Category : North Carolina

Southeast / North Carolina - 1 month ago

Brownshirts in our streets

The unidentified goon squads snatching people off the streets of Portland, Ore., have a chilling resemblance to a similar fascist tool of oppression that arose in Germany in the early decades of the 20th century. The paramilitary wing of the Nazi Par...

Southeast / North Carolina - 1 month ago

CBC hosts Census 2020 call to action

#BlackAmericaCounts, a nationwide census campaign, will send out 10 million texts on August 8 to inform people about the census. People can participate in the census one of three ways – by telephone at (844) 330-2020, online at www.2020census....

Southeast / North Carolina - 1 month ago

N.C.A&TSU a No Go to Big South This Fall

According to Big South Commissioner Kyle Kallender, the possibility of Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) member North Carolina A&T State University playing football in the spring will prevent the Aggies from facing Big South members this fa...

Southeast / North Carolina - 1 month ago

An enjoyable way to beat the heat

Children and adults gathered at Warnersville Recreation Center to for some much-needed relief from the heat. Local firefighters brought out the fire truck and created a “pop-up sprayground”. Children danced with delight and socially distanced from o...

Southeast / North Carolina - 1 month ago

Maintain healthy air quality in the home

The quality of air in one’s home is extremely important during this pandemic. Check heating and cooling filter systems and remain aware of the house’s air quality. As we endeavor to care for ourselves and our loved ones, we need to make sure we take...

Southeast / North Carolina - 2 months ago

Wear a mask to help control this pandemic

It will take a combination of compliance with washing hands, wearing a mask, social distancing, better treatments and a vaccine to control the COVID-19 pandemic. COVID-19 continues to color the glasses in which we look at our world. We are hopeful t...

Southeast / North Carolina - 2 months ago

N.C. A&T cancels fall sports

The decision is logical. It makes perfect sense. But that doesn’t mean the fallout is easy. Logic doesn’t assuage the ache of loss. N.C. A&T’s promising football season is over before it began. With COVID-19 cases continuing to trend upward, the...

Southeast / North Carolina - 2 months ago

N.C. Remembers John Lewis

State Sen. Gladys Robinson (D-27), Congressman John Lewis (GA-5), Dr. Phyllis Worthy-Dawkins, president of Bennett College, and Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) at Bennett College in October, 2018. Photo by Ivan Saul Cutler/Carolina Peacemaker “…[T]h...