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Some faith leaders victimize rape survivors again
Friday, February 27, 2015
WASHINGTON – Simone Oliver (right) had always been called, as they say in the religious community. She was active in the Baptist church throughout her youth, playing piano for the youth choir and even ghostwriting sermons for several pastors as a teen. She loved scripture, loved preaching and loved God. For her, church was heaven on earth. But it was
A true Supreme Court story
Thursday, February 19, 2015
Floyd Hill was a young boy who grew up in rural North Carolina. He dreamed that one day he would own a very large farm. Hill was born in 1907. He disregarded the extreme racism that existed in the South and refused to allow it to kill his dream. At age 36, his dream came true when he purchased 227.2 acres of farmland that was repossessed from a white
Match made in heaven?
Thursday, February 19, 2015
CHAPEL HILL – Your compatibility with your partner may come down to dollars and cents, according to the research of a Duke University professor. Sociologist Jessi Streib studied couples in which each partner grew up in a different socio-economic class and found that even if you "marry up," your upbringing still impacts decisions and behaviors.

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Food Pantry

The Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church food


Conference IWD 2015

Let's celebrate the International Women's Day!


St. Paul Village Community 5k Walk/Run

The Third Annual St. Paul Village Community 5K

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Do it again: Blue Bears in final

Livingstone topples Bowie State

New women's champion in 2015

Va. State, Lincoln (Pa.) to decide tourney title

U.S. Transportation secretary makes bus tour stop in Durham

DURHAM – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, Congressman G.K. Butterfield and