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Obama: 49’ers Kaepernick raises issues that ‘need to be talked about’

September 8, 2016

President Barack Obama has now weighed in on the Colin Kaepernick National Anthem protest; defending the football player’s right to do so under the First Amendment and crediting Kaepernick for raising issues of justice and equality that “need to be talked about”. “I got to confess that I haven’t been thinking about football while I’ve […]

Golden Eagles snap 2-game losing streak

September 8, 2016

The Golden Eagles of Smith High School won a non-conference 26-24 win over Western Guilford Friday night (Sept. 2) at Doug Henderson Stadium. Early in the second quarter, tailback Jamerick Wallace scored the first of his three touchdowns for the Eagles. He finished with eight carries for 116 yards. On the ensuing kickoff, Western’s Edrick […]

Ring the Bell! School is Back in Session

September 2, 2016

Guilford County Schools welcomed back all of its 72,000 students and a new superintendent on Monday, August 29. New Superintendent Sharon Contreras visited a variety of schools across the district, wearing a dress designed by the students at Brooks Global Studies. GCS First Day Fun Facts: 100 percent of classes had a full-time teacher staffed […]

City seeks $126 million in bond referenda

September 2, 2016

Come November, Greensboro voters will not only choose a new president and a host of people to serve in elected state and local offices, voters will also decide to fund new public works projects for the city. The decision to let the city borrow $126 million to pay for a variety of projects and programs […]

Mangum & Company: Making a Joyful Noise

September 2, 2016

Mangum & Company Performances at the National Folk Festival Saturday, September 10: 2:30 p.m. at Center City Park 6:15 p.m. at Wrangler Stage Information: Almost 100 years ago, Marcelina Manoel da Graça, otherwise known as “Daddy Grace,” founded the United House of Prayer for All People. With this congregation began a new era of […]

Aggies open against Falcons

September 2, 2016

The defending National Black College Football champion and two-time Co-Mid Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) champions will open their season against Division II St. Augustine’s College on Saturday, Sept. 3 at Aggie Stadium. The Aggies main offensive will be senior All-American running back Tarik Cohen, the Aggies all-time leading rusher. He needs just 630 yards to […]

Winston-Salem Open: Donald Young upsets Pierre-Hugues Herbert

August 26, 2016

The second round of the Winston Salem Open began on Monday, August 22, highlighted by the tournament’s debut of No.1 seed and World No.15 Richard Gasquet. The 30-year-old Frenchman won a three set victory over Daniel Evan of Great Britain 6-4, 4-6, and 6-3. Play began with the return of 2015 Winston Salem Open runner-up […]

NAACP and Reform Jewish Movement launch joint voter drive

August 25, 2016

Moral March to the Polls Kick-off Tour Monday, August 29 – 7 p.m. Pullen Memorial 1801 Hillsborough St.; Raleigh, N.C RALEIGH – The Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism (RAC) launched a new nonpartisan initiative to promote voter protection and participation across the country, beginning with a joint kick-off event with the North Carolina NAACP […]

Black farmers continue to press for economic justice

August 19, 2016

For more than two decades, Black farmers have driven tractors to Capitol Hill and walked the halls of Congress, coaxing, cajoling and confronting lawmakers. They have also filed lawsuits, protested and demonstrated; all of this in an effort to correct an admittedly egregious legacy of racism and discrimination by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Despite […]

Feds Strike Down 28 State Districts

August 19, 2016

Once again the U.S. Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has ruled that North Carolina’s Republican-led General Assembly has illegally employed race to ensure partisan, yet unconstitutional outcomes. This time, it was nine state senate districts and 19 N.C. House districts of the state’s 170 legislative districts that the three-judge panel ruled were racially-gerrymandered in absence […]

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