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NCCU Alumnus provides innovative rendition of the Black National Anthem

February 17, 2021

DURHAM – Renowned trumpeter and North Carolina Central University (NCCU) Department of Music adjunct professor Al Strong will release a special rendition of the classical hymn “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” in honor of Black History Month. “LEVAS” is Strong’s heartfelt arrangement of the iconic song known as the Black National Anthem. The 8-minute performance […]


Marsh: City must step up support for East Greensboro businesses

February 17, 2021

East Greensboro community advocates, business leaders and entrepreneurs initiated a series of higher-level conversations with city leaders to devote greater attention and resources to a growing area of thriving Black enterprise. With several community advocates, artist and business owner Phillip Marsh met with City Manager David Parrish and Police Chief Brian James for “a private […]


Community holds candlelight peace vigil

February 17, 2021

Barely two months into 2021 and the City of Greensboro has already had seven gun related deaths. “The fact that our homicides are higher than last year is heartbreaking,” said Ingram Bell, a supervisor with the Gate City Coalition Cure Violence Team. “We’re tired of crying; we’re tired of seeing parents burying their children. Something […]


Defense leads Panthers past Eagles

February 11, 2021

Dudley 55 Smith 46 The Dudley High School boys’ varsity basketball team defeated cross-town rival Ben L. Smith 55-46 Friday night at the Chester Bradley Gym. The win avenged a 64-63 loss earlier in the season to Smith on a buzzer beater. Both teams are tied for second place in the Piedmont Triad 3-A Conference […]


Movie Review: The Little Things

February 11, 2021

A young blonde woman drives down a deserted California highway at night, alone. A mysterious car drives alongside her, passing, then stopping in the middle of the road. She freaks. She’s scared. The big car and her sedan play cat and mouse. Terrified, she drives to a closed motel looking for help. No one is […]


Mission: Improving Black COVID-19 Vaccinations

February 11, 2021

Amid strong skepticism based on historic distrust, the fact remains, African Americans desperately need to be vaccinated against the deadly coronavirus, especially given an estimated death rate of at least twice that of their White counterparts. Here in North Carolina, according to figures from the N.C. Dept. of Health and Human Services, while Whites in […]


GCS distributes new devices to schools before students return to the classroom

February 11, 2021

Guilford County Schools delivered more than 2,000 electronic devices to schools on February 5. The district coordinated device distributions at Dudley High School and Ferndale Middle School. Those distributions were part of the more than 79,000 devices the district ordered last fall. Dudley High School received more than 1,600 devices and Ferndale Middle received nearly […]


Page girls, Grimsley boys win

February 4, 2021

Greensboro’s Grimsley Whirlies hosted cross town rival Page Pirates in a Metro 4-A Conference double header played Friday night at Sawyer Gymnasium. The Page girls rolled to an easy 42-25 win led by senior Reagan Maynard with 12 points and Meredith Fennie with 10 points. Grimsley led 9-7 after the first quarter but were outscored […]


Black History Books for Kids Ages 3 to 18

February 4, 2021

When you’re a kid, there are so many things to learn. Someone has to teach you your A-B-Cs, and to count to a hundred. You have to learn to tie a knot and set the table and stay safe. And this month, you should learn more about Black History, and that can be fun with […]


Report: Former Chief Justice Beasley to Run for U.S. Senate in 2022

February 4, 2021

If a report this week in the conservative Carolina Journal is to be believed, former N.C. Chief Justice Cheri Beasley, a Democrat, is preparing to announce a 2022 run for the U.S. Senate from North Carolina, hoping to take the soon to be vacated seat of outgoing Republican Sen. Richard Burr. According to the Carolina […]


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