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The Voice of the Black Community

Factory workers return to American Tobacco for reunion

Willie and Ruby Holman look at the old boiler/power plant room at American Tobacco.

NC judicial candidates set to spend record sums

This year, seven seats on North Carolina's highest courts are up for election.

Childhood mentors have positive impact on career success

New research from North Carolina State University finds that young people who have had mentors are more likely to find work early in their careers.

Wildcats rally for win over Northern

Millbrook quarterback Kenneth McRae came off the bench to rally the Wildcats to a thrilling 27-22 comeback win over Northern.


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Key pillars of a strong and fair economy are crumbling in North Carolina

A strong state Earned Income Tax Credit and a robust minimum wage are twin pillars that together form the foundation of a stronger economy, even for those with

Itís time to mend the ties between police and the black community

Ask young boys what they want to be when they grow up, and the answer might be “police officer.” It’s common to want to protect the innocent, have

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Panel Discussion

The Beulah Project presents Move Durham Forward,


Cosby Show

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of the debut


Piedmont Laureate

The Piedmont Laureate program is accepting

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Wealth and income inequalities hurt economic recovery

Amid stagnant wages, nagging underemployment and unemployment, many families continue to

Place the black dollar under arrest

Here’s an intriguing concept: Arrest the black dollar. Say what, Jim? You read it

Start young to curb violent tendencies

DURHAM – Aggressive children are less likely to become violent criminals or