50 Years Later, The March on Washington

Demonstrators gather to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom in front of the Washington Monument.  | Photo Courtesy of: Deona Hooper

    Kierra Leggett | Editor-in-Chief Two North Carolina Natives Share Their Experiences at the Anniversary March  DeMonte’ Alford is barely a quarter-century old. However, despite his young age, he has already made strides in fighting injustices that long precede his birth. On Saturday morning, Alford took a five-hour bus-trip to …

Education Cuts, or Cut Your Losses

Vonte Keith | Staff Writer  Since the first day of kindergarten, we have been taught that rewards would flow in consistently, if we put education first. Current legislation regarding North Carolina education, more specifically its teachers, takes a sharp 180 degree turn from that belief. Gov. Pat McCrory, as well as …

Pastor’s Power Extends to Weave

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Taari Coleman | Correspondent    Pastors have a tendency to be opinionated individuals. Most that have attended at least one church service can attest to that. From popular culture to local hearsay, pastors typically address and dictate their feelings on topics other than their specific religion directly. Pastor A.J. Aamir of …

#BlackTwitter

Black Twitter Bird inspired by Brown Twitter Bird Meme of Alex Eben Meyer, http://www.eben.com

Dane McMillan | Correspondent  As defined by Shani O. Hilton, “Black twitter is, “loosely speaking, thousands of Black Twitterers who a) are interested in issues of race in the news and pop culture and b) tweet A LOT.” Who knew we would get “our own” twitter? On the surface, it may …