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Beauty really is in the eye of the beholder
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Are your parents of mixed race? Even if they aren’t, just telling people that you are mixed makes them view you as more attractive. That’s the conclusion of a recent Duke University study published in the June 2016 issue of Review of Black Political Economy. “Being exotic is a compelling idea,” said Robert L. Reece, a Duke
MEAC, NFF partner
Thursday, August 18, 2016
The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame has partnered with the MEAC to announce the conference’s offensive and defensive players of the year. The announcements will be made during a morning press conference the day of the 59th NFF Annual Awards Dinner Dec. 6 in New York City. MEAC Commissioner Dennis Thomas will make the
Rumors. Rumors. One class act.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Just as CIAA football gets set to take center stage, basketball sneaks in and steals its thunder. Elizabeth City State women’s basketball coach Laquanda Dawkins stirred up the pot when she announced her resignation this week. Dawkins was heading into her second season after going 8-18 last year. Various reports say Dawkins had dismissed seven
Drama at Elizabeth City State
Thursday, August 18, 2016
Never a dull moment in black college sports. Just when CC thinks things are settling down for football season, Laquanda Dawkins goes and resigns from Elizabeth City State. And, of course, when a coach leaves in just her second year, it’s never simple. According to the Daily Advance newspaper, girlfriend was taking away players’ scholarships
Can Bowie State repeat in the North?
Thursday, August 18, 2016
The CIAA North broke an 11-game winning streak by the South in the CIAA Championship Game in 2014 when Virginia State took home the crown. But Winston-Salem State snatched it right back last season in a last-second thriller. Can the North return the favor, or will the South go on another winning streak? The Tribune breaks down the Northern Division. Bowie
KYN: Everybody get on the good foot
Thursday, August 18, 2016
DURHAM – The art form that stems back to sock hops, disco clubs and soul train lines has seen a rebirth in recent years. Soul line dancing has become largely popular in Durham and surrounding areas and, according to dancers, you can find a dancing event or class somewhere every week. The surge in popularity in the area can be traced back about a
Race, music highlight RLT's 'Memphis' production
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
RALEIGH – Racial divisions are at the forefront of the national conversation once again, which makes the Tony award-winning musical, "Memphis," seem apropos for the season opener for The Raleigh Little Theatre. "Unfortunately, too many people still know what it's like to be judged based on your skin color or the skin color of those you love," said
Film Review: Miss Sharon Jones!
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings is a Grammy-nominated R&B band from Brooklyn. Their groove is funky like James Brown’s, and Jones’ gyrations are as wild and ferocious as Tina Tuner’s. The group’s soul shakes and their lead singer’s indomitable spirit blend into something very special, heartfelt and familial. When Jones is
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