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Robinson: “I’m not no African American!”

July 20, 2023

Despite Republican efforts to portray Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson as a statesman and reasonable policy leader, the Black Republican’s campaign for governor has released a fiery fundraising video showing him boasting to a cheering, predominately White crowd that “I’m not no African American.” The timing of this explosive campaign video – just days after the […]

City Council votes down rezoning on MLK Drive

July 19, 2023

The Greensboro City Council unanimously voted down a rezoning request on Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive at Tuesday night’s meeting, citing the request is “inconsistent with the adopted GSO Comprehensive 2024 Plan.” Council members considered the rezoning measure on the properties located at 2005 and 2007 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive, (approx. 0.43 acres), after […]

Violence Interrupters Honor ‘Carolyn Coleman Week of Peace’

July 14, 2023

One banner with two words: Guns Down. That is part of the mission to reduce violent crimes in Greensboro by Gate City Coalition, a stop the violence awareness organization which is part of a national organization called Cure Violence that addresses violence in communities of color. “My message to the community is, see if we […]

Cone Health and N.C.A&TSU Convene Community Wellness Fair

July 13, 2023

Area healthcare organizations throughout the Greensboro community gathered on a rainy Saturday, July 8 to provide an overview of their services during “Building a Better You,” a community wellness fair sponsored by North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University’s Department of Psychology and Cone Health Center for Health Equity. The event was held at Hayes […]

Conservative High Court Downs Affirmative Action

July 7, 2023

Shortly after the conservative-led U.S. Supreme Court delivered its ground-shaking 6-3 decision last week striking down racial affirmative action in college admissions policies at UNC-Chapel Hill and other predominately-White institutions across the nation, many African Americans on social media chimed in, “No problem. We’ll just send more of our kids to HBCUs (historically Black colleges […]

Justice Mike Morgan “Considering” 2024 Run for N.C. Governor

July 6, 2023

The 2024 race for N.C. governor has just become more interesting. Michael R. Morgan, also known as “Mike” Morgan, one of two African American Democratic justices on the N.C. Supreme Court, is considering a run to become the state’s next governor after he steps down from the bench in coming months, according to the N.C. […]

Supreme Court Upholds State Court’s Authority in Election-Related Case

June 30, 2023

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to impose new restrictions on state courts regarding election-related matters. The decision came as the Court ruled against Republicans in North Carolina fighting for a congressional district map that favored their candidates. The justices voted 6-3, stating that the North Carolina Supreme Court had acted within its authority by deeming […]

Meeting World Heritage site: Greensboro Woolworth Building

June 29, 2023

The historic F.W. Woolworth building in Downtown Greensboro, where the 1960 lunch counter sit-ins captivated the nation and launched an intense movement, continues its methodical progress for global recognition as a critical component of the U.S. Civil Rights Movement sites constituting a future collective World Heritage site, providing a series of specific criteria are validated […]

After 30 years as pastor, Bishop Barber retires from his Goldsboro church

June 23, 2023

Last Sunday, while some were preparing to celebrate Juneteenth, and most were honoring Father’s Day, Bishop William J. Barber II, renowned minister and national civil rights leader, was retiring from the church he proudly pastored for the past 30 years – Greenleaf Christian Church in Goldsboro. Before a packed sanctuary, Bishop Barber, also the president […]

Gov. Cooper denounces voucher program at education roundtable

June 21, 2023

N.C. Gov. Roy Cooper called on citizens to protest the General Assembly’s Republican legislative majority’s efforts to expand private school vouchers. He vociferously charged that the “extreme scheme” would eviscerate traditional public schools, discriminate against most economically marginalized students and students of color, and thwart economic development throughout the state. In Greensboro hosting an educational […]


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