The Family Place‘s 2018 Texas Trailblazer Co-Chairs Sunie Solomon and Amy Turner are celebrating more than the Fourth of July this week. They’ve just revealed the 2018 Texas Trailblazer.
Here are some hints:
•The 2018 Trailblazer is a guy.
Posted Tuesday, July 10th 2018 at 12:33PM
#LoveisStrong.There is power in love.
“There is power in love. Don’t underestimate it. Don’t even over-sentimentalize it. There is power. Power in love.” ~ Bishop Michael Curry
We may all encounter someone in our days who could use ...
Posted Wednesday, June 20th 2018 at 12:58PM
Voorhees College graduates, Dr. Leroy Staggers was recently named president of Morris College and Dr. Lawrence L. Rouse was recently named president of Pitt Community College (PCC).
As president, Staggers will be responsible for serving as the chi ...
Posted Tuesday, June 19th 2018 at 10:53AM
Rise with a smile.
What may make you
excited about this day
May not move the next
Keep love at the forefront.
No arguing - just zip it.
Accept flaws and quirks.
Sow good vibes.
Remember it is okay to
Posted Monday, June 18th 2018 at 7:43AM
Today we want you to know how important you are
to our lives.
From the bottom of our brain we need you to know
we need you.
You are designed to play a special role.
Your muscles come through and save the day just in
the nick of time.
Posted Sunday, June 17th 2018 at 6:40PM
Everyone says how similar we look.
Daddy always says “I messed her up
To know Dads talents is to know a child’s
Even Dad gets a little nervous when
presenting his child to society. He tries to
fluff his hair and color that grey. He wants
to look his best for his kids spe ...
Posted Sunday, June 17th 2018 at 9:29AM
Written by Alonda Thomas
The NFL and Howard University have partnered to launch the Campus Connectionprogram, which aims to provide students with programs and experiences that help prepare them for future careers in professional football administration.
Beginning with the 2018 fall s ...
Posted Friday, June 15th 2018 at 2:45PM
Tennessee State University is among three historically black institutions that have signed a memorandum of understanding to create a consortium that will focus on faculty development.
The consortium on Transformative Teaching Practices for 21st Ce ...
Posted Friday, June 15th 2018 at 2:41PM
About HP and HBCUs
When a company’s culture enables you to belong, innovate, and grow, you’re inspired to bring your best ideas to the table every day. As part of our partnership with the National HBCU Business Deans Roundtable, HP’s new bus ...
Posted Wednesday, June 13th 2018 at 1:23PM
President SuperTrump has made progress!
The summit between he and North Korea’s
leader Mr. Kim Jong-un brought a plethora
of emotions to mind.
It was a relief to see two men express brotherhood.
I will throw my towel in the ring to join a ...
Posted Tuesday, June 12th 2018 at 6:33PM
In this first-of-its-kind conversation, the Bezos brothers discuss their early influences, habits for success, and predictions for the future.
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Posted Monday, June 11th 2018 at 12:18PM
Join Bill for a wide-ranging student Q&A hosted by Provost Alan Garber and Dean Frank Doyle. Bill will take questions from the audience about various areas of his work – global health and development, technology, clean energy innovation, Alzheimer’s ...
Posted Monday, June 11th 2018 at 12:05PM
YOU GET A SPEECH: Oprah Winfrey delivers the keynote address at the Women’s E3 Summit at the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Tomorrow, the museum opens ‘Watching Oprah,’ an exhibit dedicated to understanding contemporary Amer ...
Posted Monday, June 11th 2018 at 12:02PM
Browns safety Damarious Randall may have to dig deep into his wallet if the Cavaliers win the NBA championship. Randall has promised everyone on Twitter who retweeted the following that he will buy a jersey for them -- if Cleveland beats the Golden S ...
Posted Wednesday, May 30th 2018 at 11:50AM
When Hannah Lucas was diagnosed last year with a medical condition that caused frequent fainting, she felt scared and alone.
“I started passing out more and more often and I was terrified of going anywhere,” Hannah, 15, told ABC News. “Because what if I passed out and no one was around or what i ...
Posted Tuesday, May 29th 2018 at 2:34PM
Anytime we see a Soldier we naturally
are in awe.
It is your courage and sacrifice that
Today America says Thank You!
From our National Guard Military
Family to yours....
Posted Monday, May 28th 2018 at 3:36PM
May we immerse ourselves in a good read!
Phil Jackson is a man I've admired since
his days as a Coach of the Chicago Bulls!
As I search for inspiration and good teachings
to get through the journey called life I was led
to Phil Jackson.
Posted Wednesday, May 23rd 2018 at 12:32PM
CHARLES R. DREW UNIVERSITY OF MEDICINE AND SCIENCE PROGRAM DIRECTOR MAKES HISTORY AS FIRST EVER AFRICAN AMERICAN PRESIDENT OF TOP MEDICAL ASSOCIATION
Dr. C. Freeman, psychiatry residency program director at Charles R. Drew University of Medicine a ...
Posted Wednesday, May 23rd 2018 at 11:02AM
Diannah Watson, BlackAmericaWeb.com
The cast of A Different World have come together to raise $360k in grants to award to nine HBCU’s.
Jasmine Guy, Cree Summer, Kadeem Harrison and Darryl M. Bell teamed up with The Home Depot to annou ...
Posted Friday, May 4th 2018 at 9:02PM
The biggest entertainer in the world just earned herself an honorary degree at every HBCU across the nation overnight.
Beyonce showed up and showed out as the headliner at Coachella in the wee hours of the morning on Sunday using a heavily HBCU ba ...
Posted Monday, April 16th 2018 at 7:13PM
The Mississippi Valley State University Department of English and Foreign Languages and J.H. White Library will continue the Zelma T. Howard Lecture Series with a poetry reading featuring renowned poet George Drew.
The event will be hosted at 2:30 ...
Posted Wednesday, March 28th 2018 at 12:45PM
I’d like to thank Dr. Ishmell Edwards and his staff at Rust College for graciously hosting me for the night as I make my way to the National Civil Rights Center in Memphis.
Ken Johnston, 51, of Amherst, Massachusett ...
Posted Wednesday, March 28th 2018 at 12:28PM