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By Melissa Locker
Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday, wreaking havoc on the communities that lay in its path. The Category 4 storm, one of the most powerful hurricanes to hit the continental United States in 50 y ...
Posted Sunday, October 14th 2018 at 9:59PM
Highly-rated charities providing aid and support in the Carolinas
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Hurricane Florence made landfall as a strong Category 1 storm in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, on September 14. Ahead of the storm, the North and South Carolina coasts were i ...
Posted Tuesday, October 9th 2018 at 3:17PM
•As the midterm elections approach, many voters feel that it’s hard to come by reliable information about candidates’ positions and the broader issues they seek to address.
•This new Voter Center is the first of its kind to show th ...
Posted Tuesday, October 9th 2018 at 1:55PM
• Billionaires Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Warren Buffett are currently the three richest men in the world, according to Bloomberg's Billionaires Index.
• But 14th century African emperor Musa Keita is widely considered richest person in history.
• It's impossible to say whether or not Mansa M ...
Posted Wednesday, October 3rd 2018 at 10:48AM
The ASPCA is assisting with field and water rescues and supporting local agencies with sheltering displaced animals in areas impacted by Hurricane Florence. When the ASPCA is needed to help animals in crisis, your support is critical to our response. Right now, 100% of your donation will go to our F ...
Posted Tuesday, September 25th 2018 at 5:48PM
For over a century, Historically Black Colleges and Universities have educated and nurtured our students. In the face of adversity, these institutions have overcome numerous obstacles and accomplished the unthinkable.
HBCUs are home to some of ...
Posted Thursday, September 20th 2018 at 2:36PM
North Carolina's long Atlantic coast has a history of weathering and withstanding hurricanes, but high winds and storm surge can do damage even inland when the conditions are right. After the storm, it is natural to want to help our neighbors. Whether you need help or want to give help, this is your ...
Posted Monday, September 17th 2018 at 5:44PM
Susan Miller, USA TODAY
As Florence continued its slow, perilous plod across the Carolinas – dumping torrents of rain that could lead to days of devastating floods – charities and aid groups are kicking into high gear.
The tropical storm, which was downgraded from a Category 1 hurricane after ...
Posted Sunday, September 16th 2018 at 12:23PM
Fourteenth Annual College Colors Day Encourages Fans To Unleash Their School Pride
ATLANTA, Aug. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- As fall rapidly approaches, and everyone's favorite team is still undefeated, college fans everywhere are embracing the renewal of traditions and displaying their spirit for ...
Posted Thursday, August 30th 2018 at 1:51PM
Rev. Robert & Jeannie Graetz bought Parks' letter at NYC auction for $9k, donating it to ASU Archives
A rare handwritten letter by civil rights icon Rosa Parks about how the Ku Klux Klan bombed a neighbor's home in 1957-Montgomery will shortly mov ...
Posted Wednesday, August 1st 2018 at 3:22PM
Tymeya Thompson, a graduate of Lincoln University of PA, is the founder of a new mentoring program in Philadelphia called, “Queens On The Rise”. Queens On The Rise Mentoring Program is a new Philadelphia based non-profit organization geared towards supporting young queens in the community and helpin ...
Posted Sunday, July 29th 2018 at 9:44PM
In celebration of Global McDelivery Day, singer and television sensation Zonnique surprised Texas Southern University students on July 19 with a classic lunch, courtesy of McDonald’s®. With Zonnique’s help, the brand turned a routine summer school mo ...
Posted Monday, July 23rd 2018 at 4:04PM
The Family Place‘s 2018 Texas Trailblazer Co-Chairs Sunie Solomon and Amy Turner are celebrating more than the Fourth of July this week. They’ve just revealed the 2018 Texas Trailblazer.
Here are some hints:
•The 2018 Trailblazer is a guy.
Posted Tuesday, July 10th 2018 at 12:33PM