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Help for the self-employed
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Whether you run a part-time business, do freelance work or own your own business, you’re in good company. About 16 million adults in America work for themselves, and nearly half that number are baby boomers. Even though self-employment comes in many forms, with a wide range of specific needs, some of the challenges are universal, including taxes. If
 
Falcons sweep Livingstone
Thursday, January 23, 2020
WOMEN N.C. Central (5-13 overall, 2-3 MEAC) The Eagles are four wins away from tying their win total of nine from last season. The team swept Florida A&M for the season with a thrilling 71-70 victory in overtime to snap a three-game losing streak. Junior guard Zaria Atkins converted a three-point play with 3.3 seconds left in OT to seal the win.
 
NCSU landmark exhibit unearths black history
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
RALEIGH – When Martin Luther King Jr. visited Reynolds Coliseum on July 31, 1966, it was a historic day in the life of Raleigh, and a small step in the forward march of the civil rights movement. At the time, however, it could have been a setback, as King came to North Carolina’s State Capitol to speak on the same stage that had once hosted
 
Teeing off for the future
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
CARY – Junior golf is not a sport for the faint-hearted. The practices are demanding, the preparation is tedious and the all-weather competitions can be physically and emotionally draining….and that’s just for the caddy! When Tyler started playing golf at age 6, I’m not sure her father Richard or I knew where this exciting
 
Enloe High student headed to Disney
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Enloe High junior Reagan Razon is going to Disney World. Reagan is one of 100 high school students nationally selected to attend the 2020 Disney Dreamers Academy with entrepreneur Steve Harvey and ESSENCE magazine. Each student receives an all-expense-paid trip to Disney World from March 12-15. Reagan, a Morrisville resident, is one of six students from
 
Ibram X. Kendi and the call for antiracism
Wednesday, January 22, 2020
Author Ibram X. Kendi recently visited North Carolina State University as part of the university’s Martin Luther King Jr. campus commemoration events. In 2016, Kendi became the youngest winner of the National Book Award for nonfiction for his first book, “Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America.”
 
NC trailblazer launches campaign for Congress
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
FAYETTEVILLE – Pat Timmons-Goodson, the first African American woman to serve on the North Carolina Supreme Court and former member of President Obama’s United States Commission on Civil Rights, is running in North Carolina’s 8th Congressional District. “My career on the bench and as a commissioner on the U.S. Commission on Civil
 
Affordable housing, voting rights are a measure of King’s ideals
Tuesday, January 21, 2020
DURHAM – Referring to the “moral crisis” facing Durham, Mayor Steve Schewel said how the city reaches out to help the residents of McDougald Terrace will reflect how it lives up to the ideals of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Quoting King, Schewel said: “We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment
 
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Black kids and suicide

Teen suicide rates among black youth are increasing. In 2016 and again in 2018, national data

St. Aug’s, Shaw men struggles continue

If Shaw men were playing in the CIAA Northern Division this season, they would still be in last

A sharp tongue cuts from the inside out

I was never a student of the Bible growing up, even though I grew up surrounded by the best kind