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Meet the only African-American female stockbroker
Monday, July 16, 2018
There are very few women who have occupied a trading position and have signed their name in the book that contains the constitution of the New York Stock Exchange alongside the likes of John D. Rockefeller. Lauren Simmons happens to be one of them. Simmons, 23, received her bachelor's degree in genetics at Kennesaw State University. While there, she
Women entrepreneurs share tips of the trade
Saturday, July 14, 2018
RALEIGH – Having the “presence of power” and knowing “how to show up” is key to launching and running a successful business. Whether you’re just starting out, making a career change or reinventing yourself, know what you bring to the table. “One of the things that I would like to impress upon everyone that we can
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
BLACK ENTREPRENEURSHIP Black Entrepreneurship Week kicks off July 9 with a welcome reception, 6-8 p.m., HQ Capital Club, 16 W. Martin St. Visit iecnc.com/bew-2018 for a list of all activities. BLACK CHAMBER Greater Durham Black Chamber will host its next Black Business Forum July 10, 6-7:30 p.m., M&F Corporate Auditorium, 2634 Durham-Chapel Hill
Taylor Morrison opens new Grandin Trace community
Tuesday, July 3, 2018
DURHAM — Taylor Morrison, a leading national builder and developer, is expanding its collection of communities in the Raleigh area with one of its latest additions in Durham. Ideally located close to a variety of attractions, shopping, dining and entertainment destinations, Grandin Trace offers luxury ranch-style homes in an intimate community priced

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Fraud Prevention 101

Time: 11 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. The Durham Center


Emerging Artists Program

Time: 6 to 7 p.m. Online applications are now

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Just say ‘no’ to 6 NC amendments

The easiest way to push back against North Carolina’s rogue General Assembly is to vote

10th Eagle signs pro baseball contract

The CIAA now has a sports network. The conference office has partnered with Blue Frame

Another round of ACA navigator funding cuts

The Trump administration's decision last week to slash funding to nonprofit groups that help