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NCCUís White continues outstanding season
Friday, April 26, 2019
Hampton track coach Maurice Pierce has been named to the U.S. Track and Field staff for the 2019 International Association of Athletics Federations World Championships in September. Pierce will help coach men’s sprints and hurdles. He is the only HBCU coach on staff. Fayetteville State golf coach John Cole was named the 2019 CIAA golf coach of the
 
Donít be afraid to ask for forgiveness
Friday, April 26, 2019
How many of you have ever been too embarrassed to pray, too afraid or really just too ashamed? Maybe you were afraid, or perhaps just feeling a little guilty. I know this firsthand. Sin, you see, comes in many shapes and sizes and colors and flavors. Only you and the Lord know how successful the world has been in tantalizing you to do exactly what you know
 
NCCU men sign 2
Thursday, April 25, 2019
North Carolina Central men’s basketball recently signed two community college transfers. Baltimore City CC transfer Kobby Ayetey, left, is a 6-foot-7 forward who averaged 11.8 points and 4.9 rebounds per game his sophomore season, and was named to the All-MD JUCO First Team. A comment on Twitter said: “Coach LeVelle Moton got a good
 
BOOK: Letters to incarcerated son
Thursday, April 25, 2019
Loving You, Thinking of You, Don’t Forget to Pray: Letters to My Son in Prison By Jacqueline L. Jackson Arcade Publishing, $25.99 HC Jackson, the wife of the Reverend Jesse L. Jackson Sr., promised her son, former Congressman Jesse L. Jackson Jr., that she would write him every day while he served his 30-month sentence in federal prison (he was
 
Itís time to free our futures
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Almost 570 Durham Public School teachers requested off on May 1 in hopes of attending the North Carolina Association of Educators’ “All Out” rally in Raleigh. This move speaks to a nationwide movement of teachers coming together to transform our public education system into one that allows all students to thrive. It’s not a secret
 
New legislation would allow judicial discretion on drug crimes
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
One of the latest pieces of national criminal justice reform legislation has made its way to North Carolina. The N.C. version of the First Step Act would give judges more discretion when sentencing non-violent drug crimes. President Donald Trump signed federal First Step legislation into law in December, and other states have enacted their own versions of
 
The Original Drifters to headline Smithfield festival
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
SMITHFIELD – The Original Drifters will headline the 35th annual Ham & Yam Festival presented by Stevens Sausage and Agri Supply. A free concert is set for May 4 at 8 p.m. With roots in doo wop, soul and R&B, The Original Drifters are among the most purchased, most played and most popular groups in the history of beach music. More than 50
 
Anti-racist activists arrested over Confederate monuments
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
RALEIGH – On April 21, anti-racist activists from Smash Racism Raleigh gathered peacefully at the monument to the North Carolina Women of the Confederacy on the State Capitol grounds. This demonstration was a continuation of protests against the multiple state-sponsored and protected monuments at the Capitol. Activists allegedly climbed the monument
 
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NCCUís White continues outstanding season

Hampton track coach Maurice Pierce has been named to the U.S. Track and Field staff for the 2019

Donít be afraid to ask for forgiveness

How many of you have ever been too embarrassed to pray, too afraid or really just too ashamed?

NCCU men sign 2

North Carolina Central men’s basketball recently signed two community college transfers.