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Stereotyping is never a good idea
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
We often hear about the crimes and homicides that take place in Chicago and, in particular, the south side of Chicago. The murder and overall crime rate is frightening. I wouldn't want to walk around the streets of Roseland, Englewood or a number of Chicago neighborhoods at night. Actually, I don't think I would want to walk around them during the day.
Why black-owned newspapers matter
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
In 2017, we will celebrate the 190th anniversary of the black press in America. Since the first publication of Freedom's Journal on March 16, 1827, in New York City, black-owned newspapers have led the way when it comes to raising a voice of consciousness for black America. Today, black-owned newspapers still matter. Black Lives Matter. Black Votes Matter.
Inaction could cost future retirees
Sunday, August 14, 2016
New analysis conducted by AARP shows that 4.9 million North Carolina workers who are paying into Social Security today stand to lose 25 percent of their benefits if the president and Congress don’t act. While the revenue shortfall is not imminent, the Social Security trustees reported in June that the trust fund would run dry in 2034. After that

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An Evening for Italy

Il Palio and Chef Teddy Diggs invite you for


Back to Books

Durham County Library presents Back to Books:


Race for Our Heroes 5K

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The five golden rules of job reference etiquette

DETROIT – It makes good business sense – and is respectful professional etiquette

US government wants voter ID ruling enforced

RALEIGH – The federal government and others who sued to overturn North Carolina's voter

Whitfield on her new role in ‘Greenleaf’

Although Lynn Whitfield’s earliest aspiration was to become a ballerina, she knew at a