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Black and proud: Top black high school seniors showcased
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Even though the courts ruled that segregation in the education system was unconstitutional in 1954, it took many years before black students were truly integrated. Some would argue that it still hasn’t happened. One aspect of that inequality is not just being given the same education, but also being rewarded in the same way. “Over 40 years
 
JV basketball: Hillside rallies past Southern
Thursday, December 8, 2016
DURHAM – D. Sanders scored just two points in Hillside’s rival game against Southern, but it was just the two the Hornets needed. With his team down by one with six seconds left, Sanders calmly stood at the free throw line and swished two free throws to give Hillside a 56-55 win in junior varsity action. Southern’s Lamario Wilkerson had
 
Vikings, Broncos go Down East for matchup
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Elizabeth City State and Fayetteville State will play their Dec. 17 basketball doubleheader at Lenoir Community College in Kinston. The women’s game begins at 5 p.m. The matchup is sponsored by SJG Greater NC Sports and Kinston native Jerry Stackhouse in conjunction with the Triple Threat Foundation and the John Wall Foundation. The Lambda Pi Chapter
 
CLUB SPOTLIGHT
Thursday, December 8, 2016
Raleigh Boys & Girls Elijah is an enthusiastic member of the Raleigh Boys & Girls Club technical training programs. When Elijah started coming to the club, he had a hard time fitting in and finding activities that he really loved. Then he discovered the photography/videography program and brain food culinary arts training program. Over the past
 
A changed church for a changing community
Thursday, December 8, 2016
ARLINGTON, Texas – Pastor Gary Smith was shocked by what he saw at the opening of a new middle school. In 1991, when he had been called as pastor of Fielder Church in Arlington, Texas, the city was predominantly white. His congregation was made up of middle-class folks who drove into Dallas to work. At school, the cheerleaders were all white. Now,
 
Say a prayer for school bus drivers
Thursday, December 8, 2016
RICHMOND, Va. – My heart aches for the six young lives lost in the crash of school bus No. 366 in Chattanooga, Tennessee. I think about their families now facing Christmas without beloved children. I think about the kids on the bus who survived. Some of them suffered critical injuries; all of them experienced the horror of seeing friends die. And I
 
Bill seeks financial justice for defrauded Wells Fargo victims
Thursday, December 8, 2016
A series of developments following the Wells Fargo scandal has now led to the introduction of legislation designed to bring financial justice to the millions of consumers affected by fees and fraudulent accounts they never authorized, nor opened. On Dec. 1, Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown introduced a bill that would grant Wells Fargo victims their own day in
 
New NC governor to face resolute GOP legislature
Wednesday, December 7, 2016
RALEIGH – North Carolina's next governor campaigned on a promise to work on bending back state government's recent rightward turn, with the repeal of a law limiting LGBT rights near the top of his to-do list. But Democrat Roy Cooper, who secured victory as Republican incumbent Pat McCrory finally conceded Monday in their close race, will face a
 
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Black and proud: Top black high school seniors showcased

Even though the courts ruled that segregation in the education system was unconstitutional in

JV basketball: Hillside rallies past Southern

DURHAM – D. Sanders scored just two points in Hillside’s rival game against

Vikings, Broncos go Down East for matchup

Elizabeth City State and Fayetteville State will play their Dec. 17 basketball doubleheader at