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Thursday, December 8, 2016
Raleigh Boys & Girls Elijah is an enthusiastic member of the Raleigh Boys & Girls Club technical training programs. When Elijah started coming to the club, he had a hard time fitting in and finding activities that he really loved. Then he discovered the photography/videography program and brain food culinary arts training program. Over the past
Mary D. Williams to perform at museum
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
RALEIGH — Singer Mary D. Williams’ powerful voice comes straight from her heart and her intimate knowledge of black Southern culture. She grew up listening to family members singing traditional spirituals, and that music has defined much of her life. Today, Williams travels the country performing and teaching about the music of her childhood,
Google executive to address NCCU fall graduates
Tuesday, December 6, 2016
DURHAM – Valeisha Butterfield Jones, director of Black Community Engagement for Google and co-founder of the national Women in Entertainment Empowerment Network, will deliver the keynote address at North Carolina Central’s 128th Commencement. The ceremony for approximately 600 graduates of the university’s undergraduate, master’s
Duke names Vincent Price its 10th president
Friday, December 2, 2016
DURHAM – Vincent Price, provost of the University of Pennsylvania since 2009, has been elected Duke University’s 10th president. In addition to being the chief academic officer at Penn, Price is the Steven H. Chaffee Professor of Communication in the Annenberg School for Communication and professor of political science in the School of Arts and
Science camp receives support from Duke Energy
Friday, December 2, 2016
DURHAM – A $5,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation will help get more kids outdoors and excited about protecting the river in their own backyard. The grant was awarded to the Eno River Association, which will use the funds to provide a science-based summer camp experience to 120 rising fourth-, fifth- and sixth-graders. The next iWalk the Eno
Internship unveils possibility for Shaw student
Friday, December 2, 2016
RALEIGH – Natavia Ray came to Shaw University with a few of life’s milestones already under her belt. Now 32, Ray is a non-traditional student. She is married and the mother of two daughters, ages 11 and 8. She has also already earned an associate’s degree from Fayetteville Technical Community College, and has logged quite a bit of work

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Christmas in the Piedmont

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Black and proud: Top black high school seniors showcased

Even though the courts ruled that segregation in the education system was unconstitutional in

JV basketball: Hillside rallies past Southern

DURHAM – D. Sanders scored just two points in Hillside’s rival game against

Vikings, Broncos go Down East for matchup

Elizabeth City State and Fayetteville State will play their Dec. 17 basketball doubleheader at