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Student Athlete of the Week: Michael Pittman Jr.
November 14, 2019
Senior Michael Pittman Jr. has been making the USC football team a scrappy force, leading the wide receivers with 938 yards and 71 receptions. ... read more »
Kappa Alpha Psi-Los Angeles Host 83rd Annual Black and White Ball
November 14, 2019
The 83rd annual Kappa Alpha Psi will be held Saturday, November 23, 2019, at the Renaissance Airport Hotel.  For many, the Kappa Black and White Ball is the kick-off to the Los Angeles African American Social Season. ... read more »
Illinois Prison Bans Black History Books
November 8, 2019
According to published reports, three out of every four inmates in Illinois prisons are African American, causing some to conclude that banning the books was a means for prison officials to deprive Blacks of learning their history. ... read more »
Southern California hires Mike Bohn as athletic director
November 7, 2019
Southern California hired Mike Bohn as its new athletic director on Thursday, breaking from tradition to turn over the program to a veteran collegiate sports administrator with no ties to the school. ... read more »
Acclaimed novelist Ernest Gaines dies at 86
November 7, 2019
Novelist Ernest J. Gaines, whose poor childhood on a small Louisiana plantation germinated stories of black struggles that grew into universal tales of grace and beauty, has died. He was 86. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Morgan Redford
November 7, 2019
This time of the year is hectic for Morningside senior Morgan Redford. While she is a member of the cheerleading squad, she competes on the school volleyball team. Later this month, basketball games will begin, and Redford will start her fourth varsity season with the Monarchs girls basketball team. ... read more »
University of Redlands and Tuskegee Students Explore London Together
November 1, 2019
Recently, a group of University of Redlands and Tuskegee University students spent three weeks documenting the sights of London for a study abroad course on storytelling. In addition to learning about the region’s history, politics, and culture and how these elements can come together in photos and narrative, the group shared personal experiences and perspectives, making for a meaningful international learning experience.  ... read more »
Senator Harris Speaks at SC Candidate Forum After Organizers Nixed
November 1, 2019
Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris spoke at a criminal justice forum at a historically Black college on Saturday after a group that honored President Donald Trump with an award was removed as the event sponsor. ... read more »
UCLA Study Reveals Educational and Social Challenges Affecting Black Youth in Los Angeles County
October 31, 2019
African-American students in Los Angeles County are currently facing a dual-threat of inadequate educational opportunities and support. It has been proven that social and environmental factors have also placed their educational and social development at significant risk. A recent study published by UCLA graduates exhibits Black students in LA County disproportionately attending schools that the state declared as “low-performing" or lack the critical resources needed to alleviate the many social and psychological needs of their students. ... read more »
Shaq, Epson, and Communities In Schools Donate to Local Schools
October 31, 2019
NBA Hall of Famer Shaquille O’Neal teamed up with Epson and Communities in Schools (CIS) to donate color printers, projectors and whiteboards to 11 schools. Video by: Amanda Scurlock ... read more / watch video »
Student Athlete of the Week: Quinndon Allen
October 31, 2019
Sophomore Quinndon Allen is a member of the Los Angeles Romans football team’s young core. Allen has the ability to gain yards through catches and rushes as well as stop the run on defense. ... read more »
Sandra Jackson-Dumont Named New Director and CEO Of Lucas Museum of Narrative Art
October 31, 2019
The Board of Directors of the Lucas Museum of Narrative Art, including co-founders George Lucas and Mellody Hobson, announced today that Sandra Jackson-Dumont has been appointed the museum' director and chief executive officer. ... read more »
Importance of Educators of Color for Black and Brown Students
October 31, 2019
This month, my organization, the National Alliance of Public Charter Schools released its highly-anticipated report, “Identity and Charter School Leadership: Profiles of Leaders of Color Building an Effective Staff” which examined the ways that school leaders of color’s experiences and perspectives influence how they build school culture, parent and community relationships, and effective staff. ... read more »
Los Angeles County Leaders Honor McNair as Tuskegee University’s First Female President
October 24, 2019
The Board of Supervisors presented McNair with a scroll commemorating her day of honor at the Kenneth Hahn Hall of Administration in Downtown Los Angeles. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Kimaya Lampkin
October 24, 2019
Junior Kimaya Lampkin is a dual-sport athlete and has become a leader of the View Park girl’s rugby team. A key lesson she learned in being a leader is to understand the perspective of every player on the team. ... read more »
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