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St. Augís legacy tour a hit with alumni, students
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
RALEIGH — Saint Augustine’s 2014 Legacy Tour will go down as a pivotal event that showcased the rich history of an institution that has shaped and molded thousands students from across the globe. On Sept. 20, SAU, founded in 1867 by 11 Episcopal priests, opened its doors to showcase how enriching the university has been for the past 147 years.
 
Obama: Letís finish the unfinished work
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
WASHINGTON – Though the U.S. has made tremendous progress since the passage of the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964, there is plenty of unfinished work to be done in order to make the nation a more perfect union, President Barack Obama says. “Our high school graduation rate is at a record high, the dropout rate is falling; more young people
 
The moment Brown, Abdul-Jabbar, Russell stood up for Ali
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Muhammad Ali was on the ropes for refusing induction into the Army, and Jim Brown wanted to help. But first, the NFL great wanted to hear the boxing champion’s reasons for not answering the call to military service during the Vietnam War. So Brown led a group of prominent black athletes who hit Ali with a flurry of questions
 
Eric Holderís legacy: No coward on race
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
After being confirmed as the nation’s first African-American U.S. attorney general, Eric H. Holder Jr. wasted little time putting everyone on notice that he would not tip-toe around the volatile subject of race. “Though this nation has proudly thought of itself as an ethnic melting pot, in things racial we have always been and continue to be,
 
Coalition showcases outlets of community support
Monday, September 29, 2014
DURHAM – The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham mixed things up a bit at its monthly community roundtable luncheon. Typically, the coalition invites a group or organization to speak about its services. It invites all who are interested to eat, fellowship, learn and ask questions. This month the coalition invited volunteers from multiple
 
SAU mourns loss of football player
Monday, September 29, 2014
DARIEN, Ga. – Authorities say a college football player died and two other people were injured in a head-on crash in coastal Georgia. Georgia Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Tracey Watson says 20-year-old Matthew Lamont Mangram of Darien, Georgia, died Monday morning when he tried passing the car in front of him. Mangram played for Saint
 
NC Democrats' leader files complaint over mailers
Monday, September 29, 2014
RALEIGH –A North Carolina Democratic Party leader has formally asked the State Board of Elections to investigate inaccuracies in voter registration application mailers sent by a conservative-leaning advocacy group. Party Executive Director Casey Mann filed a complaint Monday with the board, alleging the Americans for Prosperity Foundation must have
 
Community heroes surprised by Habitat honor
Sunday, September 28, 2014
An unsuspecting couple got the surprise of their life. Fred and Sylvia Black arrived to an event where they thought they would be celebrating someone else. Instead, they found out the celebration was for them. For months friends and family have been secretly raising money to build a Habitat for Humanity house in honor of the Blacks. They are halfway to
 
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St. Augís legacy tour a hit with alumni, students

RALEIGH — Saint Augustine’s 2014 Legacy Tour will go down as a pivotal event that

Obama: Letís finish the unfinished work

WASHINGTON – Though the U.S. has made tremendous progress since the passage of the

The moment Brown, Abdul-Jabbar, Russell stood up for Ali

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Muhammad Ali was on the ropes for refusing induction into the Army, and