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BOOK: Who’s really at fault?
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
STAND YOUR GROUND By Victoria Christopher Murray Touchstone, $16 PB From the No. 1 Essence best-selling and award-winning author comes STAND YOUR GROUND, a new novel about two women who are faced with the same tragedy. Janice Johnson is living every black mother’s nightmare. Her 17-year-old son was murdered, and the shooter has not been arrested.
Doctor Rosewood makes a house call
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
Morris Chestnut has been working in television and movies for the past quarter century. He made his big screen debut in 1991 as Ricky Baker in “Boyz n the Hood”. He’s currently co-starring opposite Sanaa Lathan and Michael Ealy in the psychological thriller “The Perfect Guy”. In November, he’s set to appear in
Pageant raises esteem of plus-sized women
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
RALEIGH – We're seeing more and more plus-size women in the media. Vogue signed size-22 model Tess Holliday this year and made history. Mellissa McCarthy, Queen Latifah and other plus-sized women are bona fide stars who regularly get leading, romantic roles. Ad campaigns are also starting to feature full-figured women more regularly. But a lot more
Eight steps to a more appealing home
Thursday, September 24, 2015
Your house can be more comfortable for you and have more curb appeal for the next owner with a few minor home improvements, including one you can barely see. Here are eight tips that can help: Get in on the outdoor living trend. Add a few comfortable chairs and table to the front porch or backyard to create an extra room and a welcoming look. An even
Protect hairstyles from the elements
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Many women experience serious dryness and breakage of their hair during the winter months. The hair’s natural moisture is compromised from the air being so arid and the wind high. This causes the ends of the hair to snap off from everyday wear. We also wear hats and scarves, which are mostly made out of wool and tend to dry the hair out further. If
The parents of ‘Black-ish’ take on the generational gap
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Last fall, ABC’s Wednesday night lineup experienced a change when the station premiered its highly anticipated show “Black-ish”. The sitcom would bring some much-needed diversity to the station. Before “Black-ish” premiered, ABC’s audience saw shows like “The Middle”, “The Goldbergs” and
BOOK: Being black and in medicine
Wednesday, September 23, 2015
Black Man In A White Coat: A Doctor’s Reflections on Race and Medicine By Dr. Damon Tweedy It is well documented that blacks are disadvantaged when it comes to health care outcomes. In fact, African-Americans are more likely to suffer from serious illnesses such as diabetes, heart disease, prostate cancer, HIV, stroke and other deadly diseases. Even

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Durham Celebrates 2015 Med Week

The City of Durham, In partnership with multiple


Durham Celebrates 2015 Med Week

The City of Durham, In partnership with multiple


Durham Celebrates 2015 Med Week

The City of Durham, In partnership with multiple

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Bethune rallies past NCCU

DURHAM – The streak continues for Bethune-Cookman against North Carolina Central. The

Weak scheduling hurting CIAA football

To underscore just what type of season it’s been so far for CIAA football, Winston-Salem

Struggling NCCU takes on Bethune-Cookman

N.C. Central (1-2) vs. Bethune-Cookman( 3-1, 1-0 MEAC) The Eagles kick off their conference