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Duke set to honor campus black architect
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
DURHAM – Duke University will honor the contributions of campus architect Julian Abele at Sept. 30 at 3:30 p.m. with the dedication of Abele Quad on Duke’s West Campus. The event, the first in a yearlong series recognizing the African-American architect, is free and open to the public. Parking is available in the Bryan Center lot and garage.
 
African American museum is a ‘living’ testament
Tuesday, September 27, 2016
The just-opened National Museum of African American History and Culture is a work-in-progress — in every way. Surprisingly, this is its best asset. In one way, that description is literal. On Media Day, less than 10 days before its grand opening, the museum’s grounds still were littered with cigarette butts, snack bags and other leftovers from
 
Obama emphasizes his legacy’s state of jeopardy
Monday, September 26, 2016
The 46th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards dinner on Sept. 17 not only featured the last CBCF conference address from the nation’s first black president, but it featured politicians and the organization’s leadership who also stressed the importance of preserving the current political agenda for the benefit of the youth and the
 
Justice Department announces $20M for police body cameras
Monday, September 26, 2016
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – The Justice Department announced Monday it's awarding more than $20 million for law enforcement agencies around the country to establish or enhance their use of body cameras, a move that comes after several fatal shootings of black men by police that have prompted widespread protests. Attorney General Loretta Lynch announced the
 
Anthem protests spread to colleges and WNBA
Monday, September 26, 2016
NEW YORK – Liberty guard Brittany Boyd sat on the bench with her head bowed in prayer during the national anthem before a WNBA playoff game. Hours earlier, college football players for Michigan and Michigan State, along with a group of students at North Carolina, raised their fists during the playing of "The Star-Spangled Banner." Since 49ers
 
Denzel reunites with director in Kurosawa Classic
Sunday, September 25, 2016
The Magnificent Seven ••• stars Directed by the legendary Akira Kurosawa in 1954, “Seven Samurai” was a groundbreaking film which had a profound influence on the evolution of cinema for generations to come. Superficially, that seminal work merely reads like a martial arts epic set in 16th century Japan. Yet, over the years, it
 
Durham dedicates veterans’ apartment complex
Saturday, September 24, 2016
DURHAM – Following a two-year effort led by Mayor William V. “Bill” Bell to help disabled veterans who have been homeless for a year or more, Durham has been recognized by the federal government for effectively ending chronic veteran homelessness. The public is invited to attend the celebration for Durham’s milestone achievement as
 
Black community sees Charlotte as glimmering, fake Oz
Saturday, September 24, 2016
CHARLOTTE – To much of the world, Charlotte is the Queen City – a gleaming downtown, state-of-the-art stadiums, sparkling new mass transit, the nation's banking capital. But a very different Charlotte came into the spotlight in the past few days. Move outside the city's core and there are neighborhoods such as the one where a black police
 
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Duke set to honor campus black architect

DURHAM – Duke University will honor the contributions of campus architect Julian Abele at

African American museum is a ‘living’ testament

The just-opened National Museum of African American History and Culture is a work-in-progress

Obama emphasizes his legacy’s state of jeopardy

The 46th Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards dinner on Sept. 17 not only featured the