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CIAA Delays Winter And Spring Athletics

October 2, 2020

CHARLOTTE – After careful consideration the Board of Directors for the Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA), in conjunction with its Athletic Directors Association (ADA), has voted to delay the start of all winter sports seasons which includes men’s and women’s basketball, […]

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Phase 3 Opening For NC

October 1, 2020

North Carolina will ease cautiously some restrictions while continuing safety measures to combat the spread of COVID-19 as the state’s metrics remained stable in September, Governor Roy Cooper announced today. “Our top priority remains getting children back to in-person learning. […]

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CA Governor Signs Corporate Boardroom Diversity Law

September 30, 2020

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Hundreds of California-based corporations must have directors from racial or sexual minorities on their boards under a first-in-the-nation bill signed Wednesday by Gov. Gavin Newsom. The diversity legislation is similar to a 2018 measure that required […]

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Will We Survive This?

August 28, 2020

By Dani Ross, Staff Writer An Analysis Black people have been many things in America. We have been property, a fraction of a person, enslaved, marginalized, displaced, disregarded and disrespected. There has always been a certain hatred for dark skinned […]

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He’s Black, British & F1’s Best Driver

August 17, 2020

By Matt Maltby, MIRROR From the moment he breezed off the line from pole at Barcelona’s Circuit de Catalunya, there was no stopping the Briton from romping to his 88th triumph. The Mercedes star led every lap and took the […]

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Why Aren’t Cigarette Co.’s Considered Drug Dealers?

July 16, 2020

By Dr. Kimberly Muktarian Staff Writer People of color have been on the wrong end of the tobacco trade since Sir Walter Raleigh introduced the drug to England in the 1500s. When Raleigh introduced this new leisure to England it […]

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National Leaders Share Recommendations For Addressing Racism

July 7, 2020

By Phyllis Boykin and Fredette West Director, African-American Health Alliance It is plain to see that there is a new movement afloat that has awakened the consciousness of not only American citizens, but also citizens around the world. The televised murder […]

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Know Your Rights During A Traffic Stop

July 6, 2020

By Reginald L. Woods, IIStaff writer So you have been pulled over by the police for what they state to be a “routine traffic stop”… now what? Overview The current state of our nation has caused many black and brown […]

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Racial Reckoning Among US Muslims

June 28, 2020

As a young student, Hind Makki recalls, she would call out others at the Islamic school she attended when some casually used an Arabic word meaning “slaves” to refer to Black people.  “Maybe 85% of the time, the response that […]

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Trump Signed A ‘Strong’ Order Protecting Monuments

June 26, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump used Twitter on Friday to call for the arrest of protesters involved in this week’s attempt to pull down the statue of Andrew Jackson from a park directly in front of the White House. […]

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