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NC State grant trains future mental health professionals
Thursday, October 30, 2014
RALEIGH – According to the World Health Organization, half of those diagnosed with a mental health disease show signs of the disorder at 14 years old. Three-quarters of those diagnosed show signs by age 25. North Carolina State University’s Department of Social Work recently received a $1.1 million grant from the federal Health Resources and
 
Roundtable to shape Durham community
Thursday, October 30, 2014
DURHAM – The Bull City abounds with programs dedicated to helping mold the community for the better. Representatives from Walk for Life and the Butner Federal Prison visitation project, discussed how they hope to achieve this goal at the Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham’s monthly meeting. Walk for Life is a grassroots initiative that
 
Durham CAN celebrates progress
Thursday, October 30, 2014
DURHAM – The Emily K Center auditorium was home to almost 500 people for a town-hall type meeting to hear from Durham Congregations Associations and Neighborhoods. Durham CAN is a nonpartisan grassroots organization that works to strengthen the local community. Tuesday night it celebrated and recognized recent victories in education, job training,
 
Calendar celebrates black heritage
Monday, October 27, 2014
RALEIGH – For the third straight year, AT&T of North Carolina has produced a Heritage Calendar that celebrates the North Carolina’s black experience. The calendar honors 12 individuals who have made significant contributions to their communities. This year’s calendar introduction at the Governor’s Mansion included those working
 
A decade of second chances
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
RALEIGH – Dennis Gaddy returned home from jail to a stable family and a good support system, but realized not all ex-felons have this luxury. He felt it was his mission, his obligation, to provide much needed support to men and women who are reentering society. Community Success Initiative, a nonprofit organization that helps former inmates achieve
 
Smiley: Voting power key to poverty
Wednesday, October 22, 2014
RALEIGH – “Rocking the vote” is more than just a trendy slogan or a civic duty. National TV commentator Tavis Smiley says voting can be a way out of poverty. “Voting matters and it makes a difference, (although) I’m not one of those who thinks that voting is the answer to all of our problems. People do vote. They voted in 2008
 
NC NAACP seeks legislative session on Medicaid
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
RALEIGH – Gov. Pat McCrory should call legislators to a one-day session to approve Medicaid expansion, the head of the state NAACP said Monday. As the Rev. William Barber spoke in a church, three caskets lined the aisles to symbolize people, hospitals and jobs that advocates say have died because of the lack of health care. "It is grievous to have
 
Chapel Hill celebrates historical black mayoral election
Tuesday, October 21, 2014
CHAPEL HILL – A few black radicals would approach Howard Lee, barely into his mayoral position. “They would come and say, ‘What are you going to do for the black folks?’ And my response is and has always been, ‘Nothing. I’m going to focus on the greatest needs in the community and the priority is going to be based on
 
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NC State grant trains future mental health professionals

RALEIGH – According to the World Health Organization, half of those diagnosed with a

Roundtable to shape Durham community

DURHAM – The Bull City abounds with programs dedicated to helping mold the community for

Durham CAN celebrates progress

DURHAM – The Emily K Center auditorium was home to almost 500 people for a town-hall type