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Students and parents looking for financial aid to help pay for college are rejoicing about the release of a new 67-page book entitled, Get That Money, Honey! Top 101+ Scholarships (and Internships) for African Americans a ...
Posted Tuesday, February 2nd 2016 at 12:08PM
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Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick had been called a “Super Doctor” and named among “America’s Best Physicians” by national publications long before he was unanimously elected Howard U ...
Posted Monday, February 1st 2016 at 6:53PM
We are excited to announce a partnership between Tech Giant - Symantec and The HBCU mega site - HBCUConnect.com, inviting HBCU alumni and African American professionals on the West Coast (or traveling to the area) to an evening of networking at Symantec's beautiful Headquarters in Mountain View, California Headquarters! Click to find out more. ...
Posted Monday, February 1st 2016 at 1:41AM
Holly Adrienne Hogrobrooks, civil rights pioneer who helped to organize Houston’s first sit-in on March 4, 1960, died January 22 after a lengthy illness. Her efforts helped pave the path to end segregation in Houston. She was 75.
Hogrobrooks, was ...
Posted Friday, January 29th 2016 at 2:13PM
Richard Allen, the founder of the AME Church and it’s first bishop, will be featured as the next issue in the U.S. Postal Service’s Black Heritage Commemorative Series.
Allen, along with the Reverend Absalom Jones, helped found the Free African So ...
Posted Tuesday, January 26th 2016 at 2:35PM
Published by Philly.com
BY KRISTEN E. HOLMES, Staff Writer for Philly.com
WHEN JALAAL HAYES of North Philadelphia applied to a doctoral program in applied chemistry, even the admissions staff at Delaware State University did a double take.
Posted Tuesday, January 26th 2016 at 1:56PM
This year marks 30 years since Martin Luther King Jr. Day was first observed as a national holiday. The King Center for Nonviolent Social Change, which lobbied for the holiday under the leadership of the late Coretta Scott King, is the custodian of t ...
Posted Monday, January 18th 2016 at 7:16AM
Watch Alcorn State University take on North Carolina A&T State University in the inaugural Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl, in conjunction with ESPN and 100 Black Men of Atlanta. Join us on Saturday, December 19th as these these MEAC and SWAC football champion powerhouses collide in Atlanta’s Ge ...
Posted Friday, December 11th 2015 at 6:27PM
Are you a military veteran (post 9/11), college graduate, or a person thinking about changing careers? How would you feel about pursuing opportunities in media sales? What is media sales, you ask? We are talking about radio, television, cable, print, digital, and interactive sales – you know … media ...
Posted Friday, December 11th 2015 at 6:21PM
On December 1, Oakwood University supporters demonstrated the spirit of giving and generosity by participating in Giving Tuesday, a worldwide celebration fueled by social media and collaboration. Yesterday, alumni, students, employees and supporters ...
Posted Thursday, December 3rd 2015 at 10:16AM
The Annual Art Basel Panel Discussion on Contemporary African Diaspora Art was created by Curator, Ludlow Bailey in 2009 at the University of Miami during the Art Basel Festivities in South Florida to highlight and celebrate the extraordinary visual ...
Posted Monday, November 23rd 2015 at 11:24AM
Cheyney University's "Soulful Sound Classy Brass" performed at a November 14 dedication ceremony naming a portion of Philadelphia's City Avenue between Monument Road & Presidential Boulevard in honor of Cheyney Alumnus and "60 Minutes" correspondent, ...
Posted Thursday, November 19th 2015 at 11:21AM
Grammy-nominated singer Vanessa Williams has also conquered the big screen in movies like "Eraser" and "Soul Food." On TV, she co-starred in "Ugly Betty" and "Desperate Housewives."
She is also making her debut on CBS' hit series, "The Good Wife," ...
Posted Friday, November 13th 2015 at 12:53PM
For many Jamaicans, September 12 is associated with Hurricane Gilbert, one of the strongest storms to ever hit the island.
However, for Zola Bailey, it was the day her daughter almost died.
Speaking with The Gleaner at the launch of Shaggy and ...
Posted Thursday, November 12th 2015 at 5:47PM
JACKSON, MI – Ready to cruise through downtown now that the DIG Jackson project nears completion, Santa Claus will be passing through the heart of Jackson during the 25th annual Christmas Parade Nov. 20.
More: http://www.mlive.com/news/jackson/ind ...
Posted Wednesday, November 11th 2015 at 12:15PM