May 10, 2022

Grambling State to award posthumous degrees to Natalie Desselle Reid, Zaria Griffith during commencement

By Grambling State University Next week will be a cause for celebration and remembrance as Grambling State University holds its Spring 2022 commencement exercises on May 12. Unique to this semester’s ceremonies is the awarding of a posthumous degree to the late Natalie Desselle Reid and Zaria Griffith during the 2 p.m. commencement ceremony to


Bowie State Establishes the Barbara Lynch Freeman Endowed Scholarship

By Bowie State University The late Barbara Lynch Freeman taught for 28 years at Bowie State University and poured so much of herself into thousands of students, faculty members, staff, and the community. In recognition of her tireless work and sacrifice, the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Human Services has honored her by raising $25,000


Morehouse College Appoints Paula Resley as Chief Brand Officer and Vice President of Strategic Communications, Marketing, and Admissions

Courtesy of Morehouse College Morehouse College today announced the appointment of Paula Resley as Chief Brand Officer and Vice President of Strategic Communications, Marketing, and Admissions. She will direct brand and messaging strategy as well as targeted recruitment and digital engagement. Throughout her career, Resley has led marketing and communications strategy across digital and non-digital


Anthony Anderson Graduates from Howard University: ’30 Years in the Making’

By Joelle Goldstein Anthony Anderson is a Howard grad! The former Black-ish actor, 51, earned his diploma from Howard University in Washington D.C. on Saturday. Anderson celebrated the exciting moment on Sunday with an Instagram post, in which he called his graduation “a full circle moment” that was “30 years in the making.” He also shared several photos from

Dozens of protesters march from Centennial Olympic Park to the Georgia Capitol during a rally to defend the right to abortion on Tuesday, May 3, 2022, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Black women in the South have been bracing for Roe’s fall for decades

By Char Adams and Bracey Harris Black organizers in the South are already working to make sure Black people’s needs are not ignored as the Supreme Court appears set to strike down Roe v. Wade. Tight restrictions on abortion have already placed the procedure out of reach for many Black women in America — obstacles


A salute to our unsung heroes during National Nurses Week

By Prairie View A&M University On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the novel coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak a global pandemic, and our world view of health forever changed. Suddenly, a large spotlight was shown on health care and the hard work of individuals working in the health care system, including nurses. Night after