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High Point residents celebrate Black History Month

February 17, 2022

Annually, in performing arts and spoken word, the city of High Point recalls the disciplined courage and inspiring actions of 26 high school students who sat en masse on February 11, 1960, integrating the Whites-only lunch counter at the downtown F.W. Woolworth. This year, Mary Lou Blakeney, one of the student leaders of the 1960s, […]


N.C. Republican-led legislature claims teaching about systematic racism may hurt the feelings of White students

February 17, 2022

In the past few weeks, more than twenty bomb threats have been called into historically Black colleges and universities here in North Carolina, and beyond. The FBI says it has identified six “tech-savvy” minor persons of interest. Last week in the Washington, D.C. area, two teenage boys were arrested for allegedly calling in bomb threats […]


We must effectively address the healthcare needs of people of color

February 11, 2022

Many things have been revealed over the last few months of the COVID-19 pandemic as far as healthcare equity and access is concerned. Equity in healthcare is vital in order to maintain a healthy, productive society. More people of color, percentage wise, have succumbed to the ravages of COVID-19. Why would this be? Well, the […]


Black Films Thrive at Sundance Film Festival 2022

February 11, 2022

At the last minute, due to Omicron concerns, the 2022 Sundance Film Festival morphed from an in-person and virtual event to a purely digital experience. Thanks to streaming, Black filmmakers and Black films were on center stage all over the world. Check them out… Aftershock (★★★) According to WHO, the U.S. ranks 60th on the […]


Aggies’ assistant football coach takes head coaching job at FVSU

February 11, 2022

Sam Washington will have to manage his first major staff shakeup of 2022. According to sources close to the A&T football program, longtime assistant Shawn Gibbs has agreed to become the new head coach at Division II Fort Valley State (FVSU). Reportedly, Gibbs is also expected to bring current A&T linebackers coach Denzel Jones with […]


Will GOP redraw fairer redistricting maps after 4-3 N.C. High Court ruling?

February 11, 2022

Republican legislative leaders in the N.C. General Assembly have until Feb. 18 to redraw their “unconstitutional” GOP-leaning redistricting maps the N.C. Supreme Court knocked down February 4th or a lower court will do it for them. Two questions – will GOP lawmakers do it, or will they refuse? At stake – Republican ability to increase […]


Third Class To Be Inducted Into The North Carolina High School Track & Field And Cross Country Hall Of Fame

February 4, 2022

WINSTON-SALEM – The third class of the North Carolina High School Track & Field and Cross Country Hall of Fame will honor athletes, coaches and officials who have significantly impacted the sports on the high school level. Elected to the third class: Former indoor mile world record holder and 1975 Pan Am Games 1500-meter champion […]


Mass N95 mask distribution in Greensboro

February 4, 2022

To combat the spread of the highly contagious Omicron variant of COVID-19, Guilford County Board of Commissioners reinstated a countywide mask mandate on January 13. In order to make sure that residents have access to N95 masks, the Guilford County Department of Health and Human Services (GCDHHS) held a mass mask distribution event at the […]


A Hall of Fame Feast for Homegating Fans

February 4, 2022

(Family Features) Gathering your team to plan for a truly memorable game day at home starts with almost everyone’s favorite part of the festivities: the food. From meaty meals and zesty appetizers to sweet, long-lasting snacks, fuel your crowd with recipes that keep them coming back from kickoff to overtime. One superstar of the menu […]


Political drama surrounds N.C. Supreme Court Justice Earls

February 4, 2022

N.C. Associate Justice Anita Earls, who will turn 62 later this month, finds herself the center of political attention and drama this week both here in North Carolina, and in the nation’s Capitol. Justice Earls is reportedly on a touted “short list” to become Pres. Joe Biden’s first Black female nominee to the U.S. Supreme […]


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