March 16, 2023

Michelle Obama says her family felt a sense of responsibility to represent the Black community during White House years

By Shawna Mizelle  Former first lady Michelle Obama said her family felt an enhanced sense of responsibility during their time in the White House as the first Black first family in American history. “It was no accident that the administration was scandal-free. It was no accident that … our children had to show up right in

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Shaquille O’Neal Is Allegedly Hiding Inside His House To Avoid FTX Lawsuit

By Candace McDuffie It looks like Shaquille O’Neal may be going to extremes to avoid an FTX lawsuit. Forbes has reported that though the basketball legend originally partnered with cryptocurrency exchange company FTX to help crypto become more accessible, he is now one of the celebrities at the center of legal action. As part of the FTX deal, O’Neal appeared in commercials

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Novo Nordisk will cut some U.S. insulin prices by up to 75% starting next year

Novo Nordisk will start slashing some U.S. insulin prices up to 75% next year, following a path set earlier this month by rival Eli Lilly. The Danish drugmaker said Tuesday that pre-filled pens and vials of long- and short-acting insulins will see list price reductions. They include Levemir, Novolin, NovoLog and NovoLog Mix70/30. Novo also will

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Howard Prepares to Face Reigning Champs in First Round of NCAA Tournament

By Mauricio Casillas The Howard University men’s basketball team is back in the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1992, and on Sunday night, the team learned it’ll face the reigning champion in the first round. Fortunately for them, the Howard Bison are used to proving the naysayers wrong. Getting to this point after

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Delaware State University DEI Council hosts JEDI-CCE Institute

Courtesy of Delaware State University Delaware State University’s Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council recently served as the host institution for the Transform Mid-Atlantic JEDI-CCE Institute where three other institutions participated in a March 2 daylong workshop on advancing justice, equity, diversity and inclusion (JEDI) on college and university campuses. The workshop – entitled “Creating a Community-Engaged

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HBCU Teams Travel to Texas to Compete in Battle of the Brains

By D. Thompson It’s tough, it’s competitive and will bring together some of higher education’s best and brightest, including eight students from Bowie State University to participate in the 6th Annual HBCU Battle of the Brains contest today through Sunday, March 12 in Austin, Texas. Sponsored by the National Football League, the HBCU Battle of the

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The Leslie Pinckney Hill Library Reopens With Robust Enhancements To Meet The Needs Of A 21st Century Learning Facility

Courtesy of Cheyney University While the COVID-19 pandemic presented many unprecedented challenges, it also provided new opportunities to reimagine campus spaces to meet the needs of 21st century learning. Due to federal, state, and local regulations, to keep Cheyney University’s entire community safe and healthy, the Leslie Pinckney Hill Library had to close its doors. But,

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