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Durham Bulls Fan Fest kicks off season
Friday, February 24, 2017
DURHAM – The Durham Bulls will host its 2017 Fan Fest presented by Delta March 4 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The free event provides the opportunity for fans to take batting practice on the field, get a behind-the-scenes tour of the DBAP and purchase single-game tickets at the ballpark. In addition, National Anthem auditions
 
Pastor in discrimination case to collect $225,000
Friday, February 24, 2017
ATLANTA – A Georgia pastor fired from his government job over sermons alleged to be discriminatory will instead receive a $225,000 settlement from the state based on his own discrimination lawsuit. In 2014 the State of Georgia's Department of Public Health hired Eric Walsh, a lay minister, to serve as a district health director. Walsh accepted the
 
VSU, JCSU women to meet in championship
Friday, February 24, 2017
CHARLOTTE – The Virginia State Trojans are headed back to the CIAA Tournament championship game for the second time in three seasons after knocking off Lincoln 59-51 in the first game of the women’s semifinal at the Spectrum Center. Ironically, VSU defeated the Lions in 2015 for the title. Jessica Kern, who is now at Mississippi Valley State,
 
Banjo players return to their roots
Friday, February 24, 2017
When you think of banjo music, you might think about the famous duel from “Deliverance.” You’ll almost certainly think of players living in the country or the mountains, and those players will almost certainly be white. Yet banjo music originated with African-American players hundreds of years ago. “For almost 100 years, only black
 
Bowie State returns to final
Friday, February 24, 2017
CHARLOTTE – For the first time in four seasons, Livingstone won’t be in a championship final. Bowie State upended the Blue Bears 71-69 in a thriller of a semifinal matchup Friday night at the Spectrum Center. The Bulldogs return to the final for the first time since 2013, which they won over the Blue Bears. Livingstone committed 30 turnovers
 
NAACP urges North Carolina boycott
Friday, February 24, 2017
RALEIGH – The NAACP urged religious conferences, athletic events and musicians on Friday to avoid North Carolina as part of a national boycott protesting the state's conservative policies including a law limiting LGBT protections. It was the first step in a national boycott that could expand to include other economic and tourism measures, according
 
UNC BSM: five decades of striving for progress
Thursday, February 23, 2017
When Preston Dobbins arrived in Chapel Hill in the summer of 1967, he was adamant about stepping away from the civil rights activism that he had devoted years to while living Chicago. “By the time I started here, I really had absolutely no interest in any kind of political things,” Dobbins said in a 1974 interview at Carolina. “As a
 
FSU upends Shaw
Thursday, February 23, 2017
CHARLOTTE – For the second time in his two-year return, Joel Hopkins’ Shaw team failed to advance past its first game at the CIAA Tournament. The Bears, the No. 1 seed in the Southern Division, were defeated by Fayetteville State, 56-49, to end their season at 14-13. Shaw swept the Broncos in the regular season. “This was a knockout,
 
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Durham Bulls Fan Fest kicks off season

DURHAM – The Durham Bulls will host its 2017 Fan Fest presented by Delta March 4 from 11

Pastor in discrimination case to collect $225,000

ATLANTA – A Georgia pastor fired from his government job over sermons alleged to be

VSU, JCSU women to meet in championship

CHARLOTTE – The Virginia State Trojans are headed back to the CIAA Tournament championship