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Tuesday, March 21, 2023

A&T Baseball earns historic first CAA win

March 17, 2023

The North Carolina A&T baseball program did not wait long for its first-ever Colonial Athletic Association (CAA) win. The Aggies earned a “W” on its first attempt Friday night at historic War Memorial Stadium. The Aggies got another big-time performance at the plate from sophomore Sabin Roane before holding off a ninth-inning surge from the […]

Stress is a mind and body killer

March 17, 2023

Life is to be lived, so the adage goes. How people live life is the difference. Life is not fair. People can be born into difficult, ideal, horrendous, controlling, fantastic or ordinary circumstances. How one handles such circumstances, once again, is the difference. How do people acquire the wisdom, information, life examples or the courage […]

Movie Review: Creed lll

March 17, 2023

For a first-time director, actor Michael B. Jordan lands a solid punch. As soon as the bell rings, it’s on. Continuing a boxing movie franchise that started back in 1976, with the Oscar-winning film Rocky, and sustaining that winning spirit for 47+ years later is quite a responsibility. Filmmaker Ryan Coogler (Creed and Creed II) […]

Guilford County Commission seeks input on $800M budget

March 16, 2023

Guilford County continued seeking public input on budgeting of nearly $800 million for a range of services. In a series of four Budget Town Halls that began last week, County Commissioners and staff said they wanted residents to know more about the budgeting process and priorities, as the county prepares its revenue-spending plan for fiscal […]

Questions raised about the leadership of N.C. NAACP Pres. Deborah Maxwell

March 16, 2023

When Deborah Dicks Maxwell, president of the North Carolina State Conference of the NAACP, won her controversial election over incumbent President Rev. Dr. T. Anthony Spearman in October 2021, she subsequently told The Raleigh News and Observer, “The power of the NAACP does not reside in the state office; it resides in the power of […]

Suspended N.C. NAACP Secretary blasts leadership in video

March 15, 2023

State Secretary Sylvia Ellis Barnes, 75, has served as NAACP Lifetime member, Goldsboro/Wayne County NAACP Chapter president, and secretary of the North Carolina Conference of Branches of the NAACP under five state presidents, from October of 1995 to February 18, 2023. During the Feb. 18 annual meeting, Barnes’ name was reportedly announced as having been […]

Gardening is good for one’s life

March 9, 2023

It is starting to warm up and spring is in the air. Many people have waited all year for this to happen. They are excited. It is time for them to start to garden. It’s a passion for many in different forms. Some people are excited about their lawns and the beauty they intend to […]

No. 8 Virginia Tech women beat Louisville for 1st ACC crown

March 9, 2023

Georgia Amoore scored 25 points to help No. 8 Virginia Tech beat Louisville 75-67 on Sunday to win its first Atlantic Coast Conference Tournament title. Two-time league player of the year Elizabeth Kitley added 20 points for the Hokies (27-4), who continued their late-season tear with an 11th straight win. Virginia Tech turned its first […]

GPD Chief and community address creating respectful environments and effective partnerships

March 9, 2023

Transparency, accountability and addressing violent crime were the top concerns from citizens at a public meeting of Northeast Greensboro residents. Greensboro Police Department Chief John Thompson led the two and a half hour meeting, one hour and a half past the scheduled time, at Peeler Recreation Center on March 2 listening to feedback provided by […]

What does N.C. Medicaid expansion mean for African Americans?

March 9, 2023

At long last, the Republican legislative leadership and Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper are on the same page when it comes to Medicaid expansion in North Carolina. They’re all for it. Last week, state House and Senate leaders announced that they had reached a deal that would extend the important health insurance coverage program to approximately […]


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