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Book review: Down the River Unto the Sea”

March 16, 2018

Something’s wrong. It may look just fine, but you know better. Call it intuition, call it plain-as-day, but there’s something off, something not-quite-right about a situation and it’s gotten under your skin. You can’t ignore it and you can’t let it be. As in the new novel, “Down the River Unto the Sea” by Walter […]

Black Panther grosses $242M over holiday weekend

February 23, 2018

Disney-Marvel’s “Black Panther” smashed all box office expectations topping “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” for the second-highest four-day domestic opening of all time, with $242 million at 4,020 North American locations. The movie opened Thursday, February 15 ahead of the President’s Day holiday weekend. By Tuesday, Feb. 19 and according to Disney Pictures, “Black Panther” […]

Book Review: Play Big

February 2, 2018

That was the lousiest call, ever. Obviously, the ref wasn’t paying attention. He was looking the other way, he dropped the flag by accident, he must be wearing a blindfold. The ref was wrong, but in the new book “Play Big” by Dr. Jen Welter (with Stephanie Krikorian), the game is right. At first, it […]

Anthony Anderson returns to host NAACP Image Awards

January 11, 2018

The 49th NAACP Image Awards will air on Jan. 15 at 9 p.m. on the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. The two-hour live TV special can be viewed on TV One with a one hour live Red Carpet Pre-Show at 8 p.m. Netflix and OWN lead this year’s nominations in the television categories with 23 […]

Book review: Heroes of Black History

December 29, 2017

Who do you look up to? Who is the person you most want to be like when you grow up? The one you go to when you need advice, a kind word, or new direction? Is it a parent who puts your head on straight? Or a teacher that always knows what to say? Do […]

Hip-hop artists Gucci Mane, Migos to headline concert

September 29, 2017

Raindrops, droptop, Aggies will be dancing and they won’t stop! Award winning artists Gucci Mane and Migos will headline the homecoming concert and feature other popular stars.Also performing will be YFN Lucci and DJ Drama. The event takes place at 7 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 7 at the Greensboro Coliseum. Attendees will enjoy a night full […]

Public Library welcomes Hidden Figures author Margot Lee Shetterly

September 22, 2017

The Greensboro Public Library and community partners will host Margot Lee Shetterly at noon on Thursday, September 28 at GTCC’s Koury Auditorium; 601 E Main St.; Jamestown and 7 p.m. at Dana Auditorium on the Guilford College Campus. Both events are free and open to the public. Shetterly is the author of the New York […]

A Musical Extravaganza!

September 15, 2017

An estimated more than 150,000 people descended on Downtown Greensboro last weekend for music, food and fun at The 77th National Folk Festival. The annual cultural fest featured performances and demonstrations by more than 300 musicians, dancers, and craftspeople from across the nation, showcased on seven stages. It also included children’s activities, savory Southern and […]

Hampton Jazz Festival Marks 50th Anniversary

June 29, 2017

HAMPTON, VA. – The 50th annual Hampton Jazz Festival opened Friday, June 23 with a packed house at the Hampton Coliseum. The first night of the festival, which continued through Sunday, June 25, was at attendance capacity, according to Hampton Coliseum marketing manager Kiara Warren. The Hampton Jazz Festival began in 1968 as a one-time […]

Book review: Flying Lessons & Other Stories

April 7, 2017

So, have you heard the one about … ? Of course you have. You’re all over social media. You know what’s going on; sometimes it feels like you’ve heard it all, and maybe you have. Now in “Flying Lessons & Other Stories,” edited by Ellen Oh, you’ll hear it from a different side. When your […]

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