369TH EXPERIENCE BAND TIES HBCU MUSICIANS TO WWI BLACK HISTORY

July 28, 2019 Mary Thatch 0

Thanks to the United States World War I Centennial Commission, Coca Cola and the network of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs), a band of 42 accomplished musicians from HBCUs are traveling around the country playing the sounds of the 369th Infantry Regimental Band that made its mark in history during WWI and WWII. […]

HATTILOO THEATRE PANEL EXPLORE 400 YEARS OF AFRICANS IN AMERICA

July 28, 2019 Mary Thatch 0

“When we unify, we can work with people we wouldn’t normally get along with. Our commonality is that we all want the best for our people. Black love does not mean white hate. I unapologetically love Black people. I want the best for my people — unapologetically,” said Minister Anthony Mohammad with the Nation of Islam. […]

SMOKING KILLS

May 31, 2012 keesto 0

Some 88,000 men and 70,000 women die from lung cancer each year. For African Americans like disco legend Donna Summer, who recently lost her battle with the disease […]

PINE FOREST CEMETERY: A HIDDEN GEM

May 4, 2012 keesto 1

Spring in coastal Wilmington, NC brings to mind beaches, the Cape Fear River and the beloved azalea plant for the area’s many gardeners. However spring is also a time of the year to get out and visit […]

SOLVING NC POVERTY WON’T BE EASY

May 4, 2012 keesto 0

In January through northeastern counties like Halifax, Beaufort and Pasquotank, there were heartrending stories of no jobs; high utility bills; government cuts to vital social programs […]