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Wednesday, October 26, 2016
CHAPEL HILL Friends of Downtown will hold its next meeting Oct. 27, 10:15 a.m. at Breadmens Restaurant, 324 W. Rosemary St. RALEIGH CHAMBER Nov. 8, 8-10 a.m. – Chamber offices, 800 S. Salisbury St – Find the balance between HR and talent. RSVP by Nov. 1 to Candice Coffey at 664-7034. CARY CHAMBER Nov. 2, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Business
Savvy sisters bang everything in the ‘Shark Tank’
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
PHILADELPHIA – Several years ago, Jorrae Beard, originator of Joyce's LuLu Bang, decided she was exhausted with her sauce options and decided to create one of her own. Together with her eldest sister, Kelly Beard, the two turned an amazing sauce into a business that would revolutionize the way people experienced food. Joyce's LuLu Bang,
Designer turns to creating doll clothing
Thursday, October 13, 2016
Brenda Ragland has always been interested in fashion and designing clothes, but she didn’t have the funding to start her own line. She channeled some of that energy into creating beautiful drawings of her designs, but wanted to do more. That’s when her aunt suggested that she design doll clothes. Ragland did a little research and visited some

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Leo Kottke

The two-time Grammy nominee and perennial


Freedom Fund Banquet

Durham Branch NAACP will host its 42nd annual


I AM Changing the Nation Conference

Apostle Shirley Wade Anthony will host her annual

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Film Review: Moonlight

In just his second feature film, writer/director Barry Jenkins tells a compelling story about

McKissick honored as ‘Champion’

RALEIGH – State Senator Floyd McKissick of Durham and Representative Ted Davis of

BOOK: Escaped slaves and the underground railroad

The Freedom Song By Mike Jordan On Feb. 7, 1989, writer Mike Jordan’s 92-year-old