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Rebuilding after Hurricane Florence
Monday, September 17, 2018
As we prepare for and recover from Hurricane Florence and its devastation, there are a number of ways we can all be prepared. We’re all thinking about our emergency kits, food, batteries, and keeping safe, but here are some things to be aware of before and after the storm. North Carolina is currently in a state of emergency. That means our price
 
Help Hurricane Florence survivors with their immediate needs
Monday, September 17, 2018
In the wake of the storm, the Durham Solidarity Center and Southern Vision Alliance, along with Blueprint NC, Environmental Justice Network, and Farm Labor Organizing Committee, among other groups, have partnered to organize distribution centers to bring supplies to parts of Eastern North Carolina. Our partners are requesting donated goods in the coming
 
NC pregnancy, abortion rates continued to decline
Friday, September 14, 2018
With U.S. Senate confirmation hearings on Judge Brett Kavanaugh underway, advocates for abortion rights are expressing concern over what his confirmation might mean for access to the procedure in the future. Some have suggested that if the landmark 1972 decision Roe vs Wade were overturned, abortion policy would devolve to being determined more at the state
 
‘Uninvited brute’: 3 dead as Florence drenches the Carolinas
Friday, September 14, 2018
WILMINGTON — Hurricane Florence rolled ashore in North Carolina with howling 90 mph winds and terrifying storm surge early Friday, trapping hundreds of people in high water as it settled in for what could be a long and extraordinarily destructive drenching. At least three people were killed. More than 60 people had to be pulled from a collapsing
 
A&T mourns the passing of coach Don Corbett
Friday, September 14, 2018
GREENSBORO – Don Corbett, the legendary North Carolina A&T men’s basketball coach who led the Aggies to seven MEAC Tournament championships over 14 seasons, has died at the age of 75 from cancer. Corbett’s seven titles occurred consecutively from 1982-88. The mark is still tied with the University of Kentucky for the longest such
 
Shaw finds ‘gem’ in Hunt
Friday, September 14, 2018
Devon Hunt had barely stepped foot on campus, let alone taken a snap in practice, but Shaw coaches took one look and knew “he was going to be special.” Three seasons later, Hunt has been all-conference every year, was voted the 2016 CIAA rookie of the year, has been named a candidate on the 2018 Black College Football Player of the Year Award
 
Harvest cucumbers for slicing and pickling
Thursday, September 13, 2018
It’s all about timing when harvesting cucumbers for eating fresh or preserving as dill or sweet pickles. Picking these low-calorie vegetables ensures the best flavor, greatest nutritional value and suitability for pickling. Harvest cucumbers based on how you plan to use them. Pick the fruit when it is 1 to 2 inches long if you plan on making sweet
 
3 black women designed LeBron James’ new shoes
Thursday, September 13, 2018
The first LeBron signature shoe to be reimagined by female designers has been born. Three black designers from Harlem – Kimberly Goldson, Felisha Noel, and Undra Celeste Duncan – were selected to tackle the project based on their previous work and passion for sports. At the request of Nike and James, the trio of designers first traveled to Nike
 
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Rebuilding after Hurricane Florence

As we prepare for and recover from Hurricane Florence and its devastation, there are a number of

Help Hurricane Florence survivors with their immediate needs

In the wake of the storm, the Durham Solidarity Center and Southern Vision Alliance, along with

NC pregnancy, abortion rates continued to decline

With U.S. Senate confirmation hearings on Judge Brett Kavanaugh underway, advocates for abortion