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Shaw women extends streak over SAU
Saturday, January 21, 2017
RALEIGH – Newcomer LaQuisha Taylor scored a game-high 30 points and pulled down 12 rebounds to lead Shaw to a 69-57 win over archrival St. Augustine’s Saturday at Spaulding Gymnasium. Taylor did not play in the first semester but is making a name for herself in the second half of the season. She has averaged in double figures in each of her
 
Black festival returns for 16th year
Friday, January 20, 2017
RALEIGH – The North Carolina Museum of History always gets an early jump on Black History Month with its annual African American Cultural Celebration. Now in its 16th year, the family-friendly festival will be held Jan. 28, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 5 E. Edenton St. Over 75 musicians, storytellers, dancers, playwrights, artists and more will
 
Ask Nadia: Coconut water
Friday, January 20, 2017
Dear Nadia, I’ve heard that coconut oil is good for maintaining blood sugar. Is this true, or did I misunderstand? – Debbie, San Diego, California Dear Debbie, In the past, the benefits of coconut oil were considered controversial because some felt there was not enough evidence-based research to support the benefits. The concern was that the
 
SBC president drew Kingís praise for stand
Friday, January 20, 2017
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Though Southern Baptists were not known for their advocacy of racial justice 60 years ago, Martin Luther King Jr. once told a fellow black Baptist minister that the 1957 Southern Baptist Convention president "suffered with us" in the cause of civil rights. King's reference was to the late U.S. Rep. Brooks Hays, D-Ark., who served
 
Divisional play heats up standings
Friday, January 20, 2017
The MEAC will host its annual national anthem and halftime performance auditions for the MEAC Basketball Tournament Jan. 28, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Granby Theater in Norfolk, Virginia. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. A second CIAA matchup will be televised tomorrow between Winston-Salem State and Fayetteville State at 4 p.m. on Aspire Network. Since
 
Bull City Unitedís Week of Peace
Thursday, January 19, 2017
DURHAM – The inaugural Durham Week of Peace, originally scheduled Jan. 1-7 in eight Durham County neighborhoods, was postponed the last two nights due to inclement weather. However, the week wrapped up on Jan. 14 with candlelight vigils and ceremonies to pay homage to those lost in 2016 to gun violence. Over 900 community members and county officials
 
CIAA adds 7 to HOF class
Thursday, January 19, 2017
CHARLOTTE – ESPN personality Stephen A. Smith is among seven inductees into the 2016-17 John B. McLendon Jr. Hall of Fame. The ceremony will be held at the Hall of Fame Breakfast Feb. 24, 9 a.m. at the Charlotte Convention Center during CIAA Tournament week. "We are pleased to honor this distinguished group of individuals whose talents and
 
Wake County urged to remove school police officers
Thursday, January 19, 2017
Ramiyah Robinson bristles at the idea that this — the shocking video of a violent altercation between a school resource officer and a teenage girl at Wake County’s Rolesville High School — is an “isolated incident.” “It’s not something new,” Robinson, a senior at Southeast Raleigh High, said. “It
 
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Shaw women extends streak over SAU

RALEIGH – Newcomer LaQuisha Taylor scored a game-high 30 points and pulled down 12

Black festival returns for 16th year

RALEIGH – The North Carolina Museum of History always gets an early jump on Black History

Ask Nadia: Coconut water

Dear Nadia, I’ve heard that coconut oil is good for maintaining blood sugar. Is this