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Survivor Taraji P. Henson speaks out against domestic violence
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Oscar-nominated actress Taraji P. Henson revealed her intimate experience with domestic violence in a Sept. 8 interview with MSNBC.com. In discussing her new film, No Good Deeds, and its parallels to the trending news topic of violence against women, Henson revealed she had been the victim of domestic violence. In the new thriller, Henson stars as a
 
RECIPE OF THE WEEK: Add to your holiday recipe collection
Saturday, September 13, 2014
Whether following a treasured family recipe or trying something new, many newcomers mistakenly see baking as an intimidating challenge. To add to your collection of holiday recipes, here is one for Mini Apple Pies that can be given as gifts and one for Sour Cream Rolls that are sure to become a family favorite. Mini Apple Pies Prep time: 30 minutes Bake
 
BOOK: Lifestyle works for non-athletes, too
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
The Athlete’s Simple Guide to a Plant-Based Lifestyle By Suzanna McGee Zuzi Publishing Weight loss, sports injury, athletic competition and even disease are all reasons millions of people seek nutrition as their solution. Yet millions more are overweight and suffering when experts, including medical doctors, agree that a healthy, well-nourished
 
Emmett Tillís story comes to life
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
RALEIGH – In 1955, Emmett Till, a 14-year-old boy from Chicago, visited his uncle in Mississippi for the summer. He never made it back. Till, not used to the harsh racial divide of the south, was accused of whistling at a white woman in a grocery store. The act angered the woman’s husband, who later brutally beat and killed Till with the help
 
'Rodney King' is a must see
Thursday, September 4, 2014
CHAPEL HILL – “This is for you, Rodney,” was a phrase looters and rioters used after the acquittals of Los Angeles police officers involved in the beating Rodney King within an inch of his life. It is also a phrase that can be used to describe a play that is the perfectly simple tribute to King’s life. PlayMakers Repertory Company
 
BOOK: Racism is more than ranting
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Black and Born to Succeed By Samuel F. Black Xlibris Publishing While the news media today shows racism as ranting conservatives in the vein of Donald Sterling or Michael Richards, racism is more than ranting by rich or famous individuals. Black had served his country for four years and displayed loyalty to the Catholic university where he worked for a
 
Hip-hop educator speaks to youth through rhymes
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
RALEIGH – “I’m going to make it despite what you say or do.” This line from Larry “LAK” Henderson’s song “Black Men Rock” is just one of many he uses to inspire this generation’s youth. With songs about Harriet Tubman – “I’m freeing so many slaves you can call me Moses”
 
Album Review: Jazz ode to African culture
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Isis & Osiris The Mark Lomax Trio **** (4/5 stars) Release date: Sept. 16 The Mark Lomax Trio will release Isis & Osiris, a unique jazz concept album brimming with African mytho-spiritual themes and mesmerizing polyrhythms. Featuring renowned drummer Lomax, accompanied by Edwin Bayard on tenor saxophone and Dean Hulett on bass, the CD follows
 
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