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Emily K Center builds a stronger generation
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Twin sisters Oyinka and Oyinda Ajasa are only in the seventh grade, but they’re already planning to attend Duke Medical School together. “I want to be a pediatrician,” said Oyinda, a student at Rogers-Herr Middle School. Her sister also wants a career in medicine. “I want to be an oncologist,” Oyinka said. They both plan to
 
Raleigh Chums host benefit
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
RALEIGH – Over 200 Chums and guests recently gathered for an afternoon of chic fashion and a lunch at the Hilton/Midtown Hotel to support the chapter’s commitment to Wake County youth. Financial proceeds from the event will be used to provide scholarships for middle school- aged girls to participate in the STEM for Young Chums Initiative. The
 
BOOK: 5-year-old author comes to NC Museum
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Guess Who, Mr. Dinosaur? By Christopher Isaiah Penn Smith Illustrations by Brandon Frazier and Mike Motz Most 5-years-olds (or adults for that matter) can barely spell Spinosaurus, Dromaeosaurus or Tyrannosaurus rex, let alone write a whole book about dinosaurs. But 5-year-old Christopher Isaiah Penn Smith of Pembroke Pines, Florida, can and did. In
 
Car Review: 2015 Lexus RC Coupe
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Lexus of late is beginning to address an Achilles’ heel that has endured for years – its cars. But don’t get it twisted; Lexus cars have earned reputations for great builds, great quality, great materials, and its dealers have augmented that with great customer care. All of it is has been well deserved. However, Lexus cars are known to be
 
Nevada Baptists elect first black president
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
RENO, Nevada – The Nevada Baptist Convention at its 2014 annual meeting elected its first black president, Nellis Baptist Church Pastor Greg Fields of Las Vegas. "I highly anticipate serving the Nevada Baptist Convention in this capacity as it will be a wonderful experience for me, my family and our congregation," Fields told Baptist Press after his
 
Earnest Pugh protégé to release holiday CD
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
Earnest Pugh (“I Need Your Glory” and “Rain On Us” fame) is continuing his longstanding practice of introducing new acts to the gospel music industry with the release of “Christmas with John Paul” on Dec. 2. The five-song extended play CD showcases the classically trained pianist John Paul McGee tackling yuletide
 
Black arts org. fills a need in Triangle
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
RALEIGH – By the time she was 9 years old, arts enthusiast Sherri Holmes had visited every museum in New York City. It was that early exposure she said that helped instill in her an appreciation for the arts, a passion she now strives to introduce and foster in others throughout the region’s African-American community. In an area where there is
 
Middle school students perform mock trial
Tuesday, November 25, 2014
DURHAM – When kids are asked what they want to be when they grow up, common answers are athletes, doctors, teachers and lawyers. Neal Middle school students got the opportunity to participate in a mock trial overseen by a real judge at N.C. Central School of Law as part of the Citizen Schools after-school program. “Citizen Schools is a
 
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