The idea of Martin Luther King Jr. Day as a holiday was promoted by labor unions in contract negotiations. After King's death, United States Representative John Conyers (a Democrat from Michigan) and United States Senator Edward Brooke (a Republican ...
Posted Friday, January 16th 2015 at 2:50PM
105-Year-Old Graduate Reflects on School’s Impact on Her Life, Career
Beatrice Payne, 105, remembers her days training to become a teacher at the school that would later become Bowie State University.
“I just thought teaching was the grandest t ...
Posted Thursday, January 15th 2015 at 1:33PM
Voting Open for Fans to Help Determine the Final Eight to Perform in Atlanta in January 2015
The Honda Battle of the Bands is set to make a triumphant return to Atlanta January 24, 2015, when eight of the most prestigious marching bands from Ameri ...
Posted Wednesday, January 14th 2015 at 4:08PM
The Hall Johnson Summer Camp is held on the campus of Allen University for high school choral students. This camp places an emphasis on the music of Hall Johnson and the appropriate performance practice for the Negro spiritual. Campers will have a we ...
Posted Monday, January 12th 2015 at 3:22PM
During the last decade diagnosis rates for HIV in the United States have fallen by around one-third and now stand at 16 cases per 100,000. While this is very promising news and an indication that strategies to prevent the spread of infection have bee ...
Posted Tuesday, January 6th 2015 at 6:36PM
Alcorn State University announces that eligible high school students have a chance to participate in the USDA 1890 National Scholars Program and receive a scholarship to attend the university in any field of study in agriculture, food, natural resour ...
Posted Monday, January 5th 2015 at 4:53PM
The Jarvis Christian College Counseling Center recently received a Behavioral Health grant from the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Center for Excellence (HBCU-CFE). The grant supports the development and implementation of a campus-wide ...
Posted Monday, December 15th 2014 at 6:10PM
Heart disease is the #1 cause of death of African American women in the United States as well as providing more risks of attaining it than White women. Take action to protect your heart. View the Inforgraphic at http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/health/educat ...
Posted Tuesday, November 11th 2014 at 6:22PM
When the Alcorn State University Braves kicks off its next home football game Saturday, Nov. 15, at 4:00 p.m. against Arkansas Pine Bluff, the institution will honor active military, veterans and civil service employees for their sacrifices to ensure ...
Posted Tuesday, November 11th 2014 at 2:12PM
During the month of September in New York City nothing matters more for film lovers than attending Urbanworld Film Festival, the nation's largest competitive multicultural film festival....and this is year was no different! For five consecutive days ...
Posted Thursday, October 2nd 2014 at 7:50PM
TENURE-TRACK ASSISTANT PROFESSOR POSITION IN INTEGRATIVE PHYSIOLOGY
The University of Colorado-Boulder is looking for individuals with a specialization or expertise in integrative physiology for a tenure track position at the level of assistant pr ...
Posted Thursday, September 25th 2014 at 6:35PM
The National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR) brings the
2014 National Conference to Philadelphia, PA
The National Association of African Americans in Human Resources (NAAAHR) invites you to join your human resource co ...
Posted Monday, September 15th 2014 at 5:23PM
For the eighth consecutive year, U.S. News has produced a ranking measuring the quality of the undergraduate education at historically black colleges and universities. In order to be on the list, a school must be currently designated by the U.S. Depa ...
Posted Thursday, September 11th 2014 at 3:17PM
In a move that many educators, prognosticators and medical practitioners saw coming for years, Georgia native Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice becomes the first woman president of Morehouse School of Medicine.
The Macon, Ga. native succeeds outgoing pr ...
Posted Wednesday, July 9th 2014 at 2:02PM
by George Johnson Jr., director of integrated marketing and public relations
Twenty-one representatives from Oakwood University consisting of students, and staff, and a few non-Oakwood volunteers, arrived in Kenya on June 11 for the 2014 4HIM Over ...
Posted Friday, June 27th 2014 at 6:47PM
Last night Cheyney University of Pennsylvania alum and media correspondent Tanisha LaVerne Grant was on the red carpet to cover Sean Combs REVOLT TV's community initiative, "HELLO HARLEM" -a summer series to benefit the BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF HARLEM ...
Posted Wednesday, June 25th 2014 at 5:33PM
Media correspondent and Cheyney University of Pennsylvania alum Tanisha LaVerne Grant was on the red carpet last night for one of New York City's most anticipated events ... the inaugural of the American Black Film Festival also known as ABFF. What a ...
Posted Friday, June 20th 2014 at 5:34PM
National Black MBA Association, INC - Empowering Visionaries.
The Art of Leadership: Recalibrate Your Reality - Practical Steps From the NBMBAA
Register NOW for the NBMBAA Midwest Regional Symposium!
July 17, 2014 Chicago, ...
Posted Thursday, June 19th 2014 at 7:22PM
25 to Life, a debut feature-length documentary by award-winning director and Spike Lee protégé Mike L. Brown, will have its world premiere as part of the American Black Film Festival (ABFF) in New York at SVA Theatre (333 W. 23rd Street) on Sunday, J ...
Posted Monday, June 16th 2014 at 7:23PM
Technology-savvy Grambling State University students help people 50 and older take existing tech skills to higher levels during four-day program
Senior citizens and seasoned citizens wanting to know how to get more out of their smartphones, laptop ...
Posted Friday, June 13th 2014 at 2:10PM
Job Opportunities at The Wet Seal
We use the power of fashion and fun to help our girl express her individuality and fit in - while standing out. We always listen closely, keep it real, and offer our product at a great price.
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Posted Tuesday, June 10th 2014 at 8:57PM
On Saturday, June 14, 2014, the University Museum at Texas Southern University will host its third biannual Wearable Art Competition and Fundraiser. Chaired this year by Cheryl Elliott Thornton and Peter B. Thornton, the gala event is a unique and ex ...
Posted Monday, June 9th 2014 at 7:26PM
Grammy-winning artists Jill Scott, the Isley Brothers and Tye Tribbett joined the soulful Alice Smith, Sevyn Streeter, Marsha Ambrosius, August Alsina and Spoken Reasons to perform at the 35th annual UNCF An Evening of Stars®. Actor-comedian Anthony ...
Posted Monday, June 2nd 2014 at 6:31PM
Recognized public boarding school will take up residence at FMU in August
The SEED School of Miami and Florida Memorial University (FMU) announced a partnership that will bring SEED’s proven 24-hour, college-preparatory education model to south Fl ...
Posted Tuesday, May 20th 2014 at 6:14PM
Register now for the National Black MBA Association’s 36th Annual Conference & Exposition, September 16-20 in Atlanta, GA.
Register now at http://www.nbmbaaconference.org
Posted Monday, May 19th 2014 at 7:30PM