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Pauli Murray house receives grant
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
DURHAM – The Rev. Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice is one of 22 historic institutions that will receive funds from a $1.6 million grant from the National Trust for Historic Preservation through its African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund. The late Murray (1910-85) was a Hillside High graduate who became an activist, lawyer,
Documentary on NC hip-hip
Monday, July 15, 2019
RALEIGH — As part of a yearlong celebration of North Carolina’s rich musical history, Come Hear North Carolina has unveiled “The Listening,” a Holland Randolph Gallagher-directed documentary about the first golden age of North Carolina hip-hop at the turn of the millennium. Started in a college dorm room by a group of North Carolina
ARTivation public art project in DT Raleigh
Thursday, July 11, 2019
RALEIGH – ARTivation is a placemaking activation created and launched by the Downtown Raleigh Alliance in which seven public art installations are available to view on Martin and Wilmington streets. The project aims to bring new energy to downtown’s pedestrian experience and create another avenue for creativity in our community. The artwork will
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Project Uplift led Taylor Doggett to Carolina, where she found the opportunity to study media and journalism in Hong Kong and experience new cultures and learning environments. “I came to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill ready to be a small fish in a big pond for once, ready for a change,” said Doggett, a rising senior in the
UNC employee’s story includes support taken and given
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Nancy Burton removes the sourness from life’s lemons and turns them into something sweet. In her 18 years at Carolina, the winner of the 2019 C. Knox Massey Distinguished Service Award takes whatever complications come her way and makes not only “lemonade, but lemon pie and lemon ice cream,” said Darius Dixon, executive director of
Wake student bucked the doctors; now aims to become one
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
Some doctors gave up on Brevyn Belfield before he was even born. It’s a good thing no one else did. “They said I wasn’t going to make it, and if I did I would have a hard life,” said the Broughton Magnet High graduate, who was born with a chronic kidney disease and also without stomach muscles. Thankfully, Brevyn’s parents

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Battle of the Mind

Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Join Aretha Cleveland for


Upcycled Exhibit

Time: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Exhibit runs through


Preplanning: Final Arrangements

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BOOK: The lost story of ‘America’s 400 Spartans’

SAVING WASHINGTON: The Forgotten Story of the Maryland 400 and the Battle of Brooklyn By Chris

Transplant fundraiser to cover 6-year-old’s medical bills

KNIGHTDALE – She’s only 6; yet, Yemayah McNeil already has teetered between life and

Pauli Murray house receives grant

DURHAM – The Rev. Pauli Murray Center for History and Social Justice is one of 22 historic