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Give it up for the poet, not the points
Friday, December 15, 2017
DURHAM – Saturday nights typically warrant going out. Whether that be to dinner, a nightclub or a movie, the city of Durham offers a wide variety of options. But recently, on the quiet corner of Lakewood Avenue and Fayetteville Street, the Hayti Heritage Center was a collection of voices. Voices that were passionate and undulating. Voices that could
BOOK: A year-by-year account of the Tuskegee Airmen
Thursday, December 7, 2017
The Tuskegee Airmen Chronology By Dan Haulman NewSouth Books, $24.95 HC The Tuskegee Airmen Chronology: A Detailed Timeline of the Red Tails and Other Black Pilots of World War II provides a unique year-by-year overview of the fascinating story of the Tuskegee Airmen, embracing important events in the formation of the first military training for black
Try California avocados on the grill
Friday, December 1, 2017
Though California avocados make great sidekicks to all styles of American barbecue, they are also worthy candidates for the centerpiece of your grill. Plus, they are a healthy treat! Brush California avocado halves with olive oil and cook over a hot grill for two to three minutes for a delicious addition to your next summer spread. For a unique twist, Chef
Commodoresís legend talks reunion, new book
Saturday, November 25, 2017
Thomas McClary, the legendary founder of the super group, the Commodores, has a new book that takes readers on a journey through Motown, the civil rights movement and a backstage war for the ages. McClary, who co-founded the group with Lionel Richie, recently released “Rock and Soul,” a stirring autobiography where readers also learn about his
Stop losing your keys
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Twice a week, 1 in 4 Americans loses keys, and more than half say misplaced items cause them to be late. Fortunately, you can now change all that with a new technology from Pixie that uses augmented reality to lead you to the exact spot where your lost items are – saving you time and perhaps your sanity. You simply affix a special tag to anything

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N.C. A&T makes history with perfect season

ATLANTA — North Carolina A&T won its fourth Historically Black College and University

New Creation making a difference in Durham community

DURHAM – New Creation United Methodist Church has shone a positive light on its members

HBCUs must boost enrollment, finances

In the education space, he was perhaps one of President Obama’s fiercest critics. And