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NCCU graduate reflects on grandmother’s portrayal in ‘Hidden Figures’
Monday, February 27, 2017
DURHAM – The blockbuster movie “Hidden Figures” tells the true story of Katherine G. Johnson, a West Virginia woman whose outstanding mathematical abilities led her to a groundbreaking career at NASA and the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2015. The film’s enormous popularity – it stood at No. 1 in the country for most of
 
Residents hear on improvements to New Bern Ave.
Monday, February 27, 2017
RALEIGH – The City of Raleigh held the first of two public meetings on the proposed pedestrian and transit improvements to New Bern Avenue. As part of its revitalization plan, the city, in coordination with the North Carolina Department of Transportation, proposes multi-modal improvements to New Bern Avenue from Tarboro Street to Sunnybrook Road,
 
JCSU wins CIAA women's title; Bowie takes men's
Saturday, February 25, 2017
CHARLOTTE – For the first time since 2009 under a different head coach, Johnson C. Smith women are the CIAA champions. Smith put on an impressive performance over Virginia State, 68-59, Saturday at the Spectrum Center. The title is the first under coach Steve Joyner Jr., who now joins his father, Smith men’s basketball coach Steve Joyner Sr.,
 
Durham Bulls Fan Fest kicks off season
Friday, February 24, 2017
DURHAM – The Durham Bulls will host its 2017 Fan Fest presented by Delta March 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The free event provides the opportunity for fans to take batting practice on the field, get a behind-the-scenes tour of the DBAP and purchase single-game tickets at the ballpark. In addition, National Anthem auditions
 
Pastor in discrimination case to collect $225,000
Friday, February 24, 2017
ATLANTA – A Georgia pastor fired from his government job over sermons alleged to be discriminatory will instead receive a $225,000 settlement from the state based on his own discrimination lawsuit. In 2014 the State of Georgia's Department of Public Health hired Eric Walsh, a lay minister, to serve as a district health director. Walsh accepted the
 
VSU, JCSU women to meet in championship
Friday, February 24, 2017
CHARLOTTE – The Virginia State Trojans are headed back to the CIAA Tournament championship game for the second time in three seasons after knocking off Lincoln 59-51 in the first game of the women’s semifinal at the Spectrum Center. Ironically, VSU defeated the Lions in 2015 for the title. Jessica Kern, who is now at Mississippi Valley State,
 
Banjo players return to their roots
Friday, February 24, 2017
When you think of banjo music, you might think about the famous duel from “Deliverance.” You’ll almost certainly think of players living in the country or the mountains, and those players will almost certainly be white. Yet banjo music originated with African-American players hundreds of years ago. “For almost 100 years, only black
 
Bowie State returns to final
Friday, February 24, 2017
CHARLOTTE – For the first time in four seasons, Livingstone won’t be in a championship final. Bowie State upended the Blue Bears 71-69 in a thriller of a semifinal matchup Friday night at the Spectrum Center. The Bulldogs return to the final for the first time since 2013, which they won over the Blue Bears. Livingstone committed 30 turnovers
 
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NCCU graduate reflects on grandmother’s portrayal in ‘Hidden Figures’

DURHAM – The blockbuster movie “Hidden Figures” tells the true story of

Residents hear on improvements to New Bern Ave.

RALEIGH – The City of Raleigh held the first of two public meetings on the proposed

JCSU wins CIAA women's title; Bowie takes men's

CHARLOTTE – For the first time since 2009 under a different head coach, Johnson C. Smith