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Wednesday, April 21, 2021

Lookout, it’s tornado season

April 1, 2021

We have all been preoccupied, and rightly so, by the COVID-19 pandemic. It has required quite a bit of energy, masking up, distancing up and washing up. We have been in a chase to create and distribute vaccines. Hopefully most people will decide to take the steps of waiting on the phone or online to […]

‘Twenty Pearls’ AKA Documentary Shows the Vision and Impact of Black College Women

April 1, 2021

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated is the nation’s first sorority for Black college women. Founded on the campus of Howard University in 1908, nine visionary women created a sisterhood committed to serving the African American community and elevating issues impacting women and girls. Forty-five years following emancipation and in the face of great racial and […]

Leaders brace for new GOP voter suppression efforts

April 1, 2021

Last week, one day after Georgia Republican lawmakers passed what many critics call sweeping voter suppression legislation designed to restrain the Black vote, Dr. William Barber, president of Repairers of the Breach, tweeted, “Voter Suppression is always a racist tactic with an economic goal. Those who attack voting rights fear poor and low-wealth Americans – […]

Pandemic Observations: A Year Later

April 1, 2021

No one escaped the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. For the past year, the Coronavirus has dominated discussions, affected our politics and restricted our social interactions. While coping with the palpable fears and harrowing realities, communities had to find, discover and reinvent ways to adjust and thrive as best as possible. The mounting, shocking deaths […]

The impact of COVID-19 on addiction

March 25, 2021

I had the distinct pleasure of I had the distinct pleasure of speaking with Dr. Louis Baxter. Dr. Baxter is an addiction specialist. He is the founder of the Professional Assistance Program of New Jersey. This is the only organization in the state of New Jersey that cares for licensed health care professionals, doctors, dentists, […]

Special teams lead way to victory for Grimsley Whirlies

March 25, 2021

Grimsley’s highly anticipated matchup against Northwest Guilford last weekend was expected to be a showdown between the irresistible force of the Whirlies’ high-scoring offense vs. the Vikings’ seemingly immovable defense. Instead, special teams proved to be the deciding factor, as Grimsley capitalized on several key Viking miscues in the kicking game to pull away early […]

Literacy tests for Blacks still in N.C. Constitution

March 25, 2021

As you read this, if you’re an African American voter in the state of North Carolina, the state’s Constitution requires you to take a literacy test before you cast your next ballot. Don’t worry, federal law has long rendered this “requirement” null and void in North Carolina law, so don’t expect anyone in or out […]

UNCG’s rally falls short in NCAA Tournament

March 25, 2021

INDIANAPOLIS – The “Next Play” ethos of the UNC Greensboro (UNCG) men’s basketball program was on full display before a national television audience during the NCAA Division I championship tournament against Florida State Saturday afternoon at Bankers Life Fieldhouse. The Spartans trailed by 16 points 13 minutes into the game. They tied it at 29 […]

Panthers maul Eagles

March 18, 2021

Dudley: 56 Smith: 0 The Dudley Panthers rolled to an easy 56-0 Piedmont Triad 3-A Conference victory over cross- town rival Smith Friday night at Claude Manzi Stadium. The Panthers dominated on both sides of the ball. Senior running back Milan Summers’ two first half touchdowns propelled the Panthers to a 26-0 half-time lead. Any […]

Self Care – you have time for it and you can afford it

March 18, 2021

Hopefully, the title bluntly speaks to the common objections I hear as related to caring for yourself. And in case you were wondering, yes, we do engage in self-care. It is not an act reserved only for others. So how do we do this? First, let’s do a check-in. How do you answer the simple […]

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