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Virginia Union AD Felicia Johnson named to Women Leaders nominating committee

October 29, 2020

Virginia Union University’s Athletic Director, Felicia Johnson, has been named to the nominating committee of the Women Leaders in College Sports. “I am extremely delighted to be selected to serve on the Nominating Committee,” said Johnson. “It’s truly an honor to continue supporting the great work of those women leaders that laid the blueprint before […]

Consider limiting your travel this holiday season

October 29, 2020

As I write this article, CNN reports that more than 225,000 people have died from COVID-19. Again, the number of deaths just blows me away. We are now getting close to the holidays, traditionally a time when we all want to gather and celebrate. We dream of seeing family that we may not have seen […]

UNCG School of Theatre presents Skeleton Crew: Blue Collar and White Collar Collide in Detroit

October 29, 2020

The Fall 2020 UNCG School of Theatre season continues with a production of Skeleton Crew by Dominique Morisseau. The play follows a group of working-class people fighting against the establishment as they face opposition, economic inequality and gun violence. Skeleton Crew is the third play in a group of Morisseau’s works dubbed The Detroit Projects, […]

Vote! Democracy Depends on It

October 29, 2020

With only a few days left until the November 3 Election Day, Greensboro residents are making their way to the polls — willing to brave long lines and COVID-19 guidelines. The NC Board of Elections calculates that there have been 2,830,533 early voting ballots and 821,375 absentee ballots cast across the state. Guilford County voters […]

Free COVID-19 testing, walk-up and drive-thru

October 23, 2020

ONSMS (the Old North State Medical Society, one of the oldest societies for African American Physicians in the United States) in partnership with the Sherri Denese Jackson Foundation will provide FREE COVID-19 Testing – Walk up and Drive thru at Wells Memorial Church of God in Christ on Thursday, Oct. 22 and Friday, October 23, […]

An Intro to the ABC’s and D’s of Medicare

October 23, 2020

Tuesday, Oct. 27 from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Virtual Zoom Meeting: Meeting ID: 950 168 2562. Password: 0hpZ6R or call in at (312) 626-6799, 9501682562#, 0#, 0hpZ6R# Sponsored by the Greensboro Commission on Status of Women.

Boyd and Crudup selected UNCG women’s hoops team captains

October 23, 2020

UNC Greensboro (UNCG) women’s basketball seniors Aja Boyd and CeCe Crudup have been announced as team captains for the 2020-21 season. Boyd led UNCG with a team-best .557 shooting percentage, which was third in the conference. For the season, Boyd averaged 11.2 points and 7.1 rebounds per contest, with the latter ranking seventh in the […]

Movie Review: The Trial of the Chicago 7

October 23, 2020

Fiery rhetoric. Conflicting politics. Angry activists. Heated demonstrations. Violent police clashes. Government subterfuge. Duplicitous judges… The anti-war uproar of the late ‘60s is so relevant today. One particular incident pulls all those volatile elements under one roof, into one courtroom: The historic Trial of the Chicago 7. Writer/director Aaron Sorkin won a Best Writing, Adapted […]

More Black doctors are needed

October 23, 2020

As I write this article, around 220,000 lives in the United States have been lost to the COVID-19 pandemic. Though you may be tired of hearing me say it, I must keep saying that the numbers still blow me away. They just keep climbing and climbing. There are projections from creditable prognostic models that predict […]

Black women candidates dominate 2020 elections

October 23, 2020

When the election dust settles on Nov. 3rd, North Carolina Democrats hope that in addition to a new president of the United States, a new legislative majority, and a continuing successful governor, there will be four African American women elected officials blazing historic trails of authority and service. Highest on the list, Cheri Beasley (, […]

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