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‘Roots’ returns in History Channel remake
Friday, May 27, 2016
The “Roots” miniseries is coming back to TV with a contemporary twist. This one is a new adaptation of the nine Emmy, two Golden Globe Award winning broadcast that chronicles the history of a young West African man (Kunta Kinte), who was sold into slavery and the legacy he passed on. The original story was created and produced by Alex Haley.
 
BOOK: Can friends rebound from past hurts?
Thursday, May 26, 2016
where we fall By Rochelle B. Weinstein Lake Union Publishing, $14.95 PB On the surface, Abby Holden has it all. She is the mother of a beautiful daughter and the wife of Ryan, a beloved high school football coach. Yet depression has a vice grip on Abby, and every day tugs a little harder on the loose threads of her marriage, threatening to unravel her
 
A legacy reborn: Madam C.J. Walker beauty line
Saturday, May 21, 2016
The legend and legacy of hair-care pioneer Madam C.J. Walker are gaining new life for a new generation. With the launch of a new line of products under the Madam C.J. Walker Beauty Culture brand, New York personal-care company, Sundial, looks to draw a 21st-century audience to an enterprise founded by Walker in 1906. Though these products have not seen
 
BOOK: Ageless trainer, model and bodybuilder
Thursday, May 19, 2016
Determined, Dedicated, Disciplined To Be Fit – The Ageless Journey of Ernestine Shepherd By Ernestine Shepherd Shepherd, 79, is a personal trainer, fitness expert and marathon runner. The Guinness Book of World Records’ Oldest Female Body Builder has released her new book, “Determined, Dedicated, Disciplined To Be Fit – The Ageless
 
NNPA, Chevrolet launch Howard internship program
Sunday, May 15, 2016
In an effort to provide student journalists with a unique experience working in the black press, the National Newspaper Publishers Association teamed with Chevrolet and Howard University’s School of Communications to launch an innovative journalism fellowship program. “Discover The Unexpected” will feature internships at four NNPA member
 
BOOK: A moving, radical black voice to poetry
Wednesday, May 11, 2016
Everything Worth Fighting For: An Exploration of Black Life in America By Dasan Ahanu Flowered Concrete Publishing Revolutionary voice. Freedom fighters. Social justice. Activism through art. These themes underlie multi-talented artist Ahanu’s moving new book of poetry, “Everything Worth Fighting For: An Exploration of Black Life in
 
Beyu’ Caffe set for new move, same service
Tuesday, May 10, 2016
DURHAM – Beyù Caffe has been a part of the blossoming downtown Durham food scene since it opened in 2009, offering quality Southern and chef-inspired cuisine with a side of live music. Yet as the restaurant has grown, so has the downtown population and the cost of property. Owner Dorian Bolden said the restaurant just couldn't keep up with the
 

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‘Roots’ returns in History Channel remake

The “Roots” miniseries is coming back to TV with a contemporary twist. This one

More NC churches offer refuge for spirit – and body

RALEIGH – Growing numbers of North Carolina churches offer their congregations health and

My idols vs. Jesus

Deep within us all is a manufacturing process, whether we know it or not. Slowly but steadily,