Greensboro's African American Community Newspaper
Reach Us At: (336) 274-6210 or (336) 274-7829
Greensboro weather

Friday, June 14, 2024

Gov. Cooper denounces voucher program at education roundtable

June 21, 2023

N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper called on citizens to protest the General Assembly’s Republican legislative majority’s efforts to expand private school vouchers. He vociferously charged that the “extreme scheme” would eviscerate traditional public schools, discriminate against most economically marginalized students and students of color, and thwart economic development throughout the state. In Greensboro hosting an educational […]


Careers on Wheels Visits Rankin Elementary

June 16, 2023

The annual Careers on Wheels program rolled into Rankin Elementary School to the delight of students, who touched a variety of trucks, vans and first responder vehicles during an on-campus field trip to promote awareness of various careers and transportation vehicles. “Most importantly, the morning event allows students to meet positive career role models and […]


Washington Montessori’s Principal Paul Travers takes to the skies

June 9, 2023

To the cheers and excited waves of students and staff, high-flying Washington Montessori Principal Paul Travers soared in flight over the East Greensboro school to deliver the morning messages. “Yes, a really cool experience,” he said. “For me and students, we gained new perspectives of our school and a discussion of possibilities. Whether students aspire […]


Reedy Fork and Southern Guilford earn energy innovation awards

June 2, 2023

Two “high energy” Guilford County schools — Reedy Fork Elementary and Southern High — earned national stature for their grade ranking, as schools of the year for classroom projects that focused on innovative projects recognized in the Youth Awards program for Energy Achievement from the National Energy Education Development (NEED) program. For the fifth consecutive […]


NCA&TSU’s Commencement

May 19, 2023

North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University awarded nearly 1,500 undergraduate degrees, more than 300 master’s degrees and almost 60 doctoral degrees – as well as about 50 degrees from the Joint Programs in Social Work with the University of North Carolina-Greensboro – in three separate ceremonies on May 12 and 13 at The Greensboro […]


The Big Payback” documentary to host national reparations debate at Bennett College and other HBCUs across the U.S.

May 5, 2023

Color Farm Media, the team behind the documentary film “The Big Payback,” will be partnering with HBCUs to hold a series of National Reparations Debates, inspired by the historic 1965 James Baldwin-William Buckley debate. The debates will unite the most brilliant student thinkers in a face-off at America’s universities and colleges debating one of the […]


Rankin Elementary celebrates the joy of reading

April 28, 2023

During Rankin Elementary School’s ninth annual reading celebration, Rankin Reads, students cheered, engaged and responded to civic, community and elected officials who joyfully read books to the young students in every classroom. This year’s theme, Each Day Find a Way to Read, provided a morning of reading and imaginary exploration. The annual event produced by […]


Students hold vigil to stand against gun violence

April 14, 2023

The trauma of unmitigated gun violence has prompted high school students across the nation to hold vigils and large demonstrations. In Greensboro at Grimsley High School, the outrage manifested in a large-scale, sanctioned demonstration and a smaller vigil to mourn the death of a fellow student. In the school’s Grove, friends and classmates of slain […]


“The Big Payback” documentary to host national reparations debate at Bennett College and other HBCUs across the U.S.

March 31, 2023

Color Farm Media, the team behind the documentary film “The Big Payback,” will be partnering with HBCUs to hold a series of National Reparations Debates, inspired by the historic 1965 James Baldwin-William Buckley debate. The debates will unite the most brilliant student thinkers in a face-off at America’s universities and colleges debating one of the […]


Students get hands on lesson in skilled trades

February 23, 2023

Jackson Middle School 8th grader, Ny’jah Oakley, used a power drill for the first time and helped build a picnic table on Friday during a career day highlighting skilled trades. “It was fun. I’ve never built anything like this before. It turns out that it was easier than what it seems like when you see […]


Advertisement


Latest Headlines
Advertisement

Advertisement



Since 1967, the Carolina Peacemaker has served as North Carolina’s leading news weekly with a national reputation. Founded by Dr. John Kilimanjaro, the newspaper is published by Carolina Newspaper, Inc.

Advertise With Us  |  Contact Us  |  Follow Us On Twitter