November 09, 2021

Grambling State University Enters into Partnership with ProTrain, a Leader in Continuing Education

By Grambling State University, Grambling State University’s Office of Continuing Education and Service-Learning has partnered with ProTrain, a leader in continuing education to bring quality training to GSU students and the community that meets national, regional, and local requirements leading to careers in high demand fields. Served industries include: healthcare; information technology; business and leadership; and industrial and skilled trades. Course offerings are ideal for both career


Obama swipes at Trump for ‘four years of active hostility’ on climate in Glasgow speech

By Edward-Isaac Dovere and Paul LeBlanc, Former President Barack Obama went to the international climate conference in Glasgow on Monday because climate envoy John Kerry knew the Biden administration needed help convincing the world America was actually serious about combating climate change. But as much as Obama expressed regret for former President Donald Trump’s “four years of active

A "Now Hiring" sign outside a shoe store in Miami, Florida, U.S., on Saturday, Oct. 23, 2021. Consumers are facing dire warnings to get their holiday shopping done early this year, especially if theyre planning to do it online. Bottlenecks in the global supply chain are posing a new challenge to the e-commerce industry, and out-of-stock items represent a growing concern. Photographer: Eva Marie Uzcategui/Bloomberg via Getty Images

There could be a seismic shift in the labor market. Here’s why

By Julia Horowitz, America’s job market is showing signs of strength — welcome news after a choppy summer. What’s happening: The US economy added 531,000 jobs in October, according to government data released Friday. That’s stronger than in August and September, though gains for both months have been revised higher. Still, economists are increasingly starting to wonder:

#FAMEPICRETURN SJGC Colloquium w/ ABC News President @ Essential Theater in Tucker Hall - / AJ Shorter

FAMU Alum Godwin Recalls Journey from SJGC to ABC News President

By Florid A&M University Newsroom, Florida A&M University (FAMU) alumna Kim Godwin recalled her journey from journalism school to local television newsrooms around the country to being president of ABC News. Speaking at the School of Journalism & Graphic Communication (SJGC) annual Grads Are Back Colloquium in the Charles Winterwood Theatre Thursday, Oct. 28, Godwin spoke of


Drake State, HudsonAlpha Bring Genomic Health Options to College Employees

Courtesy of Drake State Community & Technical College, Faculty and staff at Drake State Community & Technical College in Huntsville, Ala. are being given greater insight into their future disease risk thanks to a new collaboration with the HudsonAlpha Institute for Biotechnology and the HudsonAlpha Health Alliance. The voluntary program, offered as an employee wellness benefit and accessible through the


FVSU Recognized as a Top School for Online Counseling Degree Program

By Mechell Clark McCrary Fort Valley State University has been named one of 2021’s best schools for online programs and courses in healthcare education by FVSU earned honors for distance education as one of the top 50 schools with the Most Affordable Online Counseling Master’s Degrees. FVSU is among only 8 percent of U.S. post-secondary institutions

WILMINGTON, NC - NOVEMBER 06: Community members gather at the Pine Forest Cemetery to honor Joshua Halsey who was killed in an attack attributed to a white supremacist mob in 1898 on November 6, 2021 in Wilmington, North Carolina. Great Granddaughters of Halsey attended the service where Rev. Dr. William Barber, II eulogized Halsey. (Photo by Melissa Sue Gerrits/Getty Images)

123 years later, a North Carolina Black man killed in a massacre receives a funeral

By Delano Massey, Daniel Shepherd and Theresa Waldrop, Joshua Halsey was murdered in the November 1898 massacre of Black people in Wilmington, North Carolina, by White supremacists. On Saturday, 123 years later, Halsey was honored with a funeral. Halsey’s unmarked grave is the first identified of the victims — thought to be more than 100

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 24: Chadwick Boseman poses in the press room during the 2019 American Music Awards at Microsoft Theater on November 24, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images for dcp)

‘The Harder They Fall’s’ sweet tribute to Chadwick Boseman

By Lisa Respers France, “The Harder They Fall” has a scene which honors the late Chadwick Boseman. The Western features a predominately Black cast, including Idris Elba, Regina King, LaKeith Stanfield and Jonathan Majors. A train appears in the film marked “C.A. Boseman.” Boseman, a beloved and esteemed actor, died in August 2020 after a battle

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 09: U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris speaks during a roundtable discussion on reproductive rights with health workers and women’s rights activists in the Eisenhower Office Building on September 09, 2021 in Washington, DC. Earlier today Attorney General Merrick Garland announced that the Department of Justice is filing a lawsuit against the state of Texas over the state’s restrictive law to ban almost all abortions. (Photo by Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images)

Harris tasked with the next phase of cleaning up Biden administration’s French faux pas

By Jeremy Diamond, When President Barack Obama’s decision to scrap a planned missile defense system in the fall of 2009 left a pair of European allies feeling jilted, Vice President Joe Biden embarked on a three-day tour to coax relations back to health. Twelve years later, Biden — now the US President responsible for vexing another European ally — is