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Morgan State counts on big things from Staley
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
If Morgan State is going to be a factor in the MEAC championship race, Mississippi State transfer quarterback Elijah Staley will have to play a big role. At 6-foot-7 Staley is a big man on campus and one of the biggest quarterbacks in the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision. However, if the preseason projections of his coaches are any indication,
 
Procter & Gambleís ad stirs race debate
Tuesday, August 22, 2017
Procter & Gamble kicked off the 10th anniversary celebration of the “My Black is Beautiful” campaign by releasing a commercial titled “The Talk,” featuring African-American women discussing the realities of being black in America and warning their children about the perils of racism. “The Talk” sparked fierce
 
Hotly contested races set to take center stage
Monday, August 21, 2017
Across the state, this year’s historically crowded municipal elections have drawn new types of candidates. Young candidates. First-time candidates. Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender candidates. And, importantly, many more non-white candidates. In each of North Carolina’s three largest cities – Charlotte, Greensboro and Raleigh
 
Salvation Army ready for race
Monday, August 21, 2017
RALEIGH – With a successful dry run having taken place on Aug. 9, The Salvation Army of Wake County is ready for its sixth annual MOST Amazing Race Raleigh on Aug. 26 at locations in and around downtown Raleigh. The scavenger-hunt-like race is patterned after the TV show “The Amazing Race” and features teams of two, completing mental and
 
Smokie Norful to release first book
Sunday, August 20, 2017
When the pressure of life seems to boil over — and it does for everyone — Pastor and Grammy-winning musician Smokie Norful has one piece of advice: take the lid off. This concept was inspired by watching his grandmother make her signature dish of sweet rice. When the heat got too high, the pot began hissing and boiling over like it was about to
 
CIAA North looks stronger on paper, but...
Saturday, August 19, 2017
For all the talk the past two seasons about the CIAA North being the tougher of the two divisions, where are the trophies sitting? Not in the North but in the South, on Winston-Salem State’s shelf. Virginia State is the only Northern team to win a football championship (2014) in the last 15 years – not counting the cancelled game in 2013, of
 
Donít go blind because of cost
Friday, August 18, 2017
Why would someone see an eye doctor when they have no symptoms? The truth is, some of the diseases that can rob you of your sight don’t show symptoms until you’ve already lost vision. The good news is that an eye exam by an ophthalmologist — a physician who specializes in medical and surgical eye care — can catch the early signs of
 
Durham City Council candidates weigh in
Friday, August 18, 2017
DURHAM – Twelve of the 14 candidates vying for the three open seats on the Durham City Council participated Wednesday night in a forum hosted by the Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People. Candidates answered tough questions about the many challenges facing Durham; a city consistently ranked as one of the best places to live while deeply
 
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Morgan State counts on big things from Staley

If Morgan State is going to be a factor in the MEAC championship race, Mississippi State

Procter & Gambleís ad stirs race debate

Procter & Gamble kicked off the 10th anniversary celebration of the “My Black is

Hotly contested races set to take center stage

Across the state, this year’s historically crowded municipal elections have drawn new