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
Tennessee State graduate Mike Jackson cleans up pretty well.
So well in fact, that he was selected to replace the iconic cartoon character Mr. Clean.
The folks at Procter & Gamble decided that after 59 years on the job the powerful-looking Mr. Clean, with his white pants, skin-tight T-shirt an ...
Posted Tuesday, February 7th 2017 at 9:41AM
Nationally renowned Author Georgia Woodbine joins NY State's largest African American Chamber
The Long Island African American Chamber of Commerce, Inc. and its member network will benefit substantially from nationally renowned Author Georgia Woodbine's passion, wisdom, knowledge and the tremendo ...
Posted Sunday, February 5th 2017 at 12:23AM
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