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Hundreds celebrate as African American Museum nears completion
Wednesday, November 25, 2015
WASHINGTON — Hundreds of people gathered at an inaugural event for the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture to celebrate the completion of the museum’s exterior in a year that marks three significant moments in American history. This year marks the 150th anniversary of the end of the Civil War and the
Another NC redistricting lawsuit back in court
Monday, November 23, 2015
GREENSBORO – Another challenge of North Carolina's 2011 legislative districts based on accusations of racial gerrymandering is back in court. Three federal judges scheduled a Monday hearing in Greensboro to hear motions in the lawsuit filed by registered voters against the state and legislative leaders. They say lines drawn by Republican lawmakers
Can state refuse Syrian refugees?
Thursday, November 19, 2015
CHARLOTTE – North Carolina is one of at least 27 states whose governors have opposed settling Syrian refugees in light of the recent attacks in Paris. Underlying their concerns is the fact one of the attackers entered France by posing as a Syrian refugee. Legal experts assert there is legal precedent that the federal government sets immigration and
Black students complain of casual, everyday racism
Friday, November 13, 2015
BOSTON — It’s not always the slurs and the other out-and-out acts of racism. It’s the casual, everyday slights and insensitivities. Sheryce Holloway is tired of white people at Virginia Commonwealth University asking if they can touch her hair or if she knows the latest dance move. At Chicago’s Loyola University, Dominick Hall says
Success of HBCU alumni exceeds that of non-HBCU grads
Sunday, November 8, 2015
Despite their ongoing struggles, HBCUs are doing a better job than other institutions of producing black alumni who are thriving, particularly in their financial well-being and career purpose, according to recent results of an ongoing Gallup study. That is positive news for the nation’s embattled HBCUs, Brandon Busteed, executive director of Gallup

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Durham Symphony Orchestra

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Decision pending on Wake Co.ís poverty schools

RALEIGH – The Wake County public schools board has yet to make a decision on its proposed

HBCU students weigh in on white campus protests

It may have started out as a protest against police brutality and senseless violence against

Hundreds celebrate as African American Museum nears completion

WASHINGTON — Hundreds of people gathered at an inaugural event for the Smithsonian’s