March 07, 2023

FAMU NAA Florida Region Convention Attracts Hundreds of Alumni To Jacksonville

By Andrew Skerritt Florida A&M University (FAMU) alumni recently converged in Jacksonville, Florida, for the Florida Region Convention. Alumni representing chapters from across the state networked, strategized, raised resources, and got updates on the great things happening every day at FAMU. Leaders from the University participated in sessions on admissions, financial assistance, recruitment, academics, and


5 Times Chris Rock Spilled the Tea on Will Smith During his Netflix Special.

By Allah Wright It took a year, but Chris Rock got his slap in and spilled a whole bunch of tea during his new stand-up Netflix special Selective Outrage, which was the first live event to stream on the platform. “People always say words hurt
anybody who says words hurt has never been punched in the face,’’ he said, the


Howard University Announces Comedian Loni Love as Charter Day Dinner Emcee and Vocalists En Vogue as Entertainment

By Kelvin Childs Howard University proudly announces Daytime Emmy Award-winning host, comedian, actor, author and philanthropist Loni Love will serve as mistress of ceremonies for the 99th Charter Day Dinner on Saturday, March 4. The entertainment for the evening will be Grammy-nominated vocalists Cindy Herron, Terry Ellis, and Rhona Bennett of singing group En Vogue. The annual black-tie Charter Day celebratory dinner is


In Selma, Biden says right to vote remains under assault

 President Joe Biden used the searing memories of Selma’s “Bloody Sunday” to recommit to a cornerstone of democracy, lionizing a seminal moment from the civil rights movement at a time when he has been unable to push enhanced voting protections through Congress and a conservative Supreme Court has undermined a landmark voting law. “Selma is a reckoning. The right to vote …


‘We’re living in a nightmare’: Jackson university students take online classes, leave campus amid city’s ongoing water crisis

By Emma Tucker Jackson had been without reliable tap water service since Monday, when torrential rains and severe flooding helped push an already-hobbled water treatment plant to begin failing. Roughly 150,000 residents are being forced to buy water or rely on an inefficient system of bottled water pick-up sites for water to drink, cook and brush teeth


Tuskegee’s Pre-Alumni Council awarded scholarships and awards during UNCF annual conference

Courtesy of Tuskegee University Tuskegee University’s Pre-Alumni Council recently participated in the UNCF (United Negro College Fund) Leadership Conference in Birmingham, Alabama. The annual conference hosted more than 300 attendees and offered the HBCU UNCF-member institutions a chance to connect and enhance skills for post-academic life and career opportunities. This year the conference was held


Clark Atlanta University Student wins $10,000 in National Blackstone Launchpad Ideas Competition

Courtesy of Clark Atlanta University The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurial Development (CIED) at Clark Atlanta University is excited to announce that for two consecutive years, our student teams have won the national round of the Blackstone Launchpad Ideas Competition with a grand prize of $10,000! The competition has four categories in which students from