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Civil rights production premieres at Common Ground
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
DURHAM – The Movement: 50 Years of Love and Struggle is a visual chronicle that highlights many of the political, social and cultural markers of the 50 years since the passage of Voting Rights Act of 1965. From the black power 1960s to the Blaxploitation ‘70s into the Cosby ‘80s and through the so-called “post-racial” new
More senior citizens maintaining an active sex life
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
May is designated Older Americans Month. This little-known designation is not new. Initially established by President John F. Kennedy in 1963, the month exists to highlight a variety of important issues for the United States' older population. One such topic is sex. And for older Americans, more and more are enjoying an active love life well into their
BOOK: Defying Jim Crow and segregation
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
THE SECRET GAME: A Wartime Story of Courage, Change, and Basketball’s Lost Triumph By Scott Ellsworth Little, Brown & Co., $27 HC Ellsworth’s book “is much more than a story about basketball,” sportswriter Bob Ryan said. It exposes both the history of basketball and, a full decade before the birth of the civil rights movement,
BOOK: Fleeing war-torn Africa and returning
Thursday, April 23, 2015
Greener on the Other Side By Lionel Ntasano Authoright Publishing, $18.99 PN African teenager Nickolas returns home from school one day to find his family slaughtered. Shell-shocked, Nickolas escapes war-torn Burundi and flees to Manhattan, but the bustling, superficial city has no patience for the displaced young refugee. Uprooted and determined,
2015 Volkswagen Golf R
Thursday, April 23, 2015
SAN DIEGO – The high-powered, low-volume 2015 Volkswagen Golf R could play a big role in getting the German automaker's U.S. sales back on the good foot. That would mean more VWs rolling out of showroom doors. Here's the deal: the VW Golf recently was named car of the year by two very prestigious organizations. Now, the Volkswagen Golf R helps to
A new anthem of hope
Tuesday, April 21, 2015
DURHAM – Drugs, crime and murder. It’s a familiar narrative to Durham musician Marcus Cox, as he’s watched drugs and crime tear communities apart. But it’s also a story that inspired some of his latest work. Several years ago, after hearing about the murder of twins in Richmond County, Cox began to write songs in response to the
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