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Kappa Alpha Psi Members Volunteer to Mentor the Next Generation of Leaders

Acclaimed Actor John Marshall Jones, Sports Agent Harrison Gaines, college admissions representatives and other stakeholders led empowering workshops at the Fraternity’s Inaugural Western Province Kappa League Leadership Training Conference at California State University-Los Angeles

Sisters of the Skies and Delta Air Lines Host Fundraiser for Future Black Female Pilots

The purpose of the gala is to seek to improve the current number of Black female pilots which stands roughly north of 150 in the United States for those holding Airline Transport Pilot, Commercial, Military and or Certified Flight instructor licenses. The first gala was held in February 2019 in Atlanta, Georgia honoring the first All-African American Female flight crew. This year the SOS brings fundraiser back to where it began again recognizing Black women who are first in their aviation careers.

Civil and Human Rights Activist Andrew Young Turns 90!

When former Ambassador Andrew Young turned 80, the late Congressman John Lewis spoke of his contributions to the city of Atlanta and the world, “He has been a voice for what is right, fair, and just. Young helped make America and the world a better place.”

Dr. William R. Weathers Passes Away

Dr. William Rolfe Weathers, 83 years of age, died on December 9, 2021, in Los Angeles. William was born at Homer G. Phillips Hospital on October 5, 1938, in St. Louis, Missouri,  the third of four siblings born to Dr. Henri Weathers II and Alice Mae Gentry Weathers.

ChristianaCare announces $500,000 in scholarships for students pursuing health fields, in partnership with HBCU Week Foundation

To strengthen and diversify the health care workforce for years to come, ChristianaCare will provide $500,000 in scholarships to 10 students in Delaware who plan to pursue degrees in health care. Administered through the HBCU Week Foundation, each scholarship will provide $12,500 per year in financial support over four years and will include a paid internship at ChristianaCare.

Howard University Announces Legendary Actress, Alumna Phylicia Rashad As Dean of the Newly Reestablished College of Fine Arts

“In this full circle moment, Ms. Phylicia Rashad will take the training and skills that she honed as a student at Howard and exuded in an outstanding performing career, and she will share those pearls of wisdom with the next generation of students in the College of Fine Arts. Her passion for the arts and student success makes her a perfect fit for this role,” announced Howard’s Provost Anthony K. Wutoh.