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Tuesday, September 28, 2021

High Point City Council approves formation of a reparations committee

September 24, 2021

The High Point City Council approved the creation of a committee that will explore reparations for the communities of High Point. NAACP High Point branch members have been pushing for the council’s support on a commission that would study disparities and presented an abstract document in August for consideration. The NAACP’s High Point branch wrote […]


The Guilford Native American Pow Wow

September 23, 2021

The Guilford Native American Association held its 44th annual Pow Wow on September 17-19 at Country Park in Greensboro. Pow Wow is that time of year when Native Americans get together to dance, sing, visit with old friends and meet new ones. The event included a dance and drum competition, arts and crafts, and traditional […]


Erica Smith finishes 100 county campaign tour in Greensboro

September 17, 2021

United States Senate candidate, Erica Smith, finished her 100 county campaign tour with a public town hall meeting in Center City Park on Thursday, September 9. The N.C. A&T State University class of 94 alumna noted that she was excited to return to where her political career started as part of the tour. “We wanted […]


IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act needs public support

September 16, 2021

U.S. Congress woman Dr. Alma Adams with bipartisan support has penned a bill, H.R. 3294, titled: “IGNITE HBCU Excellence Act.” This bill is intended to shore up infrastructure and lead to transformational work at the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Adams says the nation’s HBCU campuses have always been agents of equity, access, […]


New program pushes minority entrepreneurship

September 10, 2021

The Greensboro Chamber of Commerce celebrated its first graduating cohort of the minority business entrepreneurship program, Scale to Excel, this month. Using the proven curriculum StreetWise MBA from the national organization Interise, the intensive seven-month program equips minority business owners with the executive education, management know-how and business support system they need to take their […]


State of Virginia Removes Lee Statue

September 9, 2021

RICHMOND, Va. — A crowd erupted in cheers and song Wednesday as workers hoisted one of the nation’s largest Confederate monuments off a pedestal where the figure of Gen. Robert E. Lee towered over Virginia’s capital city for more than a century. The statue was lowered to the ground just before 9 a.m., after a […]


58th Anniversary of March on Washington

September 3, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Like the suppressive bills passed and on the table in Republican-led states and the reluctance by some Democratic senators to abolish the filibuster, the sweltering heat and suffocating humidity only proved as two more obstacles that thousands of Americans refused to let stand in their way. Marchers rallied in the nation’s capital […]


Court rules in favor of voting rights for parolees

August 27, 2021

It was an elated Rev. Dr. T. Anthony Spearman who shared the news in a statement Monday about a major voting rights court victory: “A three-judge Superior Court panel modified its preliminary injunction today in CSI v. Moore, the lawsuit challenging North Carolina’s disenfranchisement of people living in communities across the state on felony probation, […]


The Garden of Peace and Community Farm Opens

August 26, 2021

Greensboro’s Warnersville community recently celebrated the growing emergence of their lush Garden of Peace and Community Farm. The garden and farm are a collaboration of residents of the Warnersville community, St. Phillip AME Zion Church and the Guilford Urban Framing Initiative (GUFI). St. Phillip AME Zion Church Pastor Lisa Caldwell led a chorus of benedictions, […]


N.C.’s redistricting process begins with racial rules

August 19, 2021

Now that results from the 2020 U.S. Census are in, redistricting committees in the N.C. General Assembly have once again begun the process of redrawing the district population lines for the next decade to determine voting strength throughout North Carolina for local, legislative and congressional elections. Dramatic changes are already in the offing, as North […]


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