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Familiar faces win local elections

March 18, 2016

Voters flocked to the polls on Tuesday, March 15 to cast their ballots for the 2016 Primaries. Despite precinct and candidate confusion, 122,298 votes were cast in Guilford County out of 342,426 registered voters. 32,756 of those votes were cast during this year’s shortened early voting period. Some attributed the low voter turnout to the […]

Immunizations are important for all ages

March 18, 2016

We all know that infants and children receive many immunizations that are targeted to keep them healthy. Some parents do not want their children to receive these immunizations. If one is objective and looks at how immunizations have improved the lives of children and the public at large, the data is irrefutable. Gone are the […]

Lady Aggies win MEAC Tournament

March 18, 2016

NORFOLK, Va. – Aprill McRae and Christina Carter decided to transfer from Virgina Commonwealth University (VCU) because they believed in head coach Tarrell Robinson’s vision for winning a championship at North Carolina A&T State University. Dana Brown had the same aspirations when she transferred from UNC Wilmington. Courtney Powell decided to play one more season […]

North Carolina loses two public servants on election day

March 18, 2016

During the reporting of results of Tuesday’s primary election, news spread late Tuesday evening that State Rep. Ralph Johnson (District 58) of Greensboro and former State Senator Earlene Parmon of Winston Salem died. Johnson, who was in his first term as a state representative from Guilford County died from complications due to a stroke which […]

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 […]

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