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Book Review: Humans

October 8, 2020

Nice to meet you. And it was. You’ve always believed that it’s a good thing to expand your life, visit new places, and make new friends. Doing so always makes you feel energized. It’s a chance to become enlightened, enriched, entertained, and involved. So it’s nice to meet you, nice to get to know you. […]

Book Review: Rise Up: Confronting a Country at the Crossroads

October 2, 2020

You’re beat down. Tired, ready to rest, just plain done. So much racism, so many politicians doing so many things. You’re wiped, laid low with no more go, and you’re not sure you have the energy for more of this. But there’s hope for the hopeless, a lift for the fallen, and in “Rise Up” […]

Book Review: My Own Words

September 25, 2020

Please and Thank You. Those were “The Magic Words” you learned at your knee, the ones that opened doors and gained favors. That was also when you learned something important, as you’ll see in “My Own Words” by Ruth Bader Ginsburg (with Mary Hartnett and Wendy W. Williams): letters, when properly collected, can move mountains. […]

Civil Rights Icon Benjamin Chavis to Host Weekly Black Talk Show on PBS

September 18, 2020

WASHINGTON, DC – Civil rights icon Dr. Benjamin Chavis, former NAACP executive director and current president/CEO of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), will become host of a weekly Black-oriented public affairs talk show on PBS (Public Broadcasting System) in October. As racial tensions and disparities have skyrocketed in almost every category of American life, […]

Book Review: A Most Beautiful Thing

September 10, 2020

Either, or. The choice is yours: do you pick one thing, or take the other? Stay where you are, or reach for better? This or that, any way, you always have to decide: do you take either, or… as in “A Most Beautiful Thing” by Arshay Cooper, do you take the oar? Growing up Chicago’s […]

Library and History Museum Celebrate 100 Years of Women’s Suffrage

August 27, 2020

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing women’s constitutional right to vote. The Greensboro Public Library and Greensboro History Museum are celebrating with Represent: From Women’s Suffrage to Changing the World, three days of free programming starting Thursday, August 27. On Thursday, August 27 at 6 p.m. log […]

Dance Project keeps dancers moving forward

August 21, 2020

Dance Project’s Fall 2020 classes will keep dancers moving forward, engaging the whole student with a focus on wellness and building community through dance. Kids, teens, and adults can expect live, online classes with our top-notch instructors, active creativity, and a nurturing space in which to learn, grow, and connect. There will be two seven-week […]

Artist’s work to be part of Smithsonian exhibit

August 13, 2020

A justice art portrait of George Perry Floyd, Jr., painted in the aftermath of Downtown Greensboro and national street protests of his Minneapolis police murder will become a part of a permanent exhibition at Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. In a temporary exhibition area of other justice art […]

Afrique’s Lilies in Full Bloom

August 6, 2020

In full bloom are some summer lilies from Peacemaker Editor Afrique’s garden. We hope they help brighten your week.

An enjoyable way to beat the heat

July 31, 2020

Children and adults gathered at Warnersville Recreation Center to for some much-needed relief from the heat. Local firefighters brought out the fire truck and created a “pop-up sprayground”. Children danced with delight and socially distanced from others as a torrent of simulated rain soaked them from head to toe. Greensboro City Parks and Recreation and […]

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