Ex-Justice to Speak at MLK Celebration
North Carolina Central University will celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Thursday, Jan. 17 at 9:45 a.m. in the B.N. Duke Auditorium. Retired North Carolina Supreme Court Justice Patricia A. Timmons-Goodson will serve as the keynote speaker. This event is free and open to the public.
Timmons-Goodson was the first and only female African-American to serve on the state’s highest court and was appointed by former Gov. Mike Easley in early 2006. She then won election in November of that year. She served as a state judge for more than two decades as a District...
Meet Recent Graduate Salim McDowell
North Carolina Central University law student Salim McDowell is a man of faith. For the last five years that faith has sustained him through a brush with death, and 12- to 14-hour days of studying. Some would call McDowell a walking miracle, but when he crossed the stage to receive his law degree on Dec. 8, 2012 one word described him: grateful.
Thursday, Jan. 17