Thousands join funeral for slain Muslims in North Carolina

  RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The fathers of three young Muslims allegedly slain by a neighbor who was angry over parking spots stood before their caskets Thursday, Feb. 12, and urged a crowd of thousands to protect others by demanding justice. More than 5,000 people came to the funeral of Deah Shaddy Barakat, 23; his … Continue reading


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Collins, Coles, Kibet Win Events at UNC Open

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. – The Norfolk State men’s track and field team claimed three first-place finishes on Saturday at the University of North Carolina Open. Freshman Xavier Collins (22.80) sprinted to victory in the 200 meters and junior Steve Coles (49.74) did likewise in the 400 meters to lead the Spartan sprinters. Collins, Coles, De’Von Booker and Andre Pickett capped a solid day for … Continue reading