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Chavis Basketball League starts Tuesday
Monday, June 19, 2017
RALEIGH – Ten teams, including Infinity Engineering, will compete in the Chavis Basketball Summer League, which begins Tuesday at Emery Gymnasium on St. Augustine’s campus. Admission is free. The Infinity Engineering team will consist of SAU student-athletes, including CIAA Player of the Year Quincy January. The league will feature a
 
Lewis Family celebrates over 60 years of reunions
Monday, June 19, 2017
RALEIGH – For 62 consecutive years, the Lewis Family of eastern North Carolina, now five generations deep, has gathered on the fourth weekend in June to, reconnect, fellowship and reflect on their rich history. A different member and branch of the Lewis family tree hosts the annual family reunion event each year. This year, the reunion will be held
 
Rites of Passage initiates five into manhood
Monday, June 19, 2017
DURHAM – Five young men survived the rigorous demands of the Rites of Passage program to graduate Saturday with a traditional African ceremony. The annual event is a nine-month program harnessing the power of community to mentor and guide black young men to take responsibility, develop life skills, and position themselves for continued success as
 
Black gun owners worried by acquittal in Castile shooting
Sunday, June 18, 2017
Gerry Martin isn’t sure he will ever tell a police officer during a traffic stop that he has a concealed-weapon permit — and possibly a weapon — on him. The acquittal of a Minnesota officer in the death of a licensed gun owner who volunteered that he had a gun seconds before being fatally shot during a traffic stop adds to the worries of
 
Barber banned from Legislative Building after protest arrest
Saturday, June 17, 2017
RALEIGH – One of North Carolina's most prominent civil rights leaders, the Rev. William Barber, is banned from entering the state Legislative Building after he was arrested at a protest there last month. A magistrate ordered Barber and 31 others arrested during a sit-in over health care on May 30 to stay away from the building as part of their bond
 
Affordable housing goals and fair access to mortgage credit
Saturday, June 17, 2017
As the Senate Banking Committee turns its attention to reform the nation’s secondary mortgage market, civil rights leaders recently spoke in a strong and united voice. For these national organizations, the housing finance system must embrace – not abandon – its obligation to provide broad access and affordability in mortgage lending. In
 
Chapel Hill honors employees with top award
Friday, June 16, 2017
CHAPEL HILL – Town Manager Roger Stancil selected Joseph McMiller, assistant operations manager at Chapel Hill Transit, and Heather Robinson, master firefighter, as the 2017 W. Calvin Horton Service Award winners. The awards were announced June 9 at an employee awards ceremony as part of the Employee Appreciation Day at the Friday Center. The award
 
Bull City 150 pop-up exhibit
Friday, June 16, 2017
DURHAM – Gentrification, inequality and public projects that impact housing are not new issues in Durham. A Bull City 150 pop-up exhibit on the history of housing and land inequality in Durham will be part of the Third Friday events in downtown Durham June 16, 6 to 9 p.m., at the Self-Help Temple Building, 302 W. Main Street. Bull City 150 is a
 
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Film Screening

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SORORITY NEWS: Miss Jabberwock 2017

The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Area Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority crowned Zachyre Lynn