June 06, 2022

TSU Honors Alumnus LT. WILLIAM MCBRYAR, Buffalo Soldier and Medal of Honor Recipient

By Emmanuel Freeman As the nation honors our fallen heroes on Memorial Day, Tennessee State University is remembering alumnus and Medal of Honor recipient, Lt. William McBryar. McBryar graduated from Tennessee State Agricultural & Industrial College in 1934 with a degree in agriculture. A Buffalo Soldier, McBryar was awarded Americaā€™s highest military decoration for his

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Xavier University of Louisiana Awards more 650 Degrees at 2022 Commencement

Courtesy of Xavier University of Louisiana A total of 689 graduates ā€“ nearly 40 percent of whom earned university honors ā€“ were awarded their degrees during the two ceremonies celebrating Xavier University of Louisianaā€™s (XULA) 95th annual commencement held on May 7, 2022.Ā Graduates of the class of 2020, who were recognized during a virtual commencement

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ROTC Graduates Prepared to See the World, Accomplish Career Goals

By The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) Division of Military Science is celebrating its Army ROTC Spring ā€™22 graduates, including a cadet who is recognized as a Distinguished Military Graduate, having placed in the top 15% of all Army ROTC students commissioning this year. Eleven graduates

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Hampton University to Host ā€˜Celebrating a Legendā€™s Legacy: The Harvey Years Galaā€™

By Arrman Kyaw Hampton University will host the ā€˜Celebrating a Legendā€™s Legacy: The Harvey Years Galaā€™ in honor of retiring Hampton President Dr. William R. Harvey. The event will take place next Saturday, June 11, at the Hampton University Convocation Center. Funds raised from the event will go towards the new Harvey Legacy Endowed Scholarship

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New outreach program emerge at Capital Park Community Ctr.

Courtesy of Delaware State University One year after a quiet opening during COVID-19,Ā the DSU-Capital Park Community Center in southeastĀ Dover is bustling with activity, including bringing a community outreach program to Kent County, holding food drives, planting a new community garden, and upgrading a playground for a planned summer camp forĀ youngsters. With the help of numerous

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Dallas Cowboys running back Marion Barber warms up before the game against the Atlanta Falcons at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, Sunday, October 25, 2009. The Cowboys defeated the Falcons, 37-21. (Photo by Rodger Mallison/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/MCT/Sipa USA)

Former Cowboys RB Marion Barber III Found Dead at 38

According to reports, former Dallas Cowboys running backĀ Marion Barber IIIĀ was found dead in his apartment by Frisco Police on Wednesday (June 1). The cause of his death is unknown at this time. But according to a source, police responded to a welfare check at Barberā€™s apartment because someone had called about a water leak. Police

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Black Leaders React To Biden’s Policing Executive Order

By Bruce C.T. Wright PresidentĀ Joe BidenĀ on Wednesday signed an executive order in an effort to bring some semblance of meaningful reform to policing in America. The signing at the White House coincided with the two-year anniversary of the horrific police murder ofĀ George Floyd. The executive order comes as the U.S. Senate has allowed legislation in

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Despite Tuition Increase Due to Economic Inflation, Howard Remains Committed to Keeping Education Attainable

By Stephen Graham Howardā€™s undergraduate tuition and mandatory fees remains significantly lower than comparable institutions despite a 7.5 percent increase for the 2022-2023 academic year compared to the previous year, which will raise tuition to $30,584. According to data from the 2020-2021 academic year, Howardā€™s tuition and fees were 50 percent lower than institutions with

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Feeding America CEO encourages graduates to ‘keep climbing’ amid challenges

Courtesy of Southern Univerisity On Friday, May 13, two chief student marshals ushered in more than 550 graduates into the F.G. Clark Activity Center during the Spring 2022 Commencement Ceremonies. Candace Chatman and Rason Irvin, both graduates of the College of Sciences and Engineering, received the respective honors of being chief student marshals by earning

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