January 30, 2023

Nikole Hannah-Jones makes a case for reparations with ‘The 1619 Project’ series

By Candice Williams A little more than three years after “The 1619 Project” published in The New York Times Magazine, presenting a provocative examination of the American slave trade and its legacy, Nikole Hannah-Jones will debut her Pulitzer Prize-winning work on Hulu Thursday with a specific purpose in mind: to strengthen the case for reparations. “We’re going to

FAMU holds a Career and Professional Development Networking fair event on Wednesday Jan 25, 2023

FAMU Career & Internship Expo Attracts Over 1,000 Students

By Andrew Skerritt More than 1,400 students converged in the Al Lawson Jr. Multipurpose Center and Teaching Gymnasium on Wednesday to interview for full-time jobs and internships. Students interviewed with recruiters from 170 organizations, which included county governments, school districts, police departments, federal agencies, private corporations, and non-profits during the Spring 2023 All-Majors Career &


Howard’s Historic $90 Million Contract as a University Affiliated Research Center Spotlights STEM and R1 Opportunity

By Amber Dodd Howard’s recent contract award to be a University Affiliated Research Center (UARC) provides opportunities to advance more Black students in STEM and propel Howard toward a R-1 research status. Howard’s UARC will focus on advanced battle management systems (ABMS) and tactical autonomy which the Air Force defines as autonomous systems acting with


Critics say Florida aims to rewrite history by rejecting African American studies

By Giulia Heyward Florida’s department of education, under the leadership of Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis, rejected an Advanced Placement course on African American studies. The decision is leading to a wave of backlash across the country — from other state lawmakers to labor unions and even a potential lawsuit. “One Governor should not have the power


James Beard Foundation Shows Love to Black Restaurants and Chefs With 2023 Award Semifinalists

By Angela Johnson This week, we told you that on Yelp’s list of Top 100 Places to Eat, only five of the restaurants were Black-owned. Welp, the James Beard Awards® just announced their 2023 Restaurant and Chef Awards semifinalists and the news was much better for Black folks. The James Beard Foundation, a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating a restaurant