Archive for June 2013

NC’s Gov. Pat McCrory To Sign Voter-Suppression Bill He Hasn’t Read

Gov. Pat McCrory said he would sign a bill passed by the North Carolina legislature that would become the most suppressive voting laws in the Read more »

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Jim Pitts

By Moe White Jim Pitts was almost a basketball star. Already more than 6′ tall, he was growing up on Chicago’s West Side in the Read more »

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Brian Randall

By Johnnie Grant As an educator at Hall Fletcher Elementary School, Brian Randall is on a mission: he is determined to see that all students Read more »

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Tom Muncy

By Moe White Growing up near Elizabeth City, NC, Tom Muncy graduated with a high school class of 25 students. Sixteen of those 25 went Read more »

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Sorority Keeps Name Alive Through Spelling Bee

Competition Helps Students Improve Vocabulary Over and over, they asked, “May I have the definition?”; “Will you use it in a sentence?”; and “Will you Read more »

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Chapter Honors Graduates

By Sarah Williams Gamma Gamma Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority hosted its annual Senior Appreciation day May 4, 2013 at Tried Stone Missionary Read more »

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Moral Mondays: Protesting Regressive Legislation in Raleigh

By Nelda Holder Editor’s note: Freelance writer Nelda Holder volunteered to be one of those arrested in the Moral Monday protests led by the NAACP Read more »

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Songs, Movies & Moments -June 2013

A Look at Entertainment by T.J. Moore Caught up in the Moment R&B hotshot Miguel has found himself in the legal hotseat for his Billboard Read more »

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Three Men and a Brush

The Hall Fletcher Elementary School mural was created by Alex Irvine, Ian Wilkinson, and Ernie Mapp.    Photo: Urban News

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Beta Lambda Zeta Chapter’s 2013 Debutant Presentation

Beta Lambda Zeta Chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. presented five young women at their 61st Debutant Presentation on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at Read more »

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