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Eagles lose heartbreaker in Dayton - UPDATED 3/21
Thursday, March 21, 2019
North Carolina Central rallied from a 13-point, second-half deficit but faltered at the end in a 78-74 loss to North Dakota State in the First Four of the NCAA Tournament. The Eagles (18-16) led by five points with 5:24 left, but NDSU put together its own rally in the final 2 minutes to take the win. The loss negated a monster performance by senior
Campbell Law wins NBLSA National Trial competition
Thursday, March 21, 2019
RALEIGH — Campbell Law advocates came out on top last weekend at the Constance Baker Motely National Trial Competition hosted by the National Black Law Students Association (NBLSA) in Little Rock, Arkansas. The win is the law school’s first national championship in this competition. Campbell Law advocates Nichad Davis, Maurizio Lewis-Streit,
NC eyes policy that revokes drivers' licenses for unpaid fines
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
RALEIGH – A federal court began hearing arguments last week about whether North Carolina's process of notifying drivers that their license will be revoked is unconstitutional. Arguments from the American Civil Liberties Union, the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Southern Coalition for Social Justice allege that the current process forces
Nzinga’s Breakfast Cafe isn’t just for breakfast anymore
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
DURHAM – Zuri Reynolds-Hester, 29, hosted Nzinga’s Got Soul Tasting Party last month to celebrate the launch of Nzinga’s Breakfast Cafe’s new menu items and longer business hours. Reynolds-Hester opened the cafe at 828 Fayetteville St., Suite 110, in 2014 with a specialty in Southern breakfast and lunch food. Now, she is expanding
Actress Taraji P. Henson visits Durham to promote movie
Wednesday, March 20, 2019
DURHAM – The Carolina Theatre was abuzz Tuesday evening as actors, family members, and Durham residents joined together in a red-carpet event to celebrate the premiere of “The Best of Enemies,” staring Taraji P. Henson and Sam Rockwell. The movie tells the true story of two Durham residents – civil rights activist Ann Atwater and Ku
Writer of ‘Shake A Tail Feather’ dies
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
DETROIT — Andre Williams, an R&B singer and songwriter who co-wrote “Shake A Tail Feather” and performed across musical genres, died. He was 82. Williams’ manager and musical director, Kenn Goodman, said t Williams was recently diagnosed with colon cancer and that he was receiving hospice care at a Chicago nursing home when he
Republicans fast-track bill to delay voter ID until 2020
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
RALEIGH — North Carolina Republicans fast-tracked legislation last week that would delay requiring photo identification to vote for this year’s elections, the result of yet-finished ID regulations and an unexpected race for a vacant congressional seat. The state Senate approved a measure that would slow down the required use of voter ID until
Summit aims to boost family-friendly NC Businesses
Monday, March 18, 2019
RALEIGH – Family-friendly practices in the workplace are big business, and a best-selling author will have advice for creating a family-friendly workplace at a conference in Raleigh. Brigid Schulte is the keynote speaker for the first Family Forward Summit on April 1. Schulte is director of New America's Better Life Lab, a nonpartisan initiative on
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Durham city, county leaders vow to support $15 pay, local hiring

DURHAM – City and county officials have recommitted to support living wages at $15 an hour

Comcast formally launches two new black-centric networks

During a star-studded evening complete with a red carpet entry at the Newseum in Washington,

Bill would make tweaks to NC’s sexual assault laws

On college campuses on a Saturday night, it wouldn’t be surprising to see young men and