shaw student
Friday, December 2, 2016
RALEIGH – Natavia Ray came to Shaw University with a few of life’s milestones already under her belt. Now 32, Ray is a non-traditional student. She is married and the mother of two daughters, ages 11 and 8. She has also already earned an associate’s degree from Fayetteville Technical Community College, and has logged quite a bit of work

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Google executive to address NCCU fall graduates

DURHAM – Valeisha Butterfield Jones, director of Black Community Engagement for Google and

Six black Republicans for Trumpís cabinet positions

President-elect Donald Trump owes the black community absolutely nothing. Let me repeat that: HE

Court ruling over overtime leaves workers high and dry

December 1 was supposed to be a great day for an estimated 156,000 salaried workers in North