Sen. Kamala Harris, a Howard alumna, dropped by after announcing her Presidential campaign.
Steven J. Gaither
What do when you just announced your bid for president of the United States? If you are Senator Kamala Harris, you got to ...
Posted Wednesday, January 23rd 2019 at 2:43PM
By Tanasia Kenney -
The 11-year-old prodigy accepted into Southern University, an historically black university, on a full-ride scholarship last year just started his full semester of classes at the Louisiana college, and he couldn’t be more thrilled.
Although much younger than his unde ...
Posted Wednesday, January 23rd 2019 at 2:29PM
Achievement First invites passionate current and future educators to join us for the 2019-20 school year. We’re looking for people who have incredibly high standards and who will do whatever it takes to work with amazing students in some of the best schools around, and to stop at nothing to help the ...
Posted Friday, January 18th 2019 at 5:17PM
After being turned down flat by superstar Rihanna, the beleaguered network can't pay Black performers to come on stage for the show on Feb. 3. In the two years since Colin Kaepernick took a knee during the national anthem in protest of police violence against Blacks, massive boycotts of the NFL by Blacks have occurred. He was later blackballed from the racist league. Kaepernick has not yet returned to the field, but has managed to garner waves of support from a slew of notable celebrities and musicians. So far on the list of artists who've said no are: Cardi B, Usher, Mary J. Blige and Andre 3000 ...
Posted Thursday, December 20th 2018 at 3:40PM
On March 2, 2019, The 1619 National Celebration of Black Women will spearhead a one-day, one-time national event commemorating the 400th year since the first African captives arrived in Jamestown, Virginia in 1619.
The mission is to celebrate the ...
Posted Tuesday, December 18th 2018 at 8:26PM
The track and field at Alcorn State University have been named in honor of one of the university's most celebrated sports legends.
The Mildrette Netter White Track and Field Naming Ceremony was held Friday, Nov. 16 on the green space between the S ...
Posted Wednesday, November 28th 2018 at 2:11PM
WHEN: Saturday (Dec. 1) at Noon - 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: ASU's Tullibody Hall Theatre Bld. & at ASU's Rosa Parks Statue (building & statue on corner of N. University & S. Jackson).
Join Alabama State University on Saturday at noon as it honors Ros ...
Posted Wednesday, November 28th 2018 at 1:18PM
By Cortney Moore|Black Bride
Meigan and Reginald met while they were in undergrad at Spelman and Morehouse College during 2012. After spending six lovely years together, this happy couple solidified their commitment in front of all their fami ...
Posted Monday, November 19th 2018 at 11:59AM
The company is also making a handful of other major changes to its content moderation efforts
Facebook’s founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg. Photo: Reuters
Facebook Inc. chief executive officer (CEO) Mark Zuckerberg said the company is taking more drastic measures to reduce the spr ...
Posted Friday, November 16th 2018 at 4:40PM
Contact: Jack Bailey
West Virginia State University (WVSU) honored Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame member and WVSU basketball legend Earl Lloyd with the naming of a street on campus in his honor d ...
Posted Friday, November 16th 2018 at 3:27PM
Written by Media Relations Intern Victoria Stovall
Alabama State University's National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture at will celebrate the 63rd anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott (the seminal birth of the ...
Posted Friday, November 16th 2018 at 12:31PM
Did you know that of the 7,000 students enrolled at Medgar Evers College, 58% are recipients of Pell grants? Pell is a need-based grant awarded to low-income students attending college. Despite Pell, TAP and other need-based financial aid assistanc ...
Posted Friday, November 16th 2018 at 11:49AM
Southern University, through the Southern University Agricultural Research and Extension Center, continues to move forward with being the only HBCU in the nation to grow and cultivate medical marijuana. New majority owners of Advanced Biomedics, Ille ...
Posted Friday, November 16th 2018 at 11:37AM
The family of Alvin L. Henry presented Texas Southern University with a check for $110,000 that will go to the Alvin L. and Alfreda Henry Endowed Scholarship. This endowment will be matched by the university, has an expected monetary value of $220,00 ...
Posted Friday, November 16th 2018 at 11:11AM
It was Wednesday night in the capital city, and inside Jackson State University’s Downtown Campus Gallery, 101 W. Capitol St., something was stirring. Soul stirring if one had to define it.
JSU President William B. Bynum Jr. was holding a donor’s ...
Posted Friday, November 16th 2018 at 11:08AM