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34th Annual National Night Out

August 4, 2017

Greensboro residents across the city took time to visit with their neighbors and mingle with the city’s public safety personnel on Tuesday night. The Greensboro Police Department (GPD) held its 34th Annual National Night Out with the support of 152 neighborhoods hosting events, which GPD officials say was the largest turnout in the last 10 […]

Tips for summertime grilling

July 28, 2017

This is the peak season for grilling outside. Here are a few grilling tips to keep in mind for a safe and enjoyable outdoor summer experience. For many people, a hot July day is the signal that it’s time to have a barbecue. While most of us only grill during warm months, let’s not forget […]

Robinson, Shinn named All-American Bowlers

July 28, 2017

Each season the National Tenpin Coaches Association recognizes student athletes who have excelled in the classroom. To be recognized, a student-athlete must have a cumulative GPA of 3.4 or higher for the academic school year. This year there are 229 honorees, representing 50 NCAA programs including MacKenzie Robinson and Kristin Shinn of the 2016-17 North […]

NWOA holds meeting in Winston Salem

July 28, 2017

WINSTON SALEM- National Women Of Achievement (NWOA) recently held its annual meeting in Winston Salem. The organization was founded by Maudest Walls Stewart of Houston, Texas in 1975. Stewart served as NWOA’s first national president. The organization’s motto is “Excellence and Promotion of Achievement: The Key to Success.” In order to promote the academic achievement […]

Sit-in participants remember lunch counter integration

July 28, 2017

The Greensboro community gathered to celebrate and remember the courageous acts led by four A&T freshmen: Ezell Blair, Jr. (Jibreel Khazan), Franklin McCain, Joseph McNeil, and David Richmond, at the International Civil Rights Center and Museum on Tuesday. July 25 marked the 57th anniversary of the integration of the F.W. Woolworth lunch counter, that is […]

Wells to finish Fox’s term

July 21, 2017

Greensboro City Council appointed Dr. Goldie Wells as the new District 2 representative in a 8-0 vote at Tuesday’s meeting. Council was tasked with selecting a replacement for District 2 Councilmember Jamal Fox, who announced his early resignation from the board in June. Fox has accepted a position with the City of Portland as the […]

Barber, Butterfield blast Trump nomination of N.C. GOP Attorney

July 21, 2017

Rev. Dr. William Barber, president of the N.C. NAACP, is alarmed that Pres. Trump is nominating a prominent Republican attorney to the federal bench for the Eastern District who fought to uphold North Carolina’s racial gerrymandered redistricting maps and 2013 voter suppression laws. According to a federal appellate court last year, those laws targeted African […]

Learn about colorectal cancer risk

July 21, 2017

Colorectal cancer (CRC) is the third most common cancer found in adults. According to the The American Cancer Society more than 141,000 people were diagnosed with colon or rectal cancer of which more than 16,000 were African American. Unfortunately, this resulted in about 49,000 deaths; 7,100 of those were African American. African Americans are 20 […]

The 69th East-West All-Star Game

July 21, 2017

The North Carolina Coaches Association (NCCA) presented the 69th Annual East-West All-Star Game played at the Greensboro Coliseum on Monday night (July 17). The East teams won both games. The East girls rallied from 11 points down to score a 74-71 victory over the West. Kayla Jones of Riverside Martin sparked the East with 14-second […]

Second candidate announces for N.C. NAACP Presidency

July 15, 2017

Now that N.C. NAACP Pres. Rev. William Barber will stay on until the October conference elections, the picture is beginning to become clearer as to who is vying to succeed him. Rev. Dr. Portia W. Rochelle, president of the Raleigh-Apex NAACP Chapter, announced in a July 7 campaign letter that she is now a candidate […]

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