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Uncertainty in Uncertain Times

July 3, 2020

We are facing “uncertainty in uncertain times.” The wise person who said this phrase may not have known how accurate these words are for so many people. It can sound odd until broken into its parts. Let’s begin with the uncertain times. There is COVID-19, closed schools, closed businesses, masks, protests, police actions garnering national […]

Cam Newton heads to New England

July 3, 2020

Free-agent quarterback Cam Newton has signed a one-year, “incentive-laden” deal with the New England Patriots. The contract is worth up to $7.5 million. Discussions between Newton and the Patriots were quietly “in the works,” according to Rapoport. With the signing, New England now has three quarterbacks who will compete to replace former Patriot Tom Brady: […]

Two years and waiting: Family still seeks answers in loved one’s jail death

July 2, 2020

Time can’t heal the hurt that emitted from the podium as Rochelle Thomas-Boyd spoke to a crowd of roughly 40 to 50 people in front of the Guilford County Detention Center that gathered to honor her oldest child, Tasharra “Tasha” Lachelle Thomas. “It was like nobody cared. She got 2:12 seconds of news time,” Thomas-Boyd […]

New Film: Let the People Decide

July 1, 2020

Kicking off our Toward Freedom, President’s Series, NC NAACP is pleased to host a FREE screening of the award winning film, “Let the People Decide.” Register free, to access link to screen the eye-opening documentary, “Let the People Decide” now, and get your zoom link to join our panel discussion with NC NAACP President, voting […]

N.C. A&T names Will Jones as head coach

July 1, 2020

Willie (prefers Will) Jones has been named North Carolina A&T’s head men’s basketball coach as announced by Director of Athletics Earl M. Hilton III. Jones will be the Aggies’ 11th head men’s basketball coach of the NCAA modern era that started in 1952. A press conference to introduce Jones was held at 11 a.m., Tuesday, […]

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 […]

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