Written by: Amina Accram

A cry for access and equality

By Amina Accram

December 21, 2023

The healthcare dilemma faced by Durham noncitizen residents. Durham, N.C – Forty-year-old Price Mundeke came to Durham in 2015 as a refugee from Africa seeking a better life. As an immigrant with refugee status, Mundeke, a former citizen of the Democratic Republic of Congo, was able to get government-assisted medical insurance. However, the insurance eventually […]

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Durham bus drivers want more safety features in buses improved

By Amina Accram

December 12, 2023

Durham, NC- Bus drivers in Durham, N.C are calling for enhanced safety measures on buses in the wake of increasing crime levels in the city. While there have been only one reported cases of bus driver assault over the past year, drivers are urging city officials to prioritize safety measures.  Violent passengers are pushing many […]

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Durham Public Schools Introduces Initiative to Bridge Educational Gaps

By Dezarae Churchill, Amina Accram and Emily Peek

November 19, 2023

By Dezarae Churchill, Amina Accram, Emily Peek DURHAM, NC — Durham Public Schools is introducing a new initiative that it hopes will improve academic excellence, student wellbeing and parent engagement. Called the Growing Together Initiative, the school district hopes the program will help its schools be more efficient and financially accountable. “With the explosion of […]

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