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Monday, September 25, 2023

VP Harris to A&T audience: ‘Your vote is your voice’

September 22, 2023

Amidst a wave of excitement, Vice President Kamala Harris arrived at the campus of North Carolina A&T State University last Friday (Sept. 15). The Corbett Sports Center was a vibrant sea of blue and gold, teeming with students, faculty, administrators and enlivened by spectacular performances by the North Carolina A&T Blue & Gold Marching Machine, […]

While Robinson attacks Stein, Morgan attacks Robinson

September 22, 2023

No candidate has officially filed to run for governor yet in the 2024 elections (the last day for that is December 15th). But already, attacks are flying from both sides as the gubernatorial campaigns heat up, and the candidates jockey for dominant positions. Bombastic Republican culture warrior Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, who finds himself in […]

Michael Morgan enters 2024 race for N.C. Governor

September 15, 2023

Saying that he has a ‘better chance of winning the general election” race for North Carolina’s next governor, retired Associate State Supreme Court Justice Michael Morgan entered the Democratic race Sept. 12th, setting up a primary confrontation with state Attorney General Josh Stein. Stein announced last January that he was running to succeed outgoing Democratic […]

Support Swells for embattled High Court Justice Anita Earls

September 8, 2023

No sooner did North Carolina Associate Justice Anita Earls charge that she was being targeted for challenging the lack of diversity at the Republican-majority state Supreme Court, and thus was taking the N.C. Judicial Standards Commission to federal court to stop its investigation of her, than supporters from the legislative, legal, and civil rights communities […]

Grants expand GCS student services

September 8, 2023

Students from Allen Jay Preparatory Academy ended a First Anniversary program honoring Guilford County Schools Superintendent Whitney Oakley, center in red jacket. During the High Point event, several community organizations announced three grants to support student health, mental well-being and improve learning at many of the district’s 126 school campuses. The Kellin Foundation and North […]

Town Hall addresses housing and homelessness

September 1, 2023

According to the Guilford County Continuum of Care Homelessness Point in Time Count data collected in January 2023, there were 452 people experiencing some form of homelessness in the county. The Black & Brown Women’s Voting Initiative held a town hall to address housing and homelessness at St. Matthews United Methodist Church on Monday. The […]

Justice Earls files federal lawsuit to stop ‘improper investigation’

August 30, 2023

Associate Justice Anita Earls, the only African American woman on the N.C. Supreme Court, filed a federal lawsuit Tuesday, alleging that she is being “improperly investigated” by the N.C. Judicial Standards Commission (JSC) because she told a legal magazine that the state’s High Court had a problem with diversity on its staff. Justice Earls, also […]

N.C. Civil Rights Trail Marker dedication at Gillespie Golf Course

August 29, 2023

The City of Greensboro Parks and Recreation Department dedicated a North Carolina Civil Rights Trail Marker at Gillespie Golf Course, Wednesday, August 23. In 1955, six Black men – Phillip Cooke, Samuel Murray, Elijah Herring, Joseph Studivent, Dr. George Simkins and Leon Wolfe – played the course in defiance of the Whites-only rules. They were […]

Getting Ready for School

August 24, 2023

A frenzy of back to school events resembling celebrations around Greensboro provided students with an array of classroom supplies, backpacks, bookbags and warm apparel for the winter months. In various venues — recreations centers, bowling alleys, mosques, city parks — volunteers distributed the needed items to eager throngs of children, parents and guardians. The events […]

Black Investment Fund seeks to uplift small Black businesses in Greensboro

August 23, 2023

Black led. Black funded. That is the motto of the Black Investments in Greensboro (BIG) Equity Fund. An endowment under the umbrella of The Community Foundation of Greater Greensboro (CFGG), the goal is to solidify a $3 million endowment that will accelerate the economic progress for Greensboro’s Black Community while also addressing issues of social […]


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