January 26, 2023

Oscars 2023 Snubs: The Woman King Gets Shut Out Completely

By Shenelle Genai While there were many expected recognitions during the¬†2023 Oscar nominations¬†reveal on Tuesday (looking at you Angela Bassett, Ruth Carter, Rihanna and Brian Tyree Henry), there were¬†also¬†a plethora of stunning upsets‚ÄĒchief among them, the lack of recognition for¬†The Woman King. In a shocking turn of events, there was not one single award nomination


Bowie State Receives $2.1 Million Grant From the National Science Foundation

By D. Thompson Students at Bowie State University now have the opportunity to participate in a new program designed to increase the number and diversity of individuals entering the government cybersecurity workforce by offering two-year scholarships for those majoring in cybersecurity under a $2.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF). NSF’s Scholarships for


FAMU College of Pharmacy Prints 3D Cornea Using Human Cells

Courtesy of Florida A&M University Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Pharmacy & Pharmaceutical Sciences (COPPS) researchers have, for the first time in the United States, created corneas using a high performance 3D printer. Funded by the National Science Foundation, the project is geared toward 3D printing and additive processing and could lead to breakthroughs in helping patients with eye

The Amazon.com, Inc. BHM1 fulfillment center is seen before sunrise on March 29, 2021 in Bessemer, Alabama. - Votes are set to be counted on March 29, 2021 on whether to create the first Amazon union in the United States, at a warehouse in Alabama, after a historic, five months-long David vs Goliath campaign. "I'm proud of the workers at Amazon for standing up and saying enough," said Joshua Brewer, the local president of the Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union. (Photo by Patrick T. FALLON / AFP) (Photo by PATRICK T. FALLON/AFP via Getty Images)

Amazon ends its charity donation program AmazonSmile after other cost-cutting efforts

By Kaitlyn Radde Amazon is ending its charity donation program by Feb. 20, the company announced Wednesday. The move to shutter¬†AmazonSmile¬†comes after a series of other cost-cutting measures. Through the program, which has been in operation since 2013, Amazon donates 0.5% of eligible purchases to a charity of the shopper’s choice. The program has donated


JSU College of Business MBA students among the first NBMBA Association Scholarship Cohort

By Anthony Howard Two graduate students from Jackson State University’s College of Business(COB) were selected to represent the university at the 45th annual National Black MBA Association (NBMBAA) conference. Tyra McCormick and Aaron Bailey attended the 2022 conference held in Atlanta as members of the association’s first HBCU Student Scholarship Cohort. “Our MBA program is growing by leaps and bounds, and