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Big Brothers Big Sisters CEO receives state honor
Thursday, May 26, 2016
RALEIGH — At Leadership North Carolina’s graduation ceremony last week, local Big Brothers Big Sisters’ President and CEO Shawan Gabriel was named the 2016 Stanley Frank Class Award recipient. The honor is awarded annually to one Leadership North Carolina student of the class of nearly 60 leaders from across the state. “I am
Writing my own happy ending
Thursday, May 26, 2016
I have experienced a lot of disappointment in my 18 years on this earth. These disappointments have been brought on by a number of factors: difficult situations, other people and myself. I was very isolated as a child, and I didn’t have many friends because of my lack of human interaction. But I’m not complaining; I grew up with pretty
Shaw University aids student’s ‘walk’
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
RALEIGH – When Danette Majette crossed the stage at the Raleigh Auditorium earlier this month as a 2016 magna cum laude graduate of Shaw, nobody could see the post-traumatic stress disorder that caused chronic pain, depression and anxiety following a retail job injury that almost kept her away. She knew she could not sit for long periods of time and
Nu Development aims to give back to the community
Thursday, May 19, 2016
When Dosali Reed-Bandele and Cimarron Reed first met in the late 1990s, they were in college with Reed-Bandele attending Livingstone College and Reed at Saint Augustine’s University. “I was visiting a mutual friend at St. Augustine’s and we lost touch. A year later we saw each other at Black College Day in Raleigh — and the rest is
Hillside seniors named Gates scholars
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Hillside High seniors’ Anthony Teachey and Tamontae Stanton-Jones have been named Gates Millennium Scholars in the final year of the program. This is the second year in a row that two Hillside students have earned the honor. Last year, Hillside’s Kiara Thorpe and Jolil Smoke, and Ming Lin from Northern High became Gates Millennium Scholars.
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