Forsyth county is home to several respected colleges and universities, world-class hospitals, and a strong tax base. Yet, in many ways, it remains strongly divided by race and income level.
6:27am Apr 12, 2018Economy Economy Race
8:50am Apr 06, 2018Arts Arts News Race
The Winston-Salem Urban League is commemorating the 50th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
5:00am Apr 04, 2018Books Books Human Interest Politics & Government Race
People around the world are remembering Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., who was killed 50 years ago today. Among them is Dr.
1:34pm Apr 03, 2018Race Race
Weeks after a North Carolina police beating became public, new footage is revealing what was said in the aftermath of the black pedestrian being punched and choked by the white officer.
5:00am Mar 22, 2018Education Education Race
At the turn of the 20th Century, a 19-year-old African-American woman from Henderson, N.C., began building a school – the Palmer Memorial Institute – that would educate more than 1,000 black youth.
5:30am Mar 16, 2018Economy Economy Race
According to new reporting from the public radio program Reveal, banks are often far less likely to give people of color a mortgage loan than their white peers, even if they’re in good financial standing.
5:20am Mar 15, 2018Human Interest Human Interest Race
Fifteen years before Rosa Parks refused to move to the back of the bus, another woman refused to give up her seat.
11:16am Mar 14, 2018Economy Economy Race
Over the past several years, home prices in Forsyth County have soared, and today, it’s a
seller’s market. But not in many of the region’s African-American neighborhoods.
5:45am Mar 14, 2018Economy Economy Race
In 2013, hundreds of homes in places like African-American neighborhoods like East Winston were appraised much lower than their original value leaving many feeling angry, confused, and scared.
1:03am Feb 16, 2018Education Education Race
Last week, a racially insulting Snapchat video began circulating in the Winston-Salem Forsyth County school district.
3:22pm Feb 14, 2018Business Business Race
Winston-Salem wants to raise the number of city projects awarded to minority-owned businesses.
7:00am Feb 05, 2018Race Race Transportation
It’s Black History Month in America, and for the Greensboro Transit Authority, that means a return of the Heritage Ride.