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Brown Box Worx presents startup conference at NC A&T

by Jana Shaw On a campus full of T-shirt companies, clothing brands and other “brick and mortar” businesses- a group of students decided to think outside the box. On Feb. 21, they are encouraging other ...
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Michael Robinson uncovers an alternate history

PODCAST BY DEONNA KELLI SAYED PHOTOS BY TODD TURNER Storybooth: Skin is a four part series about negotiating color in the Contemporary South by Steve Mitchell and Deonna Kelli Sayed. Both Mitchell and Sayed are ...
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Dog Attack Only Latest Tragedy to Beset Refugee Family

When Pastor Michael Usey of Greensboro’s College Park Baptist Church began helping a refugee family whose father and oldest child sustained injuries when their farm was destroyed by bombs in Syria, he assumed the worst ...
Nissan protest Greensboro

Groups demonstrate at local Nissan dealerships to highlight factory working ...

by Eric Wallace Employees with missing fingers. A man lying at the bottom of a pit with a broken ankle. Unsanitary work conditions and floor spills pooling across the floor with no one cleaning them ...
Center for Visual Artists Greensboro

Center for Visual Artists offers Arts Education for All

The Center for Visual Artists (CVA) Gallery on North Davie Street in Greensboro is on a mission to demystify art. Many of the CVA gallery’s eight to 10 exhibitions showcase the works of local emerging ...

Greensboro police release details of Friday’s officer-involved shooting

Working overnight, officials from the Greensboro Police Department and State Bureau of Investigation gathered evidence, obtained witness accounts, and viewed videos from body worn cameras to learn more about what transpired after a vehicle stop ...

Cottage Grove Initiative: Coming together for change

Refusing to remain impoverished in low health and housing standards, a group of residents in Greensboro teamed up with nonprofit organizations to revitalize the Cottage Grove neighborhood. Outside focus on Cottage Grove began about 10 ...
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David Billings speaks about his book on internalized racism

The author of “Deep Denial: The Persistence of White Supremacy in United States History and Life,” David Billings combines his life growing up in Mississippi with the history of the struggle for racial equality. Billings ...
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Community leaders respond to Trump’s immigration orders

by Eric Wallace A series of Greensboro residents, faith groups and pro-refugee organizations gathered last week in Downtown Greensboro to voice their opposition to President Trump’s immigration policies and what local consequences they could have. ...

2017 Guilford Heart Ball Raises Funds, Awareness in the Fight ...

  Nearly 200 local leaders from businesses and communities around Guilford County gathered at the Elm Street Center recently for the American Heart Association’s annual Guilford Heart Ball. The elegant evening included music, dancing, auctions, ...