Harriet Tubman and President Andrew Jackson lived on opposite sides of the American experience.
Tubman, a black woman, escaped slavery to become a conductor on the Underground Railroad, risking her life to lead slaves to freedom. Jackson, the son ...
Posted Thursday, April 21st 2016 at 2:22PM
Original article courtesy of The Chicago Maroon
Obama’s policies didn’t create future Trump fans, but his presidency pushed them over the edge.
Posted Mar 31, 2016 by Natalie Denb ...
Posted Wednesday, April 6th 2016 at 2:51PM
JCSU Faculty/Guest Concert
Thursday and Friday, April 7-8, 2016 at 7 p.m. both nights
701 N. Tryon Street
General admission is $5 cash at the door.
ABOUT THE SHOW:
Resident choreogr ...
Posted Wednesday, April 6th 2016 at 1:40PM
National Walking Day is Wednesday
Alabama State University, American Heart Association & others team-up & invite the public to walk with us.
National Walking Day is Wednesday and ASU has partnered with the American Heart Association and others ...
Posted Monday, April 4th 2016 at 7:53PM
Faith and Social Justice forum featuring Symone Sanders, national press secretary for Bernie Sanders, former Ohio State Sen. Nina Turner, National Faith Director Aurelio Givens and other guests. Join in a discussion about social and racial justice wi ...
Posted Thursday, March 3rd 2016 at 2:36PM
Alabama State University's National Center for the Study of Civil Rights and African-American Culture is hosting a special Black History Month program examining a modern-day tragedy, which is the lynching of Elmore Bolling.
The event is free and ...
Posted Tuesday, February 16th 2016 at 2:40PM
Courtesy of BlackNews.com
Students and parents looking for financial aid to help pay for college are rejoicing about the release of a new 67-page book entitled, Get That Money, Honey! Top 101+ Scholarships (and Internships) for African Americans a ...
Posted Tuesday, February 2nd 2016 at 12:08PM
Holly Adrienne Hogrobrooks, civil rights pioneer who helped to organize Houston’s first sit-in on March 4, 1960, died January 22 after a lengthy illness. Her efforts helped pave the path to end segregation in Houston. She was 75.
Hogrobrooks, was ...
Posted Friday, January 29th 2016 at 2:13PM
Watch Alcorn State University take on North Carolina A&T State University in the inaugural Air Force Reserve Celebration Bowl, in conjunction with ESPN and 100 Black Men of Atlanta. Join us on Saturday, December 19th as these these MEAC and SWAC football champion powerhouses collide in Atlanta’s Ge ...
Posted Friday, December 11th 2015 at 6:27PM
Are you a military veteran (post 9/11), college graduate, or a person thinking about changing careers? How would you feel about pursuing opportunities in media sales? What is media sales, you ask? We are talking about radio, television, cable, print, digital, and interactive sales – you know … media ...
Posted Friday, December 11th 2015 at 6:21PM
By Liz Ryan, Forbes | November 22, 2015
Everyone who interviews job-seekers for a living has stories about crazy things that job-seekers have done on job interviews. I have dozens of stories — too many of them to recall.
It’s fun to tell stori ...
Posted Wednesday, December 2nd 2015 at 6:55PM
We need volunteers: accountants, financial services professionals, HBCU students, faculty, HBCU staff, and anyone who would like to offer their pro bono or volunteer services. Help your favorite HBCU win a $20,000 award and give good community service. Click here for more details ... ...
Posted Friday, November 6th 2015 at 7:25PM
We have a well known reporter looking to write a story about how folks in their 50s find new jobs. He is looking for the 50 and up crowd to connect with him for a brief interview, to create a mini-profile, and grab tips on how you managed to find new ...
Posted Thursday, November 5th 2015 at 2:29PM
What do you do if you’re a successful African American female engineer spending your nights and weekends worrying about the state of public education? Especially when the children in your neighborhood, already struggling with poverty, violence and racial discrimination, aren’t getting the education ...
Posted Thursday, October 15th 2015 at 1:41PM
Join 19 top graduate schools in international affairs and public policy for a virtual recruitment fair on October 21.
Members of the Association of Professional Schools of International Affairs (APSIA) will be online to answer your questions about:
- application requirements,
- curricula and joint degrees,
- financial aid, and
- career opportunities.
Go beyond ...
Posted Tuesday, October 6th 2015 at 4:41PM
Thurgood Marshall College Fund - S.M.A.R.T. Scholarship For Service Program
The Science, Mathematics And Research for Transformation (SMART) Scholarship for Service Program is an opportunity for students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines to receive a full scholarship and be gainfully employed upon degree completi ...
Posted Thursday, October 1st 2015 at 6:38PM
To all the site readers, we seek your help.
Earl Francis Lloyd (1928-2015) was the first African American to play in the NBA for the Washington Capitols in 1950. Subsequently, he was also the first African American to both win an NBA Championship (1 ...
Posted Thursday, September 3rd 2015 at 5:35PM
By Alexander Nazaryan 8/18/15 at 4:37 AM
Coutesy of NewsWeek - http://www.newsweek.com/black-colleges-matter-363667
Medgar Evers College, an overwhelmingly black branch of the City University of New York, sits atop a hill in central Brooklyn. ...
Posted Friday, August 28th 2015 at 6:08PM
Jelisa Barringer is the 47th National Miss Black America Titleholder. She Joined the Ranks of Oprah Winfrey, Toni Braxton, Bernadette Stanis, Alexandra Morton and more.
Jelisa is a 25 year old native of Columbus, OH crowned Miss Black America 2015-1 ...
Posted Friday, August 28th 2015 at 5:25PM
By Carmen Jones
Courtesy of XOJane.com
One day I woke up, and Twitter had exploded. A young Black woman had gotten everyone into a tizzy. “A 4.0 at an HBCU is not equivalent to a 4.0 at a PWI,” she tweeted. It really got me thinking. Is ...
Posted Friday, August 21st 2015 at 6:23PM
Allen University has opened its doors to the new Mother Mary Ann Norris Honors Program Center.
Angel Risher is the current Miss Allen University. She and the other honors students in her class will be the first to graduate in the honors program ...
Posted Friday, August 21st 2015 at 5:57PM
NBMBAA Entrepreneurial Institute®(EI), is a “must attend” day long series of business development workshops and breakthrough training sessions. The EI attracts new entrepreneurs, current business owners and small business professionals seeking the knowledge and tools of success. EI provides professional development via workshops, panels, discussions, networking opportunities and ...
Posted Monday, July 27th 2015 at 5:56PM
Chicago, IL and Houston, TX - In its search for proven and flexible instructional programs to serve its mission of, “empowering students, parents, teachers, administrators and community leaders in an effort to develop independent learners&rdquo ...
Posted Friday, July 24th 2015 at 3:10PM
The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) received Initial Approval status for its Pre-Licensure (Generic) Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) program from the Arkansas State Board of Nursing Wednesday. Enrollment is open for the upcom ...
Posted Friday, July 10th 2015 at 6:11PM