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Poll: Black teens most active on social media apps
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Teenagers and their technology are inseparable, but a new poll shows black teens are the most likely to have access to smartphones — which could explain why they’re the biggest and most frequent users of mobile-friendly social media apps Snapchat and Instagram. A survey released last week by The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs
 
North Carolina's long summer vacations are being challenged
Monday, April 24, 2017
RALEIGH – Some folks can't get enough of summer. Others see it as a problem that needs fixing. For more than a dozen years, North Carolina has mandated the beginning and end of summer vacation for public schools. The law was designed to support tourism at the state's beaches and mountain getaways, and appease parents who were unhappy, as some
 
President's budget would impact housing
Sunday, April 23, 2017
In March, President Donald Trump introduced his blueprint for the 2018 budget, which calls for drastic funding cuts to U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development programs that serve many of our nation’s most vulnerable populations. The HOME Investment Partnerships Program, Community Development Block Grants, and funding for NeighborWorks
 
Seniors in nursing homes are at risk of sexual assault
Sunday, April 23, 2017
April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month, a time to shed light on a subject that, for most people, might conjure up images of college students at alcohol-infused parties, or joggers on dark, lonely roads. Most people, when thinking of sexual assault victims, probably don't think of seniors in nursing homes. Perhaps they should. A recent CNN investigation
 
HIV advocates head to the General Assembly
Saturday, April 22, 2017
RALEIGH – Patients, health care providers, community leaders and advocates will gather in Raleigh on Tuesday for HIV Speaks on Jones Street: NC HIV/AIDS Advocacy Day 2017. HIV/AIDS Advocacy Day 2017 will be hosted by the North Carolina AIDS Action Network, an organization working to improve the lives of people living with HIV/AIDS and affected
 
Bark in the Park highlights Bulls’ homestand
Saturday, April 22, 2017
DURHAM – The Durham Bulls return to the DBAP on April 25, as they kick off a six-game homestand against the Syracuse Chiefs and Buffalo Bisons. The season’s first Bark in the Park, $1 Concessions, fireworks and a pregame meet the team event highlight the event schedule. April 25 begins the first of a three-game set against the Chiefs. The two
 
Lee, Harris recognized as “history makers”
Saturday, April 22, 2017
RALEIGH – The Alliance of North Carolina Black Elected Officials recognized two North Carolina “History Makers” at the Senator Jeanne H. Lucas Luncheon, part of the larger two-day Black Summit held in Raleigh. Retired North Carolina Senator Howard Lee and Andrea Harris, founder of the N.C. Institute of Minority Economic Development, were
 
Savannah State made the right decision
Friday, April 21, 2017
Savannah State University has thrown in the towel. After 17 years of trying to compete with the big boys of Division I, university officials announced this week that they would reclassify back to Division II after the 2018-19 season. “The decision was made after months of discussion and deliberation in an effort to put SSU’s athletics programs
 
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