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Amid Public Outcry Guilford BOE nixes initial proposal, establishes early voting sites

August 12, 2016

More than 200 Greensboro community members marched to the Guilford County Courthouse to attend a Board of Elections emergency meeting on Monday, August 8. The meeting was set to address the board’s proposed 2016 early voting plan. The proposed plan was to eliminate early voting on Sundays and reduce early voting sites from 22 to […]

2016 Rio Olympic Games

August 4, 2016

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games are set to begin this Friday, August 5 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, home of some of the world’s most breathtaking scenery and landmarks. Spectators of the Rio Games, can frolick and dine at great restaurants along Copacabana Beach. Visitors can also partake in a Caipirinha, the national drink of […]

North Carolina’s voter ID law struck down but questions remain

August 4, 2016

Democrats and activists who supported efforts by the N.C. NAACP and others to legally overturn parts of North Carolina’s “Monster Voting Law,” were certainly thrilled to hear last week that a three-judge federal appellate panel indeed struck down key elements of the 2013 measure, effective immediately. “The U.S. Fourth Circuit Court [of Appeals] ruling [Friday] […]

City agrees to rework museum loan contract

August 4, 2016

Members of the Greensboro City Council refused to forgive the balance of a $1.5 million loan ($800,000 balance), but agreed to give officials with the International Civil Rights Center and Museum (ICRCM) more time to pay up. At a special meeting on Monday, August 1, the Greensboro City Council voted down a motion 6 to […]

Greensboro Housing Authority celebrates 75 years

July 29, 2016

Community members gathered for food and fun at the 75th anniversary of The Greensboro Housing Authority, held at Claremont Courts housing community on Thursday, July 21. The Greensboro Housing Authority is Greensboro’s largest provider of affordable housing, providing access to housing to more than 10,000 individuals through the Public Housing and Housing Choice Voucher Programs. […]

Athletes gather in Greensboro for the USA Masters Games

July 29, 2016

It may not be the pomp and circumstance of the Rio Olympic Games, but this week Greensboro was the site of the USA Masters Games for adults. More than 2,500 athletes representing 40 states and a dozen countries traveled to the Gate City for the biennial sports festival for adults ages 20 to 80. The […]

Democratic National Convention

July 29, 2016

Top Democrats unite to support Hillary Clinton PHILADELPHIA, Pa. – First Lady Michelle Obama was once again the star of the Democratic National Convention this week with her delivery of an electrifying speech that wowed a convention audience – which was still divided between Hillary Clinton and independent Bernie Sanders on Monday. In a speech […]

41st Annual NCCA All-Star Games

July 21, 2016

Boys: East routs West 119-98 The East was able to turn a three-point halftime advantage into a third quarter, 73-55 lead at North Carolina Coaches Association (NCCA) All-Star Game. Robert Colon scored 11 points in the decisive run for the East. He hit three three-pointers during the flurry. Colon, a Winston-Salem State signee, scored all […]

Life and Times of Fannie Lou Hamer to highlight voter registration drive

July 21, 2016

A voter registration drive will feature a play about one of America’s most courageous advocates for Black voting rights – Fannie Lou Hamer. The Life and Times of Fannie Lou Hamer, will be presented on July 30, 3 p.m. at Mt. Olivet A.M.E. Zion Church; 2123 McConnell Road; Greensboro. This free performance is provided through […]

Council votes down body camera resolution

July 21, 2016

Greensboro community members packed council chambers on Tuesday night, July 18, to ask the council to support a resolution to repeal a state law making police worn body camera footage inaccessible to the public and press. HB 972 was signed into law by Gov. Pat McCrory on July 11. Under the new law, sponsored by […]

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