By Darran Simon, CNN
Alex Liddell Jr. sang an Al Green song as he sorted through recently dry-cleaned uniforms -- deep crimson with Carolina blue accents -- for his marching band's biggest performance ever.
Liddell, the tuba section leader of T ...
Posted Wednesday, February 1st 2017 at 10:56AM
As a private citizen of the United States, and in my role as President of American Baptist College, I feel compelled to stand against President Trump’s recent executive order limiting and banning Muslim immigration to the United States from seven cou ...
Posted Tuesday, January 31st 2017 at 11:20AM
Celebrate Grand Festival Day of the 2017 Savannah Black Heritage Festival on Saturday, February 11, with an array of family-oriented activities and a star-studded evening concert. All events will be centered in and around the Savannah Civic Center (3 ...
Posted Monday, January 30th 2017 at 3:27PM
An Ohio State University professor will address “Black History Month and Student Success” at Alabama A&M University on Wednesday, February 1, the first scheduled event for AAMU’s Black History Month activities.
Dr. Terrell Strayhorn, professor an ...
Posted Monday, January 30th 2017 at 2:30PM
Jackson State University’s Department of Criminal Justice and Sociology will host the 48th annual Alabama-Mississippi Sociological Association (A-MSA) conference on Feb. 23-24. This year’s theme is “Race in the Deep South.”
Dr. Bessie House-So ...
Posted Monday, January 30th 2017 at 11:01AM
North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will honor the courageous legacy of Jibreel Khazan (Ezell Blair Jr.), Franklin McCain, Joseph McNeil and David Richmond -- better known collectively as the A&T Four – on Wednesday, Feb. 1, in the Alumni Foundation Event Center as part of the ...
Posted Friday, January 27th 2017 at 10:37AM
If a movie executive was meeting with Maurice Mander, the interview should not convene until there was a full understanding of the complexity and ingenuity of Mander's action-packed, urban thriller, “Surian Seed: Rise of The Rudan.” While it is only a comic book, it has all the initial key ingredie ...
Posted Tuesday, January 24th 2017 at 2:08PM
NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) -
The massive Women’s March on Washington will include locals who said they want the new president to know they are ready to fight to protect the rights of women and all Americans.
"Together we are strong and we have a voic ...
Posted Wednesday, January 18th 2017 at 1:06PM
Two Citywide Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration Events!
- Sponsored by Alabama State University, Troy University & The Friends of the ASU Theatre -
- Two different and very unique events -
- Open to the public -
1). TONIGHT (Jan. 18), at 6 ...
Posted Wednesday, January 18th 2017 at 12:12PM
HAMPTON — Jocelyn Gilchrist had two reasons to bring her children to the Martin Luther King Jr. Day march at Hampton University on Monday.
For one, she wanted to teach her kids — Madison, 10, and Josiah, 8 — about the slain civil rights icon, who ...
Posted Tuesday, January 17th 2017 at 2:20PM
By David Foster, The Trentonian
TRENTON >> Maurice “Raheem” Mander would ask kids their knowledge of African-American superheroes in comic books.
“They weren’t familiar with them,” the Trenton native said last week. “I found some that have be ...
Posted Tuesday, January 17th 2017 at 11:35AM
“Bama State Style,” the television reality series featuring Alabama State University’s
Mighty Marching Hornets Band, returns to nationwide TV on Jan. 10.
WHAT: ASU's band gets new nationwide reality TV show.
WHEN: Tuesday (Jan. 10) at 7 p.m. lo ...
Posted Friday, January 6th 2017 at 1:31PM
Non-for-Profits have a tremendous opportunity to fulfill its mission if given the proper tools and resources that allow them to go to scale.
QUEENS, NEW YORK, UNITED STATES, December 19, 2016 - New York, NY - December 16, 2016 - Each One Teach Men ...
Posted Monday, December 19th 2016 at 1:10PM
WHAT: Montgomery Bus Boycott's 'Mass Meetings' 61st Anniversary Celebrated!
WHEN: Monday, Dec. 5, at 6 p.m.
WHERE: Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church, 454 Dexter Ave. Alabama State University
The 61st anniversary of the Montgomery Bus B ...
Posted Wednesday, November 30th 2016 at 4:49PM