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Area Residents Provide Support For Syrian Refugees

On an overcast and chilly Sunday, Syrian refugees gathered in a conference room at a Holiday Inn close to Piedmont Triad International Airport. They were attending an event hosted by The Islamic Center of the ...

Civil Rights museum sues News and Record for libel

The International Civil Rights Center and Museum and its affiliate non-profits refiled a libel lawsuit against the Greensboro News and Record late last month, bringing back to the surface some of the most contentious news ...
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Guilford County Football All-Stars

Compiled by Andy Durham of Editor’s note: There’s nothing much bigger across local communities in our country than high school football. It unites communities each fall as a new season dawns and provides pathways ...
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Civil Rights museum sets goals for ‘second stage’ of its ...

by John L. Swaine As 2016 reaches its end, the International Civil Rights Center & Museum nears the completion of seven years of successful operations. Having navigated a challenging path, we celebrate this hard-earned institutional ...
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Greensboro Police Receive New Tool to Combat Overdoses

“My youngest son, Caleb, died from an apparent heroin overdose October 13 — 27 years and 9 days’ young. This was an unimaginable, tragic, avoidable event in the life of my family, one that has ...

HIV/AIDS Still Here, Especially In Guilford County

World AIDS Day is held each Dec. 1 to commemorate those who have died from AIDS related illnesses and to spread awareness of those living with HIV. There are currently 1.2 million people living with ...

Pretend I’m Not Here

BY M.C. ARMSTRONG Sarah didn’t say she’d be bringing a friend. They sat down across from me at The Green Bean coffee shop on Elm Street, Sarah in a champagne satin hijab, her friend in ...

Six homes to be built in Ole Asheboro

The construction of the first out of six homes has begun in the Ole Asheboro neighborhood. Plans and efforts have been led by Community Housing Solutions with the collaboration of many organizations including the Ole ...
Damon Davis, #Canonize The Kids, St. Michael, 2015. Image courtesy the artist.
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Dispatches at SECCA explores media saturation in 21st century

“Dispatches,” a new exhibit at SECCA, explores media saturation, surveillance, online activism, gender identity, political fervor, the plight of refugees and environmental degradation in the 21st century It’s fitting that “Dispatches,” a new show of ...

Local Interfaith Efforts Celebrate Diverse Triad Community

The Piedmont Interfaith Council celebrated 34 years of giving thanks with their “We Are One” program on November 13. The event took place at Guilford College’s Dana Auditorium and featured local musicians and multicultural dance ...