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Hip-Hop Corner: Revisiting police brutality
Thursday, August 21, 2014
Remember when our elders used to chastise us for using the N-word. They used to say “People died for you not to be called a N—–.” And we could never really identify with what they were saying because it felt like we had it so good. Our argument was this is a different time, I’m not saying Ni–ER; I’m saying
 
St. Aug’s adds 7 to staff
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Danielle Williams will soon need to rent a truck to hold all her awards. The former Johnson C. Smith track star was recently named a Division II regional scholar-athlete honoree. Williams is now eligible for the national award, which will be announced in September. Fayetteville State has promoted Jacqlyn Stickley as its new head softball coach. Stickley
 
Report declares 77 million in debt
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
It is no secret that Americans have some serious issues when it comes to debt. A recent report released by the Urban Institute titled “Delinquent Debt in America,” examined non-mortgage debt with help from the Consumer Credit Research Institute. What is that you may ask? “It is any debt in collections that involves a non-mortgage bill
 
Rams looking to continue dominance
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Winston-Salem State is seeking its third CIAA championship in four years and a fourth NCAA playoff appearance. With a new name at the helm, does the rest of the league have a chance? The Rams don’t expect to miss a beat after the departure of former head coach Connell Maynor. Defensive coordinator Kienus Boulware has been a coach-in-the-waiting for
 
Black women-owned businesses up by 258 percent
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
WASHINGTON – From the rubble of the Great Recession, women business owners are emerging victorious with record growth and economic impact. Even so, women entrepreneurs still face barriers to success. Today, 30 percent of all American businesses have a woman at the helm. African-American women in particular are a driving force, establishing their
 
Many older emergency department patients malnourished
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
More than half of emergency department patients age 65 and older who were seen at UNC Hospitals during an eight-week period were either malnourished or at risk for malnutrition. In addition, more than half of the malnourished patients had not previously been diagnosed, according to a new study by researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel
 
Single parents jeopardizing retirement to fund children’s college education
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
How are single parents prioritizing their financial futures? Allianz, a multinational financial services company, asked just that question in the LoveFamilyMoney study looking at how the contemporary American family spends and saves. Many single parents (45 percent) say they are motivated to create and implement a long-term financial savings plan for their
 
Downtown South District honors Mary Poole
Wednesday, August 20, 2014
RALEIGH – Last month, the Downtown South District of the Wake County Democratic Party honored longtime party leader Mary Poole at its annual leadership luncheon sponsored by District Coordinator Virginia Tally. Poole served as the first chairperson of Precinct 01-34, and has been dubbed the Matriarch of Precinct 01-34 by Tally. Poole has served terms
 
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Hip-Hop Corner: Revisiting police brutality

Remember when our elders used to chastise us for using the N-word. They used to say

St. Aug’s adds 7 to staff

Danielle Williams will soon need to rent a truck to hold all her awards. The former Johnson C.

Report declares 77 million in debt

It is no secret that Americans have some serious issues when it comes to debt. A recent report