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Ownership of Catawba Trail Farm transferred to Urban Community AgriNomics

“For 245 years this property was known as Snow Hill Plantation, Now, we are proud to officially update the records and hand over the 176-acre Catawba Trail Farm to Urban Community AgriNomics,” said Sandy Sweitzer, Executive Director of Triangle Land Conservancy. Sweitzer presented the formal deed to Sellars at a special ceremony on Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at Catawba Trail Farm. 

Livingstone College Advances in Quiz Bowl Tournament

Livingstone College competed in the National Qualifying Tournament of the 35th Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC), America’s premier academic competition for Historically Black Colleges …

President Parrish and AAUW Members Challenge Gender Wage Gap

North Carolina Employment Agencies: The Salisbury Branch of American Association of University Women (AAUW) call to your attention Executive Order 93, whereas North Carolina enacted a state-wide …

Black History Month 2024 – African Americans and the Arts

Various forms of art have long been a source of expression, empowerment, and preservation for Black and Brown people. The theme for Black History Month 2024 is African Americans and the Arts. …

WILMINGTON, Del.-- ( BUSINESS WIRE ) -- Citizens for Judicial Fairness released the following statement today from national civil rights icon Reverend Al Sharpton and noted Delaware police reform and …

There Is No American History Without Black History

Sara Clarke Kaplan, Executive Director of the Antiracist Research & Policy Center at American University in Washington D.C. stated these words, “There is no American history without African …

Salisbury, NC | To most of the nation, February is widely recognized as Black History Month, where the achievements of black excellence are remembered and celebrated throughout. This February is …

Livingstone College to host HBCU Debate Tour

On Monday, February 12, 2024, at 10:00 a.m. The Great Debate featuring Hampton and Howard universities took place on the campus of Livingstone College in Salisbury, North Carolina, in Bishop James …

Oikos Institute for Social Impact Honored: Traditioned Innovation Award

[DURHAM, NC, January XX, 2024] – The Oikos Institute for Social Impact is honored to be named one of the 2023 Traditioned Innovation Award winners by Leadership Education at Duke Divinity. The …

Livingstone hosts We Built Exhibit Celebrating NC Black Architects

Livingstone College celebrated the opening of traveling exhibit, “We Built This: Profiles of Black Architects and Builders in North Carolina,” on Thursday, February 1, 2024 in the Shipman …

The Oikos Institute of Social Impact’s (Oikos’) "Fishing Differently™ Conference 2023" was a powerful gathering ground for a diverse assembly of faith-inspired lay and clergy …

WHAT IS THE FUTURE OF BLACK HISTORY?

 “A man without any history is like a tree without roots.”  - Malcolm X A man without knowledge of himself and his heritage is like a tree without roots. - Dick Gregory …

Hustlers Die Young

“Sankofa” Looking Back to Move Forward   Hustlers Die Young ​ During the 20 years since the riots of the 1960s, it appears that little progress has been made in …

Zion Youth Host Black History Bedtime Stories

Youth around Zion are engaging in a Black History Month initiative to promote literacy, inspire a younger generation, and increase cultural awareness of black families and communities. Program …

The Oikos Institute for Social Impact (Oikos), an innovative nonprofit dedicated to empowering faith communities and BIPOC anchor institutions and community development, is thrilled to announce its …

A New Level

"Life's most persistent and urgent question is, 'What are you doing for others?'" – Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. These words - spoken by the late Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. …

COMMEMORATIVE COINS CELEBRATE THE 200TH ANNIVERSARY OF HARRIET TUBMAN’S BIRTH

“A Golden experience for the Gold standard!!” - Bishop Dennis V. Proctor

Broome Elected as President of the North Carolina Council of Churches

On Tuesday, December 5, 2023, Rev. Dr. Hanna Broome was elected as President of the North Carolina Council of Churches during a meeting of the Council’s Governing Board in Greensboro, North …

The Wise Men

Within the liturgical calendar, t he season of Advent is widely accepted as one of hope, love, joy , peace, and light. It is in this season, that perhaps one of the most regarded moments within the …

On the Periphery: Homelessness, Health, and Hope

Homeless /ˈhōmləs/ 1. having no home or permanent place of residence; condition of lacking stable, safe, and adequate housing. Homelessness in the United States of America

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