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Life expectancy of Americans has gone down

December 29, 2017

As we end this year, recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC-P) National Center for Health Statistics have entered the news that addresses of the life expectancy of Americans. The general life expectancy has declined for a second year after reaching a high of 78.8 years in 2014. It is now […]

2017: A Year in Review

December 29, 2017

Dr. Alvin Blount Jr. passes The Greensboro community mourned the loss of prominent Greensboro physician, Dr. Alvin V. Blount Jr., who passed away on January 6. At 94 years old, he was still seeing patients at his East Market Street office. Dr. Blount was the last surviving plaintiff of a 1963 lawsuit that helped integrate […]

Aggies Win! NCA&TSU Undefeated National Champions

December 22, 2017

There may come a time when “Mr. Undefeated” will have to relinquish his nickname before his career at North Carolina A&T is over, but with his team playing on a national stage last weekend and a perfect season hanging in the balance, Lamar Raynard was determined to make sure his moniker survived at least one […]

Guardianship Reform on Tap in the North Carolina Legislature

December 22, 2017

Adults with disabilities are leading longer lives thanks to advances in medicine and technology and where once people with disabilities died young, now a good number will likely outlive their parents. But many of those parents have been the guardians for their children, providing guidance, security and steering their every move. Advocates for guardianship alternatives […]

African American doctors inspire Wiley Elementary students

December 22, 2017

More than a dozen female doctors visited Wiley Elementary school on Wednesday to encourage students to pursue a healthcare profession. Sponsored by The Greensboro Medical Society, the group of healthcare providers hopes to increase recruitment of underrepresented minorities into the medical fields through exposure to doctors that look like them. “We wanted to come and […]

Celebration Bowl: Get ready to rumble!

December 15, 2017

The college bowl season kicks off this weekend in Atlanta with a nationally-televised showdown between the top two teams in Black college football. Seemingly on a collision course all season, North Carolina A&T, the 11-0 champions of the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, and Grambling State, the 11-1 champions of the Southwestern Athletic Conference, will finally get […]

N.C. A&T State University’s Fall Graduation

December 15, 2017

Despite the snowy winter conditions last weekend, N.C. A&T State University conferred 960 degrees at its Fall 2017 Commencement exercises that took place at the Greensboro Coliseum on Saturday, December 9. Students who completed degree requirements during the summer sessions and the Fall semester were invited to participate in the December Commencement exercises. The commencement […]

Black Voters Push Jones to Victory in Alabama

December 15, 2017

Alabama’s Black voters have carried the day, pulling off a stunning victory for Democrat Doug Jones in his contentious race against Republican Roy Moore, accused of sexual misconduct with teenage girls when he was in his 30s. Moore, who also recently said America was last great during slavery, has refused to concede the Dec. 12 […]

NCDP African American Caucus gears up for 2018

December 15, 2017

As with Tuesday’s special election vote in Alabama, or the 2016 presidential and gubernatorial contests in North Carolina, the Black vote is always key to Democratic victories. Simply put, if African Americans vote in large numbers, Democrats win. And if they don’t, Republicans remain in charge. Linda Wilkins-Daniels is all too familiar with this act, […]

No answer from Gov. and leaders on NAACP invite

December 8, 2017

It has been a week since Rev. Dr. T. Anthony Spearman, president of the N.C. NAACP, sent a Nov. 27 letter to Gov. Roy Cooper, Speaker of the N.C. House Tim Moore, Pres. Pro tem of the N.C. Senate Phil Berger, and N.C. Chief Justice Mark Martin, requesting a meeting to discuss ” … seeking […]

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