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VUU falls in DII championship game
Saturday, March 25, 2017
COLUMBUS, Ohio - Virginia Union might not have been the best team in its national quarterfinal and semifinal, but it was the best team on those nights. However, No. 1 Ashland was the best team all season, and that was no different in the NCAA Division II women's national championship Friday night at Ohio Dominican University's Alumni Hall. Alexis Johnson
 
Eagles open spring practice
Friday, March 24, 2017
N.C. Central Spring football is here for the three-time MEAC champs. NCCU opened spring practice Tuesday that will conclude April 22 at 1 p.m. with the annual Maroon and Gray Game. Later that evening, the team will be presented with their championship rings at a “Black Ice Affair” inside McDougald-McLendon Arena. Coach Jerry Mack said one of
 
Delta Dental awards $2,000 for smiles
Thursday, March 23, 2017
RALEIGH – Boys and Girls Clubs of Wake County received a $2,000 Smiles for Kids grant from the Delta Dental Foundation to provide club members ages 6-18 with “Cavity Free Zone,” an innovative oral health education program. Boys and Girls Clubs also partners with dental students from the UNC School of Dentistry to provide free dental
 
Funding to HBCUs essential to equality
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Historically Black Colleges and Universities have been a safe haven for black students to express themselves without judgment from their white counterparts. In fact, Shirley Caswell wrote in the Washington Post that a 2015 Gallup report measured five elements of well-being — social, purpose, financial, community and physical — and found that
 
VUU women advance to championship
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Former CIAA commissioner Leon Kerry always said, “The difference between Division I and Division II is an HBCU team can win a DII championship.” Virginia Union women are a game away from winning the program’s second national title in program history after rallying to defeat California Baptist, 86-81, Wednesday night in the NCAA Tournament
 
BOOK: A conversation about education
Thursday, March 23, 2017
STOP THE BUS: Education Reform in 31 Days By Nathaniel A. Turner, JD Two Crabs And A Lion, $15.95 PB Reading, watching and listening to the flawed daily pontifications about America’s education system was maddening. Annoyed beyond measure by the defective school dogma, Turner decided to take matters into his own hands. The first thing he did was
 
Madam C.J. Walker’s life headed for big screen
Thursday, March 23, 2017
On the eve of Madame C.J. Walker’s 150th birthday celebration (Dec. 23, 1867), her renaissance comes through with the relaunch of her revolutionary hair care line and a 10-part television series of her life. Despite being a household name for more than a century, the life of Walker remains slightly elusive and yoked by conjecture, conflation and
 
Student hunger, homelessness under-recognized
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Of all the students who visited the food pantry at Montgomery College in recent times, one that stood out for pantry worker and honors student Elizabeth Zabala is the young man who came to get something to eat for a specific assignment. He had been taking a course called Nutrition 101, Zabala said, and needed to eat in order to do a diet analysis for the
 
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VUU falls in DII championship game

COLUMBUS, Ohio - Virginia Union might not have been the best team in its national quarterfinal

Eagles open spring practice

N.C. Central Spring football is here for the three-time MEAC champs. NCCU opened spring

Delta Dental awards $2,000 for smiles

RALEIGH – Boys and Girls Clubs of Wake County received a $2,000 Smiles for Kids grant from