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CIAA Tournament Champs: Virginia universities take top spots

March 7, 2016

MEN Va. State – 89 Livingstone – 79 CHARLOTTE– Guard-forward Javon Moore scored 30 points and guard Kevin Williams added 24 points as the Virginia State Trojans took charge in the second half to dethrone the Livingstone Blue Bears, 89-79, for the CIAA Tournament Men’s Basketball Championship at Time Warner Cable Arena on Saturday, Feb. […]

Author of “The New Jim Crow” talks race relations

March 4, 2016

Civil rights lawyer, advocate and author of The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness, Michelle Alexander, was a guest speaker on Wednesday, Feb. 24, for the Greensboro City/Community Working Group on race relations meeting. Alexander’s book addresses the complex issue of the judicial system and its aggressive incarceration of Black men […]

Bessemer Students Celebrate Black History Month

March 4, 2016

To celebrate Black History Month, Page Motley Mims, media specialist at Bessemer Elementary School on Huffine Mill Road in Greensboro, presented African American people who are pacesetters, leaders and/or firsts in our community. Tracey McCain, WFMY News 2 morning anchor spoke to Bessemer fifth graders about her work in journalism. Rep. Alma Adams, the 100th […]

Medical messaging can improve medication compliance

February 26, 2016

One of the most problematic issues for me as a physician is getting patients to take their medications. The first hurdle for patients to cross is to be able to obtain the medication from the pharmacy. Making sure that patients can get their insurance company to provide their medications is another huge hurdle and a […]

High School METRO 4-A Basketball: Lady Panthers survive Pirates

February 26, 2016

The top seeded Dudley Panthers (17-7) trailed 50-44 with less than four minutes remaining. Over the last three minutes Dudley outscored Page 8-0 to claim the girls Metro 4-A title. With the score tied at 50 all with 6.3 seconds remaining, Panthers’ point guard Teara Johnson was fouled on a drive. She missed the first […]

High School METRO 4-A Basketball: Eagles cruise by Panthers

February 26, 2016

The third seed Ben L. Smith Golden Eagles jump out to 13-0 lead over number one seed Dudley Panthers (16-7) and never looked back in a 64-57 win. Smith (15-11) led the entire game by no less than 11 to 18 points until the last three minutes. They led 40-25 at half time. Smith head […]

NAACP wants new congressional map

February 26, 2016

Just a few weeks shy of the March 15, North Carolina Primary, many voters across the state are learning about their new U.S. Congressional districts. A new congressional district map, drawn by the N.C. General Assembly is now law. Two weeks ago, the 1st and 12th districts, both heavily African American and Democrat, were deemed […]

Preparing for the 2016 Primary

February 26, 2016

As the March 15 primary approaches, recent changes in state voting law are adding an extra layer of confusion for North Carolinians navigating the path to the polls. It is vital for voters to be prepared for the election on March 15 and new congressional primaries scheduled for June 7. Voters with questions or concerns […]

Guilford County School Board Race Heats Up

February 19, 2016

In a school board race that looked pretty cut and dry, two more candidates have emerged. Byron Gladden, most commonly known around Greensboro as Bishop Dean, was the lone candidate running for the Guilford County School Board District 7 seat until two more names surfaced this week. Don’t bother checking the Guilford County Board of […]

CIAA Tournament 2016

February 19, 2016

The nation’s second oldest African American conference, the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), will hold its 71st annual basketball tournament in the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte. Men’s tournament play will kickoff on Tuesday, February 23 through Saturday, February 27. Championship games begin at 4 p.m. with women’s play while the men’s game starts […]

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