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Triangle Uplift Foundation hosts second youth summit
Saturday, December 8, 2018
RALEIGH – Triangle Uplift Foundation will partner with the Triangle MLK Committee to bring area families, corporate partners and community organizations together to explore innovative ideas at the Second Annual Youth Innovation Summit. The summit will be held at Cary Academy on Jan. 19, 2019. The event will provide fifth- to 12th- grade students
Michaux Jr. urges NCCU graduates to advocate for equality
Saturday, December 8, 2018
DURHAM – Approximately 639 North Carolina Central University graduates received their degrees on Dec. 8 during the university’s 132nd Commencement, the largest December graduation in university history. The degree recipients included 465 undergraduates, 161 graduates and 13 professionals. NCCU alumnus and North Carolina House Rep. H.M.
A day at the Black Farmersí Market
Thursday, November 29, 2018
DURHAM – On Nov. 18, excited members of the Durham community assembled at 411 West Chapel Hill St., across from the bustling Greyhound bus station, for an organic occasion. The upbeat sounds from the DJ assisted farmers, entrepreneurs and small business owners in conversation as they gathered under the brightly patterned canopies which filled the
YMCA of the Triangle receives grant to support Southeast Raleigh
Wednesday, November 21, 2018
RALEIGH – The YMCA of the Triangle has been named a 2018 Bank of America Neighborhood Builders grant recipient. The organization was selected for its work in addressing issues fundamental to economic mobility. As an awardee, it receives a $200,000 grant, a year of leadership training for the executive director and an emerging leader at the
DurhamCares celebrates 10 years of bridging church and community
Tuesday, November 20, 2018
DURHAM – DurhamCares, which brings churches and city residents together to work to improve their community, celebrated its 10-year anniversary last weekend. The Rev. Reynolds Chapman, the organization’s executive director, highlighted some of the accomplishments DurhamCares has made over the past decade. Those initiatives include raising

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Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Raleigh SDA Health Ministry


GoRaleigh Public Hearing

Time: 4 p.m. GoRaleigh is extending service in


Holiday Gala

Time: 7:30 p.m. The Clayton Piano Festival will

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Student, faculty protests against return of ĎSilent Samí gain momentum

As UNC-Chapel Hill Chancellor Carol Folt addressed a tense Faculty Council meeting last week, a

Donít let small dollar loans ruin your holidays

In this wonderful time of the year when family and friends gather in good cheer to celebrate the

The growing and disproportionate imprisonment of black women

Missy Venable (not her real name) said she has trouble sleeping at night. It’s not the