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HU Scripps Howard School of Journalism announces $500,000 Challenge Grant from 21st Century Fox
July 24, 2015
Hampton University’s Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications recently announced a $500,000 Challenge Grant from 21st Century Fox, the world’s leading portfolio of film and television brands ... read more »
L.A. Speech and Language Therapy Center Students to Perform in 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games
July 24, 2015
The games will host more than 7,000 special needs athletes from 170 nations and are expected to bring out more than half a million attendees ... read more »
National Commission on Hunger Faces Uphill Challenge
July 22, 2015
Feeding the nation’s increased numbers of hungry citizens has become an uphill challenge for local and national organizations alike. ... read more »
California proposes historic $1.5M fine for taking water
July 22, 2015
The fine reflects the rising severity of California's four-year drought ... read more »
Friends and Family Call Alleged Bland Suicide ‘Incomprehensible’
July 22, 2015
Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) is a place where many African American students come to become adults by embracing the Black college experience. ... read more »
Metrolink Installs Safety Feature In Light of 2008 Tragedy
July 22, 2015
A safety feature that automatically slows or halts a commuter train before it collides with another is in place on all 341 miles of Metrolink tracks, Sen. Barbara Boxer and train agency officials announced last week. Positive Train Control, or PTC, uses GPS to avert train collisions. The technology also may be used to keep trains from going at unsafe speeds or from moving onto the wrong tracks. The system was installed in response to a 2008 collision between a Metrolink train and a Union Pacific freight train, resulting in 25 deaths and 135 people injured. ... read more »
The Confederate Flag: South Carolina Votes to take it down
July 15, 2015
There tends to be a dismissal in controversies pertaining to the Black community, and many would like to know if the confederate flag symbolizes racism and dismisses the hardships of our ancestors ... read more »
Family: Settlement isn’t victory in NY police chokehold case
July 15, 2015
The relatives of an unarmed black man who died after being put in a white police officer's chokehold said Tuesday that the nearly $6 million settlement they reached with the city wasn't a victory as they continued pressing for federal civil rights charges. ... read more »
Van Jones Launches Prison Reform Initiative
July 15, 2015
Millions of people know Van Jones as a CNN commentator, but millions more are acquainted with him through his community organizations ... read more »
The Name Game: Colleges Rebrand to Get More Students
July 15, 2015
Community colleges, state colleges, and universities across the nation are rebranding themselves to attract more students paying out-of-state tuition rates, which includes foreign students as well, to ease the financial concerns of a growing number of institutions. ... read more »
HUD Announces New Rule to Combat Housing Discrimination
July 15, 2015
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development recently released a new rule to assist the department’s grantees in meeting their anti-segregation and anti-discrimination mandates. ... read more »
Coroner Says No Evidence That B.B. King Was Poisoned
July 15, 2015
Medical examiners found no evidence to prove the allegation that blues legend B.B. King was poisoned before he died of natural causes in May, according to autopsy findings made public Monday. ... read more »
Bill Cosby Admits He Acquired Drugs So He Could Give to Women For Sex
July 9, 2015
Bill Cosby finally lets the truth be known that he acquired drugs for the purpose of giving them to women so that he could sleep with them. ... read more »
12-Year-Old and Two Minors Arrested, Charged As Adults In Connection With a Deadly Omaha Shooting, Police Say
July 8, 2015
Three young boys, including a 12 year-old, are charged as adults suspicion of the murder of a 30 year-old man amidst a drug trade. ... read more »
CHP Beating Victim Case Sparks Drama & Divided Loyalties
July 8, 2015
On July 1, 2014 television viewers were horrified as video of 51-year-old, mentally disabled Marlene Pinnock being brutally beaten by California Highway Patrol officer Daniel Andrew surfaced. Pinnock was homeless at the time, and was reportedly not medicated. ... read more »
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