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NCCU ‘a gem among gems’
Friday, April 20, 2018
DURHAM – It’s official. North Carolina Central University has a new Eagle in Chief. The installation ceremony of Johnson O. Akinleye as the 12th chancellor was held Thursday morning in McDougald-McLendon Arena. The audience included faculty, students, city and state officials, as well as Akinleye’s friends, former colleagues and relatives
 
Raleigh charter high school gives second chances
Thursday, April 19, 2018
RALEIGH – Central Wake High School is in the business of saving lives. Destiny Pope, 17, transferred to Central Wake after dropping out from Middle Creek High School. “At Middle Creek, I was an A-B honor roll student until one day I was diagnosed with anxiety,” she said. “Nobody there really checked on me, and I wasn’t really
 
Durham commissioners renew pledge on affordable housing downtown
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
DURHAM – Durham County Commissioners are expected to meet with consultants this week to discuss plans to bring affordable housing and retail shops to downtown. Subsequently, the commissioners are expected to release a request for proposals to solicit a developer for the work. The commissioners met with members of Durham CAN (Congregations,
 
What would an ideal DPS look like with unlimited resources?
Monday, April 16, 2018
DURHAM – Last Thursday night, Bryan Proffitt, president of the Durham Association of Educators, led the first in a series of three meetings where educators, students and parents came together to create a vision for how they would answer that question. “No one ever asks what we really want in our schools because we’re always trying to get
 
Color of Change PAC wants to end money bail
Tuesday, April 10, 2018
DURHAM – Color of Change PAC was back in town Sunday, this time to launch a get-out-to-vote campaign to support Satana Deberry for Durham district attorney. Over 150 people showed up at a community brunch at the Sheraton Imperial Hotel equipped with laptops, tablets, and cellphones to send messages to local constituents encouraging them to vote in
 
Congressional incumbents discuss state of the country
Sunday, April 8, 2018
DURHAM – The nation’s current public policy is continuously dividing the country instead of drawing people closer together, agreed U.S. Reps. David Price, D-N.C., and G.K. Butterfield, D-N.C., during a Congressional Town Hall meeting Thursday. The meeting, held at the Hayti Heritage Center, was sponsored by the Durham Committee on the Affairs
 
Not 1, but 2 Triangle Tribune Top Senior winners
Friday, April 6, 2018
Millbrook senior creates positive outlook for students RALEIGH – “If you don’t have high standards for yourself … you can’t expect to get the things you want in life,” Raya Coley said, explaining not only her philosophy for success for others, but also the reason that she has done so well herself. Coley is a
 
DPS works to eliminate disparities in testing and discipline
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
DURHAM – The numbers tell the story, staggering but not new to Kelvin Bullock, who serves as Durham Public Schools director of equity affairs, a position that did not exist until Jan. 2017. During the 2016-17 school year, white students – 18.5 percent of the district’s student population – vastly outperformed their Hispanic and
 
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