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Pandemic schedules may make kids more cavity prone
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
RALEIGH – Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease among children, and as families postpone preventive dental care due to the pandemic, experts say it's important to maintain good oral health habits at home. Dr. Kerry Dove, who runs a pediatric dental practice in Concord, said lack of a normal schedule means kids at home may be snacking
 
Intel pledges $5M to develop NCCU tech law and policy center
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
DURHAM – As part of Intel’s commitment to build a more equitable world, the company will donate $5 million over the next five years to North Carolina Central University to create a new tech law and policy center. Intel Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Steven R. Rodgers, will join the law school’s board of visitors to help
 
Many Black parents feel conflicted over school reopening
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
Legislation would require public schools to reopen, worrying Black parents about sending their kids back during a pandemic. They also fear their kids will fall behind academically without in-person instruction. Geraldine Alshamy is well-versed in the science that says schools aren’t big spreaders of the coronavirus if districts follow state and
 
Knightdale interim mayor makes history
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
KNIGHTDALE – Jessica Day’s name may be new to many Wake County residents since she was appointed Knightdale’s new interim mayor — and the town’s first female African American mayor — but she is not new to her constituents. Day was born and raised in Knightdale, and left in 2003 to attend the University of North Carolina
 
NCCU football is headed to the Rose Bowl
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
LOS ANGELES – North Carolina Central football has signed an agreement to play UCLA inside the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California, on Sept. 16, 2023. “We are excited about the opportunity to play UCLA, a member of the PAC-12 conference,” said NCCU football coach Trei Oliver. “For our young men to be able to play in the Rose Bowl,
 
In-depth survey assesses religious life of Black Americans
Wednesday, February 24, 2021
NEW YORK — Black Americans attend church more regularly than Americans overall, and pray more often. Most attend churches that are predominantly Black, yet many would like those congregations to become racially diverse. There is broad respect for Black churches’ historical role in seeking racial equality, coupled with a widespread perception
 
Velle Cares Foundation part of social media challenge
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
DURHAM – The Emily Krzyzewski Center, in partnership with the SECU Family House of Chapel Hill and the Velle Cares Foundation, has launched the #TakeYourBestShot social media fundraising challenge, sponsored by the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin. To celebrate March Madness and raise important funds, the three nonprofits will “compete”
 
Rapper Griot B has been educating kids about history for decades
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
‘Set it Up’ We treat black kids like Kaepernick Don’t care about what their reason is All we look at what their action is Then blindly just punish what they did Defiance is the main reason for suspension For black kids in education system Are the rules made for the children or for teachers to control ambition? Schools are funded by
 
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Pandemic schedules may make kids more cavity prone

RALEIGH – Tooth decay is the most common chronic disease among children, and as families

Intel pledges $5M to develop NCCU tech law and policy center

DURHAM – As part of Intel’s commitment to build a more equitable world, the company

Many Black parents feel conflicted over school reopening

Legislation would require public schools to reopen, worrying Black parents about sending their