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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 […]

42nd Annual Gospel Celebration

February 12, 2016

The Robert Louis Johnson, II 42nd Annual Gospel Celebration will be on Sunday, February 21 at 3:30 pm. The location will be at the Presbyterian Church of the Cross, 1810 Phillips Avenue, Greensboro, NC 27405. The church is located on the corner of Phillips Avenue and English Street. There will be special tributes given in […]

FDA begins to examine the opioid epidemic

February 11, 2016

There is no secret. All over United States we are seeing an epidemic of unprecedented opioid addictions. It began as medicine’s attempt to care for patients with pain, but has rapidly run amok. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is the federal agency charged with over-sight of pharmaceutical safety and effectiveness. Dr. Robert Califf, […]

The Dream Ends: Broncos 24, Panthers 10

February 11, 2016

SANTA CLARA, Calif. – They had time and they had their chances, but try as they might, the Carolina Panthers could not solve the disruptive Denver defense in Super Bowl 50, suffering a 24-10 defeat to the Broncos at Levi’s Stadium. “Denver did some really good things on the defensive side of the ball and […]

Ready For School, Ready For Life

February 11, 2016

A community wide effort to transform the early childhood system in Guilford County is underway. Ready For School, Ready For Life hosted its first Get Ready Guilford Early Childhood Summit on Thursday, February 4, at the Koury Convention Center, along with more than 100 service providers and advocates for children and families. Ready For School, […]

Domestic Violence is Serious and Preventable

February 5, 2016

It’s a Matter of Your Health Domestic violence is a serious preventable public health problem affecting more than 32 million Americans. It is found in all ages, all socioeconomic groups, ethnicities, gender identities and sexual preferences. Domestic violence is actual or threatened psychological, physical or sexual harm by a current partner or former partner or […]

Cy Alexander resigns as A&T men’s basketball coach

February 5, 2016

North Carolina A&T men’s basketball coach Cy Alexander has resigned his position effective immediately. Associate head coach Jay Joyner will serve as interim head coach for the remainder of the season, Director of Athletics Earl M. Hilton III announced on Friday, Jan. 29. Joyner made his Division I head coaching debut last Saturday when the […]

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