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Tarana Burke kicks off Dukeís MLK commemoration
Thursday, January 17, 2019
DURHAM – “me too.” movement founder Tarana Burke will be the keynote speaker at Duke University’s annual Martin Luther King Jr. holiday celebration. Burke, a civil rights activist who created the phrase in 2016, is part of a series of events honoring King this month. The theme of Duke’s commemoration is “Why Words
Durham Tech expands Phail Wynn Scholarship
Wednesday, January 16, 2019
DURHAM – Durham Technical Community College has surpassed the $100,000 SunTrust Foundation matching challenge to grow the Dr. Phail Wynn, Jr. SunTrust Foundation Scholarship Endowment with significant contributions from community members and college partners. Wynn Jr. served as president of Durham Tech for nearly 30 years. He was the first
Friday, January 11, 2019
RALEIGH Jan. 17, 3:30 p.m., CNN commentator Symone Sanders, McKimmon Center. Open seating. Jan. 18, 9 a.m., Wreath Laying ceremony, MLK Jr. Memorial Gardens Jan 21, 6-10 a.m., MLK Day Breakfast, Widow’s Son Lodge #4, 427 S. Blount St.; 7:15 a.m., MLK Jr. Triangle Interfaith Prayer Breakfast, Sheraton Imperial Hotel, RTP; 9 a.m., MLK Day Rally, Peace
DPS November Student of the Month: Ray Harrison
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
It is not an accident that Hillside High senior Louis Harrison II was selected as the Durham Public Schools November Student of the Month. Currently ranked fifth in his class, Ray is hardworking, dependable, astute and passionate about his studies. Ray has not shied away from carrying a challenging course load. He has taken honors, Advanced Placement,

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African American Theater Preview

Time: 7 p.m. The Triangle Friends of African


Eggs & Issues

Time: 7:30 a.m. The Public School Forum of North


Community Meeting

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m. The Town of Chapel Hill and

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NCCU women knock off Coppin State

DURHAM — Freshman Dasmine Kasey, left, drilled the go-ahead 3-pointer with 51.5 seconds

UNCís Carol Folt no longer silent on Sam

At long last, we’ve learned who UNC Chancellor Carol Folt is, just in time to say

Positive outlook for Triangle real estate markets

RALEIGH – Most signs point to a good year ahead for the area’s overall economy and