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DLC ‘leaves table wide open’ for students’ future
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
DURHAM – Christopher’s last name sounds like the word “contour” but is spelled “Couture.” The brown-haired 22-year-old, clad in slacks and a deep blue button-down, smiled and looked away shyly as he explained the difficulty people have over spelling his last name. Couture is a student at the Durham Literacy Center and has
Roland Martin to speak at Shaw convocation
Wednesday, October 19, 2016
SHAW UNIVERSITY Acclaimed TV Journalist Roland Martin will keynote Shaw’s Founder's Day convocation Oct. 28, 10:45 a.m. at the Duke Energy Center for Performing Arts. Martin, host and managing editor of TV One’s daily news program, ‘NewsOne Now,’ is a highly sought-after pundit on political, social and cultural issues important to
NCCU exhibit showcases diverse voices
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Embracing Diverse Voices: Ninety Years of African-American Art N.C. Central Art Museum Run date: Oct. 15 – Dec. 9 Through this exhibition, the NCCU Art Museum will explore the diversity of experience and artistic expression among black artists. “Embracing Diverse Voices: Ninety Years of African-American Art” explores diversity through
Thursday, October 13, 2016
WAKE COUNTY Muriel Summers, principal of A.B. Combs Leadership Magnet Elementary School, was named the 2016-17 Wake County Public School System Principal of the Year. Summers has been principal of Combs for 19 years and was integral to its creation as the nation’s first Leadership Magnet school (now more than 3,000). Combs was named the top magnet
TROSA to break ground on Comprehensive Care Center
Sunday, October 2, 2016
DURHAM – Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers will celebrate the start of construction of its Comprehensive Care Center with a groundbreaking Oct. 13 at 9 a.m. at 1820 James St. The $2.6-million center is a milestone for the nonprofit and the hundreds of people it serves every day. Demand for TROSA’s evidence-based, long-term
Susan B. Komen sets funding to breast cancer research
Thursday, September 29, 2016
DALLAS – Building on its bold goal to reduce current breast cancer deaths by 50 percent in the U.S. over the next decade, Susan G. Komen announced $32.7 million in new research grants for 2016. Awarded across 23 states and seven countries, the projects span the entire continuum of breast cancer research, including research into metastatic disease,

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Clothes Closet

The Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist clothes


House Design w/ReStore

Have you ever wanted to know how to decorate your


Yard Sale

A community yard sale will be held from 8 a.m. to

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Democrats show strength in key battlegrounds

WASHINGTON – Hillary Clinton appears to be displaying strength in the crucial battleground

Study examines black, Latino student movements

A new study by three major universities has found that female students on college campuses are

Matthew recovery continues in NC

RALEIGH – More than two weeks after Hurricane Matthew hit North Carolina, some areas are