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Racism is a public health issue

June 25, 2020

It harkens my soul as I see finally that society is coming to grips with the well-known fact that racism is a factor in the health of people of color. It is as if forbidden words are now being acknowledged. Now, what is society’s next plan of action? The American Academy of Family Medicine (AAFP) […]

Greensboro Celebrates Juneteenth

June 25, 2020

Greensboro residents celebrated Juneteenth this year with three days of virtual events, concerts and rallies. This was not the first year that there have been celebrations held in Greensboro for Juneteenth, but this is the first year that it was declared a city holiday. The Greensboro City Council passed a resolution at its June 2 […]

NASCAR Takes a Stand Against Racial Injustice

June 20, 2020

Since protestors and demonstrators have taken to the streets around the globe in the aftermath of the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, many businesses and organizations have issued statements and taken measures to communicate their stand against racial injustice. On Wednesday, June 10, NASCAR joined that ever-growing list with the announcement that it’s […]

Clergy and Residents to City: Address Police Brutality and Socioeconomic Inequities

June 18, 2020

The Pulpit Forum of Greensboro and Vicinity held a press conference outside City Hall on June 12, calling for change in policing, minority contracting and in the county’s public schools. “I found myself in the midst of protests over the last two weeks. But at my heart, I am a pastor and I know it […]

Police brutality protests move across the city

June 11, 2020

“It was one of the most frightening moments of my life. I felt like a target. A moment in which I didn’t know if I would get to see my mom again,” said Quinton Jones, a Greensboro resident and protestor. Jones, one of five men who were arrested after Greensboro demonstrations on June 2, shared […]

After nationwide rage, what comes next?

June 5, 2020

What comes next, days after a nationwide rage in the streets over the Memorial Day Minneapolis police killing of George Floyd, 46? From coast to coast, in all fifty states, including here in North Carolina in Greensboro, Fayetteville, Raleigh and Charlotte, diverse groups of angry youth filled the streets after hours of peaceful protests in […]

Tired, Angry, Hurt, Disgusted: Protesters take to the street to fight police brutality

June 4, 2020

Protests By Day On a hot and muggy Saturday afternoon a few people began to make their way to the corner of February 1 and South Elm Streets. A few more would round the corner. A crowd would cross the street. Soon it a was clear that a sizeable group of people were in attendance […]

Greensboro leaders react after protests

June 4, 2020

Hundreds of protestors took to the streets of Greensboro on May 2, and every day since, to protest vigilante and police brutality in the wake of the deaths of Breonna Taylor in Louisville Ky.; Ahmaud Arbery by vigilantes in Brunswick, Ga. and the latest, George Floyd, at the hands of Minneapolis, Minn. police. Taylor, a […]

Police Murder of George Floyd Sparks Uprisings Across America

May 30, 2020

From the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and St. Paul to the Streets of San Francisco, Los Angeles, Houston, Chicago, Louisville, Atlanta, Washington, DC, and New York City, and the bright lights of the Big Apple, African Americans are expressing outrage over the police killing of George Floyd, the latest in a country-mile long list of […]

Andrea Harris, Black Economic Development Leader, Dies

May 28, 2020

Last weekend, by order of Gov. Roy Cooper, state government building flags flew at half-staff in honor of an inspiring leader who was best known for standing strong for Black economic development and advancement. She mentored many to become public servants and leaders in Black and women-owned businesses. And she rarely said “no” if she […]


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