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NCCU Alumnus provides innovative rendition of the Black National Anthem

February 17, 2021

DURHAM – Renowned trumpeter and North Carolina Central University (NCCU) Department of Music adjunct professor Al Strong will release a special rendition of the classical hymn “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” in honor of Black History Month. “LEVAS” is Strong’s heartfelt arrangement of the iconic song known as the Black National Anthem. The 8-minute performance […]


Movie Review: The Little Things

February 11, 2021

A young blonde woman drives down a deserted California highway at night, alone. A mysterious car drives alongside her, passing, then stopping in the middle of the road. She freaks. She’s scared. The big car and her sedan play cat and mouse. Terrified, she drives to a closed motel looking for help. No one is […]


Black History Books for Kids Ages 3 to 18

February 4, 2021

When you’re a kid, there are so many things to learn. Someone has to teach you your A-B-Cs, and to count to a hundred. You have to learn to tie a knot and set the table and stay safe. And this month, you should learn more about Black History, and that can be fun with […]


Movie Review: Locked Down

January 21, 2021

It may be 2021’s first viable COVID-themed movie. Hopefully it’s not the best audiences can expect. Anyone who has been locked down, pent up, frustrated and emotionally frayed will relate. Life with the virus has been hard and the light at the end of the tunnel is tiny. And so, British screenwriter Steven Knight (Oscar […]


Take a Virtual Trip to Kenya

January 14, 2021

With the pandemic badly hamstringing travel plans for so many people, the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) would like to take Black America on a trip to Kenya – at least digitally. Destination: The World. Until medical science gets a real stranglehold on the coronavirus, we invite you to explore from the safety of your […]


5 ways to give your furry friend a little extra love

December 31, 2020

Pets have a unique ability to make their owners’ lives happier, offering unconditional love, companionship and even health benefits. In fact, studies supported by the Waltham Petcare Science Institute and National Institutes of Health have shown pet ownership can positively impact physical and emotional well-being, in addition to building social relationships and connections among communities. […]


2020 Greensboro City-Wide Virtual Kwanzaa Celebration

December 24, 2020

The annual city-wide Kwanzaa celebration will be held December 26 – January 1. Kwanzaa, which means “first fruits of the harvest” in the African language Kiswahili, is a unique African American celebration with focus on the traditional African values of: family, community responsibility, commerce, and self-improvement. Festivities will be virtual this year and will feature […]


In New Picture Book Tina Turner Reflects on her Life

December 16, 2020

At 81, Tina Turner quietly reflects on her “imperfections and all” in a telling new pictorial autobiography where she explores her fashion and artistic expressions. In “That’s My Life,” the Queen of Rock n’ Roll reflects on growing up in Nutbush, Tennessee, and how her hometown became an escape from the harsh realities of her […]


Santa Claus is coming to town!

December 16, 2020

The Greensboro Branch of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) and The Historic Magnolia House will host Santa Claus for families to visit with on December 19 and 20. Admission is free but reservations are required at www.santagso.com, which outlines a COVID-19 compliant method for families to reserve a time to […]


Holidays Programs In Greensboro

December 11, 2020

The City of Greensboro hosts a wide range of programs and events all winter. There are creative programs, special events, performances, giving and shopping opportunities – plus a chance to get a letter from Santa. All activities are free unless otherwise noted and COVID-19 health and safety guidelines will be followed for all in-person activities. […]


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