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Tuesday , April 25th 2017

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 […]


Film Review: I Called Him Morgan

March 31, 2017

Bee Bop. Jazz. The 1950s and 1960s were a hotbed for cool music, and the hip musicians, who played those genres on records and in smoky, dimly lit nightclubs, were a special breed. Years later, most people still revere legendary trumpeters like Miles Davis and Chet Baker and are amazed by the lives they led. […]


Harlem Globetrotter brings anti-bullying message to city

March 24, 2017

Harlem Globetrotter and N.C. A&T State University alum, Zeus McClurkin visited Northeast Guilford Middle School to deliver an anti-bullying message to the students. “At this age, bullying is more prevalent for them. I want them to understand that you don’t have to be mean to others to succeed,” said McClurkin. The program was presented by […]


“Lost in Translation” book review

March 10, 2017

‘‘I too am not a bit tamed, I too am untranslatable.” ~ Walt Whitman As any socio-linguist would tell you, the language we speak and the range of diction, or word-choice, we use is directly reflective of the cultural life of the society in which we are enculturated. Words themselves are born from necessity and […]


Get ready for the Oscars

February 17, 2017

The 89th Academy Awards will air Sunday, February 26. After last year’s shutout of African Americans being nominated, this year’s Oscars boast six stars from the silver screen with a chance to take home a golden statue. Ruth Negga has been nominated in the Best Actress category for her portrayal of Mildred Loving in the […]


Film focuses on High Point’s Civil Rights Movement

January 27, 2017

HIGH POINT – Residents and High Point University students got a glimpse of High Point during of its most volatile periods. The documentary, “The March on an All-American City,” was directed by High Point resident Phyllis Bridges. She also owns Yalik’s Modern Art. The film viewing took place on Saturday evening (Jan. 21) at the […]


NCA&TSU Holiday Concert featured on UNC-TV

December 28, 2016

Join UNC-TV’s “Black Issues Forum” and host/producer Deborah Holt Noel in celebrating the holiday season with a special presentation featuring profiles and musical highlights from North Carolina A&T State University’s Annual Christmas Concert, “A Maestro and His Chorus” and “A Holiday Music Special.”  Meet Maestro Travis W. Alexander, lead soloist Detra Davis and senior Tobias Hill and […]


At the Movies: Loving

November 11, 2016

For a long time it was a forbidden love. Through slavery, the reconstruction era, on into the 20th century, particularly in the South, interracial romantic relations were looked down on and marriages were illegal. Anti-miscegenation laws were on the books in 16 states below the Mason-Dixon line. Marry someone not of your race and face […]


GTCC Theater performs musical ‘Hands on a Hardbody’

October 28, 2016

Ten contestants. Four days. One truck. Guilford Technical Community College’s Theater program will present the three-time Tony-nominated musical, “Hands on a Hard Body,” this fall. Inspired by the cult classic documentary of the same name, “Hands on a Hardbody” is about the human drama and comedy of the American dream. For 10 hard-luck Texans, a […]


‘The Shaping of a Diamond’ showcases performing artists

September 30, 2016

On October 1 at 7 p.m., entrepreneur Katina Amadi, will present an artistic showcase of performing artists from a wide array of disciplines on one stage at the Khalif Event Center in Greensboro. Why would a non-profit organizer, business owner and advocate embark on such an undertaking? The inspiration for the grand performance that will […]


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