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Personal trainer spreads message of healthy living
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Crystal Adell defies the stereotype that black women do not consistently pursue a physical exercise discipline. Now, the certified personal trainer is on a mission to further dismantle the stereotype and reverse the disproportionate statistical data regarding health and obesity among black women by advancing the message of healthy living. “It is my
 
BOOK: Get on down the Soul Train line
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture & Style By Nelson George William Morrow, $27.99 They should have called you Super Fly. Yep, that’s what you were, dancing in front of your TV every Saturday, spinning on the carpet and waving your arms around until you got yelled at for “going break something.” But
 
Album Review: Jazz ode to African culture
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Isis & Osiris The Mark Lomax Trio **** (4/5 stars) Release date: Sept. 16 The Mark Lomax Trio will release Isis & Osiris, a unique jazz concept album brimming with African mytho-spiritual themes and mesmerizing polyrhythms. Featuring renowned drummer Lomax, accompanied by Edwin Bayard on tenor saxophone and Dean Hulett on bass, the CD follows
 
Talk is cheap, act now
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Let me know if you ever feel this way: The whole idea about blessings is becoming more and more clear to me every day. I don’t know if it’s age or not, but life’s experiences do bring perspective to one’s outlook regarding the notion of being blessed. I mean, haven’t we all been taught that it’s better to give than to
 
Share your faith with seekers and skeptics
Wednesday, August 27, 2014
If thinking about the concept of apologetics (communicating the core themes of Christianity to people who don’t yet have relationships with Jesus) brings to mind worries about getting into defensive or even hostile conversations with people, stop right there. Sharing your faith with others through apologetics doesn’t ever have to be a negative
 
Young adults march on Capitol
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
RALEIGH – Young people led the charge on Day 4 of the Moral Week of Action as they denounced violence against young black, brown and poor people – both in Ferguson, Missouri, and here in North Carolina. Fifty youth, advocates and supporters of the Forward Together Moral Movement set off for the fourth Jericho March around the Capitol this week,
 
Freedom ainít free
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Let’s talk a little bit about freedom. I’m referring to the freedom afforded all of us through Christ. There is something quite liberating when you know or realize that you have been “set free.” Have you ever thought about what that really means? The word “release” comes to my mind. Some claim relief is how they
 
Flags lowered to honor Richard Holden
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
RALEIGH – Governor Pat McCrory issued a flag order Tuesday lowering all North Carolina flags to half-staff in honor of the late Col. Richard W. Holden Sr. of the N.C. State Highway Patrol. Col. Holden was a 35-year veteran of the Highway Patrol before his retirement. He was also its first African-American commander. He died August 22 at the age of
 
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Personal trainer spreads message of healthy living

Crystal Adell defies the stereotype that black women do not consistently pursue a physical

BOOK: Get on down the Soul Train line

The Hippest Trip in America: Soul Train and the Evolution of Culture & Style By Nelson

Album Review: Jazz ode to African culture

Isis & Osiris The Mark Lomax Trio **** (4/5 stars) Release date: Sept. 16 The Mark