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Barber Park basketball courts named for MEAC Commissioner

November 22, 2018

Long-time sports advocate and the first full-time Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Commissioner (MEAC), Kenneth “Ken” Free Sr., was honored at a groundbreaking ceremony on November 16 at Barber Park. Greensboro Parks and Recreation is naming a new outdoor basketball court and the existing indoor courts at the George C. Simkins Indoor Sports Pavilion at Barber Park […]

Family asks city council to view police body cam video

November 21, 2018

The family of Marcus Deon Smith have requested that the Greensboro City Council review and publicly discuss police body worn camera footage of the night their family member died in police custody. The family, attorney and community supporters held a press conference on November 14 at Beloved Community Center detailing how the 38 year-old died […]

Jesse Wharton Elementary Honors Superdads

November 20, 2018

Dr. Angella Hauser, principal at Jesse Wharton Elementary led a spirited school celebration honoring Superdads as heroes for students at the third annual school breakfast. The program served to validate the importance of fathers in lives of children. Jesse Wharton is located at 5813 Lake Brandt Road in Greensboro.

2018 Midterm Elections: Eight Black sheriffs elected in N.C.

November 16, 2018

For Democrats in North Carolina, the week-old 2018 midterm elections yielded some meaningful victories – Anita Earls was elected to the state Supreme Court locking in the Democrat majority 5-2; the Republican supermajorities Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper has had to wrestle with since his election in 2016 have now been crippled, giving him more leverage […]

Distinguished A&T professor leaves a legacy of learning

November 16, 2018

The North Carolina Agricultural & Technical State University and Hampton University family mourns the loss of Dr. Gladys Hope Franklin White, Hampton University Class of 1939, who passed away on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at the age of 102. Dr. White was one of Hampton University’s most notable and influential alumna who positively impacted the […]

A&T keeps Bowl hopes alive with win over Norfolk State

November 9, 2018

There were no confirmed sightings of legendary A&T alumnus Jesse Jackson Sr. around campus last weekend during the Greatest Homecoming on Earth, but he would have been pleased to know the Aggie football team heeded his famous advice and made enough big plays down the stretch to keep their postseason hopes alive. After a sluggish […]

Take it easy during the holiday season

November 9, 2018

I know people who are already cooking and preparing for the holidays. If I am honest, I will be getting those greens cooked and frozen soon myself. Since a famous singer started to make her sweet potato pies available, I have been letting Miss Pattie (Patti LaBelle) prepare them so I do not have to […]

2018 Toronto International Film Festival sees Black films and artists thrive

November 9, 2018

Nearly 500,000 film lovers flocked to the 2018 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) screening more than 250 films from 80 countries. Artistry and diversity, the hallmarks of TIFF, were on view. Black artists, filmmakers and films were a key part of the soiree. Big budget movies, small indie films, documentaries and shorts filled out the […]

There’s a new sheriff in town!

November 8, 2018

There’s a new sheriff in town! Guilford County voters elected Democratic candidate, Danny Rogers to be the next Guilford County Sheriff Tuesday night. Rogers unseated longtime incumbent Sheriff BJ Barnes, ending his 24-year term as Sheriff. Barnes was first elected in 1994. “I’m grateful and I’m very excited about this positive change we’re going to […]

Democrats make gains in midterm elections

November 8, 2018

The 2018 midterm elections will go down in the history books as the “comeback” contests for Democrats across North Carolina, and in Congress. Buoyed by one of the largest midterm election voter turnouts in history, Democratic voters, in reaction to the change policies of President Donald Trump and his Republican Party, turned up, and turned […]

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