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No Second-Class Families

    No Second-Class Families

African Americans have spent much of our history fighting for equal treatment. Just two generations ago, our parents and our grandparents were banned from eating at certain restaurants, attending certain

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Looking Back

    Looking Back

Residents point to significant local black history events over the last 100 years The city’s four-day Centennial Celebration, which began today (Thursday, May 9) has been cause for much reflection,

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100 years later

    100 years later

Winston-Salem is holding a big birthday party this weekend. It was 100 years ago that the towns of Winston and Salem merged, added a dash and became the city we

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Local residents sign YWCA’s anti-bias pledge

    Local residents sign YWCA’s anti-bias pledge

The Gateway YWCA took a stand against bigotry Friday, joining YW branches across the country. This was the first year the local branch has taken part in the national “Stand

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Save the Joel name

    Save the Joel name

The city’s move to unload the Lawrence Joel Veterans Memorial Coliseum and Bowman Gray Stadium makes good financial sense. The

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Opportunities to take part in Centennial events

    Opportunities to take part in  Centennial events

The Winston-Salem Centennial Commission is making the Centennial website available to residents and organizations to share their centennial events and

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Man of the Year: Connell Maynor

    Man of the Year:   Connell Maynor

Man of the Year The word dynasty is not used amply in the world of sports. With only three seasons

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Sit-in movement focus of school’s Read-in

    Sit-in movement focus of school’s Read-in

On Friday Feb. 8, students at Diggs-Latham Elementary School gathered in the gym for a “Read-In” event to commemorate the

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Black History Month by the Numbers

    Black History Month by the Numbers

The U.S. Census Bureau has released the following figures about Black America to coincide with African American History Month. I

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D.C.- Bound

    D.C.- Bound

Twin City residents excited about taking in inauguration Winston-Salem will be well-represented at next week’s presidential inaugural ceremonies in Washington,

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