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Can the Rams stay on top?
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Winston-Salem State is back on top. The question now is, can it stay there? The CIAA South is the youngest of the two divisions: two coaches are new, one had the interim tag removed and two more are in their second seasons. WSSU coach Kienus Boulware is the “old man” heading into his third year. That just makes it all the more competitive
 
Eagles ready to make history
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
DURHAM – North Carolina Central football has the chance to become the first team in program history to win three straight conference championships. But while the hoopla and high expectations surround the players and coaches, a small dark cloud hovers in the background waiting to hide the rainbow. It’s 2014: The Eagles are on the road at
 
Stereotyping is never a good idea
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
We often hear about the crimes and homicides that take place in Chicago and, in particular, the south side of Chicago. The murder and overall crime rate is frightening. I wouldn't want to walk around the streets of Roseland, Englewood or a number of Chicago neighborhoods at night. Actually, I don't think I would want to walk around them during the day.
 
Dignity project showcases the ‘real’ Durham
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
DURHAM – Who gets to tell our stories? Who gets to record our history? These questions and more are the driving force behind a summer program that turns Durham high school students into historians and activists. The Bull City Dignity Project — facilitated by Duke University seniors Cindy Li and Lara Haft and funded by the Kenan Institute for
 
School supplies that celebrate black culture
Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Remember how exciting it was as a kid to go shopping for school supplies? But every one's stuff looked the same – until now. Introducing Innovative Supplies, a black-owned online store that sells unique school supplies that celebrate black culture. The idea was the brainstorm of 27-year-old single parent Nneka. Based in Columbus, Georgia, she seems
 
Diverse millennials are no voting monolith
Monday, August 22, 2016
The oldest millennials – nearing 20 when airplanes slammed into New York City's Twin Towers – are old enough to remember the relative economic prosperity of the 1990s, and when a different Clinton was running for president. The nation's youngest adults – now nearing 20 themselves – find it hard to recall a reality without terrorism
 
Veteran journalist George Curry dies
Sunday, August 21, 2016
WASHINGTON — George E. Curry, a journalist, civil rights activist and publisher whose syndicated column ran in hundreds of black-owned newspapers around the United States, has died. He was 69. Curry, of Laurel, Maryland, died suddenly on Saturday at Washington Adventist Hospital in Takoma Park, Maryland, after he was taken to the emergency room
 
Aetna's move slims NC options for often-subsidized coverage
Saturday, August 20, 2016
RALEIGH – North Carolina consumers buying broadly subsidized health insurance policies on the online marketplace created by the Affordable Care Act will have fewer options after a major insurer pulls out. State Insurance Commissioner Wayne Goodwin said Tuesday health insurer Aetna's decision to drop out of the ACA marketplace came as his office was
 
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New Fayetteville State women’s basketball coach Selena Coleman-King is holding tryouts

Churches keeping the faith in campaign season

RALEIGH – It's hard to exclude morality from the conversation this election season,

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ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Kenny "KP" Petty has been there and done that, so what he says rings true