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Rankin Elementary: STEM in the City

July 12, 2019

Students at Greensboro’s Rankin Elementary summer STEM in the City program enjoyed an “electrifying” field trip, riding a new all-electric bus and touring Greensboro Transit Authority (GTA) facilities at the historic downtown depot and operations headquarters. As part a Guilford County Schools’ grant-funded program to engage students of color in Science-Technology-Engineering-Math (STEM), the children and […]

Josephus III: Engineering a legacy with poetry

July 3, 2019

They say if you do what you love you’ll never have to work a day in your life. Greensboro poet Josephus Thompson the III agrees. “I tell people all the time to find something that you are willing to do for free and then the trick is doing it so well that people are willing […]

Keeping the family fit for the summer

July 2, 2019

Summer is here.While there are plans for summer activities such as vacations, summer camps for the kids and family reunions, when is their time devoted to family fitness? What is the first thing that pops into your mind with the word, “fitness”? Is it gym memberships, exercise equipment or diet plans? In order to keep […]

New Bennett president to champion innovation

July 2, 2019

The Board of Trustees of Bennett College has named higher education advocate Suzanne Walsh as the new president of the college. “It’s going to be challenging, but it’s also exciting,” said Walsh about her new position. Slated to officially start on Aug. 1, 2019, Walsh succeeds Dr. Phyllis Worthy Dawkins, as the college’s 19th president. […]

Moisture, air, sunlight and heat rob medications of their potency

June 28, 2019

Well baby, it is truly hot out there, and just as it is so very important that we take special care of our bodies when it is hot, we need to take the time to take care of our medications and the other things we take during this season of heat. I know many people […]

Bennett College: ‘Under New Management’

June 28, 2019

Bennett College is undergoing a change in leadership, after the school announced the sudden departure of its President, Phyllis Worthy Dawkins. “The Bennett College Board of Trustees has announced that President Dr. Phyllis Worthy Dawkins will be leaving her position as of today. Bennett College would like to thank Dr. Dawkins for her commitment to […]

CDF Freedom Schools help prevent summer slide

June 28, 2019

Local churches and youth development organizations are doing their part to help students avoid the dreaded “summer slide” — the two month summer learning loss suffered by children not participating in summer enrichment activities. United Institutional Baptist Church via Black Child Development Institute (BCDI)and Providence Baptist Church are two local churches hosting literacy camps this […]

New Balance Track & Field Championships

June 21, 2019

The 2019 New Balance Championships, the 29th edition of the outdoor nationals, were held last weekend, June 13-16. Some of the nation’s best track and field runners, throwers and jumpers gathered at North Carolina A&T State University’s BB&T Stadium to compete. The New Balance Nationals has grown to more than 5,000 athletes representing 47 states. […]

Will 10,000 steps per day improve one’s health?

June 21, 2019

Most of us have received the memo that we need to be more active. The problem is in how we make that happen. For those who are inclined to go to the gym, a program can be shaped that will help you meet your fitness goals. However, for many people the gym can be intimidating, […]

Movie Review: Last Black Man of San Francisco

June 20, 2019

You can like the message even if the messenger isn’t perfect. The migration of well-to-do millennials, empty nesters and others into cities and the exit of working-class people and/or people of color is a social phenomenon: Brooklyn, Raleigh, Philly, Chicago, Nashville, Denver… Still, the poster child for cities in radical transition has got to be […]

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