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YouthBuild students celebrate recovery with book
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
DURHAM – The first cohort of Bull City YouthBuild (BCYB) students celebrated their graduation from the nine-month dropout recovery program by releasing a book. As the title suggests, “Blueprints: Rebuilding Lives and Redesigning Futures. A Collection of Essays and Poems from BCYB Students,” is a collection of essays and poems written by
 
Positive year ahead for Triangle economy
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
RALEIGH – All signs point to a good year ahead for the area’s overall economy and commercial real estate markets, and reviving bipartisan cooperation would make it even stronger. Those were the tidings delivered last week to 1,600 of the area’s business, government and community leaders gathered at PNC Arena to consider the health and
 
Workers united to demand workers commission
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
DURHAM – Over 40 workers and community allies gathered in front of Durham City Hall Jan. 12 to launch a city-wide campaign to unite working families for better working and living conditions. "This past summer, a city worker in Charlotte was killed from heat-related illness after working overtime in the summer heat,” said Daryl Brunson, a solid
 
AACC has something for everyone
Tuesday, January 23, 2018
RALEIGH – Get an early jump on celebrating Black History Month at the annual African American Cultural Celebration. Now in its 17th year, the AACC features over 75 entertaining and educational events for ages 5 to 105. The celebration will be held Jan. 27, 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., at the North Carolina Museum of History in downtown Raleigh. Admission
 
Edmead's steal keeps A&T undefeated in MEAC play
Monday, January 22, 2018
PRINCESS ANNE, Md. – North Carolina A&T is getting an education on winning close games, and thus far the Aggies are getting high marks. In their latest drama-filled, suspenseful thriller, A&T got a big 3-pointer from junior Femi Olujobi and a critical steal from junior Aaren Edmead (right) to down Maryland Eastern Shore 66-64 Saturday
 
A seasoned HBCU leader takes the helm of TMCF
Monday, January 22, 2018
Harry Williams is known among peers for his focused, successful, low-key approach to tough challenges. Today, his peers say the firepower and tenacity of the 53-year-old is being put to the test as he begins his new post as a top national advocate for an endangered higher education asset: HBCUs. Williams is the new president and chief executive officer of
 
Email promises ‘relief’ to class size crisis
Monday, January 22, 2018
A GOP senator from Wake County tells his constituents that he believes state lawmakers will proffer “relief” when they return in March, according to an email obtained by Policy Watch. “We are still trying to gather information from all 100 counties of the state, to ensure that any fix is amiable to all,” Sen. John Alexander wrote in
 
Father, daughters launch black-owned potato chip brand
Sunday, January 21, 2018
ATLANTA – Dondre Anderson and his two daughters, Amina and Amari, have launched a new potato chip brand called Symphony Chips. The chips are gluten-free, MSG-free and all-natural, and their company is one of the few black-owned potato chip producers in the world. Anderson began making these chips following the success of the sale of his
 
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YouthBuild students celebrate recovery with book

DURHAM – The first cohort of Bull City YouthBuild (BCYB) students celebrated their

Positive year ahead for Triangle economy

RALEIGH – All signs point to a good year ahead for the area’s overall economy and

Workers united to demand workers commission

DURHAM – Over 40 workers and community allies gathered in front of Durham City Hall Jan.