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Black Surfers Unite at “A Great Day at The Stoke”
July 7, 2022
Last month, Black surfers gathered to celebrate their existence at A Great Day at The Stoke in Huntington Beach. Touted as the biggest gathering of Black surfers, A Great Day at The Stoke included a surf competition, free Yoga sessions, and free surf lessons. ... read more »
Harris urges grads to tackle problems in unsettled world
May 12, 2022
Vice President Kamala Harris urged graduates of Tennessee State University on Saturday to apply their leadership skills to help tackle the multitude of challenges posed by an unsettled world. ... read more »
Student Athlete of the Week: Hercy Miller
June 24, 2021
Hercy Miller has been a strong contributor during his senior year at Minnehaha Academy in Minnesota. He helped the Redhawks secure a 20-1 overall record and the 2021 MSHSL Boys Basketball State Championship. ... read more »
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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Does It Again and Raises $1 Million in Support of HBCUs
October 1, 2020
“We did it, we did it again!” Dr. Glenda Glover, AKA International President and Chief Executive Officer shared with excitement in a video message to sorority members. “The online receipts alone totaled more than $1.3 million. We can now continue to provide endowments to our treasured HBCUs.” ... read more »
Wyomia Tyus, Tennessee State, Blazed a Trail for Womens’ College Athletics
March 25, 2020
 When Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972 was passed, academic institutions had to ensure equality in the federal funding of activities for men and women. Prior to that, women’s athletic activities go little to no funding. ... read more »
AKA Raises $1 Million for HBCUs in One Day, Announces Collaboration with the Black Press of America
September 26, 2019
"I understand the impact personally that establishing an endowment has on a student's enrollment and graduation prospects," Dr. Glover said. "The actions of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will go a long way toward ensuring that HBCUs remain open and able to encourage the best black students to choose them as a first option," she said. ... read more »
Shaw University Officially Names Dillard as 18th President
May 10, 2019
“We want to adapt the university so that it’s clear what its relevance continues to be,” Dillard said. That means that, given the challenges of higher education — and HBCUs in particular — we have to make sure that the education we’re providing transforms the lives of the students that we have,” she said. ... read more »
NNPA Mid-Winter Training Conference Highlights Global Expansion of the Black Press
February 1, 2019
The National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) wrapped its Mid-Winter Training Conference on Saturday, Jan. 26, in Orlando, Florida, where publishers, corporate partners and sponsors gathered to help move the publishing industry forward with increased sustainability for the Black Press of America. ... read more »
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El Camino Compton Basketball Player Signs With Tennessee State
April 6, 2017
Henderson’s contributions to the Tartars on the Tennessee State Tigers men’s basketball team this coming fall. His production on court did not only land him a scholarship, but ushered the Tartars to a dominant season. ... read more »
Tennessee State University and SLA Worldwide to Lead First Annual HBCU Federal Contracting Academy
October 13, 2016
The inaugural event will be in conjunction with the 2016 National HBCU Week Conference hosted by the White House Initiative for HBCUs ... read more »
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