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Tuesday, March 21, 2023

Bishop Barber Speaks on the 58th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday

March 6, 2023

  Bishop William J. Barber, II was the guest preacher for the historic Brown Chapel in Selma, Alabama on the 58th Anniversary of Bloody Sunday from Fusion Films on Vimeo.

Chamber presents awards to movers and shakers

March 3, 2023

Civic and Black enterprise leader Mae Douglas received the Thomas Z. Osborne Distinguished Citizen Award for community service and achievement from the Greensboro Chamber of Commerce. At the Chamber’s annual meeting at the Steven Tanger Center for Performing Arts, Douglas, a Greensboro native, spoke about her childhood in the Gate City, a professional career at […]

One of the Civil Rights Movement’s most consequential leaders comes to Greensboro

March 2, 2023

The Rev. Dr. James Lawson closed out the International Civil Rights Center and Museum Speaker Series as the last speaker on February 22. Seated at the F.W. Woolworth lunch counter in the museum, Lawson recounted that while the Greensboro sit-ins were a part of history, they did not originate in the Gate City. Documented sit-ins […]

Black History Month ends with panel discussion on holidays celebrated in the African American community

March 2, 2023

Juneteenth preparations are underway. Following a Black History Month panel discussion on holidays celebrated in the African American community, the Juneteenth GSO Collective shared details of this year’s 4-day celebration. The discussion took place on Saturday at the Greensboro History Museum. The discussion opened with a video from Guilford County Commissioner Melvin “Skip” Alston, who […]

Grimsley Whirlies repeat as Metro 4-A Tournament Champion

February 24, 2023

The top-seeded Grimsley Whirlies (23-4 overall, 14-1 Metro) advanced to the State 4-A playoffs by capturing the Metro 4-A Basketball Tournament Championship played at Grimsley’s Bob Sawyer Gym on Friday, Feb. 17. The Whirlies defeated the Jamestown Ragsdale Tigers by a score of 62-47. Grimsley placed three players in double figures led by junior guard, […]

Former President Carter Chooses Hospice Care

February 23, 2023

President Jimmy Carter has again played a major role in helping Americans examine their lives and how they live it. A survivor of several illnesses and at the ripe old age of 98, he made the decision to stop his fight against cancer and to transition into hospice care. President Carter has allowed Americans to […]

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 […]

Heartbreak and disbelief after Spearman autopsy report

February 23, 2023

Reaction to the official autopsy report released last week documenting that former NAACP President Rev. Dr. T. Anthony Spearman, 71, committed suicide by a “self-inflicted gunshot wound” to his head, has ranged from disbelief to pure sadness from those who knew him best. “Jesus, Lord, I’m heartbroken, and heartbroken for [his] family and friends,” opined […]

CIAA inducts 2023 Hall of Fame class

February 23, 2023

The 2023 John B. McLendon CIAA Hall of Fame class will be officially inducted at the CIAA Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Friday, February 24. The event will be a part of the week-long schedule of events encompassing the 2023 CIAA Basketball Tournament, being held February 21-25 in Baltimore, Maryland. Since its inception in […]

Dr. Johnnetta Cole returns to Greensboro

February 22, 2023

Former Bennett College President Dr. Johnnetta Cole returned to Greensboro to speak about her life fighting injustice, sharing reminisces from her childhood in the South, a pathfinding educator and resolute civic leader. At two events, Cole, also former president of Spelman College, emphasized the need for “courageous conversation,” a theme in her book “Racism in […]


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