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America’s Journey For Justice

September 11, 2015

N.C. civil rights marchers & NAACP focus on voting rights RALEIGH- America’s Journey for Justice, an 860 mile walk led by the NAACP, has been deemed the longest walk advocating civil rights in history. The distance traveled in this walk is longer than Mohandas Gandhi’s 240 mile Salt March in 1930 and seventeen times the […]

Music legend Mavis Staples reflects on remarkable career

September 10, 2015

“Awww, huh,” Mavis Staples grunts as her father’s guitar line plays hide-and-seek with drums and horns. “Mmmmph.” Few singers can “mmmmph” as soulfully as Staples, hooking the listener before she even gets to the opening lines. “I know a place, ain’t nobody cryin’ ….” The song is, of course, “I’ll Take You There,” the Staple […]

Warnersville Celebrates 150 Years

September 4, 2015

The Warnersville community celebrated 150 years with a three day celebration that will be remembered for years to come. Warnersville was the first African American community in Greensboro founded for freed slaves, and it was recently awarded the distinction of being the first ever Heritage Community in the State of North Carolina. In addition, the […]

Page rolls Northern

September 4, 2015

The Page Pirates won a 52-14 home non-conference game against Northern Guilford last Friday night. Page led 21-7 late in the second quarter before the Nighthawks marched 80-yards in nine plays, capped off by a 13-yards run by Max Maynard cutting the score to 21-14. That’s as close as Northern (0-1) would get the rest […]

Babá Ken Okulolo to perform at Folk Festival

September 1, 2015

  Babá Ken Okulolo will turn 65 years old during the National Folk Festival, where he will perform with the West African Highlife Band. One of the greatest African musicians of his generation, Okulolo projects a youthful demeanor and frisky spirit that belies his years. “I’m still going strong and everything is fine,” he says […]

Northwest Vikings shutout Smith, 35-0

September 1, 2015

Junior running back Kyle Finne and freshman wide receiver Cameron Cloud each scored twice as the Northwest Vikings rolled over the Smith Eagles, 35-0 Friday night. It was the season opener for both teams. Junior Thomas Hennigan’s 26-yard touchdown reception from quarterback Jake Smith capped a 12-play scoring drive for the Vikings with 8:58 remaining […]

B.R.I.D.G.E. Summer Academy nurtures children

August 26, 2015

On Saturday, August 15, The BRIDGE Summer Academy – Balancing Relationships Instilling Dignity Growth and Empathy, held its first annual “Winners’ Banquet” at St. Phillip African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church on Ashe Street in Greensboro. The occasion marked the completion of the academy’s pilot phase of the program. The mission of the academy is “to […]

Greensboro City Council votes to raise minimum wage

August 26, 2015

Greensboro City Council passed a resolution to raise the minimum wage for city workers in a 7 to 2 vote. Council members Tony Wilkins and Justin Outling voted no.

A positive mind is good for one’s health

August 21, 2015

It’s a Matter of Your Health Life is full of so many ups and downs. We see people who respond to the flow of life differently. Some people seem to have an internal Sun glowing within and they seem to never let anything darken their moods. There are other people who seem to have a […]

Folk Festival offers something for everyone

August 21, 2015

For its 75th anniversary, the National Folk Festival will feature 300 artists on seven stages in downtown Greensboro from September 11 – 13. The three-day festival is free to the public. “The festival is such an embarrassment of riches,” said Julia Olin, executive director of the National Council for the Traditional Arts (NCTA), which is […]

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