In advance of Presidents Day, a U.S. history quiz was written by the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation. Some 41,000 Americans took it, with dismal results.
Even in the state with the best performance, Vermont, only 53 percent of the re ...
Posted Monday, February 18th 2019 at 10:09AM
Phil Jackson in conversation with John Salley at Live Talks Los Angeles, June 12, 2012, discussing Jackson's book, 'Eleven Rings."
For more information on Live Talks Los Angeles, visit: www.livetalksla.org ...
Posted Monday, February 18th 2019 at 8:48AM
Joel Augustus Rogers (September 6, 1880 – March 26, 1966) was a Jamaican-American author, journalist, and historian who contributed to the history of Africa and the African diaspora. After settling in the United States in 1906, he lived in Chicago and then New York City. He became interested in the ...
Posted Sunday, February 17th 2019 at 9:54PM
The NFL’s top players from historically black colleges have Carolinas roots.
North Carolina A&T’s Tarik Cohen and South Carolina State’s Darius Leonard shared the 2018 Black College Football Pro Player of the Year award given by the NFL Players Association. Cohen, a Chicago Bears running back/k ...
Posted Sunday, February 17th 2019 at 2:28AM
The U.S. Senate has approved a pair of bills that will help historically Black colleges and universities across the country if the measures are approved by the House of Representatives and President Donald Trump.
The HBCU Propelling Agency Rel ...
Posted Sunday, February 17th 2019 at 2:24AM
Adrianna Carter (left), a senior majoring in global medicine and biological sciences at USC, and Alexandria Frank (right), a sophomore majoring in psychology at Howard University, are taking part in an HBCU exchange program this semester. Left:(Photo ...
Posted Sunday, February 17th 2019 at 2:07AM
The University of the Virgin Islands has become the first historically Black college or university to provide its students with free tuition.
After Hurricane Maria in 2017, the student retention rate at the university fell significantly. This new program was introduced by Lieutenant Governor and ...
Posted Sunday, February 17th 2019 at 1:58AM
Twenty high school students on a site visit Friday to experience the Tennessee State University campus culture, did not leave empty handed. To their surprise, they all received full scholarship offers to come to TSU.
TSU President Glenda Glover pe ...
Posted Saturday, February 16th 2019 at 9:59PM
For Immediate Release From Cathedral of Christ The King Catholic Church in ATL ~ Royal Monarch General Monsignor Francis G. McNamee!
YOU ARE INVITED TO BECOME A CATHOLIC!
WHAT: Inquiry Session About The Catholic Faith
WHEN: Monday, Feb ...
Posted Saturday, February 16th 2019 at 9:27AM
For Immediate Release From Authors' Den!
Reader Views welcomes O. Ajamu Jumal, author of the fascinating historical fiction novel, “Spiritual Shackles.” Ajamu is being interviewed by Juanita Watson, Assistant Editor of Reader Views.
Posted Saturday, February 16th 2019 at 8:14AM
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lead you away from Danger and Fighting others.
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Posted Wednesday, February 13th 2019 at 9:12PM
Schools to Sign Transfer Agreement/MOU that Allows Trenholm State Community CollegeStudents to Also Obtain an ASU Degree
WHAT: News Conference with ASU President Ross and Trenholm President Munnerlyn to sign agreement for new partnership.
Posted Wednesday, February 13th 2019 at 8:16PM
I had the pleasure of sitting down to talk with poet, speaker wife and mother, Janette Ikz. She is more commonly known by the name Genetics and is familiarly known for her popular spoken word pieces "I Will Wait For You", "Ready or Not" and many othe ...
Posted Wednesday, February 13th 2019 at 1:00AM
The tag line for Nana Camille Yarbrough's upcoming presentation at the world famous Schomburg Center on February 14th, 2019 in New York reads, "Celebrating Nana Camille's Journey as an Artist and Cultural Custodian". An appropriate phrase describing ...
Posted Monday, February 11th 2019 at 9:07PM
The Executive Leadership Council Presents The National Business Case Competition Scholarship in conjunction with ExxonMobil. The competition consists of teams that will develop and present viable solutions for the Green Oil Company to attract and ret ...
Posted Monday, February 11th 2019 at 8:59PM
The Origins & Purpose of Black History Month
WHEN: Tuesday (Feb. 12) 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
WHERE: ASU's Levi Watkins Learning Center (ASU Library) Lecture Hall on its first-floor (off of N. University Dr.).
As the nation celebrates Black History Month, join us at Alabama State University on Tues ...
Posted Monday, February 11th 2019 at 8:47PM
Photo: Photo For The Washington Post By Evelyn Hockstein.
Mya Thompson, a 25-year-old senior at Howard University, walks to class on Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. Thompson is a recipient of a gift from the Alfred Street Baptist Church, which donated $ ...
Posted Monday, February 11th 2019 at 7:43PM
By Spring 2019 Editorial Board
February is a month during which it is integral to look at the past and learn from the country’s failures and triumphs.
This month, especially, is a time to recognize the importance of Historically Black Col ...
Posted Monday, February 11th 2019 at 7:37PM
A career in international conflict resolution has been on Ava Greene’s radar, and the Spelman College senior learned more about the possibilities when she was selected to attend a new fellows program in Washington, D.C.
The Cox-State Department Di ...
Posted Monday, February 11th 2019 at 7:34PM
Giant Negro Stereotype- The Giant Negro stereotype has been around for a century. Its effects are not only harmful for life threatening. Michael Brown was just the latest example.
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Posted Monday, February 11th 2019 at 7:58AM
Today in Blackface: Gucci and Louis Vuitton
High End Fashion Makers Gucci, Louis Vuitton and Prada seem to have as part of the scheme, designing racist apparel, creating a media firestorm and have their boiler plate apology in hand before production even commences..
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Posted Sunday, February 10th 2019 at 10:23AM
David Ruggles (March 15, 1810 – December 16, 1849) was an African-American abolitionist in Manhattan, New York who resisted slavery by his participation in a Committee of Vigilance and the Underground Railroad to aid fugitive slaves reach free states ...
Posted Sunday, February 10th 2019 at 10:08AM
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Posted Sunday, February 10th 2019 at 9:45AM
The salt helps melt ice even if it’s freezing, and the sand keeps salt in place. But they can really inflict some major punishment upon a vehicle, See these tips from Nationwide for protecting it.
Posted Friday, February 8th 2019 at 9:01PM