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Purposeful ways to style a multipurpose room
Thursday, August 5, 2021
Whether you call it a laundry room, mudroom or something else entirely, that multipurpose space is likely a hub of activity in your home. For homeowners creating this utility space from scratch, the sky is the limit, but even if you're updating an existing room, there are plenty of ways to add purposeful style and function. Homeowners are often looking for
BOOK: A bold, poignant debut novel
Wednesday, August 4, 2021
The Other Black Girl By Zakiya Dalila Harris Atria Publishing Congratulations are in order for debut novelist Zakiya Dalila Harris. Her first book “The Other Black Girl,” is one of the most highly-anticipated novels of the summer, if not the year, and it lives up to the hype. An intriguing mash-up of mystery, thriller, sci-fi and social
RLT’s musical celebrates powerful female voices of the ‘60s
Wednesday, August 4, 2021
RALEIGH – Raleigh Little Theatre presents the first musical of its 2021-22 season, “Beehive: The 60’s Musical.” Created by Larry Gallagher, the musical runs Aug.12-28 in the outdoor Louise “Scottie” Stephenson Amphitheatre at 301 Pogue St. “‘Beehive’ is a celebration of the female artists that burst
Prep your home, dorm and classroom for a new school year
Tuesday, August 3, 2021
Many students spent the last school year learning virtually, and now there are a lot of items on parents’ and teachers’ to-do lists to help get ready for a return to traditional learning this school year. Below are tips to help simplify the transition at home, in the classroom and in a dorm room. AT HOME * Take time to declutter. With most
Beauty broker launches skincare line for women 50 and over
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
After 30 years of selling and marketing multicultural beauty brands under her company GBL Sales, Germaine Bolds-Leftridge is launching her own brand of skincare products dedicated to women of color over the age of 50. IKNOW Skincare Solution Treatments will provide what she calls the “platinum” age group with a regimen that will address the
BOOK: Restored Richard Wright novel hits bestseller lists
Wednesday, July 21, 2021
NEW YORK — More than 60 years after his death, Richard Wright is again a bestselling author and very much in line with the present. “The Man Who Lived Underground,” a short novel written in the 1940s and never published in full until this spring, is the surreal but credible story of a Black man who is tortured by police into confessing to
Scholarship fund for ‘C’ students
Monday, July 19, 2021
Let’s face it, finding money for college can be a real challenge, even if you’re an A or B student. The Anna V. Waters Scholarship Fund is specifically for community-oriented African American students completing high school with a C average, or a 2.0 to 2.9 grade point average, and demonstrating the potential to be successful in postsecondary
5 campus essentials for college-bound students
Sunday, July 18, 2021
College bound this fall? Let this roundup be your guide for a smooth start to the fall semester: * Easy reading. Eliminate the need for lugging heavy textbooks between the dorm, the classroom and the library by opting for an eReader. Look for a model offering a large display, tons of storage and a long battery life. Prefer to get studying done on the quad?

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Black Flea Market

Time: 1 to 5 p.m. The Black Flea Market is back.



Time: Noon to 4 p.m. Art -N- Soul Makers Market


BBQ Festival

Aug. 7-8, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. BBQ Festival.

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Harvest and enjoy mint from the garden

Add a bit of cool flavor to your beverages, meals and desserts this summer with homegrown mint.

Purposeful ways to style a multipurpose room

Whether you call it a laundry room, mudroom or something else entirely, that multipurpose space

BLACK HISTORY: Lincoln Hospital School of Nursing

The Lincoln Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association will celebrate its 26th Biennial