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The Voice of the Black Community

Shaw-AARP partnership helps churches get financially smart

The Urban Institute reports that the average white family has roughly $130,000 in liquid retirement savings compared to $19,000 for the average black family

The hidden heart of Durham

It’s a normal Thursday morning in the Hillside High dance studio.

Heard it through the grapevine

Gladys Knight still cranking out hits

Can N.C. Central men three-peat?

The Eagles packed the house last season.


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Fight for our democracy

Gerrymandering districts in North Carolina is old hat. Democrats gerrymandered districts for years to ensure they kept majorities in the state House and Senate and

Republican leadership ‘Trumped’ again

The political story of the year by far is the sudden resignation of House Speaker John Boehner. His announcement last month sent shock waves throughout the body

Upcoming Events

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Open House

Johnston Regional Airport will host an open


Veterans Clinic

The Orange County Department on Aging and the


Grand Opening

Durham Parks & Recreation will host a grand

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Quality child care out of reach for many

RALEIGH – According to a new report from the Economic Policy Institute, child care costs

Lupus disproportionately affects black women

Lupus, or systemic lupus erythematosus, is a chronic and often debilitating autoimmune disease

Joe’s hot dogs: something gained, something lost

DURHAM – For those searching for their one-pound hot dogs after the June 19 closing of