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Collective celebrates principles of Kwanzaa

January 5, 2018

The Greensboro Kwanzaa Collective hosted its 8th annual Kwanzaa celebration with food, festivities, arts and crafts and performances by Kuumba Dance Company, an African dance company from Danville, Va. Nearly 100 people participated in the seven-day celebration that was held at Bethel AME Church from December 26 through January 1. It is tradition that each […]

2017: A Year in Review

December 29, 2017

Dr. Alvin Blount Jr. passes The Greensboro community mourned the loss of prominent Greensboro physician, Dr. Alvin V. Blount Jr., who passed away on January 6. At 94 years old, he was still seeing patients at his East Market Street office. Dr. Blount was the last surviving plaintiff of a 1963 lawsuit that helped integrate […]

African American doctors inspire Wiley Elementary students

December 22, 2017

More than a dozen female doctors visited Wiley Elementary school on Wednesday to encourage students to pursue a healthcare profession. Sponsored by The Greensboro Medical Society, the group of healthcare providers hopes to increase recruitment of underrepresented minorities into the medical fields through exposure to doctors that look like them. “We wanted to come and […]

Black Voters Push Jones to Victory in Alabama

December 15, 2017

Alabama’s Black voters have carried the day, pulling off a stunning victory for Democrat Doug Jones in his contentious race against Republican Roy Moore, accused of sexual misconduct with teenage girls when he was in his 30s. Moore, who also recently said America was last great during slavery, has refused to concede the Dec. 12 […]

Greensboro Hosts Holiday Parade

December 8, 2017

The city of Greensboro celebrated the beginning of the holiday season last Saturday with the annual Holiday Parade featuring bands, floats, balloons and fun for all ages. A great time was had by all! [nggallery id=82]

Bennett College fundraising efforts in full swing

December 1, 2017

Bennett College is encouraging alumnae and community members to help support the college through donations. Donations received go to support student scholarships, facilities and academic programs at the college. Total philanthropic support to Bennett College for the fiscal year ending on June 30, 2017, was up 10 percent above that of the previous year. Bennett […]

Exclusive: Bishop Barber meets Pope Francis at Vatican

November 20, 2017

“It is when we turn away from a brother or sister in need, when we change channels as soon as a disturbing question comes up, when we grow indignant at evil but do nothing about it. God will not ask us if we felt righteous indignation, but whether we did some good.” – Pope Francis […]

Champions of multiculturalism receive NCCJ Citation Awards

November 17, 2017

The National Conference for Community and Justice of the Piedmont Triad, Inc. (NCCJ) held its 51st Annual Brotherhood/Sisterhood Citation Awards Dinner on November 9 at the Koury Convention Center. The annual awards dinner is a multicultural sharing of community, businesses and faith-based organizations all coming together for one common cause of creating a compassionate community […]

Council election welcomes two new representatives

November 10, 2017

Political newcomers Tammi Thurm and Michelle Kennedy both unseated incumbents in Tuesday’s Greensboro municipal elections. Voter turnout was at 14.77 percent with 44,202 total ballots cast. One of the bigger surprises of the night was Thurm ousting incumbent Tony Wilkins for the District 5 seat. Thurm received 54.96 percent of the votes to Wilkins’ 44.87 […]

Group calls for the removal of city leadership

November 3, 2017

A group of community and faith-based leaders at a press conference at Government Plaza Tuesday called for the removal of City leadership basing their request on a history of mistrust and corruption. Members of the Community-City Working Group (CCWG) propossed the firing of City Manager Jim Westmoreland, City Attorney Tom Carruthers, and Police Chief Wayne […]


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