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N.C. GOP Declares War on Affirmative Action and History

July 23, 2021

The gloves are now off! Top N.C. Republicans have now publicly vowed to fight the practices of affirmative action and teaching relevant race history (what they call “critical race theory”) in public schools legislatively to ensure that people of color and women are not afforded what the GOP perceives to be any advantage over White […]

Black UNC Students Demand Change

July 16, 2021

In the eyes of many observers, the image of UNC – Chapel Hill in the aftermath of the Nikole Hannah-Jones tenure debacle is in tatters. The question now is “How does UNC go forward being responsive to the needs of its Black students and Black faculty?” The question is important because as the oldest public […]

Threatening emails to GCS Board of Education

July 8, 2021

The Guilford County Board of Education has received threatening emails over the last two weeks, filled with racial slurs and derogatory language. The messages were sent through the school district’s “Let’s Talk” messaging program, which allows the public to send comments directly to district leadership. Some of the emails, which are now public, called the […]

Biden on vaccinations: ‘Just do it’

July 2, 2021

RALEIGH – Air Force One landed at Raleigh-Durham International Airport at 3:45 p.m. President Biden was greeted by North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper and EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan on the tarmac. His motorcade then went on to the Green Road Community Center in north Raleigh in which he arrived at 4:24 p.m. Excited supporters […]

Men’s Health Symposium focuses on equal access and safe spaces

June 25, 2021

On June 10, the NAACP hosted a virtual town hall meeting, focusing on the topic of men’s health in the African American community. This timely discussion, which was moderated by radio personality, Joe Clair, included panelists, Derrick Johnson, President and CEO of the NAACP; African American medical professionals, Dr. Cameron Webb, Dr. Robert Drummond and […]

Black family faces countersuit from alleged ‘White’ mob participants

June 25, 2021

WILMINGTON – The White former New Hanover County Sheriff’s deputy who allegedly led an armed White “mob” to a Black Pender County family’s home in May 2020 has now filed a countersuit, along with his father, against that family, charging that they “…were exploited by greedy lawyers who preyed on racial sensitivities and falsified a […]

Juneteenth, a national holiday

June 24, 2021

Children played and friends greeted one another, while the smell of barbecue wafted through the air and the words to “Lift Ev’ry Voice and Sing” played over the loud speakers in LeBauer Park this weekend. Saturday’s Black Food Truck Festival, which brought more than 200 people to the park, was just one of the multiple […]

City of Greensboro Celebrates Juneteenth

June 18, 2021

In honor of Juneteenth, the City of Greensboro will celebrate African American culture and history through a series of events streamed on the city’s Facebook page and YouTube channel, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday, June 19. Juneteenth is the oldest known commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States. On June […]

What will happen in the Nikole Hannah-Jones vs. UNC drama?

June 18, 2021

It has been two weeks now since the UNC Chapel Hill Trustee Board was given an ultimatum by attorneys for award-winning New York Times journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones to either give her tenure with their offer of employment at the UNC Hussman School of Journalism and Media, or else face a massive discrimination lawsuit. But thus […]

Graduates celebrate end of challenging year

June 11, 2021

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