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The Voice of the Black Community

There was just one ‘Queen of Soul’

Aretha Franklin performs at the inaugural gala for President Bill Clinton.

Black August in the Park honors fallen freedom fighters

Young children learn about the resistance struggle.

Entrepreneurs’ expo helps youth build future

Anthony Nicholson won the pitch contest.

Former NBA player creates special type of school

Derek Anderson wants to teach black kids how to talk to the police.

OPINION

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Gender wage gap hits black women especially hard

The gender wage gap continues to harm women, their families, and the economy, despite women being in the workforce for decades. But not all women are marginalized

Plan ahead for college, and after

Summer vacation is wrapping up, and many of you or your children are beginning to think about or are getting ready to start or return to college. But there’s

Upcoming Events

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LiveLifeLIVE Launch Party

Time: 8 p.m. to midnight LiveLifeLIVE, a mobile

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Back to School Giveaway

Time: 9 a.m. to noon For the fifth consecutive

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Church Anniversary

Time: 8 & 11 a.m. We invite you to worship

Latest News

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There was just one ‘Queen of Soul’

NEW YORK — Aretha Franklin, the undisputed "Queen of Soul" who sang with matchless style

Durham Sports Commission economic impact tops $28 million

DURHAM – The Durham Sports Commission generated $28.1 million in economic impact for the

Durham residents receive high-speed fiber

DURHAM – The City of Durham and Durham County will each establish ultrahigh bandwidth