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Wednesday, January 15, 2020
QUEENIE By Candice Carty-Williams Scout Press, $16 PB Queenie Jenkins is a 25-year-old Jamaican British woman living in London, straddling two cultures and slotting neatly into neither. She works at a national newspaper, where she's constantly forced to compare herself to her white, middle class peers. After a messy breakup from her longtime white
ĎAfroPoPí takes on immigration and blackness with ĎAminaí
Friday, January 10, 2020
NEW YORK — What does it mean to be black, female, and foreign in a world that doesn’t value these attributes? Television audiences will have the chance to ponder this question as season 12 of the award-winning documentary series “AfroPoP: The Ultimate Cultural Exchange” brings viewers the story of Amina. Helmed by Turkish director
Down on Copperline: Libba Cotten/Catís Cradle
Thursday, January 9, 2020
CARRBORO – It’s been well over a century since the late great Elizabeth “Libba” Cotten was born in what is now Carrboro, but you can still find traces of the Piedmont blues legend’s wonder years in her old hometown. A bike trail bears her name, and there’s a historical marker by the old train station on Carrboro’s
BOOK: Delivered by Midwives
Wednesday, January 8, 2020
Delivered by Midwives African American Midwifery in the Twentieth-Century South By Jenny M. Luke “Catchin’ babies” was merely one aspect of the broad role of African American midwives in the 20th Century South. Yet little has been written about the type of care they provided or how midwifery and maternity care evolved under the increasing

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Follow Me & Worship

Time: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Spirit of MLK Jr.


Family History

Time: noon to 4 p.m. MLK,Jr. Task Force of


Triangle Restaurant Week

Triangle Restaurant Week (January 20-26) is a

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Impeachment then and now, as Senate steeped in partisanship

WASHINGTON — There’s every chance that the impeachment trial of Donald Trump will

Martin Luther King Jr. Triangle events

RALEIGH Jan. 20, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – MLK Jr. Day of Service, NC Museum of History, 5 E.

NCCU women, men tennis picked fourth

Alcorn State soccer star Shalisha King has been named to Trinidad and Tobago U20 squad for the