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Toward a world without rape or racism
Monday, October 15, 2018
I'm feeling defeated. Grief-stricken. Exhausted. Just when I'd found a little bit of flow again after Hurricane Florence, the day descended heavy: another trip to the ER with my son, Trump's fascist speech to the United Nations, (Brett) Kavanaugh, (Bill) Cosby, #MeToo, my girlfriends' pain, my pain. I know that boys and men are victims, too, and that any
 
Itís naive to think college athletes have time for school
Monday, October 15, 2018
From my first day as a sociology professor at a university with a Division I football and men’s basketball team, education and athletics struck me as being inherently at odds. Student-athletes filled my courses to take advantage of the fact that the classes met early in the morning. The football and men’s basketball players – most of whom
 
UNC leader apologizes for schoolís history of slavery
Sunday, October 14, 2018
RALEIGH — The chancellor of North Carolina’s flagship public university apologized Friday for the school’s history of slavery, adding that words alone are not enough to atone for using enslaved people to build and maintain the campus. “As chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, I offer our university’s
 
PASTOR APPRECIATION: Bless him, bless yourself
Saturday, October 13, 2018
JACKSON, Miss. – For years, October has been designated as Pastor Appreciation Month. This is a wonderful opportunity not only for the church to bless him but also to bless yourself through strengthening the relationship through expressing your care for his ministry. Some churches go to great lengths to show appreciation for their shepherd, while
 
Great week of HBCU football on tap
Friday, October 12, 2018
A big weekend of football is on tap for HBCU fans. North Carolina A&T and Florida A&M will meet in Greensboro with first place on the line. The Aggies and Rattlers are the only undefeated conference teams left after Howard’s loss last weekend. The game will be steamed on ESPN3. Over in the CIAA, the game of the week is Virginia Union at
 
Williams growing at Bethune-Cookman
Friday, October 12, 2018
After backing up Larry Brihm for two seasons, redshirt junior Akevious Williams was the heir apparent to the starting quarterback role for Bethune-Cookman. The job was his to lose, and Williams did nothing to lose it as he battled West Virginia transfer David Israel and redshirt senior Jabari Denham for the No. 1 spot through spring drills and into the 2018
 
5 things to do before you vote
Friday, October 12, 2018
North Carolina voters over the next few weeks will choose members of Congress, the General Assembly, county commissions, sheriffs, school boards and many other local offices across North Carolina. They will also be asked to decide on adoption of amendments to the state constitution. Local initiatives, such as bond measures, changes in alcohol sales rules or
 
Durham candidates discuss hot-button issues
Thursday, October 11, 2018
DURHAM – Candidates vying for seats in the North Carolina Legislature discussed where they stand on the issues during a candidates’ forum Oct. 7. The forum was sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Orange, Durham, and Chatham counties. All 120 seats in the House of Representative are up for election, along with all 50 state Senate seats.
 
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NC Council of Churches opposes 6 ballot issues

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Aggies keep postseason hopes alive

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App helps patients lose weight

DURHAM – With the help of a free phone app, low-income obese patients with signs of