January 11, 2023

Safeguarding Students is Goal of ASU Led Communitywide Agreement

By Kenneth Mullinax A cohort of local universities, colleges and law enforcement entities gathered at Alabama State University on Friday (Jan. 6) at 10 a.m. and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that provides for the enhanced coordination of informational outreach, training and investigations related to potential criminal acts of interpersonal violence on the campuses


A Reignited Purpose in a Global Pandemic

By Tammara Sutton The Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center (RBC) has a compelling mission dedicated to “preparing and empowering students to be globally competent leaders with the capacity to affect change at home and abroad.” Known for its interdisciplinary approach and wide array of international affairs programs and activities, the Center provides numerous opportunities


Tuskegee Track and Field Trailblazer Evelyn Lawler Lewis Passes Away at 93

Courtesy of Tuskegee University The Tuskegee University community joins those who knew and loved Alumna Evelyn Lawler Lewis, 93, in offering our condolences. The distinguished Tuskegee track and field talent is mother of Olympic Gold Medalist Carl Lewis. A stellar track and field athlete during her matriculation at Tuskegee, she competed in the U.S. 80-meter


Fisk University Makes History, Debuts As First HBCU Gymnastics Team In NCAA

By Brandon Caldwell Fisk University’s gymnastics team are history makers. The team became the first from a historically Black college or university to appear in an NCAA meet, traveling to Las Vegas for the Super 16 event against other D1 schools such as North Carolina, Southern Utah and Washington. The appearance for Fisk comes less than

FILE - Clouds are reflected off the City of Jackson's O.B. Curtis Water Treatment Facility's sedimentation basins in Ridgeland, Miss., Sept. 2, 2022. Officials in Jackson said the city's water system, which partially collapsed in late August, was experiencing “fluctuating” pressure on Saturday, Dec. 24, amid frigid temperatures. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis, File)

Mississippi’s top environment official denies his agency discriminated against Jackson

A Mississippi environmental regulator has denied claims that the state agency he leads discriminated against the capital city of Jackson in its distribution of federal funds for wastewater treatment. In a recently unearthed letter to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality Executive Director Christopher Wells wrote that the NAACP has “failed