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The Voice of the Black Community
Mavis Staples

MLK estate drops lawsuit against King Center over licensing

The Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.ís children took a step last week toward resolving the issues that have divided them in recent years.

Social media, economics put power in the hands of young blacks

African-Americans are responsible for $1.1 trillion in consumer spending annually.

Actors give superb performances in play on race

Left to right: Kathryn Hunter-Williams as Wiletta Mayer, Roger Robinson as Sheldon Forrester, Myles Bullock as John Nevins, Carey Cox as Judy Sears and Suzette Azariah Gunn as Millie Davis.

Falcons stifle Shaw for 2nd straight win

Perimeter shooting and defense have keyed the recent success of the Saint Augustineís menís basketball team.

OPINION

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Why daughters need fathers

The media and the academic community provide a wealth of information on why boys need their fathers. The most obvious being you can't be someone you have not seen.

Is Obama trying to kill black colleges? (Part 2)

Few things irk me more than hearing someone say or imply that now that we have a black president, perhaps the time has come to abolish HBCUs. I have zero tolerance

Upcoming Events

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Tax Workshop

Workshop focused on budgeting and managing your

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Open Mic & Spoken Word

City Soul Cafe hosted by Dasan Ahanu, music by DJ

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Lupus Walk

Join the Lupus Foundation of America, North

Latest News

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Social media, economics put power in the hands of young blacks

DURHAM – African-Americans are responsible for $1.1 trillion in consumer spending

Why daughters need fathers

The media and the academic community provide a wealth of information on why boys need their

Actors give superb performances in play on race

CHAPEL HILL – If you’re looking for a great play to ring in Black History Month,