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Thursday, March 5, 2015
SHAW UNIVERSITY Completing a hard-fought journey that began in the fall, the team representing Shaw has qualified to compete at the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge National Championship Tournament March 21-25 in Torrance, California. Now in its 26th season, the HCASC is a unique academic competition that showcases the academic prowess of the best and
Fading Hayti mural to be recreated in a new location
Thursday, March 5, 2015
Durham’s Heritage Square on East Lakewood Avenue is home to shops, restaurants and a grocery store. If you’re going too fast, you might miss a big piece of Durham’s history that rests on the side of Food World: the Hayti mural, completed in 1999. At approximately 177 feet long and 32 feet high, the mural is one of the city’s
Duke launches website devoted to SNCC
Thursday, March 5, 2015
A new web resource dedicated to telling the story of the grassroots fight for voting rights launch on March 2. One Person, One Vote: The Legacy of SNCC and the Fight for Voting Rights (www.onevotesncc.org) went live one week before the anniversary of “Bloody Sunday” on March 7, 1965, when state troopers attacked the peaceful voting rights march
Thursday, February 26, 2015
The Durham Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority’s March spotlight is Michele Josey. Josey was born in Fort Benning, Georgia, as both of her parents were involved in different branches of the military. Her mom stressed the importance of education and wanted her two girls to go further in life than she did. She was born in Georgia but raised
Thursday, February 26, 2015
N.C. CENTRAL Queen Utley-Smith, E.D., R.N., whose research has helped forge new insights into nursing education, will be the featured speaker at the Helen Miller Lectureship. The 19th annual lecture and luncheon on March 5 is sponsored by the Department of Nursing and will be held from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Millennium Hotel in Durham. Utley-Smith is
Foundation gives peer-tutoring scholarships
Thursday, February 26, 2015
RALEIGH – If you’re a peer tutor in middle school or high school, there’s a chance you could earn a scholarship towards the college of your choice thanks to the National Scholar Foundation. The NSF was founded in 2012 by 17-year-old Michael Nock, a high school junior at Wake Early College of Health and Sciences. Nock, who is also part of
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Triangle Math and Science Academy last month participated in the Wake County Regional Science Olympiad Competition. TMSA has participated in the Science Olympiad every year for the past three years. This year, the students placed second overall in the competition. TMSA sent three separate teams of fourth- through eight-grade students to compete with 39
Girl Scouts design winning patch for BHM
Thursday, February 19, 2015
RALEIGH – Girl Scouts – North Carolina Coastal Pines has designed a new council patch commemorating Black History Month. The design of the patch honors the first black Girl Scout troop and features the phrase “Girls United.” The patch was created and designed by Girl Scout Troop #3432 of Clayton as part of the council’s Design
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Wake County district attorney wants a fair courtroom

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SHAW UNIVERSITY Completing a hard-fought journey that began in the fall, the team representing