Greensboro's African American Community Newspaper
Reach Us At: (336) 274-6210
Greensboro weather

Sunday , September 24th 2017

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 […]


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 […]


Page 1 of 3123
Since 1967, the Carolina Peacemaker has served as North Carolina’s leading news weekly with a national reputation. Founded by Dr. John Kilimanjaro, the newspaper is published by Carolina Newspaper, Inc.

Advertise With Us  |  Contact Us  |  Follow Us On Twitter