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Barber: We stand together for justice

February 17, 2017

RALEIGH – “We march as not a spontaneous action but a movement that stands upon deep foundations of organizing that have gone on for years setting the groundwork for times such as this,” said N.C. NAACP President, Rev. William J. Barber II at the Historic Thousands on Jones Street (HKonJ) People’s Assembly Coalition march on […]


Get ready for the Oscars

The 89th Academy Awards will air Sunday, February 26. After last year’s shutout of African Americans being nominated, this year’s Oscars boast six stars from the silver screen with a chance to take home a golden statue. Ruth Negga has been nominated in the Best Actress category for her portrayal of Mildred Loving in the […]


International Civil Rights Center and Museum honors activists

February 10, 2017

The International Civil Rights Center and Museum (ICRCM) in Greensboro hosted its annual fund-raising gala at The Elm Street Center on Saturday, February 4. The museum recognized civil rights activist, Diane Nash with the Alston-Jones International Civil and Human Rights Award for her integration and organization of the Freedom Riders and helping with the passage […]


Put on your marching shoes!

Moral March on Raleigh Saturday, February 11, 2017 Gather across the street from the Raleigh Memorial Auditorium 2 East South St. Raleigh, N.C. Gather and Rally at 8:30 a.m. March begins at 10 a.m. The Moral March on Raleigh is part of a love and justice movement. We fight for an intersectional agenda to support […]


A&T snaps 22-game skid

February 9, 2017

Junior guard, Sam Hunt, scored 31 points on 9-of-12 shooting to lead the North Carolina A&T Aggies to an 86-78 win over Allen University Tuesday night at Corbett Sports Center. The win against the Allen Yellow Jackets, an NAIA Division II team, ends the Aggies’ 22-game losing streak. NCA&TSU (2-22) led 44-38 at halftime and […]


Fat shaming is wrong and harmful

As society changes, we are seeing more people vocalize their displeasure with how others may live their lives. Obesity seems to be one of the conditions to which some are very negative. Fat shaming is a term that is used to describe this. Fat shaming is the act of poking fun of someone for being […]


N.C. author tells why new Emmett Till book is about stopping violence against Blacks

February 3, 2017

Given all of the major media headlines since it’s January 31 release, it’s easy for the public to think the new book, The Blood of Emmett Till (Simon and Schuster) is mainly about the confession by Carolyn Bryant, the Mississippi White woman whose lie in 1955 caused the brutal lynching and murder of 14-year-old Emmett […]


Lady Aggies win 3rd straight

DURHAM – North Carolina A&T women’s basketball team picked up their third straight win with their 62-38 victory over rival North Carolina Central at McDougald-McLendon Arena in Durham on Saturday afternoon. Junior Michelle Fitzgerald had a career-high 17 points to go along with two assists, four rebounds and a block. First-year guard Dana Brown scored […]


Gate City residents protest Trump’s immigration ban

City leaders, refugee resettlement agencies, refugee leaders, faith leaders, elected officials and concerned residents joined together on Friday, January 27 in downtown Greensboro to denounce President Donald J. Trump’s executive action on immigration and refugee resettlement. Less than one week as president, Donald Trump has signed various executive orders, including one that bans immigration to […]


Thousands march in Greensboro for women’s rights

January 27, 2017

  Downtown Greensboro was a sea of pink shirts and signs this weekend as thousands gathered to march in the Triad North Carolina Women’s March, part of the national effort, the Women’s March on Washington. The call to march to address women’s issues attracted millions marching in solidarity world-wide with more than 600 sister marches. […]


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