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New app for black travelers
Thursday, October 19, 2017
In 1936, Victor Hugo Green, a letter carrier who lived in Manhattan, published the “Negro Motorist Green Book,” a listing of hotels, restaurants and other businesses where blacks would be welcome and safe in the era of Jim Crow. The Green Book became enormously popular and was published until 1966. More than 80 years later, the South Carolina
 
Blacks’ dreams of homeownership still deferred
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
The late Langston Hughes created a masterful body of poetry in the 20th century that spoke about black America’s unique experiences. Also an author and playwright, his words in all media pricked our consciousness to wonder and ponder how we somehow remained so different from others after living more than 200 years in this land. One of my favorite
 
Nielsen study reveals growing influence of black women
Friday, October 6, 2017
A new report detailing the record-setting spending power of black women has further buoyed the confidence of black female entrepreneurs, who said the information proves their undeniable value to the United States and the global economy. The report, “African American Women: Our Science, Her Magic,” was released by Nielsen during the
 

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Ordinary People

Time: 2 p.m. Durham County Library presents

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Choir Anniversary

Time: 4 to 6 p.m. The Voices of Peace will

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NCCU Homecoming

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Exhibit showcases glamour of Ebony Fashion Fair

RALEIGH – Ebony and Jet magazines gave blacks an avenue to read positive and uplifting

Hard to hate on Coach K

I really want to hate Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski. But he’s making it so hard. Growing up

St. Aug's, Broncos battle for first

Virginia State climbed into the AFCA Coaches Division II Poll for the first time since 2014 at