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American Underground selects startups for inaugural black program
Saturday, September 17, 2016
DURHAM – The American Underground startup campus in Durham will host founders from around the nation as part of Google For Entrepreneurs Exchange series. The GFE Exchange is a weeklong immersion program that bridges the gap between startups, experts and new markets. The focus of the American Underground’s Exchange programming is “Building
 
Area teams still seeking first victory
Friday, September 16, 2016
N.C. Central (0-2) vs. St. Augustine’s (0-2) The Falcons will head to Durham to play their second FBS team in three weeks. SAU lost to Carson-Newman last week 48-14. Senior running back Nate Whittington rushed for a career-high 100 yards. Quarterback D.J. Johnson threw for 152 yards and rushed for another 66. The Falcons lost to the Eagles 72-0 last
 
Chowan in expansion mode
Friday, September 16, 2016
Chowan just keeps growing and growing and growing. CC received a press release this week from the university touting its fall enrollment of 1,534 students – the largest since returning to four-year status in 1992. Gee, isn’t that almost as many as Elizabeth City State has now? WOMEN N.C. Central (1-6) The Eagles ended a 0-4 start with a 3-1
 
Donors, sponsors generously support African-American History Museum
Friday, September 16, 2016
Sponsorships and donations have been pouring into the new Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture, which is set to open on Sept. 24 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. Most recently, the popular 1990s R&B group En Vogue donated their performance-worn dresses to the museum. “Our dresses from the
 
Arkansas-Pine Bluff upsets Alcorn State
Friday, September 16, 2016
LORMAN, Miss. – After falling to Oklahoma Pan Handle State last Saturday, Arkansas-Pine Bluff pulled off a 45-43 triple overtime victory over two-time defending SWAC champion Alcorn State Thursday night. The road win at Jack Spinks-Marino Casem Stadium gave UAPB its third win in its last 14 tries. Golden Lions quarterback Brandon Duncan finished the
 
Lucky 13 inducted into Bethune-Cookman HOF
Friday, September 16, 2016
Bethune-Cookman University will induct 13 members into its 2016 Athletic Hall of Fame Class Sept. 16-17 on campus. The inductees also will be honored during the Wildcats vs. Tennessee State game Sept. 17 at 4 p.m. Tickets for the ceremony are $25, and can be purchased by calling (386) 481-2465 or online at TicketMaster.com. The inductees: • Johnny
 
Flood rescue transcended race, age and disability
Thursday, September 15, 2016
EAST BATON ROUGE, La. – Mary Cupit, 81, awoke to banging on her bedroom window during the early hours as Chad Tyrone, a new neighbor, knocked frantically to warn of encroaching floodwater. By the time Mary roused her caregiver – her deaf brother Donald Cupit, 73 – he only had time to throw on some clothes and grab his wallet and keys
 
Barnor exhibit at Stone Center
Thursday, September 15, 2016
James Barnor: Ever Young Run date: Sept. 22 to Oct. 28 Sonja Haynes Stone Center CHAPEL HILL — The Center, in partnership with Autograph ABP, presents a retrospective of Barnor’s street and studio photographs spanning Ghana and London from the late 1940s to early 1970s. Barnor’s career covers a remarkable period in history, bridging
 
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