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Social justice leader to speak at NCCU
Sunday, January 19, 2020
DURHAM – Esteemed social justice leader, advocate and activist, Tamika Mallory, will be the featured speaker at North Carolina Central University’s Rock the Lyceum lecture series on Jan. 22 at 7 p.m. The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place in the B.N. Duke Auditorium on campus. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. In addition,
 
5 things you probably didn't know about King
Sunday, January 19, 2020
As we celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, Passage Home recognizes the impact and importance of his legacy. We strive daily to incorporate the fullness of his message to the world, in our mission to end poverty in Wake County. King’s most important work applied America’s founding ideals to the cause of civil rights. The last best hope
 
Martin Luther King Jr. Triangle events
Friday, January 17, 2020
RALEIGH Jan. 20, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. – MLK Jr. Day of Service, NC Museum of History, 5 E. Edenton St. Jan. 20, 7:15 to 9 a.m. – 40th Annual MLK Jr. Triangle Interfaith Prayer Breakfast, Sheraton Imperial Hotel. Visit www.raleighchamber.org. CARY Jan. 18-20, DREAMFEST 2020, Town of Cary DURHAM Jan. 20, 1 p.m. – MLK Jr. Birthday
 
Couple fosters fitness and philanthropy with CycleBar
Monday, January 6, 2020
CARY – Charlotte Jones-Burton and Delvin Burton have spent many months preparing for the grand reopening of their latest venture together, CycleBar West Cary, a premium indoor cycling studio formerly known as CycleBar Alston. The Burtons will host CycleBar West Cary’s grand reopening January 9-12 in the Alston Town Center on Arco Street. A
 
Fighting childhood obesity by teaming up
Wednesday, January 1, 2020
DURHAM – On a rainy, cold and dark winter evening, several dozen children from age 5 into their teenage years gathered in the courtyard of a Durham Parks and Recreation building, counting out stretches, jumping jacks, lunges and leaps in unison. Between the numbers were shouts relaying the rules of Bull City Fit, an innovative community-based program
 
Exhibit highlights NCís discomfort with 19th Amendment
Tuesday, December 31, 2019
RALEIGH — North Carolina has a less-than-friendly history with the 19th Amendment, as a small exhibit traveling the state to mark the 100th anniversary of women’s suffrage makes clear. The exhibit includes the jacket of the first suffrage bill filed in 1897, indicating it was sent to a legislative panel called the Committee on Insane Asylums,
 
Raleigh native serves with U.S. Navy helicopter squadron
Thursday, September 12, 2019
SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Petty Officer 3rd Class Avery Obame wanted to help people and serve the country. Now, two years after enlisting in the U.S. Navy, Obame serves with the Raptors of Helicopter Maritime Strike Squadron 71, working with one of the Navy’s most advanced helicopters at Naval Air Station North Island, San Diego. Obame, a 2012
 

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Social justice leader to speak at NCCU

DURHAM – Esteemed social justice leader, advocate and activist, Tamika Mallory, will be