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BOOK: Life lessons and basketball tips
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Life & Basketball By John Berry Lulu Publishing Playing basketball teaches everything you need to succeed in life, including teamwork, discipline, commitment, dedication and the value of hard work. The most successful players don’t just put the ball in the basket; they apply what they’ve learned to their own lives so they can be successful
Film explores the other side of ‘Friday Night Lights’
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Making good decisions and performing at an elite level helped Greg Ellis become an all-pro defensive lineman during a 12-year NFL career. As executive producer of the movie “Carter High,” Ellis is using his talent as a football player to impart lessons from an iconic Dallas high school program whose championship was stripped after several
Movie Review: The Man in 3B
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
It doesn’t take long for Darryl Graham (Lamman Rucker) to start rubbing people the wrong way after he returns to his ‘hood in a rough section of South Jamaica, Queens. First, a miserably-married neighbor in his apartment building falls in love with him at first sight. Trouble is, Connie’s (Brely Evans) hypocritical husband is very
BOOK: Politics of racial justice run amok
Wednesday, November 18, 2015
Forsaken By Ross Howell Jr. NewSouth Books, $27.95 HC Howell Jr.‘s stunning debut novel presents the chilling true story of Virginia Christian, an uneducated African-American girl who was tried and convicted of murdering her white employer in 1912. Charlie Mears, a white man, covered the case as a rookie reporter. The book chronicles the story of
Bridging the poetry gap
Wednesday, October 28, 2015
DURHAM – There are some people for whom poetry puts words to their soul, helping them to express what was once only felt. There are others for whom poetry is an incomprehensible language and where their only experience is reading the dry, dusty tomes of the classics in high school or college. The Black Poetry Theatre hopes to make poetry come alive
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Decision pending on Wake Co.’s poverty schools

RALEIGH – The Wake County public schools board has yet to make a decision on its proposed

HBCU students weigh in on white campus protests

It may have started out as a protest against police brutality and senseless violence against

Hundreds celebrate as African American Museum nears completion

WASHINGTON — Hundreds of people gathered at an inaugural event for the Smithsonian’s