The excellency our Honorable Morehouse Alum, Spike Lee shares
through art is impressionable and admired by us all.
His taste displayed in the messages he tells through cinema is
classic and timeless.
When we see him on the big screen he plays his character so
naturally. The casts he and hi ...
Posted Thursday, February 28th 2019 at 5:55PM
Martin Luther King Jr.
William Howard Taft
Barack H. Obama
George H.W. Bush
Samuel Chapman Armstrong
William R. Harvey
Eleven exquisitely sculpted figures of m ...
Posted Thursday, February 28th 2019 at 4:44PM
Do you know when and where the first HBCU was established? Black colleges have played an important role in the education, empowerment, and success of African-American students, from the missionaries that taught runaway slaves to the trade schools that were founded in the early 20th century. Some HBC ...
Posted Thursday, February 28th 2019 at 3:59PM
Keep An Eye Out For These Signs of Spring
This winter's been a little bit rough — but clues are starting to pop up to signal warmer days on the horizon
| STORY BY MEGHAN MCMAHON |
On a cold, gray February day, like many we have had this mon ...
Posted Thursday, February 28th 2019 at 9:55AM
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., (AKA) in partnership with the Educational Advancement Foundation, has pledged an endowment in the amount of $100,000 to SC State University as a part of the AKA-HBCU Endowment Fund initiative.
On Feb. 28, SC State ...
Posted Wednesday, February 27th 2019 at 9:34AM
The Emperor of China learns that one of the most beautiful things in his empire is the song of the nightingale. When he orders the nightingale brought to him, a kitchen maid (the only one at court who knows of its whereabouts) leads the court to a ne ...
Posted Wednesday, February 27th 2019 at 9:28AM
The 91st Annual Academy Awards, hosted on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019, was full of applause-worthy moments.
It was a big night for Black Panther, earning Marvel Studios its first recognition by the Academy.
Even more significant, the night commem ...
Posted Monday, February 25th 2019 at 6:16PM
Photo: Spike Lee accepts the Adapted Screenplay award for ‘BlacKkKlansman’ onstage during the 91st Annual Academy Awards at Dolby Theatre on February 24, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Kevin Winter/Getty Images)
Spike Lee is one of the m ...
Posted Monday, February 25th 2019 at 5:58PM
BRONNER BROTHERS INTERNATIONAL BEAUTY SHOW
The Nation's Largest & Best Multi-Cultural Beauty Show
NEW ORLEANS | MARCH 30TH - APRIL 1ST, 2019
New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center
900 Convention Center Blvd. New Orleans, LA 70130
Posted Monday, February 25th 2019 at 3:48PM
For the past several years, the NHL has made an effort to attract a new, diverse fan base with one lofty promise: Hockey is for everyone.
The slogan started as a unity building initiative each February but is now supposed to be a year-round guiding principle for the league. But too often it’s bee ...
Posted Thursday, February 21st 2019 at 11:38AM
Legendary music entertainment cruise, sailing April 7-14, 2019 on Carnival Magic supports students attending Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Janet Jackson, Maxwell, Charlie Wilson, Fantasia, KEM, and more will headline 2019 performances, which also include artists from R&B, Soul, In ...
Posted Wednesday, February 20th 2019 at 6:53PM
In honor of Black History Month, Anirvan Chatterjee has gathered images and historical anecdotes to remind Americans about the shared history between South Asian and Black communities in this country.blackdesisecrethistory.org
Most Americans kno ...
Posted Tuesday, February 19th 2019 at 3:08PM
Mississippi State University Libraries, in partnership with Tuskegee University and the MSU-based Southern Literary Trail, is presenting an exhibition celebrating the work of acclaimed African-American photographer P.H. Polk. Polk's work depicts ea ...
Posted Tuesday, February 19th 2019 at 1:55PM
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
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
1. They'd rather we don't pay attention to the
Gossip and Drama spread about their Industries.
2. If someone special offers you Marijuana, don't
mess with it.
3. A man who loves you will take your hand and
lead you away from Danger and Fighting others.
4. You don't have to meet a Man in ...
Posted Wednesday, February 13th 2019 at 9:12PM
The pregnant royal was radiant in an all-white ensemble for her special evening at the museum.
By Jess Pullar
Duchess Meghan's tummy seems to be growing by the minute as she edges closer to her due date, but it hasn't stopped her from looking c ...
Posted Wednesday, February 13th 2019 at 1:07AM
Kenyan technology evangelist, Roy Allela, displays the smart hand gloves which he invented. PHOTO | COURTESY
A 25-year-old Kenyan innovator has earned global recognition with his invention of a smart hand gloves which are capable of convert ...
Posted Sunday, February 10th 2019 at 8:28PM
Albinism is an inherited genetic condition that reduces the amount of melanin pigment formed in the skin, hair and/or eyes. Albinism occurs in all racial and ethnic groups throughout the world. In the U.S., approximately one in 18,000 to 20,000 peopl ...
Posted Wednesday, February 6th 2019 at 9:10PM
Weeks after releasing the video “That Magic,” southern songstress India.Arie has announced she’s ready to hit the road in support of her upcoming album, WORTHY.
“India’s North American trek will kick off April 30 at the Florida Theatre in Jackson ...
Posted Tuesday, February 5th 2019 at 8:59PM
Experience African American history, culture and entertainment in Washington, DC with this three-day trip itinerary.
Learn more about African American history and culture in Washington, DC.
Day 1: Gems on the National Mall
Start your day at the Martin Luther King, Jr. M ...
Posted Friday, February 1st 2019 at 8:22PM
Over $1.6 Million Distributed to HBCUs During Black History Month
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated (AKA), in partnership with the Educational Advancement Foundation (EAF), has pledged an endowment in the amount of $100,000 to Shaw Un ...
Posted Thursday, January 31st 2019 at 6:09PM