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Suicide rates for Blacks lower than for Whites

March 11, 2016

The word suicide is not a word often used in the African American community. This notion was called into question with the recent suicide of a leader of the Black Lives Matter movement in Ohio. MarShawn M. McCarrel, II, a 23 year old leader of Ohio’s Black Lives Matter movement killed himself. I remember being […]

A&T Aggies fall in double-overtime

March 11, 2016

NORFOLK, Va. – As the North Carolina A&T men’s basketball team came over to the bench at the end of the first overtime, Aggie senior Bruce Beckford summed it up best: “It’s March.” Indeed, the matchup between the sixth-seeded Aggies and the 11th-seeded Coppin State Eagles in the 2016 MEAC Basketball Championship Tournament at the […]

Bill rallies voters for Hillary

March 11, 2016

“She’s the single best change-maker I’ve ever worked with,” said former United States President William “Bill” Clinton about his wife and Democratic presidential candidate, Hillary Clinton, when he made a stop in Greensboro on Monday. Clinton spoke for nearly an hour to a crowd of about 200 supporters at the Elon University School of Law […]

Dr. King’s words echoed in Bernie

March 10, 2016

Most Blacks who will vote in the Democrat primaries for the 2016 presidential campaign would vote for Bernie Sanders if they followed the logic of a speech Dr. Martin Luther King gave in New York City’s Riverside Church on April 4, 1967. In candid and unpretentious language in a speech titled “Beyond Vietnam: A Time […]

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 […]

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