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SAU men upset regionally-ranked Lincoln
Sunday, January 13, 2019
RALEIGH – Hot shooting by Saint Augustine’s keyed a late surge in a 72-62 victory over regionally-ranked Lincoln (Pa.) on Saturday. The Lions entered the week ranked regionally for the first time in school history, but the Falcons, who shot a season-high 59.1 percent, outscored their opponent 45-32 in the second half. A 20-10 run in the final
 
BUSINESS BRIEFS
Friday, January 11, 2019
KNIGHTDALE CHAMBER Jan. 17, 7:30 a.m. Economic Forecast Forum, Knightdale Town Hall, 950 Steeple Square Court. Visit www.knightdalechamber.org. RESTAURANT WEEK Triangle Restaurant Week is Jan. 21-27 featuring a $15 lunch or $30 dinner. Check your favorite restaurant to see if they are participating. BUSINESS EXPO The MWBE Small Business Expo is Jan.
 
MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. TRIANGLE EVENTS
Friday, January 11, 2019
RALEIGH Jan. 17, 3:30 p.m., CNN commentator Symone Sanders, McKimmon Center. Open seating. Jan. 18, 9 a.m., Wreath Laying ceremony, MLK Jr. Memorial Gardens Jan 21, 6-10 a.m., MLK Day Breakfast, Widow’s Son Lodge #4, 427 S. Blount St.; 7:15 a.m., MLK Jr. Triangle Interfaith Prayer Breakfast, Sheraton Imperial Hotel, RTP; 9 a.m., MLK Day Rally, Peace
 
HBCU chaplains evolve to meet students’ spiritual needs
Friday, January 11, 2019
At 10 a.m. on Sunday mornings, students will find Charles H. Lewter IV preaching from his iPad during worship service at the Johnson-Phillip All Faiths Chapel. Part of the reason for this preaching method is to keep students engaged, said Lewter, who is dean of the chapel and assistant director of student engagement at Prairie View A&M University. He
 
New program for former inmates who were veterans
Friday, January 11, 2019
Military veterans face many challenges when returning to civilian life, including finding sustaining and fulfilling work and housing, and adapting to family life. Inmates who have recently been released from prison face many of the same challenges. A new program from the N.C. Department of Military and Veterans Affairs aims to help inmates who are also
 
Where have all the NFL’s black coaches gone?
Friday, January 11, 2019
Where have all the black coaches gone? To the unemployment line, at least in the NFL. Five of the eight coaches fired over — and since — the last season were black, and so far none of them has been rehired as head coaches in the league. That leaves two African-American coaches still standing among 32 NFL teams. And in a league where more than
 
Echoes from the Past: High-schoolers return to work after winter break
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
SEDALIA, N.C. – If you were a high school student at Alice Freeman Palmer Memorial Institute returning to school after winter break in 1929, generous portions of learning and a fair amount of labor awaited you. Now called the Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum, a state historic site, the institute was the only preparatory school to offer an academic
 
CIAA basketball tournament to Charlotte: See y'all
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
Sometimes, it’s just good to get away for awhile. The CIAA basketball tournament, which has been played at Spectrum Center since 2006, is moving to Baltimore, Maryland, starting in 2021. Baltimore beat out Charlotte and Norfolk, Virginia, which was bidding to return the CIAA to its tournament portfolio in addition to the Mid-Eastern Athletic
 
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National School Choice Week

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Wilmington Race Riot

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African American Theater Preview

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Eagles lone bright spot for Triangle HBCUs

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Durham Tech expands Phail Wynn Scholarship

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