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Tuesday, May 26, 2020

Aggies’ Baseball Welcomes Back Nine Seniors

May 21, 2020

The North Carolina A&T head baseball coach Ben Hall will bring back nine seniors in 2021 who had their season interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020. The nine seniors returning include 2020 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) preseason pitcher of the year Michael Johnson, All-MEAC first-teamers Dustin Baber and Leon Davidson, All-MEAC second-teamer Ryne Stanley, […]

Be cautious, we are not out of the woods

May 21, 2020

As we start to process our way of re-entry into our new normal life with COVID-19, there are several items in which we need to take note. First, it is important for people who are in high-risk groups to remember they should remain sheltered at home. When we look at people who have been affected […]

GCS honors grads under new ‘social distancing’ rules

May 21, 2020

Since Guilford County Schools has cancelled its traditional 2020 graduation ceremonies, schools have still found ways to celebrate graduates. The district’s 28 high schools have been holding “drive-thru” recognitions to honor graduating seniors. Graduates and families have been lining up (albeit in automobiles) at their respective schools for the past several weeks to take that […]

Senate Bill to Establish Black Female Task Force

May 21, 2020

With the NC General Assembly back in session this week, one of the more notable bills filed of particular interest to the African American community is Senate Bill 775, “Funds/Est. Black Women & Girls Task Force.” “An act to establish the North Carolina Black Women and Girls Task Force and to appropriate funds for the […]

Saint Aug Launches First HBCU Cycling Team in the Country

May 14, 2020

RALEIGH – Saint Augustine’s University is forming the first HBCU cycling team in the country. The team was recently approved and registered by USA Cycling to compete in the collegiate club Atlantic division against dozens of other schools in the Southeast. The team, which has been in the works since the summer of 2019, will […]

Book Review: Odetta: A Life in Music and Protest

May 14, 2020

The first note had your foot tapping. It didn’t stop until the set was over or the LP needed flipping. The song moved you; those words meant everything and the singer of those tunes? She was the entire reason those notes were worth listening to. In the new book “Odetta” by Ian Zack, you’ll find […]

What does Phase 1 easing of restrictions mean?

May 14, 2020

As North Carolina starts the process of easing the COVID-19 restrictions we are hearing from Dr. Mandy Cohen, the state health director, that this state is flattening the curve. She gave credit to the fact that many people have been using social distancing by hunkering down in place. As we enter Phase 1 of the […]

Business League Hosts Virtual Recovery and Relief Roundtable

May 14, 2020

With the state of North Carolina slowly heading towards reopening, local organizations are collaborating to assist COVID-19 recovery efforts in Guilford County. The Greensboro Business League (GBL) held a virtual meeting on May 7 that attracted 55 participants waiting to receive updates on local COVID-19 recovery efforts. Members of the GBL, clergy, business leaders, and […]

Do not be selfish — Practice social distancing

May 8, 2020

COVID-19 has changed the world we live in. Though we all long for the “olden days” when we could enjoy our high maintenance ways of getting our hair and nails done, going to the movies or just meeting friends for a meal or a drink, the reality of this present world is different. We all […]

High Point U to host 2020 Virtual Commencement

May 8, 2020

HIGH POINT – High Point University will honor its Class of 2020 seniors during a virtual Commencement ceremony that will take place on Saturday, May 9, at 9 a.m. and can be accessed at “We are experiencing unprecedented times, but that cannot stop us from honoring our seniors for their hard work and dedication […]

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