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Thanksgiving—To Be Grateful
November 26, 2015
Despite the commercialism, drama and history of the holiday, people still take time to give thanks ... read more »
“Boycott Christmas, Not Jesus”
November 26, 2015
Mobilization increased for the national campaign to “Boycott Christmas, Not Jesus.” The economic boycott spans from November 27 from Black Friday spending on the day after Thanksgiving through January 1. ... read more »
Hampton University to Collaborate with Nigerian Scientists on Water Quality Research
November 25, 2015
The Hampton University Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry hosted professors from Nigerian universities on November 20, who collaborated with HU professors on water quality research. Last week, ... read more »
A Tribute to New Orleans Musical Legend: Allen Toussaint
November 25, 2015
Allen Toussaint was an American musician, pianist, songwriter, arranger, and producer. He was the quintessence of New Orleans music and on Friday, November 20, the city that loved him paid tribute to him. ... read more »
Marian Wright Edelman honored with Inaugural James M. Lawson Humanitarian Award
November 25, 2015
The year was 1968. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. had just been assassinated and riots had broken out all over the country. Twenty-nine year old Marian Wright Edelman went into schools to talk to children to tell them not to loot and risk their future by getting arrested. ... read more »
City Dismisses Case Against Freelance Journalist
November 25, 2015
With a trial date set for December 15, today representatives from Los Angeles City Attorney Mike Feuer’s office moved to dismiss misdemeanor criminal charges against freelance journalist Jasmyne Cannick. Cannick, 38, was charged with three counts of resisting a police officer resulting from being arrested on November 26, 2014 during what the Los Angeles Police Department referred to as the Ferguson protests. ... read more »
West Speaks on Obama, Black Lives Matter
November 19, 2015
[HOUSTON] – Dr. Cornel West, an outspoken activist, author and professor, recently shared his views on pressing issues during a speech at the University of Houston-Downtown. ... read more »
Terrence J and Wells Fargo Partner up for ‘My Untold’ Campaign
November 19, 2015
Receiving a college education is a major step for students of color. As a fellow Historically Black College (HBCU) alum, I including many others fell in love with the HBCU experience when we saw shows like “A Different World” and “The Cosby Show”. ... read more »
How a Beating, Three Murders led to the Murder of Tyshawn Lee
November 19, 2015
It all began around 6 a.m. on Aug. 5 when 21-year-old Adarius Hayes was found dead in a car in the 7500 block of South Damen Avenue. Hayes, a member of the Killer Ward Gangster Disciples, had been shot in the chest. It was the first shot fired in the latest neighborhood gang rivalry that has gripped the Auburn Gresham community and loosely culminated with the murder of nine year-old Tyshawn Lee earlier this month. ... read more »
National Education Advocate Says Family Is Key to Learning
November 19, 2015
Education always played a big part in Byron Garrett’s life. “Education has always been a love of our family,” said Garrett, a Greensboro native and chairman of the National Family Engagement Alliance. “It’s always been the key thing that we believe to help you transition from one space in life to the next. So I found myself as a school principal and a state [education] advisor really focusing on education strategy and believing it is a key opportunity to do great work.” ... read more »
Protests erupt after black man shot by police in Minneapolis
November 18, 2015
A Minnesota agency is investigating the shooting by a Minneapolis police officer of a black man suspected in an assault, an incident that prompted protests and led to a community forum with the mayor and police chief Sunday. ... read more »
US reaches $95.5M settlement in for-profit education case
November 18, 2015
A Pennsylvania company that enrolls more than 100,000 students at for-profit trade schools and colleges across the U.S. and Canada has agreed to pay $95.5 million to settle claims it illegally paid recruiters and exaggerated the career-placement abilities of its schools. ... read more »
Aaron Walton named Advertising Executive of the Year
November 18, 2015
The Marketing to African Americans with Excellence (MAAX) Awards recently named Walton Isaacson Co-Founder Aaron Walton 2015 Advertising Executive of the Year at the 16th Annual Marketing to African Americans with Excellence (MAAX) Summit . ... read more »
Black College Fund, CIA Vow to Create More Agents of Color
November 18, 2015
The Central Intelligence Agency and a national organization that financially helps students at historically black colleges and universities (HBCU) announced during a press conference there on Saturday November 14,  ... read more »
Family, community still demanding answers in death of Victor White, III
November 12, 2015
Hundreds of protestors gathered at Bouligny Plaza in New Iberia, Louisiana, to call for an end to police brutality and to demand justice for 22-year-old Victor White, ... read more »
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