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Fall season gets underway
Friday, August 26, 2016
New Fayetteville State women’s basketball coach Selena Coleman-King is holding tryouts Sept. 7 at 5:30 a.m. on campus. Dang, that’s about the time CC is going to bed. Anyway, anyone interested can email trbrown02@uncfsu.edu. So, let’s see if CC has this straight: Lincoln (Pa.) Athletics Director Darryl Pope fires men’s basketball
 
Churches keeping the faith in campaign season
Thursday, August 25, 2016
RALEIGH – It's hard to exclude morality from the conversation this election season, particularly when discussing polarizing issues like immigration, a woman's right to choose and proposals to ban people of a particular faith from the country. For many North Carolinians, morality is rooted in faith. And in September, congregation leaders will gather
 
Urban pastors plan for more church plants
Thursday, August 25, 2016
ST. LOUIS, Mo. – Kenny "KP" Petty has been there and done that, so what he says rings true to others who are as he was. Too busy with his gang life to finish high school, he was shot for the first time at 17, and then again at 18. He went to jail at 19, facing an attempted murder rap but was later acquitted. Today, not quite 20 years later, Petty and
 
Social Security Q&A
Thursday, August 25, 2016
Q: I am receiving Social Security retirement benefits, and I recently went back to work. Do I have to pay Social Security taxes on my income? A: Yes. By law, your employer must withhold FICA taxes from your paycheck. Although you are retired, you do receive credit for those new earnings. Each year Social Security automatically credits the new earnings and,
 
More affordable housing coming to Triangle
Thursday, August 25, 2016
The DHIC again has been awarded Low-Income Housing Tax Credit allocations from the North Carolina Housing Finance Agency. This time the tax credits will go towards Booker Park North (Raleigh) and Greenfield Commons (Chapel Hill) developments, adding 141 units of high-quality and affordable housing for seniors with limited incomes. DHIC also was awarded a 4
 
HBCU NEWS
Thursday, August 25, 2016
N.C. CENTRAL The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities has named two NCCU students HBCU All-Stars. Deja Young and Temilade Aladeniyi were among 73 winners selected from an application pool of 300 students to become HBCU ambassadors for the White House. The program, established in 2010 as part of President Barack
 
Meet the new Miss Black USA
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Proving that the third time really is the charm, Connecticut resident Tonille Watkis claimed the honor of 2016 Miss Black USA on Aug. 7 at the annual pageant at the University of the District of Columbia. Amidst her win, she received pushback from other women because of the racial distinction. “People will constantly question why there’s a Miss
 
BOOK: White attorney pens book on race
Wednesday, August 24, 2016
I See Color By Robert Pellegrino Robert Pellegrino believes all men are created equal. His life has been defined by those words and in his effort to change the mindsets of how whites perceive blacks, he has penned a book called “I See Color,” which documents his journey educating himself on the issue of race — from personal relationships
 
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Fall season gets underway

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,

Urban pastors plan for more church plants

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