Interview with Willie Grimes Family

By Tishawna Williams, online editor and Jana Shaw, editor and chief On May 20, 1969 20-year-old Willie Grimes was killed in the crossfire of the 1969 Uprising. Grimes was a sophomore at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. Grimes was not the only student shot but was the uprising’s only casualty. Grimes’ killing is […]

Shooting At Pride Hall

By Dante Miller, Yard Editor Twenty-five-year-old, Vic Kimeko James, was found with a gun shot wound in a car in front of Pride Hall on April 20 around 11:30 pm to midnight. According to Captain Nathanial Davis, there were two women involved – one was a student and the other was not – and they […]

Why Do Black Men Bash Black Women?

As of late, I’ve seen a public discourse occurring between black women and black men. It’s becoming incredibly clear that ‘skin folk ain’t kinfolk’ and I feel like there are some key reasons why. One of the things that always seems to be a jab at black women is something that doesn’t even have to […]

GAB.E: The Kid

By Breeana Draper Gabrielle Ramseur is not only a biology student at North Carolina A&T State University, but she is also a break out artist who got her start as a child. Her Beginning and Inspirations GAB.E started singing at the age of 4 when she began piano lessons. “Through becoming familiar with the melodic […]

N.C. A&T and Ashely Stewart host The Big Ideas Conference

By Jana Shaw, Editor and Chief North Carolina Agriculture and Technical State University has immersed itself in the spirit of entrepreneurship. On April 20th, the University hosted The Big Ideas Conference. The Big Ideas Conference was a platform for a new scholarship announcement as well as workshops to help empower women through education. The conference […]

The Fight for Unalienable Rights

By Brittany Van Pelt, Register Reporter North Carolina’s Republican lawmakers introduced a bill this week that would outlaw same-sex marriage in the state. The proposed House Bill 780 (The Uphold of Marriage Act) would restore the state’s constitution on gay marriage before it was overturned federally by Supreme Court in 2015. House Speaker Tim Moore said that […]

K. Michelle Partners with Jack Daniels.

By James B Williams Kimberly Michelle Pate – also known as ‘K. Michelle’ – is a Florida A&M University graduate and songstress who recently made history. She is the first African American artist and person to have an endorsement deal with Jack Daniels. K. Michelle has been endorsed by the popular alcoholic brand since December 2014. […]

Reserves Housing Troubles

By Chyrée Counts and Akiva’ Rooks The Reserve Greensboro, student apartments for University of North Carolina at Greensboro and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical University, has had an issue with their hot water for almost a week. N.C. A&T students Akiva’ Rooks, Shentil Martin, and Charisma Shields were the only residents who were affected with […]

Trump Jumps the Gun

By Allison Gilmore   On Thursday, April 6th, President Donald Trump ordered for 59 Tomahawk Cruise Missiles to be launched at a Syrian airbase. This was performed in response to the chemical warfare that has been unleashed upon innocent men, women, and children. Trump sees this proactive response as heroic, but he does not realize he […]

HB2 vs. HB142: What’s the difference?

By Brittany Van Pelt, Contributor House Bill 142, which was signed into law late last month by Governor Roy Cooper, repealed North Carolina’s controversial House Bill Two law. Yet, many have been asking if the law really holds significant change. HB2 * Required transgender people to use the restroom that corresponds to the sex on their […]