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Martin Luther King Day of Service

January 11, 2018

The following are activities and events that will be held across Guilford County to commemorate the life and legacy of slain civil rights leader, Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. JANUARY 12 Temple Emanuel’s MLK Jr. Shabbat Service Temple Emanuel of Greensboro will hold its annual Martin Luther King Jr Shabbat service on Friday, Jan. […]


Collective celebrates principles of Kwanzaa

January 5, 2018

The Greensboro Kwanzaa Collective hosted its 8th annual Kwanzaa celebration with food, festivities, arts and crafts and performances by Kuumba Dance Company, an African dance company from Danville, Va. Nearly 100 people participated in the seven-day celebration that was held at Bethel AME Church from December 26 through January 1. It is tradition that each […]


The Bobcat EastBay Classic

December 29, 2017

The Bison of High Point Central opened the Bobcat EastBay Classic with an 84-69 victory over the Bears of New Garden Friends Friday night (Dec. 22) at Southeast Guilford High. HP Central was the first of three games on Friday with three more on Saturday night. The Bison improved to 5-5 overall while the Bears […]


Book review: Heroes of Black History

Who do you look up to? Who is the person you most want to be like when you grow up? The one you go to when you need advice, a kind word, or new direction? Is it a parent who puts your head on straight? Or a teacher that always knows what to say? Do […]


Life expectancy of Americans has gone down

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

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

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

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 […]


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