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LCHC: A new idea empowering family
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
DURHAM – Lincoln Community Health Center is introducing a new health care program for families. “This is a long pathway to get where we are to our kickoff today,” Dr. Oveta McIntosh Vick said during a “Centering Parenting Kickoff Day” luncheon celebration last week at the center. “It’s a new concept, a new
 
Walker expects ‘crazy’ reaction as All-Star starter at home
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
CHARLOTTE — Hornets point guard Kemba Walker can’t imagine what the atmosphere will be like when he’s introduced as an NBA All-Star game starter next month on his home court. “I haven’t given it any thought, but I’m sure it will be an unbelievable moment being that the game is in Charlotte,” Walker said.
 
Youth summit features 8-year-old neuroscientist
Tuesday, January 29, 2019
CARY – On Jan. 19, 8-year-old neuroscientist Amoy Antunet delivered the keynote address to over 170 student innovators at the second annual Youth Innovation Summit. The purpose of the event was to introduce students in grades five through 12 to Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) and pathways to careers in STEAM. Held at Cary
 
Marchers vow to ‘continue to fight’
Monday, January 28, 2019
RALEIGH – “Women unite and continue the fight,” chanted the emcees to a crowd of hundreds who gathered for the Raleigh Women’s March on Halifax Mall in downtown on Saturday. That message of solidarity was the theme throughout the event organized by the independent group, Women Mobilize NC. “How are we going to reach the
 
Harris-Perry draws support in beef with Wake Forest
Monday, January 28, 2019
The relationship between Wake Forest University and prominent black political science professor Melissa Harris-Perry, which appeared strained following remarks she made at a public Martin Luther King commemoration, appears to be deteriorating even as colleagues come to the academic’s defense. In response to an inquiry by Diverse, a spokeswoman issued
 
A&T holds off rival, improves to 6-0
Sunday, January 27, 2019
DURHAM – It wasn’t the prettiest Aggie-Eagle that has ever been played, but they don’t have to be when you’re collecting road wins in conference play. The North Carolina A&T men’s basketball team got another strong performance off the bench from Ronald Jackson and held N.C. Central to 3-for-22 shooting from 3-point range
 
Advocates call for renewed public school emphasis
Friday, January 25, 2019
RALEIGH – The Public School Forum of North Carolina on Wednesday called on state leaders to “renew” their commitment to “public schools for the public good.” The Raleigh-based nonpartisan organization, which is focused on improving educational outcomes for North Carolina’s children, also took a swing at state lawmakers
 
St. Aug’s president announces retirement
Friday, January 25, 2019
Saint Augustine’s president Everett B. Ward announced Thursday afternoon that he is retiring after five years. Ward made the announcement during a board of trustees’ executive session. Ward, who became the 11th president and only the third alumnus to lead the university, said in his remarks that he will be concluding his position effective July
 
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Hinton-less Shaw rallies to defeat rival

RALEIGH – Junior Derrick Randolph scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half to help

Former slave made cars long before Henry Ford

Although Henry Ford is often considered the father of the American automobile industry, many

Shaw women earn first division win

RALEIGH – Junior Macy Keen recorded her 11th double-double of the season with 27 points