December 06, 2021

Howard University Student Tamia Thompson Awarded White House Presidential Service Award

Written by Guest Contributor: Aisiriuwa Archield Howard University College of Arts and Sciences sophomore Tamia Thompson has been awarded the 2021 White House Presidential Service Award. This award honors Thompson for contributing 176.98 service hours to several nonprofit organizations, including Whatsoever Is Good, Inc. and the Zero Debt College Project. Thompson provides one-on-one mentoring, scholarship essay writing


DSU students benefit from HBCU Partners Alliance internships

Courtesy of Delaware State University Newsroom A Delaware State University graduate and a current student have benefited from a new corporate partnership between the institution and Cognosante, a government contractor based in Falls Church, Va. that provides technology solutions to improve the health and safety of Americans. Summer Glover, a Management major from Hartly, Del., who

PASADENA, CALIFORNIA - FEBRUARY 22: Tiffany Haddish attends the 51st NAACP Image Awards, Presented by BET, at Pasadena Civic Auditorium on February 22, 2020 in Pasadena, California. (Photo by Leon Bennett/Getty Images for BET)

Spotify pulls some comedy content amid royalties dispute

By Jeevan Ravindran, Spotify is not joking around amid a dispute over royalties for comedy content. The streaming giant has removed the work of hundreds of comedians from its platform — including Tiffany Haddish, Kevin Hart and the late Robin Williams — according to rights agency Spoken Giants. Spoken Giants, which represents some of the affected comedians, describes itself as “the


TSU Mourns the Loss of NFL Great Claude Humphrey

By Lucas Johnson, Tennessee State University is mourning the loss of Pro Football Hall of Famer Claude Humphrey, who passed away on Dec. 3 at the age of 77. Humphrey was an All-American defensive tackle at TSU who went on to be one of the greatest pass rushers in the National Football League. Humphrey played


2021 Leadership Summit Series Comes To An End

By Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science, On November 16, the 2021 CDU Leadership Summit came to a conclusion with the last event of the four-part series on Health Equity and Social Justice. The event centered on “Racial Equity and Social Justice: The Intersection of Corporate Responsibility and Racial Equity.” The final 2021


University Honors Students Attend National Collegiate Honors Council 56th Annual Conference

By Elizabeth City State University ECSU’s Honors Program provides students with a wide variety of in-depth academic, social, cultural, and international experiences. Six scholars recently attended the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) 56th annual conference in Orlando, Florida. Ms. Yolanda Carcana, Assistant Director of Employer Relations and Special Projects in the Division of Student Affairs,

NASHVILLE, TENNESSEE - NOVEMBER 14: A helicopter flyover before the game between the New Orleans Saints and the Tennessee Titans at Nissan Stadium on November 14, 2021 in Nashville, Tennessee. (Photo by Silas Walker/Getty Images)

US Army and FAA investigating military flyover of NFL game

By Barbara Starr and Gregory Wallace, The US military and the Federal Aviation Administration are reviewing a flyover of an NFL game last month to determine if the military helicopters flew too low over civilians in violation of aviation regulations. A military inquiry is underway by the 101st Airborne Division to determine if members of its combat

1948: Buck O'Neil of the Kansas City Monarchs demonstrates his first baseman's stretch during a work out in the 1948 season. (Photo by Mark Rucker/Transcendental Graphics/Getty Images)

Negro League baseball players earn spots in the National Baseball Hall of Fame

By Amir Vera, Negro League baseball players Buck O’Neil and Bud Fowler were elected into the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. They were two of seven Negro League and pre-Negro League players who were being considered Sunday for induction into the Hall of Fame. O’Neil and Fowler join four other candidates — Gil Hodges, Jim Kaat,