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Cooper would veto religious exemption bills if NC governor
Friday, April 10, 2015
RALEIGH – Attorney General Roy Cooper said Wednesday he supports requiring North Carolina police to wear body cameras and rejects proposals allowing public officials and potentially businesses to cite religion for declining to serve gay couples. Cooper, a Democrat preparing a run for governor in 2016, told The Associated Press in an interview that
 
St. Aug’s Ward has interim tag removed
Friday, April 10, 2015
RALEIGH – Everett B. Ward is interim no more. On Friday, the board of trustees unanimously voted Ward to become St. Augustine’s 11th president and third alumnus in the university’s 147-year history. “We are pleased with the direction in which the university is headed under the leadership of Dr. Ward and feel confident that he is
 
NC citizens sue over redistricting
Friday, April 10, 2015
RALEIGH – Raleigh Wake Citizens Association and 14 Wake County voters filed a lawsuit in federal court late Thursday, alleging that new local district lines adopted by the state General Assembly this month violate their civil rights. This month's passage of the county's new district lines is similar to changes in recent years in at least four other
 
Tea fundraiser assists cancer patients
Thursday, April 9, 2015
GARNER – The Sisters Inspiring Sisters Incorporated held its third annual Treasure Her Elegance Grand Tea last month in an elegant setting at the Grand Marquise Ballroom. The sold-out event hosted over 320 guests and raised $18,000 for the 501©3 organization that provides transportation assistance to cancer patients to medical appointments,
 
HBCU NEWS
Thursday, April 9, 2015
ST. AUGUSTINE’S Assistant Professor of English Chris Massenburg has been chosen for the Nasir Jones Fellowship at Harvard for the 2015-16 academic year. The fellowship is at the Hip Hop Archive & Research Institute at the Hutchins Center. The fellowship will provide selected scholars and artists an opportunity to show that “education is
 
Vaginal health: 3 key players that cause madness
Thursday, April 9, 2015
Sisterhood is always essential to the soul. To get around with girlfriends/sisters to laugh, cry or even have serious talks about life events seems to be cathartic. During these sister moments, we realize we have the same parts, but they are not all created equally. Such is the case for vaginitis. After my girlfriends and I were discussing a recent post
 
Consumers using prepaid cards lack financial protection
Thursday, April 9, 2015
When it comes to financial services, many consumers are surprised by the range of fees attached to their transactions. From mortgages to checking accounts, credit cards and more, regulations for these products establish the “rules of the road” for consumers and creditors alike. Yet one financial product with growing popularity has no comparable
 
The business of black media
Thursday, April 9, 2015
While most people who think about black media consider its historic role as a leader and purveyor of the needs of the black community, those same people sometimes forget that these entities are businesses that must make money also. For years, this has been the struggle with black media, which often seems to be left out of the loop when it comes to
 
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St. Aug’s sweeps CIAA Track and Field Championships

CHARLOTTE – Saint Augustine’s swept the CIAA Men’s and Women’s Outdoor

Disabled pastor alleges discrimination by RTP Marriott

DURHAM – Last August, a blind man said he was left stranded at a fast-food restaurant