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NCCU student-athletes march to the polls
Saturday, October 24, 2020
DURHAM – More than 160 North Carolina Central student-athletes participated in the NCCU Student-Athlete Advisory Committee’s “Black Lives Matter March to the Polls” event on Friday. After receiving words from NCCU Chancellor Johnson O. Akinleye, athletic director Ingrid Wicker McCree, and SAAC representatives Christine Alcox
 
Boy Scouts bankruptcy could leave churches liable
Thursday, October 22, 2020
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Churches who chartered or have ever hosted a Boy Scouts of America troop should seek legal counsel now in case they are named in future sex abuse claims against the BSA, a Southern Baptist legal representative told Baptist Press. The BSA filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy and reorganization in February to establish a trust to pay sex
 
North Carolina young voters ready to change the world
Thursday, October 22, 2020
RALEIGH – Meredith College senior Dani Bahena Bustos, 21, knows the issues that loom large in Election 2020, and she knows how they affect her, her family, and others. She knows the candidates and their records on where they stand. And she also knows the upcoming election is one of democracy’s most important. It doesn’t even matter that,
 
Spotlight: Former Spartan Bobby Price of the Detroit Lions
Thursday, October 22, 2020
NORFOLK, Va. – Former Norfolk State star Bobby Price overcame a number of obstacles to realize his childhood dream of making it to the NFL. The COVID-19 pandemic canceled the first-ever HBCU NFL Combine last spring, which Price was scheduled to participate in. It also cut short the opportunities for pre-draft NFL team meetings for Price and other
 
HBCU basketball is here
Thursday, October 22, 2020
HBCU Division I basketball practice officially kicked off on Monday. North Carolina Central women took the court first with much enthusiasm after last season’s success. Although their overall record was 13-17, they were 9-7 in the MEAC and defeated archrival N.C. A&T three, count ’em THREE, times, and advanced to their first semifinal as a
 
Dementia deaths rise during the summer of COVID
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
Deaths from dementia during this past summer are nearly 20% higher than the number of dementia-related deaths in previous years, and experts don’t yet know why. An estimated 61,000 people have died from dementia, which is 11,000 more than usual within that period. “There’s something wrong, there’s something going on and it needs to
 
St. Aug’s alumnus debuts first film on Amazon Prime
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
RALEIGH – “Freshman Friday,” the feature-length directorial debut of award-winning actor and filmmaker Robert X. Golphin, premiered on Amazon Prime Video last week. Set on the campus of a fictional historically black college, the comedy centers on a sheltered young man's world being turned upside down by an array of colorful characters,
 
Netflix previews ‘Ma Rainey’ and Boseman’s final performance
Wednesday, October 21, 2020
NEW YORK — Netflix on Monday previewed George C. Wolfe’s August Wilson adaptation “Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom,” showcasing Chadwick Boseman’s final performance opposite Viola Davis’ powerhouse blues singer. The film, shot last year, was already one of the year’s most anticipated, coming as the next chapter in
 
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NCCU student-athletes march to the polls

DURHAM – More than 160 North Carolina Central student-athletes participated in the NCCU

Boy Scouts bankruptcy could leave churches liable

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Churches who chartered or have ever hosted a Boy Scouts of America

North Carolina young voters ready to change the world

RALEIGH – Meredith College senior Dani Bahena Bustos, 21, knows the issues that loom large