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NHRMC and YMCA Sponsor Third Free Outdoor Fitness Celebration Series

The events will occur at 9 a.m. every Saturday in October, weather permitting. All events will be held at Portia Hines Park, 400 N. 10th St., Wilmington. The Oct. 27 event includes a Halloween costume contest with prizes for all participants and a grand prize for the winner.

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Myles Truitt: Star of Sci-Fi ‘Kin’ Is Poised for Stardom

In Kin, Truitt plays the role of Eli, a young, boy adopted by a white family forced to go on the run when his brother gets into trouble with the wrong folks. Along the way he finds a mystifying weapon to use as protection in their quest for safety and survival.

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‘Blackkklansman’ Delivers Critical and Powerful Message

“The racial climate in this country is toxic [so] if Spike Lee can open just one person’s eyes to the systematic racism that African Americans face every day, then he accomplished what he set out to do…”

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Spiritually Speaking… Trust Is Such a Complex Thing, Dealing With Betrayal

Everyone knows someone who has been crippled by a lover or spouse gone crazy, or, watched someone stumble up on the truth about a situation that everybody but them knew the real deal. In the real world that kind of stuff hurts.

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On Friday, Sept. 21, a new sculpture of Alice Allison Dunnigan, the first African American woman to receive press credentials to cover the White House and Congress, is scheduled to go on display at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

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Newseum Honors First African American Woman to Cover White House

On Friday, Sept. 21, a new sculpture of Alice Allison Dunnigan, the first African American woman to receive press credentials to cover the White House and Congress, is scheduled to go on display at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.

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Over a period of two years, Bad Henry raped and strangled to death young Black women and is suspected in 90 murders across the country. This case was unique for many reasons; the first being that Bad Henry knew his victims. He preyed on co-workers, friends, and friends of his then girlfriend.

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Former Det. Garry McFadden Recounts Busting Notorious Serial Killer, ‘Bad’ Henry Louis Wallace

Over a period of two years, Bad Henry raped and strangled to death young Black women and is suspected in 90 murders across the country. This case was unique for many reasons; the first being that Bad Henry knew his victims. He preyed on co-workers, friends, and friends of his then girlfriend.

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Bishop Vashti Mckenzie and Stellar Award-Winning Artist Kurt Carr to Headline CBCF Annual Prayer Breakfast

The Prayer Breakfast, a signature event for the CBCF, has welcomed some of the biggest names in gospel and the faith community, including Richard Smallwood and Bishop T.D. Jakes. This year will be no different as the CBCF brings together two powerhouse ministries.

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Stop Police Murders of Black Youth – Civil Rights Leaders Reacted With a Sense of Relief

“The fact that Roy Oliver was even indicted for murder was already a small victory, but to be found guilty and convicted by a jury? These things don’t happen,” said Finessa Hudgens of Dallas. “So, although 15 years may not seem like much…”

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Radiothon raises $37,542 to Help Patients and Families at NHRMC

The New Hanover Regional Medical Center Foundation has raised $37,542 in partnership with Sunny 103.7 for the 10th Annual Caring for Kids Radiothon. The two-day fundraising event occurred August 22-23…

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Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to news reports that the U.S. Department of Education is considering allowing states to use federal tax dollars to purchase guns for teachers.

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Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson’s Response to Secretary DeVos’ Plan to Arm Teachers

Congresswoman Frederica S. Wilson issued the following statement in response to news reports that the U.S. Department of Education is considering allowing states to use federal tax dollars to purchase guns for teachers.

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“John McCain’s integrity and courage were his greatest virtues. His national leadership example is still needed today not only in the U.S. Senate, but also in every state, city and town across America.”

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NNPA Official Statement on the Passing of Senator John McCain

“John McCain’s integrity and courage were his greatest virtues. His national leadership example is still needed today not only in the U.S. Senate, but also in every state, city and town across America.”

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Black Prisoners Join National Prison Strike

The strike, which began on August 21 is scheduled to end on Sept 9. The dates are symbolic, marking the death of author and activist George Jackson by prison guards at Soledad Prison in California, and the Attica Prison rebellion.

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