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Tennessee Student is Centennial Scholar Recipient of Ossie Davis Scholarship
November 28, 2019
Earlier this month, after a rigorous selection process, the family of the late actors and activists, together with the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), announced that Lane College senior, Jade Allen, is the recipient of the Ossie Davis Legacy Scholarship. "We are always motivated by mom and dad's love of education and what a struggle it was for each of them to get higher education and the sacrifices that their parents made," Davis Day told NNPA Newswire. ... read more »
How to Be an Anti-Racist, According to Ibram X. Kendi
September 5, 2019
“A combination of memoir and extension of [Kendi’s] towering Stamped from the Beginning... Never wavering... Kendi methodically examines racism through numerous lenses: power, biology, ethnicity, body, culture, and so forth... This unsparing honesty helps readers, both white and people of color, navigate this difficult intellectual territory... Essential.” ... read more »
Most and Least Ethnically Diverse U.S. Cities Identified
February 21, 2019
“A growing body of social psychological research suggests that information about increasing ethnic diversity can lead white Americans to express greater concerns about their ethnic group’s status and, further, these concerns can have implications for interethnic attitudes as well as political attitudes,” said Dr. Maureen Craig, a WalletHub expert and assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at New York University. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Theo Howard
October 18, 2018
The UCLA Bruins found a glimmer of hope in their nightmarish season after routing California 37-7 on Saturday. In their first win of the season, junior wide receiver Theo Howard made two catches for 23 yards. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Jojo McIntosh
September 13, 2018
Jojo McIntosh has been putting in work since his senior season started at the University of Washington. The safety made seven tackles and one pass break up during the Huskies’ 16-21 loss to the Auburn Tiger on September 1. ... read more »
California Legislative Black Caucus Declares Victory for 2018-19 Budget
June 21, 2018
The California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC), led by its Chairman, Assemblymember Chris Holden (D-Pasadena), declared victory in securing funds related to the Caucus’ budget priorities. ... read more »
The Layers of A Black Man
November 30, 2016
Cal State Northridge students examine and present the activism, triumphs and challenges of black men. ... read more »
WIU Trustees Eliminate 4 Degree Programs in Unanimous Vote
June 14, 2016
Western Illinois University trustees on Friday voted to eliminate African-American studies, women's studies and two other degree programs due to poor enrollment and low graduation rates. ... read more »
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