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Hinton-less Shaw rallies to defeat rival
Sunday, February 17, 2019
RALEIGH – Junior Derrick Randolph scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half to help lift Shaw men to a 76-68 Southern Division victory Saturday. The Bears (13-12, 8-8 CIAA) improve to 7-3 in the division standings while SAU (8-16, 5-11 CIAA) falls to 3-7 within the South. Randolph collected eight rebounds, three steals and two assists while
 
Former slave made cars long before Henry Ford
Sunday, February 17, 2019
Although Henry Ford is often considered the father of the American automobile industry, many people don’t realize that one of the first manufacturers of automobiles in America was a former slave named Charles Richard Patterson from Ohio. Patterson was a slave in West Virginia before he escaped to freedom in Ohio prior to the Civil War. Once in the
 
Shaw women earn first division win
Saturday, February 16, 2019
RALEIGH – Junior Macy Keen recorded her 11th double-double of the season with 27 points and 11 rebounds to lead Shaw to a 67-40 win at rival Saint Augustine’s University Saturday afternoon. The win snapped a two-game skid for the Lady Bears and provides Shaw with its second road win of the season. For SAU, the Lady Falcons have now dropped
 
NC black veterans honored with day
Friday, February 15, 2019
RALEIGH – Five of the state’s oldest African-American veterans had their day – and their say – Wednesday at a ceremony to honor and highlight the hidden story of their invaluable contributions and sacrifices. The men broke military color barriers and persevered in a fight for the very democracy they were denied. There was a
 
St. Aug’s track grabs another one
Thursday, February 14, 2019
North Carolina A&T senior Kayla White ran the fastest 200-meter time in the world last weekend at the Tyson Invitational on Arkansas’ campus. White zoomed to the finish line in 22.82 seconds, ahead of Alabama’s Tamara Clark. “She’s special,” said Duane Ross, A&T’s director of track and field programs. “She
 
Rivalry week, part 2: Shaw vs. St. Aug's
Thursday, February 14, 2019
One week is left in the CIAA regular season. Virginia State men are ranked No. 23 in the latest NABC Coaches Poll. Virginia Union women are No. 8 in latest WBCA Coaches Poll. WOMEN N.C. Central (7-17 overall, 4-7 MEAC) The Eagles are two wins shy of equaling their total of last season’s nine wins, and three wins short of tying their conference
 
DPS still engaging the community
Thursday, February 14, 2019
DURHAM – When families and schools work together, kids do better. At a town hall meeting Tuesday night, Durham Public Schools Superintendent Paschal Mubenga invited parents, teachers, students and administrators to contribute their feedback on his new plan on how to move DPS forward. Mubenga, along with two administrators, discussed the new DPS
 
Chief justice pick leads colleague to criticize governor
Wednesday, February 13, 2019
RALEIGH — North Carolina Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper’s decision Tuesday to elevate current Supreme Court Associate Justice Cheri Beasley to chief justice led to rare public criticism from a Republican judicial colleague who contends tradition put him in line for the post. Beasley, a former trial judge and Court of Appeals judge initially named
 
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Hinton-less Shaw rallies to defeat rival

RALEIGH – Junior Derrick Randolph scored 15 of his 20 points in the second half to help

Former slave made cars long before Henry Ford

Although Henry Ford is often considered the father of the American automobile industry, many

Shaw women earn first division win

RALEIGH – Junior Macy Keen recorded her 11th double-double of the season with 27 points