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Stepping Up program graduates three SUPER Women

    Stepping Up program graduates three SUPER Women

The Stepping Up Process to End Recidivism (SUPER) celebrated its fourth graduation on Feb. 27, with three women marching down the aisle in pink capes to celebrate their success at the Forsyth County Public Health Department.

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Black Philanthropy Initiative announces 2020 Impact Grant recipients

    Black Philanthropy Initiative announces 2020 Impact Grant recipients

The Black Philanthropy Initiative (BPI) announces $3,000 in grants that have been awarded with its first Impact Grants program cycle. Impact Grants are investments of up to $1,000 in local programs, projects and initiatives that support issues impacting the black community in Forsyth County.

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Prince Hall Shriners of Sethos Temple No. 170 awards scholarships to local seniors

    Prince Hall Shriners of Sethos Temple No. 170 awards scholarships to local seniors

Jayden Campbell and Cyannah Lowery were awarded $500 collage scholarships during Sethos Temple 170’s Scholarships Banquet on Feb. 22

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‘By sitting down, these students stood up for equality.’

    ‘By sitting down, these students stood up for equality.’

In recognition of the 60th anniversary of the first sit-in victory in the state, last weekend hundreds gathered in downtown Winston-Salem to remember the 21 college students who made history.

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‘Souls to the Polls’ draws large crowd

  ‘Souls to the Polls’ draws large crowd

The local chapter of Democracy North Carolina did their part to ensure citizens exercise their right to vote when they hosted their annual Souls to the Polls event on Saturday, Feb. 22.

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Black History event details local sit-in movement

  Black History event  details local sit-in movement

Dozens of people received an impromptu history lesson earlier this week when they came together to explore the black history of Winston-Salem during a cultural fair, film screening and panel discussion held at the Innovation Quarter on Tuesday, Feb. 18.

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State Employees’ Credit Union presents challenge grant for homeless shelter

  State Employees’ Credit Union presents challenge grant for homeless shelter

A Surry County non-profit organization that dreamed of building a new emergency shelter to help an increasing homeless population has received a boost of support from the member-funded SECU Foundation.

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Unsung Heroes: Nicole Little

  Unsung Heroes: Nicole Little

Throughout Black History Month The Chronicle will be highlighting unsung heroes in our community, those individuals who are setting an example for others and leaving a mark on the City of Winston-Salem that will be remembered for some time. This week we shed light on 2020 recipient of the city’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Young Dreamer Award and Winston-Salem native, Nicole Little.

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The legend of the ‘Peanut Man’

  The legend of the ‘Peanut Man’

Joe ‘Peanut Man’ Watson shares how it all started

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Busta’s Person of the Week: Kenya Thornton has ‘The Cool Program’

  Busta’s Person of the Week: Kenya Thornton has ‘The Cool Program’

Busta’s Person of the Week: Kenya Thornton has ‘The Cool Program’

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