March 14, 2023

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Jury awards Black family $8.25 million in wrongful detention by deputies at California Starbucks

By David K. Li A federal jury found that sheriff’s deputies wrongly detained a Black family at a Northern California Starbucks and ordered compensation of $8.25 million. Aasylei Loggervale¬†and her two daughters had pulled into a Starbucks in Castro Valley, about 25 miles southeast of downtown San Francisco, in September 2019 when Alameda County sheriff’s


Two-Year Study Finds Black Children with COVID-19 had Twice as Many Deaths as White Children with the Virus

Courtesy of Morehouse School of Medicine A two-year study released today found Black children had 2.7 times the deaths of white children with COVID-19, double the hospitalizations and, along with Hispanic children, higher incidences of severe cases. The study was commissioned by the Black Coalition Against COVID (BCAC) and conducted by the Satcher Health Leadership


20th Annual DC/MD Black College Expo March 18th at Bowie State

Courtesy of Bowie State University National College Resources Foundation is proud to announce the 20th Annual DC/MD Black College Expo‚ĄĘ Saturday, March 18, 2023 at Bowie State University, 14000 Jericho Park Rd., Bowie, Maryland 20715, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. ¬†National College Resources Foundation is proud to announce the 20th Annual DC/MD Black College


JPMorgan Chase representatives engage Marauder Momentum students, extending partnership with Central State University

Courtesy of Central State University JPMorgan Chase representatives from Advancing Black Pathways (ABP) led on-campus events throughout July as part of the Marauder Momentum Career Development Series. The Marauder Momentum program prepares prospective Central State students to successfully transition from high school to college. Through the Career Development Series, which ran from July 6-28, students


USDA Deputy Under Secretary Monta√Īo Greene Discusses Climate Smart Initiatives at FAMU

By Kilisha Fain A senior U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) official recently visited Florida A&M University (FAMU) to highlight the University‚Äôs receipt of three grants totaling $15 million as part of the federal agency‚Äôs Partnership for Climate-Smart Agriculture and Forestry Program. On Wednesday, February 8, Gloria Monta√Īo Greene, deputy undersecretary of farm production and conservation,


TSU Reports Over $70 Million in Research Funding, Impacts Childcare, Global Food Security and More

By Emmanuel Freeman Early childcare for Tennessee families and global food security are among the top areas Tennessee State University is focusing on as the University reports continued record growth in research funding. TSU’s external research funding is just over $70.2 million with four months remaining in the 2022-2023 submission cycle. To date, the University’s