March 06, 2023

TSU Takes 2nd Place at Honda Campus All-Star Challenge

By Kelli Sharpe Tennessee State University is heading to the Honda Campus All-Star Challenge National Championship Tournament. TSU earned the bid after its second place finish at the qualifying round held at Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia. The team placed second in the tournament defeating Florida A&M, Spelman, and Voorhees College. The team defeated Morehouse College in

A woman yells to police officers as protesters continue to rally against the death in Minneapolis police custody of George Floyd, near the White House, in Washington, U.S., May 30, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst - RC2FZG9XDZ4N

NYC agrees to pay millions to hundreds of George Floyd protesters who were corralled by police

By Daniella Silva New York City has agreed to pay more than $21,000 each to hundreds of protesters who were surrounded, arrested and subjected to excessive force by police during a George Floyd protest in 2020, according to court documents. A proposed settlement filed in federal court late Tuesday said the city would compensate about 320 people

Journalist and Documentarian Soledad O’Brien speaks in FAMU’s Lee Hall Auditorium about her latest documentary about civil rights activist Rosa Parks on Thursday Feb 9, 2023.

The award winning journalist Soledad O’Brien discussed the documentary “The Rebellious Life of Rosa Parks” at FAMU

By Andrew Skerritt Awarding-winning journalist Soledad O’Brien inspired an enthusiastic Lee Hall Auditorium audience Thursday, February 9, as she discussed the documentary, “The Rebellious Life of Rosa Parks.” Speaking in conversation with Valencia Matthews, Ph.D., dean of the Florida A&M University College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities, O’Brien explained how her role as executive


BGE to Provide $3 million in Grants to Continue BGE Scholars Partnership With Bowie State and Two Other Maryland HBCUs

By David Thompson BGE announced the continuation of partnerships with Bowie State University, Coppin State University and Morgan State University to award scholarships to full-time STEM majors from Maryland. Each school will receive a total of $1 million in grant funding over four years (2023-2026) from the BGE Scholars program. The company made the announcement


Tuskegee’s Department of Social Work hosts annual Social Work Conference focused on using the arts

By Brittney Dabney The Department of Social Work at Tuskegee University will observe the month of March as National Social Work Month and will host its third annual Social Work Conference, titled “Social Work Break Barriers: Using the Arts for Trauma-Informed Care of Families and Practitioners.” This year’s virtual conference will welcome students and faculty


Howard University Announces 2023 Charter Day Award Recipients

By Brittany Bailer Howard University has selected the 2023 recipients for the Alumni Award for Distinguished Postgraduate Achievement: Globally recognized artist Bisa Butler, surgeon Edward E. Cornwell, M.D., founder of Centennial One Lillian Lincoln Lambert, MBA, co-host of CBS Saturday Morning Michelle Miller, former program director of the James Webb Telescope Gregory L. Robinson, MBA, and former Chair in the Department