As many acknowledge the Martin Luther King holiday and the various ways through which homage is paid to him, one local organization strives to celebrate each year with a healthy dose of inspiration. For -23 years the alumni association of North Carolina A&T State Univ. has held a breakfast honoring the iconic civil rights leader.
President Ronald Reagan signed legislation in 1983 officially designating the third Monday in January a federal holiday honoring King’s birthday–which has since become understood as a day of remembrance and service. Continue reading MLK celebration continues to inspire→
Roy Stanley was known for his warm personality and enthusiasm regarding all things sports related. For over 30 years, he was a fixture on WDBJ-7, covering everything from tennis to hockey. In 2002, at the age of 53, Stanley lost his battle to cancer.
DURHAM, NC – Tiana Nacole Horace was named to the dean’s list with distinction at Duke University for the Fall 2019 semester and was among 1,916 students to achieve this honor.
To make the Arts & Sciences dean’s list, students must rank in the top third of their college; this distinction, (the top 10th of their college.) At Pratt School of Engineering students must rank in the top third within their academic class to make the dean’s list. The Office of the University Registrar has posted the complete eligibility requirements. Continue reading On Dean’s List at Duke→
As we pass midpoint of the first month of the Gregorian New Year, it may be time to check the progress (or lack of) with our New Year’s resolutions–if not with the resolutions themselves.
Still ranking at the top of most lists are resolutions to improve physical health and appearance, only one phase of mankind’s 3-fold nature that is physical, mental and spiritual. Over or under development of any one of the three, without comparable development of the other two, would inevitably result in unhealthy imbalance. Continue reading Making Decisions With a New Attitude…→
While we are at it—remembering the real Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.—let’s go further. At the time of his death, King was a democratic socialist—a bad thing for much of establishment America. King understood that the term was problematic and tended not to say it publicly, although he pushed the principles of democratic socialism. Continue reading MLK: A Democratic Socialist→
by Amy Johnson, Minister for Sexuality Education and Justice
A few years ago, I posted something on my Facebook page that offended a friend from church. He responded vehemently. I requested posts on my Facebook page be respectful. He responded that my post didn’t deserve respect. Obviously, we weren’t going to resolve this online. Continue reading Know Justice. Know Peace.→