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Activists counter attack on affirmative action
Monday, August 14, 2017
As millions of students return to school, the nation’s Department Justice Department is beginning an investigation that could potentially sue universities over affirmative action admissions policies. As first reported by the New York Times, the DOJ Civil Rights Division will carry out this effort to determine whether white applicants were
 
Bailey inspires NCCUís largest incoming class
Monday, August 14, 2017
DURHAM – North Carolina Central University alumnus David Bailey inspired more than 1,000 incoming students with words of wisdom and humor at NCCU’s new student induction and pinning ceremony Sunday afternoon. “It is hard to believe that it has been 13 years since I was in your shoes,” said Bailey, a U.S. Capitol Police special
 
Study finds link between violence and teen obesity
Saturday, August 12, 2017
DURHAM – Teens consumed more unhealthy foods and beverages on days they were exposed to violence, and suffered from fatigue due to poor sleep the next day, according to a new study by Duke researchers. Those behaviors, especially increased soda consumption, are important predictors of weight gain. More than 20 percent of U.S. adolescents are
 
Keep it fresh from the garden to the table
Friday, August 11, 2017
You spent the summer weeding, watering and tending to your vegetable garden. Now all your effort has paid off with a bountiful harvest. Maximize the flavor and nutritional value of your homegrown vegetables with proper harvesting and storage. For the freshest flavor, always prepare and serve vegetables immediately after harvest. But let's face it, most of
 
BOOK: An authorís journey to healing
Friday, August 11, 2017
Shielded by God’s Power: The Survival Kit: Surviving Satanic Forces By Ivy Christian Xlibris Publishing Company Born in an era where children were to be seen and never heard, Christian learned early on that she was viewed as unlovable and unwanted, except as a punching bag and a scapegoat for all things wrong – real or imagined – in her
 
HBCUs players earn preseason accolades
Friday, August 11, 2017
Several HBCUs players were named to the STATS FCS Buck Buchanan Award watch list. The award honors the top defensive player in FCS. Jackson State defensive end Keontre Anderson represents the SWAC, South Carolina State linebacker Darius Leonard is the MEAC rep, and Tennessee State defensive end Ebenezer Ogundeko of the Ohio Valley Conference is the third
 
NCCU sports information honored
Friday, August 11, 2017
Success will certainly bring out the fans. Virginia Union women’s basketball ended the season No. 8 in NCAA Division II attendance. VUU averaged 1,417 fans per game in the 2,500-seat Barco-Stevens Hall. The Panthers advanced to the national championship game before losing to Ashland. But not too far behind were Winston-Salem State women, whose
 
TROSA: From desperation to promising futures
Thursday, August 10, 2017
DURHAM – Anastaisia Lake will graduate from TROSA Sunday sober, drug-free and ready to begin a new life. That Lake is even alive is a blessing. After living with relatives until she was 18, Lake relocated to Morganton, West Virginia, to live with her mother. Soon after, the two began drinking together. That led to several DWIs, a car accident that
 
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Durham City Council candidates weigh in

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