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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 […]

Bennett College celebrates 90th anniversary

February 5, 2016

Bennett College celebrates its 90th anniversary this year and has a series of events scheduled to mark the milestone. “Here at Bennett College we develop young women into future teachers, scientists, journalists, entrepreneurs, social workers, and the list goes on-because we go on,” said Bennett College President Rosalind Fuse-Hall. “As we celebrate 90 years of […]

Understanding the N.C. NAACP Lawsuit Against Voter ID

January 29, 2016

The plaintiffs’ pre-trial brief in the voter identification lawsuit being heard in federal court in Winston–Salem this week, alleges that Republican lawmakers amended the strict 2013 voter ID law last summer just prior to the first federal trial because “…the State recognized that …there was no evidence of in-person voter fraud in North Carolina, thus […]

N.C. Medicaid reform would benefit nearly half million people

January 29, 2016

December 18 marked the one year anniversary of the release of a first-of-its-kind, county-by-county study showing that by 2020 the North Carolina workforce could grow by more than 43,000 jobs, and the state’s economy could gain tens of billions in business revenue if the state expands Medicaid eligibility requirements. The report, a nonpartisan economic analysis—authored […]

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