December 20, 2021

ORLANDO, FLORIDA - DECEMBER 17: Tiger Woods and Charlie Woods fist bump during the Pro-Am ahead of the PNC Championship at the Ritz Carlton Golf Club Grande Lakes on December 17, 2021 in Orlando, Florida. (Photo by Douglas P. DeFelice/Getty Images)

Tiger Woods and his son Charlie finish 2nd at PNC Championship

By Alaa Elassar and Theresa Waldrop, Tiger Woods and his son Charlie blazed their way to a second place finish at the PNC Championship, Woods‘ first time competing on a golf course since a car crash that crushed his leg in February. Woods competed with his 12-year-old son in the $1 million PNC Championship at the Ritz-Carlton Golf


Center for Justice Research Releases Collaborative Publication on Violent Crime Drivers in Four High-Crime U.S. Cities

By Texas Southern University The Center for Justice Research at Texas Southern University (TSU) today announced the publication of its most recent research study titled “An Exploratory Study of Environmental Stress in Four High Violent Crime Cities: What Sets Them Apart?” The research report, published in the bi-monthly Crime & Delinquency journal, was conducted in partnership with


Howard University Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts Announces the Capri Holdings Fashion and Merchandising Scholars Fund

Written by the Howard University Newsroom, The Howard University Chadwick A. Boseman College of Fine Arts announced a gift from the Capri Holdings Foundation for the Advancement of Diversity in Fashion to establish the Capri Holdings Fashion and Merchandising Scholars Fund. Howard University is one of four institutions Capri Holdings is partnering with to provide scholarships for nearly

FILE PHOTO: New York State Attorney General Letitia James speaks during a news conference, to announce criminal justice reform in New York City, U.S., May 21, 2021. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid/File Photo

Gun industry stakeholders sue NY attorney general over state public nuisance gun law

By Sonia Moghe, More than a dozen gun industry stakeholders sued the New York State Attorney General, challenging the constitutionality of a state public nuisance law that allows gun manufacturers and distributors to be sued if their products are used in crimes by third parties. The legislation, which was signed into law in July, made New York


TSU President Glenda Glover Selected As Vice Chair of President Joe Biden’s Board of Advisors on HBCUs

By Lucas Johnson Tennessee State University’s Dr. Glenda Glover has been appointed by President Joe Biden to serve as the Vice Chair of the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).  The Board will advance the goal of the HBCU Initiative, established by the Carter Administration, to increase the capacity of HBCUs


Alum’s $50,000 endowment will support eligible students studying special education

  By Jackson State Universtiy Jackson State University alum Marcus A. Thompson has established a $50,000 scholarship endowment that will help pay for tuition, textbooks, supplies and other fees for eligible Mississippi natives who are studying special education. The principal amount will be eligible for matching funds through Title III. The Thelma Thompson Endowed Scholarship


UW-Milwaukee to place 100 students from ‘underrepresented populations’ in paid internships

By Web Staff UW System president Tommy Thompson had a “big idea” to announce Thursday, Dec. 16, in Milwaukee. It’s a new internship program for underrepresented students. Here’s how it works: UW-Milwaukee has received a half a million dollar grant. With that money, the school will place 100 students from underrepresented populations in paid internships

A White House Military Social Aide stands in the Center Hall during a press tour of White House Christmas decorations ahead of holiday receptions by U.S. President Joe Biden and first lady Jill Biden in Washington, U.S. November 29, 2021. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

White House scales back holiday parties due to Covid concerns

By Kate Bennett, The White House will dramatically scale back holiday party festivities this year, due to ongoing Covid-19 concerns, opting instead for smaller open house-style events. “In the coming days, we will host a limited number of Holiday Open Houses, inviting guests to see the Christmas decorations in person at the White House,” first lady Jill Biden’s press secretary