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Thursday, August 5, 2021

In remembrance of Walter T. Johnson, II

July 30, 2021

Walter Thaniel Johnson Jr., 81, of Greensboro, N.C. passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 24, 2021. He was the second child of Walter T. and Gertrude Johnson, Sr. Walter was born and raised in Greensboro where he graduated from James B. Dudley High School in 1957. He attended and graduated from North Carolina Agricultural & […]


Movie Review: Ailey

July 30, 2021

Gifted artists create a spirit so strong it lives on long after they’re gone. That’s the case with legendary choreographer/dancer Alvin Ailey. It’s like he never left. Never passed on. Documentary director Jamila Wignot records the history, evolution and continuation of Ailey’s work during the renowned Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater’s 60th anniversary year. Choreographer […]


Murals at Hairston Middle School

July 30, 2021

A heritage of color, achievement and authority in dramatic intergenerational murals brightened and emboldened five hallways and concourses of Hairston Middle School. Under the direction of accomplished muralist Darlene J. McClinton, an artistic team of students from the school and N.C. A&T State University worked diligently over a seven week period to “transform the blank […]


SAU Women’s hurdler Belle ready to hurdle in Tokyo

July 30, 2021

RALEIGH – Tia-Adana Belle is one of eight athletes from Barbados competing in the Tokyo Olympics. Five years ago, Belle ran for Barbados in the 2016 Olympics as a student-athlete from Saint Augustine’s University (SAU). By the time she completed her collegiate career in 2017, Belle was the greatest women’s 400-meter hurdler in Division II. […]


City Hosts Town Hall on Safety

July 30, 2021

In an effort to curb violent crime in Greensboro, city leaders have drafted a proposed ordinance that would place responsibility on business owners. A town hall was held on Monday, July 26 at Barber Park Event Center on the proposal to receive public comment. City officials said this discussion has been going on for months […]


West Girls, East Boys victorious in annual NCCA East-West All-Star Game

July 23, 2021

The 46th Annual North Carolina Coaches’ Association West All-Star girls rolled to an easy 87-66 win. They placed four players in double figures led by game MVP Emily Carver (Enka HS, Appalachian State signee) with 20 points, nine rebounds, four assists and five steals. Shakira Baskerville (West Forsyth), point guard had 16 pts, eight rebounds; […]


Black and Latinx adults face greatest financial challenges from chronic lack of affordable health care

July 23, 2021

According to results from a new Commonwealth Fund survey, Americans who have suffered the most during the COVID-19 pandemic are also the most likely saddled with medical bill problems and debt. The Commonwealth Fund, a foundation that promotes a high-performing health care system that achieves better access and improved quality, noted that adults ages 19 […]


N.C. GOP Declares War on Affirmative Action and History

July 23, 2021

The gloves are now off! Top N.C. Republicans have now publicly vowed to fight the practices of affirmative action and teaching relevant race history (what they call “critical race theory”) in public schools legislatively to ensure that people of color and women are not afforded what the GOP perceives to be any advantage over White […]


Movie Review: Summer of Soul (… Or When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)

July 16, 2021

It was a volatile time. Malcom and Martin had been assassinated in recent years. Civil uprisings and riots had just simmered down. The summer of ’69 was a chance for a much-needed cultural break and reawakening. That happened in Harlem’s Mt. Morris Park, when program director Tony Lawrence created the summer long Harlem Cultural Festival. […]


Beware of tick season

July 16, 2021

The foggy glass of COVID-19 occupies so much of our lives. It takes up all the air in the room. We saw less cases of flu during the fall and winter due to the wearing of masks. We are now in the midst of summer in the south and little to no attention has been […]


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