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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 […]

GSO Swim Association’s City Championships

July 15, 2016

The Greensboro Community Swim Association held its 2016 City Championship meet last weekend at the Greensboro Aquatic Center. One member of the Greensboro Community YMCA Bears Swim Team, 14-year-old Omega Pinnix, made her mark at the city meet. In Greek, Omega represents the twenty-fourth and last letter of the alphabet. While it falls at the […]

Students get lesson in entrepreneurship

July 15, 2016

Campers from the Aggie STEM Minority Males Makers Program got a firsthand lesson in entrepreneurship and elevator pitches when music executive and former CEO and President of Def Jam Records, Kevin Liles, visited the summer program on Thursday, June 23. The free camp at N.C. Agricultural & Technical State University is part of Verizon’s Innovative […]

Civil Rights Museum could be selected as a UNESCO World Heritage Site

July 14, 2016

The International Civil Rights Center & Museum (ICRCM) of Greensboro will be recommended for consideration as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with 14 other landmarks on the United States Civil Rights Trail. Mayor William Bell of Birmingham, AL, publicly announced these recommendations on Tuesday, July 5. The museum commemorates the indelible mark made by […]

Greensboro unites against violence

July 14, 2016

After the shooting deaths of two African American men by law enforcement in Minnesota and Louisiana respectively and the tragic killings of five police officers in Dallas during a peaceful demonstration, Greensboro residents united in the aftermath with a stream of unity events. Those events were spurred by the July 5 killing of Baton Rouge […]

Geneva B brings Black girl magic

July 8, 2016

Children are often told that they can grow up to be and do anything they want with their lives. However, for Black little girls and boys, some may feel hard-pressed to find characters throughout their development that come in the same brown hues that match their own skin-tones doing those unimaginable tasks that they are […]

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