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NCCU alumnus next Winston-Salem State chancellor
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
DURHAM — An N.C. Central University alumnus and former dean has been elected Winston-Salem State’s next chancellor. Elwood L. Robinson, provost and vice-president for academic affairs at Cambridge College in Massachusetts, was elected to the role last week by the UNC Board of Governors. He will start Jan. 1. Robinson will be taking over the
 
Home school program for preschoolers comes to Wake County
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
RALEIGH – A child’s first learning experience is in the home. Sometimes parents need a little help teaching their preschooler the basics. That’s where HIPPY comes in. Home Instruction for Parents of Preschool Youngsters is a national program designed to help parents be their child’s first and most important teacher. Parents are
 
NC State grad on Wheel of Fortune
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
Tensie Taylor began watching Wheel of Fortune before she was in the first grade. On Oct. 9, you’ll get to see her play the real thing. Taylor grew up watching the show in her hometown of Louisburg. A 2009 N.C. State graduate, she now lives in Los Angeles. Before she left for the University of Southern California to begin her graduate career, she told
 
Coalition showcases outlets of community support
Monday, September 29, 2014
DURHAM – The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham mixed things up a bit at its monthly community roundtable luncheon. Typically, the coalition invites a group or organization to speak about its services. It invites all who are interested to eat, fellowship, learn and ask questions. This month the coalition invited volunteers from multiple
 
NC Democrats' leader files complaint over mailers
Monday, September 29, 2014
RALEIGH –A North Carolina Democratic Party leader has formally asked the State Board of Elections to investigate inaccuracies in voter registration application mailers sent by a conservative-leaning advocacy group. Party Executive Director Casey Mann filed a complaint Monday with the board, alleging the Americans for Prosperity Foundation must have
 
NC lawmakers' distrust of AG means big legal bills
Friday, September 26, 2014
RALEIGH – Distrust of Democratic Attorney General Roy Cooper by North Carolina's Republican GOP legislative leaders has led the lawmakers to hire outside attorneys who have billed the state nearly $1.2 million this past year to fight in court for GOP-favored laws. About 98 percent of the money went to a single, politically connected law firm to
 
Panel addresses police force against black men
Thursday, September 25, 2014
DURHAM – Trayvon Martin dominated the headlines in 2012. This year, it’s the shooting of Michael Brown. But what about all of the other black men who didn’t make the news? Move Durham Forward, a panel discussion put on by the Beulah Project Inc., a nonprofit dedicated to empowering communities through the arts, media and law, examined
 
Community leaders honored at gala
Thursday, September 25, 2014
GARNER – Laughter, chatter and applause were the distinct sounds of an evening at the Grand Marquise Ballroom in Garner. Set amidst a backdrop of crystal chandeliers, shiny silverware and a spiraling staircase, the North Carolina Black Women’s Empowerment Network’s third bi-annual “Women Uplifting Women” gala was nothing short
 
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NCCU alumnus next Winston-Salem State chancellor

DURHAM — An N.C. Central University alumnus and former dean has been elected Winston-Salem

Home school program for preschoolers comes to Wake County

RALEIGH – A child’s first learning experience is in the home. Sometimes parents need