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Greene finds home at John Avery Boys and Girls Club

By Aaron Dodson

October 2, 2013

After sending in the play to the offense of the Durham Titans, coach Greg Greene, coordinator of the John Avery Boys and Girls Club football program paced nervously on the sideline before backing up all the way to the end of the coaching box. Despite having run the table in an undefeated regular season, Greene’s […]

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Teens learn responsibility through work

By Carl Kenney

April 1, 2013

“Some kids take things for granted,” said Patricia Muschette, a Durham parent. “They need to learn responsibility.” Muschette said this is the reason local teens need to work. Most teens try to find a part-time job for after school so they can start to earn their own money. Many teens may hate asking parents for […]

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Shepard: A great American leader in difficult times

By Matt Phillips

He always wore a suit and tie. Tipped his hat to the ladies. In his portrait, he is immaculate — staring dead into the camera, eyes betraying a fierce intellect. The streets might have called him “clean,” but the best description of James E. Shepard is this: Visionary leader. “James Shepard had more respect than […]

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What I’m thankful for in Durham

By Carl Kenney

November 19, 2009

By Zenzele Barnes Teen Editor the Durham VOICE thedurhamvoice@gmail.com The Thanksgiving holiday is coming up, and living in Durham has given me so many things to be thankful for. I am a youth designer at SeeSaw Studio. It is a non-profit after-school program for teens in downtown Durham. Going there has taught me so many […]

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Martin uses hip-hop to inspire students

By Carl Kenney

By Emily Kennard UNC Co-Editor The Durham VOICE thedurhamoice@gmail.com Hip-hop legend and pioneer Christopher “Play” Martin gives his students at N.C. Central University the ultimate lesson when he teaches Hip-Hop in Context 101. Students couldn’t ask for a better teacher than Martin. Because he lived it. “I feel like George Washington,” said Martin, a former […]

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