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Chronicle’s Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast viewed virtually by thousands

    Chronicle’s Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast viewed virtually by thousands

For the past 21 years The Chronicle has kicked off Martin Luther King Jr. Day by hosting a prayer breakfast. While we weren’t able to physically bring the community together this year due to the pandemic, more than 5,000 people have tuned in to view the virtual event on Facebook and YouTube held earlier this week.

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MLK Day celebrations held virtually

    MLK Day celebrations held virtually

To commemorate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., for decades the Ministers’ Conference of Winston-Salem and Vicinity (MCWSV) and local legend Mutter Evans have hosted special ceremonies on MLK Day, but this year, due to the pandemic both events were held virtually.

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Local woman to celebrate 100th birthday

    Local woman to celebrate 100th birthday

Local woman to celebrate 100th birthday

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The 2020 CSEM Community Scholars: ‘Just look for the hope. It’s out there.’

    The 2020 CSEM Community Scholars: ‘Just look for the hope. It’s out there.’

The 2020 CSEM Community Scholars: ‘Just look for the hope. It’s out there.’

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A day with the King: A look back at Dr. King’s visit to Winston-Salem

  A day with the King: A look back at  Dr. King’s visit to Winston-Salem

While the date probably won’t show up in any history books, civil rights museums, or your favorite search engine, for the thousands of people who were able to witness the scene at Goler Metropolitan AME Zion Church, April 13, 1964, is a day they will never forget. On that day, just a year after his famous “I Have a Dream” speech, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. stopped in Winston-Salem to galvanize voters.

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Family fights to save historic building

  Family fights to save historic building

One of the biggest benefits of preserving Black history is to make sure it does not get wiped away and erased from our memories. Another is to make sure it gets passed along to the next generation, so they are aware of what those who came before them accomplished. Myra Williams is attempting to do just that by saving a physical piece of her family’s history.

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Mrs. Paulette retires after 27 years at The Chronicle

  Mrs. Paulette retires after 27 years at The Chronicle

A lot has changed here at The Chronicle since 1993. Reporters and photographers have come and gone, several editors have moved on, and we’ve even seen a transition in ownership. But over the past 27 years there has remained one constant at the city’s oldest and most respected community newspaper: Paulette Lewis Moore.

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Local nonprofit lifts spirits during holiday season

  Local nonprofit lifts spirits during holiday season

Bags of Love is in its infancy as a nonprofit, but they are already making a tangible impact on the community. Last weekend they supplied those in need with a hearty meal and supplies needed to make it through the winter months.

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Hoops 4 L.Y.F.E. switches gears amid pandemic

  Hoops 4 L.Y.F.E. switches gears amid pandemic

Nearly everyone has had to make concessions and adjustments due to the pandemic. Brittany Ward, founder and executive director of Hoops 4 L.Y.F.E. (H4L), has had to change her after-school program into a virtual mentoring program due to COVID-19. Her plans are to expand to assist more children.

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National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa spreads cheer to schools and rec center

  National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa spreads cheer to schools and rec center

National Sorority of Phi Delta Kappa spreads cheer to schools and rec center

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