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
02 Jun 2015 Posted by Elise Durham
Morehouse College’s 11th president has been named to the Board of Overseers for Harvard University.
John Silvanus Wilson Jr. ’79, a graduate of both Harvard Graduate Schoo ...
Posted Wednesday, June 3rd 2015 at 11:00AM
By Joanne DavidsonThe Denver Post
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Every year, when Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity's Denver alumni chapter awards college scholarships to a host of deserving young men, the recipie ...
Posted Monday, June 1st 2015 at 2:55PM
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Until now, singer-songwriter Migu ...
Posted Wednesday, May 27th 2015 at 1:19PM
First Lady, Michelle Obama, spoke to the graduating class of 2015 at Tuskegee University. First lady Michelle Obama delivered the commencement address to the 2015 graduates of Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama, in which she talks about growing ...
Posted Tuesday, May 19th 2015 at 1:34PM
ESSENCE magazine Editor-in-Chief Vanessa K. De Luca has been selected to deliver the commencement address at Harris-Stowe State University (HSSU), a historically Black university in St. Louis, Mo. The commencement ceremony, which features the ...
Posted Wednesday, May 13th 2015 at 10:21AM