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First Day of School at Allen Jay Prep.

August 11, 2022

At Allen Jay Preparatory Academy in High Point, any jitters regarding the first day of school quickly disappeared with a resounding welcome performance for the students by the award-winning North Carolina A&T State University Cold Steel Drumline. One of three Guilford County Schools operating on an extended year calendar, Allen Jay Prep joins Brooks Global […]

National Night Out Cultivates Community

August 5, 2022

Greensboro residents, neighborhood leaders and groups, public safety officials and elected officials took to the streets on August 2 for the city’s annual National Night Out. National Night Out (NNO), is a national crime and drug prevention event sponsored locally by the Greensboro Police Department (GPD). Through community gatherings, National Night Out seeks to enhance […]

N.C. Appellate Court ruling says ex-felons may vote in Nov. midterms

August 5, 2022

It is the one court ruling North Carolina Republicans dreaded to hear. Approximately 56,000 ex-felons statewide are now, as of July 27th, eligible to register to vote, says the N.C. Court of Appeals and N.C. Board of Elections, starting with this November’s midterm elections. That means a 1973 law that essentially made ex-felons jump through […]

Museum Gala Salutes Civil Rights Stalwarts

July 29, 2022

The International Civil Rights Center and Museum held its annual fundraising gala this week on Monday, July 25. The annual gala is typically held in February, highlighting the beginning of the F.W. Woolworth’s lunch-counter sit-ins launched by four N.C. A&T College freshmen: David Richmond, Franklin McCain, Ezell Blair Jr., (Jibreel Khazan) and Joseph McNeil in […]

Spearman’s NAACP lawsuit will continue after death says atty.

July 29, 2022

By North Carolina law, the defamation portion of the late former N.C. NAACP Pres. Rev. Dr. T. Anthony Spearman’s lawsuit against National NAACP Pres./CEO Derrick Johnson and other NAACP members died with him last week when his lifeless body was discovered near a huge pool of blood in his Guilford County home, according to his […]

Former N.C. NAACP Pres. Spearman dies

July 21, 2022

North Carolina, the AME Zion Church and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People have lost an icon. Rev. Dr. Theodore Anthony Spearman has died. According to sources close to the family, Spearman was found dead inside his Guilford County home Tuesday evening. Spearman was the immediate past president of the N.C. NAACP. […]

Retired Greensboro Fire Department Chief Flowers passes

July 20, 2022

Ray Kermit Flowers, son of the late James Vernel Flowers and Mattie Tillman Flowers, was born in Wadesboro, N.C. on March 25, 1939. He entered into eternal rest on July 16, 2022. Flowers graduated from Anson County Training School in 1957 where he excelled as a student, athlete, and class leader. He graduated from what […]

Carolyn Coleman Way dedicated

July 15, 2022

Community leaders and elected officials joined scores of friends and family members of the late Guilford County Commissioner Carolyn Q. Coleman to herald her life of courageous civil rights advocacy and public service in dedicating a street in her name — Carolyn Coleman Way bisecting Martin Luther King Drive in Greensboro. At New Zion Missionary […]

Crucial N.C. Voting Rights case will come out of U.S. Supreme Court

July 8, 2022

It is the N.C. case that has most legal experts across the nation shaking in their shoes about what damage this conservative-majority U.S. Supreme Court will do next. The N.C. case is Moore v. Harper, and the question it raises is can state courts having anything to do with how disputes over federal elections are […]

Fun Fourth Festival 2022

July 7, 2022

Greensboro’s annual Fun Fourth Freedom Fest made a return this year with all the activities and entertainment that people were used to, pre-pandemic. The day started with the annual Fun Fourth Freedom Run featuring a 10K, 5K and Fun Run that began at 7:30 a.m. at Center City Park. Later in the afternoon, food trucks, […]


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