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Moral Monday’ protesters now challenging court fees
Wednesday, December 13, 2017
RALEIGH — Two people arrested while demonstrating against GOP policies last year in the North Carolina Legislative Building are using the appeal of their trespassing convictions to challenge court fees their lawyer argues are unconstitutional. The attorney for Carol Anderson and Dale Herman filed a motion Monday in Wake County Superior Court urging a
JCSU testing new device for concussion research
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
CHARLOTTE – The Johnson C. Smith athletic training staff is using a new technology to help gather data to assist in the ongoing research of studying concussions in collegiate and local high school athletes. The Reflexometer platform from Blinktbi is a new technology that applies brief puffs of air to the eyelashes. According to Blinktbi.com, these
‘We do not need President Trump to honor our own’
Monday, December 11, 2017
The National Coalition of Black Veteran Organizations has suspended its call for a presidential promotion for legendary Buffalo Soldier, Colonel Charles Young. The push for the promotion has been ongoing with efforts to raise public awareness about the importance of the history for four decades. Before offering an explanation, I have a question: Did you
Weaver Street Market to open at The Dillon
Monday, December 11, 2017
RALEIGH – Kane Realty Corporation and Federal Capital Partners are opening a Weaver Street Market, a popular co-op food market founded in Carrboro nearly 30 years ago. The co-op will open next summer at The Dillon in Raleigh. “We look forward to becoming part of Raleigh’s vibrant downtown community and creating a gathering place where
NCCU graduates one of largest December classes
Sunday, December 10, 2017
DURHAM – North Carolina Central University awarded over 600 diplomas Saturday at its Fall Commencement exercises, including two doctorates, 176 graduate and professional degrees, and 233 undergraduate diplomas. The number of graduates makes this class among the largest for a December graduation ceremony, university officials said. “This robust
Singer Cheryl Fortune hits No. 1 on Billboard
Friday, December 8, 2017
Grammy Award-nominated, singer-songwriter Cheryl Fortune has landed at No. 1 on the Billboard Gospel Recurrent chart with her rousing anthem, “Fighters.” After 31 weeks on the Billboard Gospel Airplay chart, the song took the top spot with whopping 725 detections. The HGAG Music Video and Film Festival also selected “Fighters” as
Ed ‘Buck’ Joyner Sr. passes
Friday, December 8, 2017
Buck Joyner, brother of Johnson C. Smith coach Steve Joyner Sr., and father of Hampton men’s basketball coach Ed Joyner Jr., passed away Wednesday at the age of 68. Joyner coached at the now defunct St. Paul’s College and Livingstone. He was a volunteer assistant coach on the Hampton men’s team for the past two seasons. "I know it was a
Robert Prunty is new Hampton FB coach
Friday, December 8, 2017
HAMPTON, Va. — Robert Prunty was introduced as Hampton University’s new football coach at a news conference Friday. “I am up for the challenge,” Prunty said. Athletics Director Eugene Marshall Jr. welcomed Prunty, a Hamptonian with more than 30 years of football experience, as a player and coach and a four-time conference
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New Creation making a difference in Durham community

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HBCUs must boost enrollment, finances

In the education space, he was perhaps one of President Obama’s fiercest critics. And

Give it up for the poet, not the points

DURHAM – Saturday nights typically warrant going out. Whether that be to dinner, a