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SAUís January named defensive POTY
Monday, February 20, 2017
CHARLOTTE – On Monday, Saint Augustine’s standouts Anthony Gaskins and Quincy January were named to the all-CIAA men’s basketball team during the CIAA Tournament Tip-Off Awards Luncheon at the Charlotte Convention Center. January (left) was also selected CIAA Men’s Basketball Defensive Player of the Year for the second straight
 
An evening of remembrance for victims of violence
Monday, February 20, 2017
DURHAM – The Religious Coalition for a Nonviolent Durham and Durham Parents of Murdered Children held its 25 Annual Vigil Against Violence to remember love ones who lost their lives to violence last year. Grieving mothers, fathers, family and friends gathered to pray at Shepherd’s House United Methodist Church on North Driver Street last week
 
Special Black History Month photography exhibit
Sunday, February 19, 2017
SMITHFIELD, N.C. – To commemorate Black History Month, Smithfield attorney Craig James has opened a special exhibit of his private collection of 19th century photography and other slave-related items titled "History Through the Eye of a Lens: A Collection of 19th Century African-American Photography" at 331 E. Market Street. James' collection
 
C-SPAN bus to visit NCCU
Sunday, February 19, 2017
DURHAM – C-SPAN’s 45-foot customized bus will visit North Carolina Central University on Feb. 22, as part of C-SPAN’s 2017 Historically Black Colleges and Universities tour. The bus will be parked next to the A.E. Student Union from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. to allow students, faculty, staff and local residents to learn about programs and
 
Statement from Louise Pratt, mother of Kenneth Lee Bailey
Saturday, February 18, 2017
On the afternoon of Wednesday, February 15, my son was killed by Durham police officers. Since I got the news, I haven't been able to find words. I told me (sic) friends that I couldn't take calls from reporters. Since then, I have learned that people tried to explain my baby's life and death by running a background check. They reported things that were
 
Annual celebration to honor African-American leaders
Friday, February 17, 2017
DURHAM – Beautiful music, elegant poetry, expressive dance and a delicious soul food feast — that’s what attendees can expect at Antioch Baptist Church’s annual African-American History Month celebration on February 26 at 4 p.m. The event is at 1415 Holloway St., and is open to everyone says the Rev. Michael D. Page. He said the
 
Who's making the grade for CIAA?
Friday, February 17, 2017
The CIAA Tournament is here! And we haven’t even packed. Last year’s tourney was the Virginia Invitational. Will it be so again? Or will Virginia Union and Virginia State get their comeuppance? CC will be live blogging and tweeting beginning Tuesday. But first, who’s making the grade? (Records are division and conference as of Feb. 15.
 
Spring sports off and running
Friday, February 17, 2017
Johnson C. Smith women won their first CIAA indoor track and field championship. Fellan Ferguson of Kingston, Jamaica, was named female track athlete of the year after victories in the mile, 3000-meter run and 800 meters. Ferguson broke the CIAA record in the 3000m by almost 14 seconds with a time of 11:22.14. Winston-Salem State was second. WOMEN N.C.
 
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