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Stay active throughout the year
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Wow! It’s the middle of February already. Time waits for no one. And I still keep hearing people saying, “I’m gonna lose a few pounds and get into better shape the beginning of the new year.” And most of those people are still saying the same thing. Let me give you a dose of motivation: Right now is the time to start getting into
 
Williams promoted to Redskins top personnel post
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Super Bowl week is the time when legends of the big game get to re-live the glory of those championship moments that stand the test of time. Although Pro Football Hall of Famers are considered the most select fraternity in pro sports, the most valuable players of the annual NFL showdown have their unique place in the history of the game. Thirty years to
 
North Carolina Rep. Michaux won't seek re-election
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
RALEIGH — Democratic Rep. Mickey Michaux, North Carolina's longest-serving state legislator and a fixture at the General Assembly in the fight for voting rights and funding historically black colleges, announced last week he won't seek re-election. Michaux, a Durham attorney, first joined the House in 1973 and has been elected to 20 two-year terms,
 
Report: Giving birth in Durham County still a risky business
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
RALEIGH – North Carolina’s persistently high fetal and infant mortality rates require new strategies to make further progress ensuring successful pregnancies and healthy births, according to a new report from NC Child. To improve birth outcomes, policymakers should close the health insurance coverage gap to promote maternal health pre- and
 
Brown Sugar adds exclusive original programming
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
ATLANTA – Brown Sugar, the popular subscription video-on-demand service featuring the biggest collection of the baddest African-American movies of all-time, will add exclusive original content beginning this month. Brown Sugar's first exclusive original will be the new documentary, "Am I Black Enough?" which will be available for streaming on Feb.
 
A good excuse to improve a relationship
Tuesday, February 13, 2018
You may be someone who either loves Valentine's Day, is indifferent to it or hates what an over-commercialized holiday it is. But regardless, it's still a good opportunity to think about the romantic relationships in which we're involved. This doesn't mean you have to run out and buy big boxes of chocolates or giant bunches of flowers, but it can be a good
 
Access to safe, decent and affordable housing threatened
Monday, February 12, 2018
In recent days, threats to the nation’s housing finance system have emerged. At the center of the controversy are two key issues: the obligation of mortgage lenders to ensure broad mortgage credit for all credit-worthy borrowers, and whether the nation will enforce its own laws banning unlawful discrimination. On Feb. 2, a leaked Senate proposal to
 
Bowie State’s Hall wins Deacon Jones Trophy
Monday, February 12, 2018
ATLANTA – Bowie State junior quarterback Amir Hall was named the 2017 recipient of the Black College Football Player of the Year Award. He was presented with the Deacon Jones Trophy, named in honor of the football legend and inaugural Black College Football Hall of Fame inductee. Black College Football Hall of Fame trustees; Mel Blount, James "Shack"
 
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Shaw squeezes by St. Augustine's

RALEIGH – Shaw relied on a rollicking second-half run and a tenacious defensive

Steve McNair's son forges own path

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Obama-backed committee targeting races in 11 states

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A Democratic group backed by former President Barack Obama said this week