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BOOK: Navigating the justice system
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Justice While Black: Helping African-American Families Navigate and Survive the Criminal Justice System By Robbin Shipp and Nick Chiles Agate Bolden, $14 HC The Aug. 9 fatal shooting of teenager Michael Brown by police in Ferguson, Missouri, has focused global attention on the precarious safety of young African-American men. Agate Bolden is publishing a
 
Car Review: 2015 Lexus NX Crossover
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
DETROIT – When it comes to the 2015 Lexus NX crossover, there’s good news and then there is a cautionary yellow warning light. The good news is there is an all-new Lexus coming to market in November. Although Lexus comes late to the compact entry-level luxury crossover market, it has a very credible entry in the NX. The NX had the angled
 
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
 
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