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Will conservatives overplay their hand or heed cooler heads?
Thursday, November 13, 2014
There’s no getting around the fact that when North Carolinians went to the polls on Nov. 5, they gave a thumbs-up to the conservatives who’ve been in charge at the General Assembly for the last four years. Republican victories might not all have been overwhelming (putting aside those districts rendered virtually immune from competition by GOP
 
Overcoming homelessness to become an A-student
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
“I decided that my education was the most important thing that I could ever have, because without your education, you can’t do much in this world. Some people find out the hard way. I did not want to be one of those people.” – Diamond May Seventeen-year-old high school senior Diamond May is devoted to her education. She takes all
 
Watching the elections from abroad
Wednesday, November 5, 2014
JERUSALEM — On Election Night, I usually stay awake as long as my eyelids are willing to cooperate. But this year was different. Instead of alternating between watching CNN and tracking results on the Internet, I was in the Holy Land, nearly 6,000 miles from my office in Washington, D.C. With daylight saving time going into effect last Sunday, I was
 
Dishonoring black people's success
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
If you want a provocative comment about the black community, turn to Charles Barkley. The NBA Hall of Famer made headlines recently when he addressed comments about Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson not being black enough for his teammates. He said that African-Americans are too concerned with street cred than true success, and that’s
 
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St. Aug’s men get first win

WOMEN Shaw (3-2) The Bears have won two of their past three games with wins over Elizabeth

Triangle adds 2 minor league basketball teams

One of the major changes the Tobacco Road Basketball League made over the summer was to up the

Trojans move on to second round of playoffs

Virginia State is the lone Division II HBCU team left in the NCAA playoffs. The Trojans