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Newton, Johnson earn MEAC top honors
Thursday, December 6, 2018
This week, the MEAC announced its offensive and defensive players of the year at the 61st annual National Football Foundation & College Football Hall of Fame press conference. Howard sophomore quarterback Caylin Newton is now 2-for-2 in awards after being named the MEAC offensive player of the year. Newton was also last season’s rookie of the
Male caregivers need more support
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
It’s an interesting time to be a man in America. While the progressive and evolving tone of gender equity has focused on women’s rights and empowerment in recent years, lost among the headlines about the #MeToo Movement, women’s equity and rights are the realities facing men in this country who are increasingly taking on more
Pentagon IDs remains of Tuskegee Airman killed in WWII
Wednesday, December 5, 2018
The remains of a New York pilot killed during World War II are the first of the 27 Tuskegee Airmen listed as missing in action to be identified, the Pentagon announced Nov. 29. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency, the agency charged with recovering and identifying the nation’s war dead, said the remains accounted for earlier this year are those of
Chapel Hill recognizes key members of town’s civil rights struggle
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
CHAPEL HILL – Members of the Chapel Hill Nine were honored for their bravery and commitment to the civil rights struggle during the launch of the “Opening Our Future” exhibit at Chapel Hill Library Friday. Mayor Pam Hemminger created the Historic Civil Rights Commemorations Task Force in 2017 to document the town’s civil rights
Graduation rates for bowl-bound teams up slightly
Tuesday, December 4, 2018
The overall graduation rates for athletes on bowl-bound FBS football programs continue to climb, though the disparity in the rates between white and African-American players widened slightly, according to a study released on Monday. The Institute for Diversity and Ethics and Sport shows in its report that the overall football Graduation Success Rate is up
Howard dance line wins contest
Monday, December 3, 2018
CINCINNATI – It’s official. The Howard University Ooh La La! dance line reigns supreme, winning the second annual HBCU Dance #RadiantDanceOff Contest presented by The Radiant Collection from Procter & Gamble. This year, the Ooh La La! dance line competed against 19 HBCU schools nationwide to win $20,000 and custom uniforms created by Briana
John P. Kee throws party for Rance Allen
Sunday, December 2, 2018
CHARLOTTE – John P. Kee really knows how to throw a party. Recently, the legendary recording artist threw a concert celebrating the 70th birthday of his mentor and gospel icon, Bishop Rance Allen. Kee hosted Jason Nelson, Yolanda DeBerry, Isaiah Templeton, Shawn Bigby and Zeeksong for a spirited and packed-out concert at his New Life Fellowship
Schewel discusses Durham’s future in ‘fireside’ chat
Friday, November 30, 2018
DURHAM – Mayor Steve Schewel discussed Durham’s future during a “fireside” chat with about 200 residents Wednesday. Some of the topics were the Durham-Orange Light Rail project, gentrification, affordable housing, increasing wages, and supporting minority-owned businesses. The event was held in partnership with WeWork, which opened
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Toni Braxton is in the holiday spirit with Lifetime movie

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