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‘We do not need President Trump to honor our own’
Monday, December 11, 2017
The National Coalition of Black Veteran Organizations has suspended its call for a presidential promotion for legendary Buffalo Soldier, Colonel Charles Young. The push for the promotion has been ongoing with efforts to raise public awareness about the importance of the history for four decades. Before offering an explanation, I have a question: Did you
 
Weaver Street Market to open at The Dillon
Monday, December 11, 2017
RALEIGH – Kane Realty Corporation and Federal Capital Partners are opening a Weaver Street Market, a popular co-op food market founded in Carrboro nearly 30 years ago. The co-op will open next summer at The Dillon in Raleigh. “We look forward to becoming part of Raleigh’s vibrant downtown community and creating a gathering place where
 
NCCU graduates one of largest December classes
Sunday, December 10, 2017
DURHAM – North Carolina Central University awarded over 600 diplomas Saturday at its Fall Commencement exercises, including two doctorates, 176 graduate and professional degrees, and 233 undergraduate diplomas. The number of graduates makes this class among the largest for a December graduation ceremony, university officials said. “This robust
 
Singer Cheryl Fortune hits No. 1 on Billboard
Friday, December 8, 2017
Grammy Award-nominated, singer-songwriter Cheryl Fortune has landed at No. 1 on the Billboard Gospel Recurrent chart with her rousing anthem, “Fighters.” After 31 weeks on the Billboard Gospel Airplay chart, the song took the top spot with whopping 725 detections. The HGAG Music Video and Film Festival also selected “Fighters” as
 
Ed ‘Buck’ Joyner Sr. passes
Friday, December 8, 2017
Buck Joyner, brother of Johnson C. Smith coach Steve Joyner Sr., and father of Hampton men’s basketball coach Ed Joyner Jr., passed away Wednesday at the age of 68. Joyner coached at the now defunct St. Paul’s College and Livingstone. He was a volunteer assistant coach on the Hampton men’s team for the past two seasons. "I know it was a
 
Robert Prunty is new Hampton FB coach
Friday, December 8, 2017
HAMPTON, Va. — Robert Prunty was introduced as Hampton University’s new football coach at a news conference Friday. “I am up for the challenge,” Prunty said. Athletics Director Eugene Marshall Jr. welcomed Prunty, a Hamptonian with more than 30 years of football experience, as a player and coach and a four-time conference
 
Confederate statue climber: Riot, damage charges are unfair
Friday, December 8, 2017
DURHAM — The protester who climbed a North Carolina Confederate statue to help topple it said Tuesday that she plans to fight rioting and property damage charges by seeing the case through to trial. Takiyah Thompson was among nine protesters who appeared in court on charges that they tore down the statue in front of Durham’s old courthouse. One
 
BOOK: A year-by-year account of the Tuskegee Airmen
Thursday, December 7, 2017
The Tuskegee Airmen Chronology By Dan Haulman NewSouth Books, $24.95 HC The Tuskegee Airmen Chronology: A Detailed Timeline of the Red Tails and Other Black Pilots of World War II provides a unique year-by-year overview of the fascinating story of the Tuskegee Airmen, embracing important events in the formation of the first military training for black
 
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‘We do not need President Trump to honor our own’

The National Coalition of Black Veteran Organizations has suspended its call for a presidential

Weaver Street Market to open at The Dillon

RALEIGH – Kane Realty Corporation and Federal Capital Partners are opening a Weaver Street

NCCU graduates one of largest December classes

DURHAM – North Carolina Central University awarded over 600 diplomas Saturday at its Fall