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Stone Center explores legacy of Baraka
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
CHAPEL HILL – The legacy of Amiri Baraka is a highlight of the Stone Center’s fall schedule next month. An opening reception is Sept. 16 at 6 p.m. that includes the exhibit “Meetings and Remarkable Journeys,” featuring over 150 documents, photographs, publications and original drawings and paintings by Baraka. The event also
 
BOOK: Leaders urged to listen to the community
Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Inside Ferguson: A Voice for the Voiceless By Devin James Despite angry protests and a national outcry after the police killing of unarmed Michael Brown Jr., a year ago, the police shootings of black citizens and ensuing uprisings continue to occur across the country. Diversity expert and author Devin S. James warns the tragedies and conflict will
 
Arrested Development returns with a mission
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
After an explosive debut in 1991, Grammy Award-winning alternative rap group Arrested Development seemed to have all but disappeared from the mainstream music scene. But after years of success overseas in places like Japan, Australia and throughout Europe, interest in the band and their brand of social-conscious music has begun to pique again in the
 
BOOK: The next generation in the Curtis Black saga
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
The Ultimate Betrayal: A Reverend Curtis Black Novel By Kimberla Lawson Roby Grand Central Publishing, $20 HC New York Times best-selling author Roby returns with the 12th installment in the Reverend Curtis Black series. Alicia Black, daughter of the Rev. Black, has spent the past four years putting her life back together and rekindling a romance with her
 
2015 Corvette Stingray Convertible
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
DETROIT – The 2015 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray Convertible. There’s not too much more to say than that, after all it is America’s sports car. The heart of any sports car is the engine, and in this case, our Corvette was powered by a mammoth 6.2-liter V8 that made 455 horsepower and 460-pound feet of torque. However, we had the Z51
 
BOOK: Tough truths about AAU basketball and youth sports
Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Participating in youth sports is supposed to be about fun, fundamentals, learning and sportsmanship. Every youth dreams of sports stardom and every parent co-signs on the process, and the union is one of wide-eyed ambition and anticipated athletic achievement. Then the waters become murky. But in his balanced, steady and compassionate book, Playing Time:
 
New Jersey teen to star as Dorothy
Monday, August 10, 2015
NEW YORK – NBC has found the young woman who will ease on down the yellow brick road. The network unveiled newcomer Shanice Williams from New Jersey as its Dorothy for the Dec. 3 live production of “The Wiz Live!” “This is always what I wanted to do. So I guess I’m ready. I’m ready now,” the 18-year-old said on
 
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