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COVID-19 puts N.C. “In Danger” says Gov.

November 27, 2020

As Black families come together to celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday, they do so in the shadow of extreme risk. The number of coronavirus cases has risen across the state, according to the N.C. Dept. of Health and Human Services, and in the words of Gov. Roy Cooper, Monday during a press conference, “We are in […]

A Season of Giving

November 27, 2020

Every day is a day of giving thanks for many congregations in Guilford County. But this past week, with Thanksgiving on the menu, was especially important to members of the Shiloh Baptist Church and Temple Emanuel as members of those congregation collected food that will be distributed to those in need. Rev. Steve Allen led […]

The Masters Honors Elder with Scholarships and 2021 Honorary Starter Spot

November 20, 2020

AUGUSTA , GA — Fred Ridley, Chairman of Augusta National Golf Club, recently announced that Lee Elder, the first Black man to compete in the Masters Tournament 45 years ago, will be honored by establishing scholarships in his name and inviting him to be an Honorary Starter for the 2021 Tournament. At a press conference […]

On Netflix: The Life Ahead

November 20, 2020

Upon hearing the premise of this film, involving an 86-year-old Jewish Holocaust survivor and a 12-year-old Senegalese immigrant, you might think you’re in for 94 minutes of sentimental drama. In some ways, maybe so. In others not. But out of an abundance of caution, keep a box of tissues handy. The origin of this story […]

COVID-19 map cases across the state put counties on alert

November 20, 2020

While COVID-19 cases are surging across the United States, North Carolina has instituted a new COVID-19 County Alert System to pinpoint counties with the highest levels of viral spread and offers specific recommendations to bring numbers down. North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper and Dr. Mandy Cohen, Secretary of the North Carolina Department of Health and […]

Statewide recount called in Beasley-Newby Chief Justice race

November 20, 2020

Tuesday morning, Chief Justice of the N.C. Supreme Court Cheri Beasley officially asked for a statewide recount against challenger Justice Paul Newby in their neck-and-neck election battle. By noon Tuesday, Beasley was trailing by 366 out of 5.4 million votes cast. The recount must begin by today and be completed by Wednesday, Nov. 25th. Beasley […]

Howard University to Co-Host Mako Medical Duke Classic

November 12, 2020

DURHAM – The Howard University men’s basketball team is set to co-host the Mako Medical Duke Classic multi-team event (MTE) with Duke University, honoring Dr. Onye E. Akwari (OWN-yay ak-WAR-ee), in early December. The contests involving HU features the Bison taking on Bellarmine University (Dec. 6) and Elon University (Dec. 8) inside Burr Gymnasium. Duke […]

The public needs to be ready to take the COVID-19 vaccine when available

November 12, 2020

Every time I ask a patient to take a flu vaccine and they tell me no, a little piece of my heart dies. They tell me no because they say they do not get flu shots. Ultimately it has to do with trust. Trust that the healthcare system is not trying to play on them […]

Howard Alumna Kamala Harris Makes History as First Female Vice President of the United States

November 12, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Saturday was a day of firsts as Kamala Devi Harris became the highest-ranking female U.S. official in the country’s 244-year history, after Joe Biden was projected to win the 2020 election. Harris is also the first African American woman to become vice president of the United States. In a post on Twitter […]

Biden & Harris WIN!

November 12, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – After four years of feeling under siege from a racially hostile White House and after a week spent awaiting the results of a nail-biter election, supporters of former Vice President Joe Biden finally exhaled when it became clear that President Donald Trump was booted from office. Black America and the rest of […]

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