November 04, 2021

Deloitte Announces $250,000 Master of Accountancy Scholarship Program With Louisiana Tech and Grambling State Universities

Written By Grambling State University, Today Deloitte announced the creation of a $250,000 scholarship program to help fund the cost of tuition for students from Grambling State University who are seeking a Master of Accountancy (MAcc) degree from Louisiana Tech University’s College of Business. The announcement further showcases the global professional services organization’s commitment to

US Vice President Kamala Harris speaks about the Administrations investments in child care and families during a visit to the early childhood education center, CentroNía, in Washington, DC, on June 11, 2021. (Photo by Jim WATSON / AFP) (Photo by JIM WATSON/AFP via Getty Images)

Harris looks to strengthen US-France ties in ‘concrete ways’ on Paris trip

By Jeremy Diamond, Vice President Kamala Harris will pursue US efforts to strengthen a recently mended French-American relationship during a trip to Paris next week, where she will also attend a pair of international conferences. Harris will sit down for a bilateral meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Élysée Palace next Wednesday before delivering remarks at


FAMU Alumna Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Headlines SJGC Grads Are Back Panel Discussion

Written By Andrew Skerritt Florida A&M University’s (FAMU) School of Journalism & Graphic Communication (SJGC) will host “Beyond the Newsroom: Where Your Journalism Degree Can Take You” 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28 in the SJGC Lecture Hall featuring Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance-Bottoms and other alumnae. The panel discussion also includes Yolanda Cade, director public relations-Disney Signature


Harris-Stowe State University Joins Webster University’s WINS Program

Written by Harris-Stowe State University, Harris-Stowe State University has joined Webster University’s Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) program, expanding its study abroad program portfolio to include Webster’s international campuses, creating new opportunities for students and faculty to study and teach in Europe, Asia, Africa and Central America. This new partnership will serve an important role

Shown is a police vehicle in Philadelphia, Thursday, June 24, 2021. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Mayor signs legislation making Philadelphia the first major US city to ban police from stopping drivers for low-level traffic violations

By Evan Simko-Bednarski, Maya Brown and Emma Tucker, A Philadelphia law banning traffic stops for minor violations is set to go into effect early next year after the city’s mayor gave final approval Wednesday. The law, which passed Philadelphia’s city council last month by a 14-2 vote and has the support of the city’s police department, designates


Judge finds ‘intentional discrimination’ in Arbery jury selection but allows trial to move forward with 1 Black member

By Devon M. Sayers, Alta Spells and Christina Maxouris, After a long and contentious jury selection process in a coastal Georgia county in preparation for the trial for Ahmaud Arbery’s killing, a panel of 12 people was chosen Wednesday — consisting of one Black member and 11 White members. The jury was selected after a two-and-a-half-week selection process that ended with

MIAMI - AUGUST 26: (L-R) Robert Wilson, Charlie Wilson and Ronnie Wilson of the Gap Band attend the BMI Urban Awards at the Fountainbleau Hilton August 26, 2005 in Miami, Florida. (Photo by Alexander Tamargo/Getty Images)

Ronnie Wilson, founding member of The Gap Band, dead at 73

By Jack Guy, Ronnie Wilson, founding member of R&B group The Gap Band, has died at the age of 73. His passing was confirmed by his wife, Linda Boulware-Wilson, in a Facebook post published Tuesday. “The love of my life was called home this morning, at 10:01am. Please continue to pray for The Wilson, Boulware, and Collins family, while


U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris Visits Hampton University NASA-Funded Satellite Mission Projects, Engage in Roundtable Discussion with Students

Written by Hampton University Newsroom, U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris visited Hampton University on Friday, September 10 to tour its four NASA-funded satellite mission projects, including the $140 million Aeronomy of Ice in the Mesosphere (A.I.M.) mission, the first only NASA mission totally controlled by an HBCU.   “It was an honor for Hampton University to

FILE - In this Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021, file photo, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown speaks to the media after filling out his ballot in Buffalo, N.Y. The race for mayor of Buffalo has four-term incumbent Brown relying on a write-in campaign to fend off a challenge from newcomer India Walton, who identifies herself as a democratic socialist. (AP Photo/Joshua Bessex, File)

Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown declares victory over socialist challenger

By Gregory Krieg, Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown declared victory Tuesday night in his write-in campaign for a fifth term. Brown lost the Democratic primary earlier this year to Democratic Socialist India Walton. As of 12:30 a.m. ET, about 59% of votes had been cast for write-in candidates, and 41% had gone for Walton. Brown’s campaign likely