March 01, 2023

Attorney urges Criminal Justice majors to make a difference during Black History Month event

Courtesy of Grambling State University Social injustice in the criminal justice system was the subject matter Thursday morning as Grambling State University’s Criminal Justice Department presented a program titled “Hands Up! Don’t Shoot” as part of GSU’s observance of Black History Month. The keynote speaker for the event held in the Floyd Sandle Theatre in


HBCU Graduates Are Excellent Teachers, But Of Course We Already Knew That

By Jessica Washington If you’ve been doom-scrolling since the start of the year, you probably missed this tidbit of good news. Earlier this month, the Department of Education granted $18 million to teaching programs at Historically Black Colleges and Universities and other predominantly minority-serving institutions. The money could not have come at a better time. Even though 15


Angela Bassett and ‘Wakanda Forever’ top the NAACP Image Awards

Angela Bassett won entertainer of the year at Saturday’s NAACP Image Awards on a night that also saw her take home an acting trophy for the television series “9-1-1.” The Bassett-led Marvel superhero sequel “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” won best motion picture at the ceremony, which was broadcast live on BET from Pasadena, California. Viola Davis won outstanding actress


Vanessa Bryant reaches nearly $29 million settlement with Los Angeles County in lawsuit over Kobe Bryant crash photos

By Paradise Afshar and Nouran Salahieh Vanessa Bryant has reached a nearly $29 million agreement with Los Angeles County to settle a lawsuit over photos that were taken at the helicopter crash that killed her husband, Los Angeles Lakers star Kobe Bryant, her daughter Gianna Bryant and seven others. The settlement caps several years of litigation related to


Howard University’s Department of Mechanical Engineering Receives $1 Million Gift from Autodesk Inc. to Advance Student and Faculty Initiatives

By Kelvin Childs Announced today, Autodesk Inc. has donated $1 million to the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Howard University, the largest-ever unrestricted gift to the department. The gift for the Department of Mechanical Engineering expands its manufacturing and making facilities and laboratory facilities for students enrolled in the College of Engineering and Architecture (CEA). This trust-based gift results

HCA Healthcare and FAMUĂ­s School of Allied Health join together to unveil the new Allied Health Sciences Simulation Lab on Friday Feb 24, 2023.

FAMU Holds Naming Ceremony For HCA Florida Healthcare Simulation Lab

By Andrew Skerritt Florida A&M University (FAMU), together with HCA Florida Healthcare, the state’s leading healthcare provider, on Friday celebrated the naming of the HCA Florida Healthcare School of Allied Health Sciences (SOAHS) Multidisciplinary Simulation Lab. The naming ceremony signifies the strong partnership and commitment between both organizations to continue advancing healthcare career opportunities for