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The Voice of the Black Community

A decade of second chances

Dennis Gaddy (right) with his wife, Jackie, and their two daughters.

Smiley: Voting power key to poverty

“Rocking the vote” is more than just a trendy slogan or a civic duty.

RLT presents musical based on children’s book

This adaptation of Patricia McKissack’s award-winning book is a cultural celebration that is full of lively song and dance.

Against All Odds: the King Brothers

Charles King and Tony King became the first siblings to play on the same team in 1967 with the Buffalo Bills of the defunct American Football League.


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A bad decision by lawmakers that’s looking even worse

Here’s something that you haven’t heard enough about through the overwhelming din of the attack ads during this election season. Just three months into

Democrats bash Obama yet want black vote

Here are a few election-time questions to think over: Why in the world do Democrats think they can bash President Obama and his policies and still win black votes?

Upcoming Events

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Domestic Violence

Men's Day is Oct. 26. The Rev. Marcus J.


Any City America

NC State will feature an exhibit by J Stacy Utley


Icon Lecture Series

Roy Beck, visionary founder and President of

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RLT presents musical based on children’s book

RALEIGH – In Ridgetop, South Carolina (1906), Mirandy is determined to catch Brother Wind.

Blue Cross reveals 2015 health insurance rates

RALEIGH – North Carolina's largest health insurer says rates will rise by more than 13

Fall season winding down

The Lincoln is accepting applications for its 2015 Athletics Hall of Fame class. Deadline to