While the Great Recession is officially over, many Americans are still struggling to regain their economic footing. One way to get our country on a sound path to recovery is a focus on better preparing our students for success in the workforce.
Adjusting for regional pricing differences, women in Winston-Salem spend more per capita on clothing, shoes, dry cleaning, alternations, jewelry, watches, and closet and storage products than women in any other major metro area.
There are not many publications that will give us an unbiased story about the true news that matters. That was until recently when a group of muck raking reporters and editors decided they would take to the streets and form their own paper.
North Carolina's right-wing political boss, Art Pope, is having a bad week. One week after a searing profile appeared in the New Yorker, Pope's ultra-conservative ticket fell under the crushing weight of a populist uprising.
Just about 5 years ago, I would not have imagined that I'd be in school at an HBCU. Eventually, I discovered one of the perks of going to an HBCU. There are people there that want to help you, that is, if you want to be helped.
Obama spoke yesterday about the costs of the displacement of manufacturing and textiles. Both were caused by the decades-long Reagan Revolution led divestment from America -- not the last several years.