Grambling State University held its annual football Pro Day at Eddie G. Robinson Memorial Stadium on Thursday morning in front of scouts representing 21 teams from the National Football League.
"I thought it was a good day," Grambling State hea ...
Posted Friday, March 23rd 2018 at 9:04AM
The NASA Mathematician Who Advanced Human Rights with a Slide Rule and Pencil NASA chief Charles Bolden recalls the historic trajectory of the “human computer” who played a key role in the Apollo 11 moon landing, and as a female ...
Posted Friday, March 23rd 2018 at 9:00AM
BY Chris Hilburn-Trenkle
When Ingrid Wicker McCree was 19 years old and a sophomore at George Washington University, she decided she needed a job.
She took a job at the Charles E. Smith Center on campus, where she was an equipment manager an ...
Posted Friday, March 23rd 2018 at 8:58AM
Matilda Sissieretta Joyner Jones, known as Sissieretta Jones, (b.1868 – d.1933) was an American soprano. She sometimes was called "The Black Patti" in reference to Italian opera singer Adelina Patti. Jones' repertoire included grand opera, light oper ...
Posted Friday, March 23rd 2018 at 8:55AM
Nationwide has partnered with HBCU CONNECT for almost a decade to bring savings to the HBCU community. This crucial partnership helps HBCU CONNECT provide scholarship opportunities to deserving students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities ...
Posted Friday, March 23rd 2018 at 8:54AM
Tennessee State University President Glenda Glover and Joni McReynolds, president of the TSU National Alumni Association, joined Ag Dean Chandra Reddy at a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Tuesday to open six new Ag laboratories.
TSU President Glenda ...
Posted Thursday, March 22nd 2018 at 3:27PM
By Abigail Walker
Christopher Lockhart, owner of Capital City Kayaks, says he has always enjoyed being out on the water. The 27-year-old Jackson native grew up kayaking during the summer and continued the hobby into adulthood. He started buying bo ...
Posted Thursday, March 22nd 2018 at 3:13PM
Today, Congresswoman Alma Adams (NC-12), co-chair of the Bipartisan Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Caucus, released the following statement on the inclusion of HBCU Priorities in the 2018 Omnibus:
“Following the first ever HBC ...
Posted Thursday, March 22nd 2018 at 2:46PM
The Magnificent Walls of Benin
"The Walls of Benin were a combination of ramparts and moats, called Iya in the local language, used as a defense of the defunct Kingdom of Benin, which is present-day Benin City, the capital of present-day E ...
Posted Thursday, March 22nd 2018 at 10:37AM
Morgan State University’s restoration and 2016 reopening of the Lillie Carroll Jackson Civil Rights Museum (LCJM) has received a Maryland Preservation Award, the state’s highest recognition for historical preservation,heritage education and ...
Posted Thursday, March 22nd 2018 at 10:05AM
Ferris Coin Co. Offering $2,000 in Prizes, Commemorating 100th Anniversary of WWI Act of Valor
One of the nation's oldest rare coin shops is seeking artists from across the nation to design a silver coin-shaped medallion honoring African American ...
Posted Thursday, March 22nd 2018 at 9:37AM
Saint Augustine’s University released its 2018 football schedule Wednesday, highlighted by games against archrival Shaw University, defending CIAA champion Virginia State University and Division I North Carolina Central University.
The 10-game sla ...
Posted Thursday, March 22nd 2018 at 9:08AM
Game-changing HBCU alumnus and White House correspondent April Ryan, Tony Award-winning director Kenny Leon and UNCF campaign contributor Oracle Corporation honored at the event
NEW YORK—Close to $900,000 was raised at the recent UNCF “A Mind Is…” ...
Posted Wednesday, March 21st 2018 at 8:34PM
Emmett W. Chappelle
Is a scientist who made valuable contributions in the fields of medicine, philanthropy, food science, and Astrochemistry.
From 1950 to 1955 he served as an instructor of biochemistry at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, ...
Posted Wednesday, March 21st 2018 at 5:32PM
He was the first Black Japanese Samurai in history and he was essentially one of the ‘Right Hand Men’ of the war lord of 16th century Japan: Oda Nobunaga.
Yasuke (彌介) is what they called him, we are not too sure of his actual name bu ...
Posted Wednesday, March 21st 2018 at 5:29PM
James Samuel Watson (1882–1952) was one of the first two Black Americans elected as a judge in New York City.
James S. Watson was born in Spanish Town, Jamaica on May 29, 1882. His father, James Michael Watson, was a Sergeant in the Jamaica Con ...
Posted Wednesday, March 21st 2018 at 5:25PM
BSU Student Team Uses Technology to Advance Global Environmental Sustainability
MEDIA CONTACT: Damita Chambers, firstname.lastname@example.org, 301-832-2628 mobile
(BOWIE, Md.) – A team of five Bowie State University undergraduates studying compu ...
Posted Wednesday, March 21st 2018 at 11:57AM
Virginia State University (VSU) President Makola M. Abdullah, Ph.D. announces U.S. Senator Mark Warner and the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Lt. Gov. Justin E. Fairfax will serve as commencement speakers for VSU’s spring commencement ceremonies. The Uni ...
Posted Wednesday, March 21st 2018 at 11:54AM
Renowned scholar, historian, and educator Professor Henry Louis Gates Jr., will serve as guest speaker for Fayetteville State University’s (FSU) 151st Founders’ Day on April 5, 2018. The event will be held at 2 p.m. in J.W. Seabrook Auditorium on the ...
Posted Wednesday, March 21st 2018 at 11:51AM
Shelton State Community College’s @theDome summer 2018 programming will introduce new educational opportunities. In addition to already popular camps and workshops, this year’s summer lineup will also include the brand new STEM Academy and ACT prep ...
Posted Wednesday, March 21st 2018 at 11:46AM
Image associated with the ASU ‘Family’ Shows Support for Selma’s Concordia College news item
Author: Lois G. Russell
Alabama State University showed up in big numbers to help students attending Concordia College find a new home at ASU as th ...
Posted Wednesday, March 21st 2018 at 11:43AM