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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 […]


A&T’s Hilton named AD of the Year

September 10, 2020

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University (NCA&T) Intercollegiate Athletics Director Earl M. Hilton III has been named an Under Armour Athletics Director (AD) of the Year for NCAA FCS institutions, the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics. He becomes the second MEAC AD to be honored in the past two years. N.C. Central’s […]


Community remembers Marcus Smith and demands police accountability

September 10, 2020

On Tuesday night, two years to the day Marcus Smith had his life taken, his parents, George and Mary Smith, stood in front of hundreds of people at the Phill G. McDonald Plaza and recounted the story of their son’s death at the hands of Greensboro Police. “Since that day, I’ve been in a mental […]


Voter Registration Drive

September 4, 2020

The Saint James Presbyterian Church’s Social Justice Advocacy Ministry, in partnership with the League of Women Voters of the Piedmont Triad, will sponsor a Voter Registration event on Saturday, September 12, from 3 p.m. to 5:45 p.m. at the church, located at 820 Ross Avenue in Greensboro. The event is open to both unregistered and […]


COVID-19 Testing at St. Matthews UMC

September 4, 2020

Free COVID-19 Testing Site – Wednesday, September 9, 2020, 10 a.m. to 12 noon. Where: St. Matthews United Methodist Church, located at 600 East Florida Street; Greensboro, N.C. 27406. Site will be open from 10 a.m. to 12 noon. No appointment is necessary. Please bring proper identification and insurance information, if possible. The site will […]


Women to lead CIAA

September 4, 2020

CHARLOTTE – The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) and their Sports Information Directors Association (SIDA) recently conducted its biennial election of officers, which produced historic results. Jolisa Williams of Shaw University and Romanda Noble-Watson of Claflin University were re-elected as president and secretary, respectively, while Oralia Washington of Johnson C. Smith University was voted in […]


Early Voting is October 15 – October 31

September 4, 2020

Sites will be open 8 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. on weekdays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekends and 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. on October 31. Volunteers can visit the website at www.guilfordnc.gov to apply to be poll workers. IMPORTANT VOTING DATES: September 4: N.C. begins mailing out absentee ballots to those who request […]


2020 March on Washington

September 4, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On the 57th anniversary of the historic March on Washington, tens of thousands of people gathered again at the Lincoln Memorial to protest the continued killings of African American women, children and men by law enforcement, vigilantes and others. The march, convened by The Rev. Al Sharpton of the National Action Network […]


How to deal with laundry during COVID-19

August 28, 2020

So, in a pandemic it is important to clean hard surfaces such as doorknobs, countertops and boxes we bring in the house. There are different rules we should consider when dealing with soft surfaces such as laundry. It is generally believed that it is less likely to transmit COVID-19 from a soft surface than a […]


Shaw selects Knox to be next AD

August 28, 2020

RALEIGH – After a national search, Shaw University President, Dr. Paulette Dillard, has announced the appointment of George Knox as its new Director of Athletics. Knox assumes the role on September 1, 2020, succeeding Dr. Alfonza L. Carter, who announced his retirement after serving nearly two decades in the position. Knox brings over a decade […]


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