Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12) released the following statement after President Trump announced his Executive Order entitled “Promoting excellence, innovation, and sustainability at historically black colleges and universities”.
“Today, Preside ...
Posted Wednesday, March 1st 2017 at 1:46PM
Langston University president Dr. Kent J. Smith, Jr. visited the White House on Monday for the HBCU roundtable. Eighty-eight institutional presidents traveled to Washington, D.C. for the Fly-In and met with a number of constituents including the foll ...
Posted Wednesday, March 1st 2017 at 1:39PM
WHO: Cheyney University will hold its annual Founder’s Day Convocation and Alumnus and Chairman of Cheyney’s Council of Trustees, Robert W. Bogle ’75, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of The Philadelphia Tribune will bring the Keynote ...
Posted Tuesday, February 28th 2017 at 6:21PM
Congressman John Conyers, Jr (MI-14) today released the following statement:
“Last night, the Department of Education published a press release with a quote from Secretary of Education Betsy Devos that is shocking and insulting. In her statement, ...
Posted Tuesday, February 28th 2017 at 2:31PM
WHEN: Wed. - Sat. at 7 p.m.; with special school matinees at 10 a.m. on Feb. 14-16.
WHERE: ASU's Leila Barlow Theatre in the Tullibody Fine Arts Building; corner N. University & S. Jackson.
INFO: To make reservations, buy tickets or more info, call ...
Posted Monday, February 13th 2017 at 4:41PM
The celebration of the legacy and impact of Historically Black Colleges & Universities (HBCU) and their players continued at Super Bowl LI in Houston.
The NFL carried on the tradition of honoring Legends and historic players at the Super Bowl by recognizing Pro Football Hall of Fame players who a ...
Posted Tuesday, February 7th 2017 at 2:22PM
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
Join Henry Louis Gates, Jr. as he looks at the last 50 years of African-American history — from Dr. King to President Obama, from James Brown to Beyoncé — charting the remarkable progress made and raising hard questions about the obstacles that remain in Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise. Watch the Mini-Series Event Tuesday November 22 at 8/7c only on PBS. Click to learn more.
Posted Monday, November 21st 2016 at 8:11PM
Join Henry Louis Gates, Jr. as he looks at the last 50 years of African-American history - from Dr. King to President Obama, from James Brown to Beyoncé - charting the remarkable progress made and raising hard questions about the obstacles that remain in Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise.
Posted Friday, November 11th 2016 at 7:59PM
Join Henry Louis Gates, Jr. as he looks at the last 50 years of African-American history — from Dr. King to President Obama, from James Brown to Beyoncé — charting the remarkable progress made and raising hard questions about the obstacles that remain in Black America Since MLK: And Still I Rise. Watch the Mini-Series Event Tuesday November 15 & 22 at 8/7c only on PBS. Click to learn more.
Posted Friday, November 4th 2016 at 7:34PM
White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities presents the 2016 HBCU National Conference, Oct. 24-25, 2016 - Live STREAM!
Watch the live stream of the 2016 HBCU National Conference during HBCU Week courtesy of NASA's Digit ...
Posted Monday, October 24th 2016 at 1:26PM
Student loan debt and managing repayment after graduation is a major burden for many new college graduates and professionals already in their careers. It is a topic of national concern and impacts career choices, college completion rates, family economic health and America’s global competitiveness. ...
Posted Friday, September 30th 2016 at 2:41PM
Texas Southern University is well represented in the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in Washington, D.C., with a painting from John Biggers, founder of TSU’s Art Department; sketches from TSU alumnus K ...
Posted Friday, September 23rd 2016 at 2:22PM
The application for the 2017 Public Policy & International Affairs Junior Summer Institute is now open.
The PPIA Junior Summer Institute program prepares undergraduates to be competitive candidates for top degree programs in the fields of public p ...
Posted Wednesday, September 7th 2016 at 4:27PM
ASU Observes 50th Anniversary of Black Power Movement
WHEN: August 26, from 8:30 a.m. through 5 p.m.
WHERE: ASU's National Center, 1345 Carter Hill Road.
LUNCHEON: 12:15 until 1:45 p.m. at Dexter King Memorial Baptist Church, downtown.
Posted Wednesday, August 10th 2016 at 1:43PM
Writer and Director Shayla Racquel is currently fundraising for her newest film project, Riverment. Riverment is a short fictional film that explores the evolving fight for Black rights in America and it’s generational toll on families. The film disc ...
Posted Tuesday, August 2nd 2016 at 6:48PM
WHEN: Saturday (July 23) from 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m.
WHERE: Levi Watkins Learning Center (ASU Library).
Alabama State University’s Library - Levi Watkins Learning Center (LWLC) - in partnership with the ASU National Center for the Study of Civil ...
Posted Wednesday, July 20th 2016 at 1:58PM
Paid, Fall Internships! Now is your chance to apply for paid fall internships with the Federal Diversity Internship Initiative! This is your once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to intern with the federal government, so apply now! Applications are due July 27, 2016. Accepted students will have a chance to intern for 15 weeks at the: - Federal Aviation Administration - Consumer Financial Protection Bureau - U.S. Environmental Protection Agency - U.S. Department of Health and Human Services - U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - U.S. Department of Treasury - U.S. Census Bureau These positions are fully-funded: students receive a twice-monthly stipend, and some support for travel to and from the internship site. ...
Posted Friday, July 15th 2016 at 1:22PM
Members of the family of Anna Knight have various roles in the upcoming film, "Free State of Jones," starring Academy Award-winner Matthew McConaughey.
The movie is inspired by the life of Newton Knight, a poor, defiant farmer from Mississippi, wh ...
Posted Thursday, June 23rd 2016 at 3:15PM
The Southern Africa Classic Tour is the most complete tour of the wonders of southern Africa. From cosmopolitan Cape Town and Johannesburg in South Africa to the wildlife-rich Chobe National Park in Botswana, to majestic Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe, discover the best of southern Africa.
Enjoy th ...
Posted Friday, June 17th 2016 at 6:25PM
WVAS Presents Montgomery Screening of ‘The Amazing Nina Simone’
WHAT: Compelling documentary on the life of singer, songwriter, pianist and activist Nina Simone.
WHEN: Saturday, June 11; reception begins at 3 p.m., documentary starts at 4 p.m.
Posted Wednesday, June 8th 2016 at 1:53PM
Alabama State University’s Levi Watkins Learning Center (LWLC) is featuring a new exhibit titled "Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the Alabama State University Connection."
On display on the first floor of the LWLC until September 2016, the three-pane ...
Posted Monday, May 23rd 2016 at 2:46PM
Alcorn State University students, faculty, staff, legislators and community leaders gathered to help the School of Education and Psychology celebrate their momentous achievement.
The School celebrated becoming the first historically black college ...
Posted Tuesday, May 3rd 2016 at 2:04PM
Harriet Tubman and President Andrew Jackson lived on opposite sides of the American experience.
Tubman, a black woman, escaped slavery to become a conductor on the Underground Railroad, risking her life to lead slaves to freedom. Jackson, the son ...
Posted Thursday, April 21st 2016 at 2:22PM