November 02, 2021


Courtesy of Norfolk State University, Norfolk State University receives the largest single-donor gift in its 85-year history!  President Javaune Adams-Gaston is proud to accept this 40-million-dollar donation from MacKenzie Scott on behalf of the University and notes that this tremendous donation advances the mission of NSU in support of access, student achievement, and academic excellence.


Introducing the B-CU College Of Nursing and Health Sciences

By Bethune-Cookman University, The Bethune-Cookman University Board of Trustees, the administration, the faculty and staff, are all pleased to announce a new designation for the once, School Of Nursing at B-CU. The board voted and approved the creation of the College Of Nursing & Health Sciences led by Dean, Dr. Sandra Tucker. The College will

Jesse Jackson attends an International Conference 'Is #Auschwitz only Sleeping?' during the celebration of European Roma Holocaust Memorial Day in Krakow, Poland on 5 July, 2019. (Photo by Beata Zawrzel/NurPhoto via Getty Images)

Rev. Jesse Jackson hospitalized after fall at Howard University

By Christina Carrega, Joe Sutton and Susannah Cullinane, Civil rights leader Rev. Jesse Jackson was hospitalized after falling and hitting his head while attending a meeting at Howard University in Washington, DC, Monday, according to his Rainbow PUSH Coalition. Jackson was on campus for a meeting with Howard University Pres. Wayne A.I. Frederick and students


Governor Holds TSU’s $544 Million

By Rosetta Miller-Perry This state has always denigrated Tennessee State University fairly and this past week the degree of harm that it’s still doing was made public.  A bipartisan group of legislators meeting on the issue discovered that Tennessee currently owes TSU around half a billion dollars. Just think about that for a second, then


Scholarship available to fund high school, college students’ paths to automotive manufacturing careers

Written by Bishop State Newsroom Current high school and college students interested in pursuing careers in Alabama’s multi-billion dollar automotive industry have two weeks to apply for a scholarship to use at one of Alabama’s community colleges. The Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Assocation (AAMA) and the Alabama Community College System (ACCS) are providing scholarships, as well

ENG7P5 FDNY Identification logo on the side of a New York Fire Department vehicle

FDNY firefighters suspended after protesting vaccine mandate at New York state senator’s office, officials say

By Laura Studley, Artemis Moshtaghian and Susannah Cullinane, Six New York firefighters were suspended for four weeks without pay Friday following an incident between on-duty firefighters and an elected official’s staff, according to a statement from a New York City Fire Department (NYFD) spokesperson. The firefighters drove a fire engine to New York state Senator

December 17, 2019 - Washington, DC, United States: U.S. Representative Alcee Hastings (D-FL) speaking at the House Committee on Rules meeting to discuss H. Res. 755 - Impeaching Donald John Trump, President of the United States, for high crimes and misdemeanors. (Photo by Michael Brochstein/Sipa USA)(Sipa via AP Images)

11 Democrats vie to fill the late Alcee Hastings’ US House seat in Florida primary

By Alex Rogers, The primary election Tuesday to replace the late Florida Rep. Alcee Hastings has been marked by two things: the massive number of candidates and a lack of voter interest in them. “I think most people don’t even know there’s an election, unfortunately,” said Florida Rep. Lois Frankel. But the off-year special election featuring 11 Democrats presents

President Joe Biden meets with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during the G20 leaders summit, Sunday, Oct. 31, 2021, in Rome. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Biden says international support for him is strong despite domestic struggles

By Maegan Vazquez, Kate Sullivan and Kevin Liptak, President Joe Biden told reporters during his first news conference in months that he was encouraged by how he was received at this weekend’s Group of 20 Leadership Summit in Rome, dismissing concerns that allies might not take solace in his pledge to turn the page from

ATLANTA, GEORGIA - OCTOBER 11: General view during the national anthem in game 3 of the National League Division Series between the Atlanta Braves and the Milwaukee Brewers at Truist Park on October 11, 2021 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Photo by Michael Zarrilli/Getty Images)

Native leaders decry Braves’ ‘Tomahawk chop’ ahead of World Series game in Atlanta

By Nicquel Terry Ellis, Native groups and advocates are demanding that the Atlanta Braves eliminate the “Tomahawk chop” symbol and gesture from its branding and game day traditions, saying the team is perpetuating racist stereotypes as the Braves take the national stage in the World Series. Leaders from the Native community said this week it’s