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TROSA graduates new class
Monday, February 20, 2017
DURHAM – Scott Whitaker was in prison after his fifth DWI conviction when another inmate told him about Triangle Residential Options for Substance Abusers, a long-term treatment program for people with drug and alcohol problems. Hoping TROSA would help him get his driver’s license back, Whitaker entered the program after leaving prison. But
 
SAUís January named defensive POTY
Monday, February 20, 2017
CHARLOTTE – On Monday, Saint Augustine’s standouts Anthony Gaskins and Quincy January were named to the all-CIAA men’s basketball team during the CIAA Tournament Tip-Off Awards Luncheon at the Charlotte Convention Center. January (left) was also selected CIAA Men’s Basketball Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight
 
An evening of remembrance for victims of violence
Monday, February 20, 2017
DURHAM – The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham and Durham Parents of Murdered Children held its 25 Annual Vigil Against Violence to remember love ones who lost their lives to violence last year. Grieving mothers, fathers, family and friends gathered to pray at Shepherd’s House United Methodist Church on North Driver Street last week
 
Special Black History Month photography exhibit
Sunday, February 19, 2017
SMITHFIELD, N.C. – To commemorate Black History Month, Smithfield attorney Craig James has opened a special exhibit of his private collection of 19th century photography and other slave-related items titled "History Through the Eye of a Lens: A Collection of 19th Century African-American Photography" at 331 E. Market Street. James' collection
 
C-SPAN bus to visit NCCU
Sunday, February 19, 2017
DURHAM – C-SPAN’s 45-foot customized bus will visit North Carolina Central University on Feb. 22, as part of C-SPAN’s 2017 Historically Black Colleges and Universities tour. The bus will be parked next to the A.E. Student Union from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to allow students, faculty, staff and local residents to learn about programs and
 
Race in America
Saturday, February 18, 2017
The all-too-familiar conversation that black and Latino parents have with their children reveals the current state of race relations in America. “The Talk – Race in America” is a two-hour documentary about the increasingly common conversation taking place in homes and communities across the country between minority parents and their
 
Statement from Louise Pratt, mother of Kenneth Lee Bailey
Saturday, February 18, 2017
On the afternoon of Wednesday, February 15, my son was killed by Durham police officers. Since I got the news, I haven't been able to find words. I told me (sic) friends that I couldn't take calls from reporters. Since then, I have learned that people tried to explain my baby's life and death by running a background check. They reported things that were
 
Annual celebration to honor African-American leaders
Friday, February 17, 2017
DURHAM – Beautiful music, elegant poetry, expressive dance and a delicious soul food feast — that’s what attendees can expect at Antioch Baptist Church’s annual African-American History Month celebration on February 26 at 4 p.m. The event is at 1415 Holloway St., and is open to everyone says the Rev. Michael D. Page. He said the
 
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TROSA graduates new class

DURHAM – Scott Whitaker was in prison after his fifth DWI conviction when another inmate

SAUís January named defensive POTY

CHARLOTTE – On Monday, Saint Augustine’s standouts Anthony Gaskins and Quincy

An evening of remembrance for victims of violence

DURHAM – The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham and Durham Parents of Murdered