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Racism is a public health issue

June 25, 2020

It harkens my soul as I see finally that society is coming to grips with the well-known fact that racism is a factor in the health of people of color. It is as if forbidden words are now being acknowledged. Now, what is society’s next plan of action? The American Academy of Family Medicine (AAFP) […]


Greensboro Celebrates Juneteenth

June 25, 2020

Greensboro residents celebrated Juneteenth this year with three days of virtual events, concerts and rallies. This was not the first year that there have been celebrations held in Greensboro for Juneteenth, but this is the first year that it was declared a city holiday. The Greensboro City Council passed a resolution at its June 2 […]


NASCAR Takes a Stand Against Racial Injustice

June 20, 2020

Since protestors and demonstrators have taken to the streets around the globe in the aftermath of the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, many businesses and organizations have issued statements and taken measures to communicate their stand against racial injustice. On Wednesday, June 10, NASCAR joined that ever-growing list with the announcement that it’s […]


Be prepared for a difficult year with COVID-19

June 19, 2020

As we enter another week of the COVID-19 global pandemic, the problems that we are dealing with are immense. We have now reached the 117,000 deaths nationwide and this statistic continues to rise. In North Carolina we have seen some loosening of parts of the stay-at-home rules as well as some businesses reopening. Shortly after […]


Movies On Demand: Miss Juneteenth

June 19, 2020

A small Black neighborhood in the Fort Worth, Texas metro area. A former teenage beauty queen whose opportunities never panned out. It’s a microcosm. A blip on the radar. Just big enough to provide strong underpinnings for an earnest character-driven story. Juneteenth, aka Freedom Day, Jubilee Day or the Black Fourth of July, is an […]


Clergy and Residents to City: Address Police Brutality and Socioeconomic Inequities

June 18, 2020

The Pulpit Forum of Greensboro and Vicinity held a press conference outside City Hall on June 12, calling for change in policing, minority contracting and in the county’s public schools. “I found myself in the midst of protests over the last two weeks. But at my heart, I am a pastor and I know it […]


FAMU votes to exit MEAC, join SWAC

June 13, 2020

TALLAHASSEE, FL – One of the Crown Jewels in HBCU football is ready to make the move to the Southwestern Athletic Conference (SWAC). Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) Board of Trustees unanimously voted to move from the MEAC to the SWAC. The vote ends a nearly 40-year conference affiliation in the MEAC; the Rattlers joined the […]


Now On Netflix: There’s Something in the Water

June 12, 2020

They’re making a lot of noise up in Nova Scotia. Local activists of African and Native American descent are holding big businesses and the government accountable for polluting their water and causing an uptick in cancer cases. They’re sounding the alarm and applying pressure. The surprising but very worthy champion of their efforts to expose […]


The Different Similarities

June 12, 2020

We were finally becoming comfortable in our discomfort. The torrent of COVID-19 was not, and is not, over however we were learning how to live with the changes the virus caused. It was not strange to see a person donning a mask and gloves for a simple trip to the grocery store. We knew our […]


Mourning Protest Drive

June 12, 2020

The Mourning Drive, a vehicle procession honoring the lives of Black lives lost to White supremacy and law enforcement, moved slowly through Greensboro on Tuesday evening, June 9. The event attracted more than 200 cars and trucks. The protest drive started at Union Square Campus at 124 East Gate City Blvd. to South Elm, East […]


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