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As variants lurk, continued COVID testing is crucial
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
As North Carolina’s COVID-19 vaccination numbers go up, the number of people getting tested for the virus has gone down. While that could be a sign of hope that virus spread has slowed because of the millions of people who are fully or partially vaccinated in this state, it also troubles public health experts. Mark McClellan, founding director of the
Diverse volunteers sought in new COVID clinical trial
Wednesday, April 7, 2021
A new clinical trial to evaluate treatments for early COVID-19 patients is looking for volunteers, particularly among communities of color. Rise Above COVID is raising awareness of ACTIV-2, a nationwide clinical trial conducted by the AIDS Clinical Trials Group. Medical personnel running the trial understand the barriers they are up against trying to

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First Time Home Buyer Workshop

First Time Home Buyer Webinar Workshop Tuesday,


Website launch

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


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