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For men only retail space now open in Crabtree Valley Mall
Thursday, April 8, 2021
RALEIGH – North Carolina Central alumnus Terrence Bunche has given men a local oasis. Bunche hosted the grand opening of The Stadium last weekend at Crabtree Valley Mall. The new retail store geared for men will provide exposure for male-owned businesses to showcase their products and services while engaging in male-bonding conversations about
 
Opening of Durham business is story of triumph
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
DURHAM – Michael De Los Santos believes “good sauce rises to the top” – in the barbeque business and in life. De Los Santos also believes small businesses are the heart of the community. He opened Mike D’s BBQ Supply and General Store late last year, a dream come true after many years of hard work and heartache. In August
 
RACIAL, GENDER PAY SCORECARD
Wednesday, March 24, 2021
BOSTON, MA. – Of 51 companies examined in the “Racial and Gender Pay Scorecard” released this week to mark Equal Pay Day, less than 1 in 10 – Mastercard, Starbucks, Pfizer, Citigroup, and Bank of New York Mellon – get an “A,” while over half (26) get an “F.” The fourth edition of the Scorecard is by the
 
Black women less likely to be hired in government
Monday, March 22, 2021
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. – New data reveals that qualified Black females are 58% less likely to be hired for a government job than their white male counterparts, according to new research from Governmentjobs.com, the leading public sector job board. Based on an analysis of over 17 million applications over a two-year time period, the data identifies
 
Google brings new cloud engineering hub to Durham
Thursday, March 18, 2021
On Thursday, Google Cloud announced it will establish an engineering site in Durham. The office will serve as a hub for the Google Cloud’s engineering team, and represents a significant, continued expansion of its 16-year presence in the state. Governor Roy Cooper and Durham Mayor Steve Schewel joined Google’s Marian Croak, vice president of
 
Workers who won’t get vaccinated?
Tuesday, March 16, 2021
COVID-19 has kept most employees out of the office for a year. Vaccines, however, will make it safe to bring them back, and in the process help restore our economy. But the big question is, what about the employees who decide not to get vaccinated for personal reasons? How should employers walk that slippery slope? First, let’s look at some stark
 

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First Time Home Buyer Workshop

First Time Home Buyer Webinar Workshop Tuesday,

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Website launch

At 7 p.m., the Shaw University Center for Racial

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Breast Cancer Awareness

Time: 3 to 6 p.m. Breast Cancer Awareness

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Expansion of COVID testing in schools would slow infections

State health officials want to expand testing for COVID-19 in school districts as more students,

Orgs. create first Black College World Series

A new chapter in the legacy of HBCU baseball will soon be written with the inaugural Black

How Black poets and writers gave a voice to ‘Affrilachia’

Appalachia, in the popular imagination, stubbornly remains poor and white. Open a dictionary and