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HKonJ 2019

February 14, 2019

Thousands of people descended on downtown Raleigh on February 9 for the 13th annual Historic Thousands on Jones Street (HKonJ) People’s Assembly march, led by the North Carolina NAACP. The people’s assembly is comprised of more than 125 NC NAACP branches, youth councils, and college chapters from across the state and members of over 200 […]

UNCG men hit 20 wins for the third consecutive season

February 8, 2019

UNCG 96 VMI 66 For the first time in program history, UNC Greensboro men’s basketball has reached the 20-win mark three straight seasons, as the Spartans on Thursday, (Jan. 31) defeated VMI 93-66 at the Greensboro Coliseum. This is the fastest the Spartans have reached 20 wins in a season as well, doing so for […]

Sororities unite for women’s heart health

February 8, 2019

One in three women will be impacted by cardiovascular disease, according to the American Heart Association (AHA). This statistic is especially important for African American women whose risk is increased due to factors such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, obesity and diabetes. The AHA says that while nearly 80 percent of cardiac events can […]

Bennett College exceeds fundraising goal

February 7, 2019

Bennett College raised $8.2 million in its nationwide #StandWithBennett campaign. After 55 days of campaigning by Bennett College leaders, students, alumnae and supporters, the college announced on Moday, Feb.4, that it exceeded its $5 million fundraising goal. According to Bennett College President Dr. Phyllis Worthy Dawkins, the college is still counting donations. “I am so […]

Donors rally to Stand with Bennett College

January 31, 2019

Students, teachers and guests of Bennett College provided the college’s choral ensemble with a resounding standing ovation as the young ladies took a bow after performing an original gospel piece, “We Who Believe In Freedom.” There was much applause and the sound of amen inside Bennett’s Global Learning Center where The Rev. Dr. William Barber […]

Lady Aggies move to 6-0 in MEAC with win over NCCU

January 31, 2019

DURHAM – North Carolina A&T has figured out one simple concept in Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) women’s basketball play thus far this season. If they can’t score, they can’t win. Despite not shooting well from the floor and the free throw line late in the game, the Aggies held on for a 52-49 win over […]

A&T Theatre Arts presents: The Taming of the Shrew

January 30, 2019

North Carolina A&T State University’s Theatre Arts Program presents the raucous Rom-Com, The Taming of the Shrew. This classic play is anything but tame in the hands of director Xulee-Vanecia J. Love. The power reaches a fever pitch as Petruchio, is challenged to tame the beautiful and strong willed shrew, Katharina. This unbridled new spin […]

Z. Smith Reynolds & Papa John’s Step up for Bennett College

January 30, 2019

Within a span to 24-hours last week, both the Papa John’s Foundation and the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation donated $500,000 a piece to Bennett College, making both donations the largest gifts the academic institution has received since administrators announced they need to raise a minimum of $5 million by Friday, Feb. 1 to remain accredited. […]

North Carolina woman celebrates 111th birthday

January 30, 2019

Christine Adams Ireland celebrated her 111th birthday on January 19, 2019. And she just may be the oldest living person in North Carolina, and possibly the country, according to N.C. NAACP President, Rev. T. Anthony Spearman. “It’s significant for anyone to reach the age of 100, and to exceed it by 11 years is very […]

MLK Jr. Day of Service

January 24, 2019

“We have to remember who Dr. King was. Dr. King was someone who challenged the status quo. He was someone who understood bringing communities together would be good for our country,” said Janaye Ingram, keynote speaker for the 2019 Greensboro Human Relations Commission annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast. Ingram, who was named one […]

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