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My wishes for a healthier new year

December 31, 2020

The holidays are a time of hope and renewal. We all have our list of goodies and wishes we would like to have received this year. My main, wish if it would have been possible, would have been for COVID-19 to have gone away. That unfortunately did not happen. More than 325,000 people just in […]

Winters leads Aggies past Phoenix

December 24, 2020

A&T: 80 Elon: 64 North Carolina A&T senior forward Deja Winters recorded a game-high 25 points on 8-for-12 shooting from the floor to help lead the Aggies women’s basketball team to an 80-64 win over Elon for their first win of the season. The Aggies (1-1) snapped a two-game losing streak to the Phoenix (4-2). […]

Gratitude in the Rough Place

December 24, 2020

Have you ever heard the words “Be grateful” when you feel life could not be worse? Does it make you want to roll your eyes when people start to talk about gratitude journals and lists? Feeling grateful in the rough place is a lot like forgiveness (another concept that gets an eye-roll from many). It’s […]

2020 Greensboro City-Wide Virtual Kwanzaa Celebration

December 24, 2020

The annual city-wide Kwanzaa celebration will be held December 26 – January 1. Kwanzaa, which means “first fruits of the harvest” in the African language Kiswahili, is a unique African American celebration with focus on the traditional African values of: family, community responsibility, commerce, and self-improvement. Festivities will be virtual this year and will feature […]

Five Bennett College students awarded Gilman Scholarships

December 24, 2020

Bennett College students Carmyn Brown, Marcinia Johnson, Cambridge Jones, Ashley Robinson and Michaela Zeno were among 900 undergraduate students across the U.S. selected to receive the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad through the end of 2021. “It’s well-deserved. These five women’s leadership, scholarship, and essays made them outstanding candidates,” said Dr. Anne […]

Adams’ HBCU Debt Relief Act Included in Omnibus Deal

December 24, 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C. – An 11th hour grenade toss by President Donald Trump seems to have blown up the bipartisan Omnibus Appropriations and Emergency Coronavirus Relief Act. The president, who is now threatening to veto the current $900 billion economic aid package, now calls for Congress to amend the legislation to include $2,000 to each individual […]

UNCG gets the job done with defense

December 16, 2020

The UNC Greensboro (UNCG) men’s basketball team leaned on its defense to squeeze out a 64-47 victory over visiting Norfolk State in a non-conference contest at the Greensboro Coliseum Sunday afternoon. UNCG’s defense was fantastic, especially in the second half. Clogging driving lanes and relentlessly surrounding ball handlers, UNCG reduced Norfolk State’s offense to an […]

N.C. Black female scientist responsible for COVID-19 vaccine

December 16, 2020

“Let us salute Dr. Kizzmekia Corbett for her role in developing this vaccine,” posted Rev. Dr. T. Anthony Spearman, president of the N.C. NAACP, to his Facebook page Monday. In case anyone seeing Dr. Spearman’s post wasn’t clear on who he was referring to, it was the notable revelation that a Black female immunologist at […]

Pressman Extraordinaire Jerry Maxwell Kilimanjaro Passes

December 16, 2020

It is with great sorrow that we must record with our deepest regret the passing of our beloved Jerry Maxwell Kilimanjaro. Born on May 3, 1958 to Mildred Davis Maxwell Troxler, Jerry was an avid pressman of 30-plus years at The News & Record having received his formal training at Forsyth Technical Community College. He […]

In New Picture Book Tina Turner Reflects on her Life

December 16, 2020

At 81, Tina Turner quietly reflects on her “imperfections and all” in a telling new pictorial autobiography where she explores her fashion and artistic expressions. In “That’s My Life,” the Queen of Rock n’ Roll reflects on growing up in Nutbush, Tennessee, and how her hometown became an escape from the harsh realities of her […]

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