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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 »
Congressional Black Caucus Recognizes the 50th Anniversary of the Higher Education Act
November 12, 2015
Recently, Congressional Black Caucus Chairman G. K. Butterfield released the following statement recognizing the 50th anniversary of the Higher Education Act: “The Higher Education Act opened the door to opportunity for millions of students and families around the country by making college more affordable and accessible to those who are the most in need.  ... read more »
Missouri Football Team Protest to End Racism on Campus
November 12, 2015
The president of the University of Missouri resigned Monday as students and faculty scrutinized and protested against his method of addressing racial tensions on campus. University of Missouri Chancellor R. ... read more »
Veteran’s Day for a Black Soldier
November 12, 2015
On November 11, we remember the Veterans who put their lives on the line serving our country and protecting the borders of our political interactions. Some carve the day out to barbecue and shake hands to say “thank you” to the men and women who served the country. ... read more »
Blacks and climate change
November 11, 2015
A new poll indicates 3 out of 5 (83 percent) Blacks view climate as a major issue and support the government’s Clean Power Plan. President Barack Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced the Clean Power Plan on August 3, 2015 as a historic and important step in reducing carbon pollution from power plants. ... read more »
Family of Five Die in Apparent Murder-Suicide
November 5, 2015
Tempe, Ariz., police are calling the death of five family members on October 18 a murder-suicide. According to police, Glenn Baxter, 27, deliberately drove his estranged wife’s silver SUV into Tempe Town Lake, after midnight, with his wife and three children inside. ... read more »
City Officials Launch Traffic Safety Outreach Campaign
November 5, 2015
Los Angeles city and police officials recently announced a public outreach campaign aimed at cutting down on hit-and-run crashes and preventing distracted driving. The public service announcements — ... read more »
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