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A legacy reborn: Madam C.J. Walker beauty line
Saturday, May 21, 2016
The legend and legacy of hair-care pioneer Madam C.J. Walker are gaining new life for a new generation. With the launch of a new line of products under the Madam C.J. Walker Beauty Culture brand, New York personal-care company, Sundial, looks to draw a 21st-century audience to an enterprise founded by Walker in 1906. Though these products have not seen
 
BOOK: Ageless trainer, model and bodybuilder
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Determined, Dedicated, Disciplined To Be Fit – The Ageless Journey of Ernestine Shepherd By Ernestine Shepherd Shepherd, 79, is a personal trainer, fitness expert and marathon runner. The Guinness Book of World Records’ Oldest Female Body Builder has released her new book, “Determined, Dedicated, Disciplined To Be Fit – The Ageless
 
NNPA, Chevrolet launch Howard internship program
Sunday, May 15, 2016
In an effort to provide student journalists with a unique experience working in the black press, the National Newspaper Publishers Association teamed with Chevrolet and Howard University’s School of Communications to launch an innovative journalism fellowship program. “Discover The Unexpected” will feature internships at four NNPA member
 
BOOK: A moving, radical black voice to poetry
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Everything Worth Fighting For: An Exploration of Black Life in America By Dasan Ahanu Flowered Concrete Publishing Revolutionary voice. Freedom fighters. Social justice. Activism through art. These themes underlie multi-talented artist Ahanu’s moving new book of poetry, “Everything Worth Fighting For: An Exploration of Black Life in
 
FILM REVIEW: Nina
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
If you haven’t picked up a copy of “I Put a Spell on You: The Autobiography of Nina Simone,” now is a good time to read it and let Simone reflect on her life, with her own enlightening words. If you haven’t seen the Oscar-nominated, bio-documentary film “What Happened, Miss Simone?”, it’s on Netflix and it is very
 
Beyu’ Caffe set for new move, same service
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
DURHAM – Beyù Caffe has been a part of the blossoming downtown Durham food scene since it opened in 2009, offering quality Southern and chef-inspired cuisine with a side of live music. Yet as the restaurant has grown, so has the downtown population and the cost of property. Owner Dorian Bolden said the restaurant just couldn't keep up with the
 
BOOK: Children's book honors fathers
Thursday, April 28, 2016
My Daddy Does My Hair By Sharon Hart-Harris Vision Directives “My Daddy Does My Hair” is hitting the market at the perfect time. Pantene Hair has joined forces with the NFL and some of its players to display a tender moment and time of bonding between a father and daughter while he does her hair. The style of the hair is not what’s
 

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Supreme Court ruling could change jury selection

DURHAM – A ruling Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court could give North Carolina death row

HBCU football: MEAC increased NFL presence

The MEAC added another chapter to its impressive NFL draft record with three athletes being

Charity helps, but it's not the answer

I've been involved in benevolent projects for many years. Most of these efforts have been buying