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Journalist April Ryan: ‘You gotta know what you stand for’
Monday, September 10, 2018
DURHAM – Anyone who writes for newspapers, magazines, and websites or prepares news for broadcast must be a champion for truth. Award winning journalist, author and CNN contributor April Ryan cares about reporting facts. She said her first obligation is to get to the truth. “When I do my job, I don’t think about the public. My sole
Hunt breaks record in Shaw win
Sunday, September 9, 2018
MARS HILL, N.C. – Junior linebacker Devon Hunt became Shaw’s all-time leader in total tackles, as the Bears earned their first win with a convincing 27-9 victory at Mars Hill. The win puts Shaw 1-1 on the year while the Lions drop to 0-2. Hunt needed just six tackles to tie the program record of 197; he finished with 14 to go along with two
Pastor salaries not keeping pace with inflation
Friday, September 7, 2018
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Compensation for full-time Southern Baptist pastors and church staff has lagged behind the growth in the cost-of-living over the past two years. And health insurance coverage remains low, according to the 2018 SBC Church Compensation Study. The biannual study is a joint project of state Baptist conventions, GuideStone Financial
Aggie Pride is infectious
Friday, September 7, 2018
North Carolina A&T coach Sam Washington gave arguably the best seven-word quote we’ve heard in sports in the past five years. After the Aggies upset Division I-FBS opponent East Carolina, Washington was filmed in the locker room saying these priceless words as he held up two fingers: “Tell them to bring me my money.” He was, of
Program lets high-schoolers study abroad
Thursday, September 6, 2018
Anthony Ramsey had never spoken or studied Arabic before. But that didn’t stop him from diving into an eight-week student trip to Morocco with a spirit of adventure and an enthusiasm for learning. Ramsey went on the trip as part of the National Security Language Initiative for Youth, or NSLI-Y. The program, sponsored by the U.S. government, pays for
Early losses test fans’ patience
Thursday, September 6, 2018
CIAA officials recently visited Norfolk, Virginia, which put in a bid for the CIAA Tournament. YAWN! Keep believing the bull that the tourney is leaving Charlotte if you want to. We all know sports fans are fickle, but this is ridiculous. After Virginia State lost to Norfolk State last weekend, one of the VSU players took to social media to express his
Durham-Orange Counties club needs a new home
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
DURHAM – The Boys and Girls Clubs of Durham and Orange Counties is running out of space. Soon, it will put its Durham location at 808 E. Pettigrew St. up for sale and start looking for a new place to call home. “They’re really busting at the seams over there, and they’re not able to maintain capacity,” said Dylan Heafner, one
N.C. officials set goals to improve child health outcomes
Wednesday, September 5, 2018
The infant mortality rate in North Carolina has remained stubbornly high in recent years and is one of the worst in the nation. About half of the children in the state live in poverty. And more than 20 percent of kids live in households that are food insecure. These are some of the reasons Gov. Roy Cooper cited last week when he announced an executive
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DPS parents want more black teachers, equity training, fewer suspensions

DURHAM – Incentives to attract and keep black teachers, especially men; provide test

HBCUs are the 'in' thing – for now

While most of HBCU football was put on hold last weekend, basketball was making some news.

Bowie State brings high-octane offense to St. Aug’s

North Carolina A&T had a bye week last week, but remain at No. 4 in the latest STATS FCS Top