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
In celebration of #BlackHistoryMonth, #Barbershop: The Next Cut salutes #RealLifeBarber @KamalNuru of the famed @LevelsBarbershop in New York, for providing a environment that brings the neighborhood together for conversation, laughter, and great hai ...
Posted Tuesday, February 23rd 2016 at 1:50PM
Alabama State University's National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture is hosting a special Black History Month program examining a modern-day tragedy, which is the lynching of Elmore Bolling.
The event is free and ...
Posted Tuesday, February 16th 2016 at 2:40PM
Courtesy of BlackNews.com
Students and parents looking for financial aid to help pay for college are rejoicing about the release of a new 67-page book entitled, Get That Money, Honey! Top 101+ Scholarships (and Internships) for African Americans a ...
Posted Tuesday, February 2nd 2016 at 12:08PM
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Dr. Wayne A. I. Frederick had been called a “Super Doctor” and named among “America’s Best Physicians” by national publications long before he was unanimously elected Howard U ...
Posted Monday, February 1st 2016 at 6:53PM
Holly Adrienne Hogrobrooks, civil rights pioneer who helped to organize Houston’s first sit-in on March 4, 1960, died January 22 after a lengthy illness. Her efforts helped pave the path to end segregation in Houston. She was 75.
Hogrobrooks, was ...
Posted Friday, January 29th 2016 at 2:13PM
Richard Allen, the founder of the AME Church and it’s first bishop, will be featured as the next issue in the U.S. Postal Service’s Black Heritage Commemorative Series.
Allen, along with the Reverend Absalom Jones, helped found the Free African So ...
Posted Tuesday, January 26th 2016 at 2:35PM