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Bennett hosts alumna Benin Lemus for the virtual book launch

January 19, 2023

Bennett College alumna, Benin Lemus ‘94, takes a personal journey through grief and loss, gratitude and celebration in her debut poetry collection, Dreaming in Mourning. Bennett College will host a virtual launch of Lemus’ book on Thursday, January 26, 5:30 p.m. – 7 p.m. eastern standard time. Lemus is a poet and an educator based […]

2023 MLK Day Parade

January 19, 2023

The NAACP Greensboro branch held its annual Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Day Parade on Monday (Jan. 16). This was the first time the parade was held since the COVID-19 pandemic hit in 2020. The parade began at the Benbow Professional Center on MLK Jr. Drive. The honorary marshals were Dr. George Kilpatrick, a […]

Greensboro celebrates MLK Jr. Day 2023

January 19, 2023

“Champion is something that we can be, but also something that we can do,” said Niketa Greene, Cone Health’s Chief Inclusion Officer at this year’s citywide Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Breakfast. “Dr. King set a tremendous example of being a champion of human rights. We still must fully recognize King’s dream today. What […]

2023 G.O.A.T. AWARDS

January 18, 2023

It was an evening of glitz and glamour as members of the Greensboro community dressed in their finest attire as area residents and business owners were honored for their creative work in their chosen fields and occupations. The first ever G.O.A.T. Awards – Greatest of All Time – presented 30 awards to local area residents. […]

A&T welcomes new head football coach Vincent Brown

January 13, 2023

All it took was hearing that roaring battle cry from the tall, stout gentleman standing confidently at the front podium and wearing a white Aggie ballcap, and the folks inside A&T’s Deese Ballroom were immediately sold. “We want to build a physical and mentally tough team that plays with discipline, purpose, passion … and Aggie […]

Concerned residents call for an End to Violence

January 13, 2023

The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend kicks off in the city on Saturday, January 14 with two local gun violence awareness groups declaring a “Cease Fire Month.” For 30 days, starting January 14, Mothers Standing Against Gun Violence (MSAGV) and Families Against Senseless Killings (FASK), in collaboration with the county and the […]

CPR Saves Lives

January 12, 2023

America was in shock as Buffalo Bills football player Damar Hamlin suffered a cardiac arrest in a televised NFL game after a seemingly normal hit. The shock of seeing him fall down was terrifying and seen by millions of people coast to coast. The emotional reactions of his teammates and coaches embraced the seriousness of […]

2023 Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Activities

January 12, 2023

Greensboro Events   Friday, January 13th Temple Emanuel Friday Evening 7:30 p.m. Shabbat Service at 1129 Jefferson Road; Greensboro. This annual service honors the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and reaches out to facilitate dialogue within the community. Celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. King and lift up the work of fighting […]

Kwanzaa Family Festival Brings People Together

January 6, 2023

With a clarion and joyous “how you doing?” call of “Habari Gani,” the equally robust response of “Kuumba” heralded Day 6 at the Kwanzaa Family Fest, in an engaging community celebration of the seven-day celebration of African American heritage and culture. Held in the social hall of Bethel AME Church, the Greensboro Kwanzaa Collective filled […]

Can sitting be good for you? It depends.

January 6, 2023

Most people would agree that sitting is not the greatest thing for their health. A lot of people spend a lot of time watching television (TV). People also spend a lot of time working on their computers. Both activities are done for the most part from a sitting position unless you have a standing desk. […]


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