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Raleigh coalition urges diverse candidates for District D
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
RALEIGH – Following the announcement that there would be a vacant seat on the Raleigh City Council, residents in District D came together to form a new nonpartisan coalition, To Be Raleigh. Its mission is to spread the word about the vacant District D seat to as many places and people as possible, with the hopes of identifying a diverse pool of
Jabberwock Scholarship Program
Wednesday, July 8, 2020
The Knightdale-Wake Forest Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority has produced Jabberwock biennially since 2002. This year’s theme was "Visions in White: An Evening of Grace, Beauty, and Purpose." The Jabberwock program featured educational, cultural, community service and personal enrichment activities for the participants while also serving
‘Village’ supports single-mother households in SE Raleigh
Thursday, July 2, 2020
RALEIGH – Looking back, Tamitha Brown, young and pregnant at 18 at the time, said she had only the support of “my Mama; my rock, my cornerstone, and my ride-or-die. She has kept me going.” Even so, Brown, now 44, has long recognized the need for a community-based safety-net of support for single mothers, and believed she could use her own
Essential workers demand seat at the table
Friday, June 26, 2020
RALEIGH – Essential workers from a wide range of frontline industries across North Carolina testified Thursday evening to members of North Carolina General Assembly at “Essential Not Expendable: Frontline Worker Hearing on Health & Safety in North Carolina.” A dozen workers shared their experiences of dangerous workplace conditions
Report reveals wide childhood disparities among NC counties
Friday, June 19, 2020
RALEIGH – Kids in Union County are faring better than those in other parts of the state, according to a new report that looks by county at who's doing the most to protect and provide for their children. The nonprofit group Save the Children checked on factors that can cut childhood short – including food insecurity, dropping out of high school,
NCCU and UNC partner to revive veterans clinic
Wednesday, June 17, 2020
DURHAM – A new collaboration between the law schools at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina Central University will revive NCCU’s veterans clinic to meet the ongoing needs of current and former service members in the state. This partnership will support the universities’ joint effort in assisting active

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Morgan State’s McBorrough gets top honor

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