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Growing your own cut flowers
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Keep your flower vases filled all summer long with beautiful blossoms picked right from your own garden and containers. Growing seeds, plants and tender bulbs that can double as cut flowers makes it easy to create casual, fresh-cut bouquets for your dinner table, guest room or to share with family and friends. For early spring flowers, look to
 
Film battles racism on screen at Durham’s Shadowbox Studio
Monday, March 11, 2019
DURHAM – Filmmaker Dennis Leroy Kangalee had set out to create a masterpiece. Less than one year after his debut film, “As an Act of Protest,” was released, Kangalee sent that masterpiece flying off the balcony of a hotel in Germany. Kangalee’s independent film is a 144-minute-long drama whose unedited, anti-Hollywood aesthetic and
 
Jimmie Allen is a reflection of a new country music world
Thursday, March 7, 2019
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country singer Jimmie Allen likes to tell a story about the first time he met songwriter J.P. Williams, who is blind, before they came up with Allen’s No. 1 hit single “Best Shot.” “I said, ‘I don’t know if anyone told you, but I’m black,’” Allen said. ”‘So keep the
 

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Documentary Screening

Time: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Grace Beeler, an

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Vigil

Time: 6 p.m. The Religious Coalition will hold

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Black Film Festival

March 21-24 The 16th Annual North Carolina Black

Latest News

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Summit aims to boost family-friendly NC Businesses

RALEIGH – Family-friendly practices in the workplace are big business, and a best-selling

College fueled civil rights, now in theology battle

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – At Nashville's Woolworth on 5th lunch counter, much has changed since

NC educators seethe at lawmakers’ plan to arm, deputize teachers

Two new bills filed by state lawmakers take the heated debate over gun rights and safety to one