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Disabled pastor alleges discrimination by RTP Marriott
Thursday, April 16, 2015
DURHAM – Last August, a blind man said he was left stranded at a fast-food restaurant after his hotel shuttle service refused to pick him up. The Rev. Aaron “Pop” Lewis, also known as Street Bishop Lewis, was traveling solo across the United States last summer giving motivational speeches on the prevention of gangs, drug use, bullying and
 
Advocates rally on Legislative Advocacy Day
Thursday, April 16, 2015
RALEIGH – The N.C. NAACP and the Forward Together Moral Movement asked North Carolina legislators to live up to the state’s creed “to be rather than to seem” as part of its Legislative Advocacy Day. The Rev. William Barber, president of the N.C. NAACP and leader of the Moral Monday Movement, spoke at a press conference at the
 
Transportation Secretary Foxx to keynote NC Black Summit
Thursday, April 16, 2015
RALEIGH – Former Charlotte mayor and Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation, Anthony Foxx, will be keynote speaker for the Alliance of North Carolina Black Elected Officials’ 10th Annual N.C. Black Summit banquet. The banquet will be held April 24, 7 p.m. at the Raleigh Marriott Crabtree Valley. The theme of the two-day event is
 
NSU’s Roberts gets Virginia honor
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Tony Sheals is unemployed for the second time in two years. Sheals has been reassigned from the position of head men’s basketball coach at Virginia Union after one season. He also was fired from his previous employer St. Augustine’s after a year when word got out that he had applied for the Virginia Union job. Sheals had two years left on his
 
Virginia Union starts over
Thursday, April 16, 2015
Virginia Union men’s basketball woes continue. Some would call it the “Coker Curse,” but since I don’t believe in curses, let’s just say it’s Coker’s revenge. The Panthers are seeking their fourth head coach since legendary coach Dave Robbins retired in 2008. Four coaches in seven years. Something is rotten in the
 
Revolt defeats RunNGun in Triangle battle
Thursday, April 16, 2015
RALEIGH – Triangle RunNGun made the short trip to Shaw University to take on the Raleigh Revolt Saturday night. After a sizzling 5-1 start, the Revolt had lost four straight games coming into the contest, despite having late fourth-quarter leads in all four games. But for the first time since mid-February, Raleigh had all five starters healthy and
 
HBCU sports loses another member
Thursday, April 16, 2015
The HBCU world lost a dear friend in last week’s passing of Marion Crowe Jr. “Mr. Crowe,” as everyone called him, was a Fayetteville State alumnus, hall of famer and longtime sports information director. He helped start the SID careers of many students during his 14-year career. Elizabeth City State has hired Derrick Johnson as its next
 
Stress: Relax… Relate… Release
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Those six letters are uttered a great deal in the conversation. “These kids STRESS me out!” “Work is so STRESSful!” “My bills are just piling up and STRESSing me out!” Whether we talk about work, home, family, finances, death, birth, marriage, etc., stressors are around us. In part, our body may respond the same way with
 
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Disabled pastor alleges discrimination by RTP Marriott

DURHAM – Last August, a blind man said he was left stranded at a fast-food restaurant

Advocates rally on Legislative Advocacy Day

RALEIGH – The N.C. NAACP and the Forward Together Moral Movement asked North Carolina

Transportation Secretary Foxx to keynote NC Black Summit

RALEIGH – Former Charlotte mayor and Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation,