In the wake of the Mike Brown shooting and Ferguson protests last year, many in the Black community called for Black celebrities to speak out against the injustices shown to their own people. Some Black celebs rose to the occasion, using social media ...
Posted Tuesday, September 1st 2015 at 10:39AM
By Alexander Nazaryan 8/18/15 at 4:37 AM
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Medgar Evers College, an overwhelmingly black branch of the City University of New York, sits atop a hill in central Brooklyn. ...
Posted Friday, August 28th 2015 at 6:08PM
THIRD ANNUAL LONG ISLAND AFRICAN AMERICAN HERITAGE PARADE
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Hempstead NY-August 24, 2015-The Youth Empowerment Institute Inc. along with Economic Opportunity Commission of Nassau County Inc. will be holding its Third An ...
Posted Friday, August 21st 2015 at 6:51PM
Breaking color barriers is par for the course for African Americans. Lee Elders did exactly that 40 years ago by making history for becoming the first African American to attend the Masters Tournament in Augusta, Georgia in 1975. In a star studded ce ...
Posted Thursday, July 23rd 2015 at 4:58PM
Queens, New York - AUDELCO 2014 - "Rising Star" Award Recipient COLBY CHRISTINA - Professional Actress, Dancer, Singer, Motivational Speaker, Choreographer, Model and Advocate Launches Go Fund Me Campaign to support the Arts, Scholarship &a ...
Posted Wednesday, July 8th 2015 at 9:45AM
A fervent dream became reality today for ballerina Misty Copeland as she became the first black female principal dancer in the 75-year history of the American Ballet Theatre.
It is one of the highest honors for a performer.
"I'm just so honored, so ...
Posted Tuesday, June 30th 2015 at 6:54PM
Russell Simmons, the man who brought the music of Run-DMC, LL Cool J, and the Beastie Boys (among many others) to the mainstream with Def Jam Records, has a quiet, simple ritual he has subscribed to for 15 years, and to which he partly attributes his success: Meditation. Twenty minutes, twice a day. When asked why he — or anyone — should meditate, the media mogul has a str ...
Posted Tuesday, June 30th 2015 at 12:52PM
Columbus, OH — How do you reduce the cost of traveling 7,000 miles for a vacation? Roger Madison, founder and CEO of iZania, LLC, has found the formula for reducing the cost of travel to South Africa and enriching the travel experience at the same time. ...
Posted Wednesday, June 24th 2015 at 12:07PM
By Shelby Hodge
Five distinguished dads took bows at the Hess Club as honorees at the Houston Morehouse Alumni Association's annual Father's Day Brunch fundraiser while mayoral candidate State Rep. Sylvester Turner ...
Posted Monday, June 22nd 2015 at 3:26PM
Posted by: Morgan State News June 16, 2015
The Morgan State University choir will be performing as part of the installation ceremony of United States Attorney General Loretta Lynch on Wednesday, June 17th.
And for the first time, television ...
Posted Wednesday, June 17th 2015 at 2:48PM
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On Saturday, June 20, 2015, the Brownsville, Tennessee community will gather for the delayed memorial of Civil Rights Pioneer Elbert Willia ...
Posted Tuesday, June 16th 2015 at 1:41PM
LeMoyne-Owen College Board of Trustees Chair Robert Lipscomb proudly announced Memphis, Tennessee native and 1976 LOC graduate Dr. Andrea Lewis Miller as the college’s 12th president after an exhaustive national search. “Today marks a new ...
Posted Friday, June 12th 2015 at 2:00PM
Basketball legend Charles Barkley recently announced his intention to make a $1 million gift to Morehouse College. In that same announcement, he pledged similar support to Auburn University (his alma mater) and the Wounded Warrior Project.
Posted Monday, June 8th 2015 at 3:35PM
By Simon Perry
06/04/2015 AT 02:45 PM EDT
Arise Sir Harry! Prince Harry that is. Although technically he's not a "sir," Harry, 30, has been appointed a Knight Commander or the Royal Victorian Order by his grandmother, Queen El ...
Posted Thursday, June 4th 2015 at 4:29PM
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Deb Semmler, 56, has been a physics and engineering tea ...
Posted Wednesday, June 3rd 2015 at 3:09PM