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New citizens stress importance of voting

October 14, 2016

Leaders from the International Advisory Committee, the Islamic Center of Greensboro and Church World Service are encouraging people to vote. The groups held a joint press conference at the Guilford Board of Elections with first time voters from the Bhutanese, Latino, Liberian and Sudanese communities on October 7, to share their stories and why they […]

24th Annual Women’s Only 5K Walk & Run

October 7, 2016

More than 2,000 women gathered at the Women’s Hospital in Greensboro on October 1 to help raise money for mammograms and raise awareness about breast cancer. The Women’s Only 5K Walk & Run raised $122,387.30 so that more area women can receive mammograms to screen for breast cancer through Cone Health’s Mammography Scholarship Fund. For […]

Judicial candidates vie for state’s high courts

October 7, 2016

As the pivotal November 8 general election draws near, with Early Voting beginning Thursday, October 20 and ending Saturday, Nov. 5, African American voters have a large slate of candidates vying for statewide judicial seats to consider. With more than 26 years on the North Carolina bench, Wake Superior Court Judge Michael Morgan, a Democrat, […]

Downtown statue honors Simkins & his dedication to equality

October 7, 2016

A statue honoring the civil rights endeavors of the late Dr. George Simkins was unveiled on Tuesday, Oct. 4, in downtown Greensboro. Members of Simkins’ family attended the ceremony honoring the longtime civil rights activist and Greensboro dentist, who served as the president of the Greensboro Branch NAACP from 1959 to 1984. The statue was […]

What is a gluten free diet?

October 7, 2016

Today, many people have adopted a diet that is gluten free. This eliminates many types of breads, cakes and sweets made with wheat and barley. For some people, it is seen as a great way to eliminate those calories and lose weight. The allure of weight loss may be why we have seen so many […]

Moral dilemmas with genetic testing

September 30, 2016

One of the growth industries in this country is the business of knowing your own history. How many of you have seen those commercials that speak about knowing who your ancestors are and where you came from? It is so intriguing and apparently a big money maker. To take that a step further, now for […]

N.C. NAACP, CBC demand justice after Charlotte shooting

September 30, 2016

In the aftermath of the tragic Charlotte police shooting of Keith Lamont Scott last week, both the N.C. NAACP and the Congressional Black Caucus have demanded an independent federal investigation. Monday night (Sept. 26) in Charlotte, N.C. NAACP President Rev. William Barber said it was not clear that the shooting was justified, as Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police […]

Damning footage tells the story of police brutality

September 30, 2016

During a special meeting held Monday, September 26, Greensboro City Council unanimously approved the release of police body-worn camera footage of an encounter between Officer Travis B. Cole and Greensboro resident Dejuan Yourse, which occurred on June 17. Council members first saw the footage in a closed session at the council’s September 20 meeting, nearly […]

‘The Shaping of a Diamond’ showcases performing artists

September 30, 2016

On October 1 at 7 p.m., entrepreneur Katina Amadi, will present an artistic showcase of performing artists from a wide array of disciplines on one stage at the Khalif Event Center in Greensboro. Why would a non-profit organizer, business owner and advocate embark on such an undertaking? The inspiration for the grand performance that will […]

Page upsets East Forsyth

September 30, 2016

The Page Pirates celebrated Homecoming upsetting the previously undefeated East Forsyth Eagles on Friday night, Sept. 23 at Marion Kirby Stadium. The final score was 34-21. Senior running back Javon Leake’s 92-yard score put Page up 7-0 early in the first quarter. The Pirates capitalized on a fumbled punt recovering at the Eagles’ 20-yard-line. Three […]

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