January 16, 2023

Alabama State University Students Selected to CFA Credit Academy

By Kenneth Mullinax A group of Alabama State University students have been selected to participate in a nationwide financial empowerment initiative that includes 14 historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) from across the United States. The¬†Certified Financial Advancement (CFA) Credit Academy¬†is sponsored nationally by¬†HomeFree-USA and Experian and the program at ASU is managed by the¬†University’s


Artist, fashion designer to host gallery Saturday at Stillman Art Walk

Courtesy of Stillman College College will also unveil Dr. Cynthia Warrick Art Gallery  Atlanta-based creative Melissa Mitchell is the featured artist for the 6th annual MLK Legacy Art Walk at Stillman College. The Art Walk will be held from noon to 3 p.m. Saturday at the multi-purpose facility located next to the Hay College Center, where

Stokely Carmichael, national head of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee speaks from the hood of an automobile on the campus of Florida A&M University, April 16, 1967, in Tallahassee, Florida. Several hundred students listened as Carmichael spoke of "Black Power" and the Vietnam war. (AP Photo/stf)

Heart and Soul of the Movement: Influence of Historically Black Colleges and Universities on the Civil Rights Movement

By Bryan Mcclure Two nights after peacefully demonstrating for the right to bowl in a segregated Orangeburg, S.C. bowling alley, Robert Lee Davis lay on the blood-filled campus infirmary grasping for life.  Years later he recalled, “The sky lit up.  Boom! Boom! Boom! Boom! Boom! And students were hollering, yelling and running. I went into


TSU Students Get Up Close With Caves, Critters and Under-Told Black History at Mammoth Cave

By Alexis Marshall TSU student Aria McElroy serves as a college ambassador for the National Park Trust and the nonprofit HBCUs Outside. She recruited classmates from an on-campus club to join the excursion. “I feel like it’s really good for students to be able to take the initiative to get their peers outside, because if it’s like someone older than

MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - JANUARY 11: Naomi Osaka of Japan plays a shot during a practice session ahead of the 2018 Australian Open at Melbourne Park on January 11, 2018 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Scott Barbour/Getty Images)

Naomi Osaka announces pregnancy and plans to return to tennis

By Giulia Heyward Naomi Osaka is pregnant ‚ÄĒ and says she could be returning to the tennis court next year. Osaka shared the news, along with a photo of a sonogram, and messages, in both Japanese and English, on social media Wednesday afternoon. “I know that I have so much to look forward to in


Howard University Graduate and Karsh STEM Scholar Named in Eighth Cohort of Schwarzman Scholars

By Aaliyah Butler Schwarzman Scholars, one of the world’s most prestigious graduate fellowships, recently announced its eighth cohort which includes Howard University graduate Cameryn Burnette. Burnette was selected from among an initial pool of nearly 3,000 applicants to matriculate at Schwarzman College on the campus of Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. She will join 150 additional candidates selected from 36