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NCCU Art Museum exhibits student art
Thursday, January 19, 2017
DURHAM – The North Carolina Central University Art Museum presents “Durham's Finest,” an exhibition of outstanding student artwork from Durham Public Schools. The exhibit will run through Jan. 29. In this select show, four two-dimensional pieces of art represent each school, plus three-dimensional art. This unique show is the school
Buying Black: Detergent maker meets consumer demands
Thursday, January 19, 2017
ATLANTA — Consumers suffering from allergies need a hypoallergenic detergent to keep them clean and comfortable. Black-owned, Atlanta-based, detergent manufacturer, The True Products, LLC, fulfills that demand with its new fragrance- and dye-free laundry detergent set to launch in January. Formulated specifically for consumers with sensitive skin,
Congressional Black Caucus to be more aggressive under Trump
Thursday, January 19, 2017
WASHINGTON – For almost eight years, the members of the Congressional Black Caucus existed in the shadow of the first black president. They praised President Barack Obama's achievements while at the same time pushing him to do more for their constituents who overwhelmingly supported his history-making campaign and administration. But with Obama set
Durham NAACP seeks more visibility
Thursday, January 19, 2017
DURHAM – The Durham Chapter of the NAACP has a new leader. Since stepping into his new role Jan. 1, Roland Staton said he is aware of the challenges ahead. Staton said he wants to move forward with more outreach, pushing forward and promoting equal rights for all and making a difference on a local, state and national level. “Out of a challenge
BOOK: Author wants women to ‘Be Still’
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Be Still By Marilyn Randolph Crystal City Publishing “Be Still” is the first work of Randolph, a survivor of molestation, rape and abuse. Her story serves as a beacon of hope for others who faced similar horrific circumstances or know someone who has. “I felt that I had to share my story on how I was able to overcome my experiences and
Durham rapper runner-up in Verizon contest
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
“Gold medals on my neck … don’t give it up and I’m a take it,” Klee raps into the camera confidently. It was the submission he posted on Instagram for the #Freestyle50 Challenge sponsored by Verizon that promised to give one winner $10,000 and a deal with the 300 Entertainment record label. About 4,000 people joined the
Shaw makes impressive bowl debut
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Shaw football made an impressive showing at the inaugural HBCU Spirit of America Bowl last Sunday in Virginia Beach. Coach Adrian Jones led the Braves to a 14-10 win over the Pride. Keelan Jones, Venson Jones Jr. and Bruce Parker Jr. were also on the team. The bowl, which was live streamed, featured 110 of the best HBCUs players from across the country.
Coastal communities in limbo after Hurricane Matthew
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
PRINCEVILLE, N.C. – "Should I stay or should I go?" That's the question for thousands of residents on the North Carolina coast who remain displaced by Hurricane Matthew. The deadline to leave temporary housing has been extended to February, but for residents of public housing, answers aren't expected by then. The feds haven't decided whether or where
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Wellness Saturday

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Hypnotic Brass Ensemble: Concert

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Black festival returns for 16th year

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Museum of History always gets an early jump on Black History

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SBC president drew King’s praise for stand

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Though Southern Baptists were not known for their advocacy of racial