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Journalist Louis Austin honored with historical marker
Wednesday, June 5, 2019
An example that the pen is mightier than the sword is journalist Louis Austin, who advocated for and advanced social justice and civil rights as publisher of The Carolina Times newspaper in Durham. The Halifax County native will be recognized with a N.C. Highway Historical marker on June 14, 9 a.m., at 122 SE Railroad St., Enfield. The African American
 
A separate war: Pioneering black Marines endured, prevailed
Thursday, May 23, 2019
GREENSBORO — It was the dress blue uniforms that drew John Thompson to join the U.S. Marines, where black men were not welcome, so he could defend a country that denied him the rights he wanted to fight for. “I said, ‘Wow, that’s a real pretty uniform,’” recalls Thompson, now 94. It took President Franklin
 

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Clothes Closet

The Baldwin Branch Missionary Baptist Church

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Restoration Ceremony

Time: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. There will be a stone

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Music in the Meadow

Time: 3 to 6 p.m. Grab a place on the grass, and

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MSUís Young earns top MEAC honor

Morgan State slugger Damali Young was named Tuesday the MEAC 2019 Woman of the Year, as voted on

NBA earns overall 'A' grade in diversity hiring

RALEIGH — A diversity report shows the NBA still leads men’s professional sports

Raleigh entrepreneur shares insights on diversity, inclusion

A Business Leader’s Guide to Driving Diversity Inclusion in the Workplace By Donald