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Black schools hope NBA star’s gift sparks a golf resurgence
September 5, 2019
Ernie Andrews looks out to the grounds of Washington's historic Langston Golf Course and shrugs at the fact that fewer young black golfers are coming out to play these days. ... read more »
Tom Joyner Foundation Announces Huston-Tillotson University as May School of the Month
May 3, 2019
Formed by the host of the nationally syndicated Tom Joyner Morning Show, the foundation unveiled the names of the 2019 schools as part of its on-going effort to assist these institutions in broadening and strengthening their efforts to raise money to help keep students attending HBCUs.   ... read more »
Michelle Obama urges grads to vote to protect civil rights
April 28, 2016
JACKSON, Miss. First lady Michelle Obama told graduates of a historically Black university in Mississippi on Saturday that ``the power of voting is real and lasting'' and they need to cast ballots to protect civil-rights advances made by previous generations. She said many young African-Americans have disenfranchised themselves because only about 20 percent of them voted in the 2014 midterm elections. ... read more »
First Lady Michelle Obama to address Jackson State grads
April 13, 2016
Jackson State University's spring graduates will be among the last group of graduates to hear from First Lady Michelle Obama, who has included the Mississippi college as part of her Reach Higher initiative. ... read more »
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