The Triangle Tribune is North Carolina’s only Sunday newspaper that specifically targets African-Americans in Durham, Orange and Wake counties.
I served as the newspaper’s only general assignment reporter. I wrote stories for print and online. I also managed social media content (Facebook and Twitter) and incorporated multimedia elements, like sound and video, to reporting.
On the first day of early voting, Rev. Dr. William J. Barber, II, NC NAACP President headed a Get-Out-The-Vote rally on the campus of North Carolina Central University. Students were “fired up and ready to vote” as they marched to the polls. This year’s elections brings various legislations, if passed, will effect college students and recent graduates.
Nine women’s teams walked from Durham to Raleigh to commemorate the 65th anniversary of the 1947 “First Freedom Ride.”
Jonathan Burns is a recent graduate of UNC Chapel Hill. He is seeking a new look and considers cutting his hair to maximize his chances of getting a job.
Durham kicked-off Black History Month with the 11th Annual Martin Luther King, Jr. and Black History Month Parade. Held on Feb. 2, the parade began at W.G. Pearson Elementary School and ended at North Carolina Central University. Schools, organizations, dance teams and marching bands participated. U.S. Congressman G.K. Butterfield was the grand marshall. This event was sponsored by Spectacular Magazine.
Durham celebrated Arbor Day with the grand opening of “Black Wall Street Plaza,” located at the intersections of Orange, Mangum and Parrish streets in downtown Durham (across from City Hall).
Film makers and film lovers come to downtown Durham every year for the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival. Sharing their love for documentaries, the four-day fest, held on April 4-7, shows over 100 films from around the world.