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In the Heights comes to NC Theatre
Thursday, October 11, 2018
RALEIGH – Lin-Manuel Miranda’s In the Heights opens the North Carolina Theatre season at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. From the creator of Hamilton, In the Heights tells the universal story of a vibrant community in New York’s Washington Heights neighborhood – a place where the coffee from the corner bodega is light
Start an indoor garden with kitchen scraps
Thursday, October 4, 2018
The pantry is full of fall favorites like squash, onions and potatoes, but busy schedules may have you finding a few things growing in the back of your cupboard. With little effort and a pinch of creativity you can grow these into a very imaginative indoor garden. Kids and adults love to watch kitchen discards grow into new plants. According to the
Confessions of a lounge singer
Wednesday, October 3, 2018
DURHAM – Durham residents came out in full force to see Dasan Ahanu and his company perform their theatrical production, Confessions of a Lounge Singer. The event was held at the Hayti Heritage Center and hosted by Black Poetry Theatre, which was founded by Ahanu and his business partner, Church Da Poet, in 2008. The play sees Ahanu as Earl
Some black Americans see racial comeuppance in Cosby saga
Monday, October 1, 2018
PHILADELPHIA — After spending years building his persona as a model husband and father, Bill Cosby took an abrupt turn nearly 15 years ago with a now-infamous speech to an NAACP convention. He used his celebrity status to condemn poor African-Americans, chiding them to pull up their sagging pants, deriding them for having children out of wedlock and

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On the edge: Justice equal and fair

DURHAM – Just one arrest can change a person’s life. Those who can pay cash will get

CIAA tweaks football criteria

The CIAA finally answered the burning question of what to do about the shortened football

Guilford schools failed to disclose troubling lead levels

For more than four months, the Guilford County School System failed to disclose critical