March 28, 2023

A police officer walks by an entrance to The Covenant School after a shooting in Nashville, Tenn. on Monday, March 27, 2023. (AP Photo/John Amis)

At least 3 children and 3 adults killed in Nashville elementary school shooting

By Nouran Salahieh Police in Nashville are still digging into the background and motivations of a former student who entered a Christian elementary school armed with AR-style weapons and detailed maps and opened fire, killing three children and three adults. If you are just reading in, here’s the latest on the shooting and investigation: The shooter: The person was

March 5, 2023: Matthew Burgess of Sacramento, California, talks to California's Reparations Task Force as others wait in line Saturday, March 4, 2023, the second day of discussions to study reparations proposals for Black Americans. (Credit Image: © Lezlie Sterling/The Sacramento Bee via ZUMA Press Wire)

Black Californians don’t see the state’s reparations task force as a guarantee of compensation

By Curtis Bunn As the California Reparations Task Force crafts its recommendations to the state Assembly for a vote by July 1, Fahizah Alim is among the countless Black Californians who have seen generations of change in the country’s most populous state — but are still deeply skeptical that compensation for the centuries of racial


Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine holds 2023 White Coat Ceremony for 63 students

Courtesy of Tuskegee University The Tuskegee University College of Veterinary Medicine (TUCVM) was excited to welcome students from the Class of 2024 to the next phase of their veterinary medical curriculum at an in person White Coat Ceremony at the Tuskegee University Chapel. The annual ceremony marks the transition of veterinary medicine students from classroom


Randall Robinson, human rights activist and lawyer, has died at 81

By Kaitlyn Radde Randall Robinson, a human rights activist and lawyer known for his advocacy against South African apartheid and for Haitian democracy, died Friday at age 81. He died in St. Kitts, the Caribbean island where he spent the last two decades of his life, of aspiration pneumonia. “He was an incredible father,” said


Fisk University Announces Commencement Speaker Grant Hill

Courtesy of Fisk University Fisk University is absolutely delighted to announce that this year’s commencement speaker will be NBA legend, team owner, author, and broadcaster Grant Hill. Grant’s incredible 19-year playing career is only matched by his impressive business success post-retirement. His many ventures span everything from sports broadcasting to real estate and the launch


BSU’s Leading the Way to Advance Conditional License Teachers

By D. Thompson Conditional license teachers and individuals seeking licenses to teach in Maryland’s public schools came together with education stakeholders for a symposium at Bowie State University to learn about the processes and procedures that must be satisfied to attain a standard teaching license. Maryland, like most states, has a teacher shortage with over


Keysight Technologies Extends Commitment to FAMU-FSU College of Engineering

By Andrew Skerritt FAMU-FSU College of Engineering’s Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering today announced that Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that helps enterprises, service providers and governments accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, has donated electronic engineering measurement equipment to establish a new Measurement and Instrumentation Laboratory. “Partnership with an