March 29, 2023

U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris is welcomed by Ghana President Nana Akufo-Addo in Accra, Ghana, Monday March 27, 2023. Harris is on a seven-day African visit that will also take her to Tanzania and Zambia. (AP Photo/Misper Apawu)

Vice President Harris pledges aid to Ghana amid security and economic concerns

With fears of terrorism and Russian mercenaries rippling through West Africa, Vice President Kamala Harris on Monday opened her weeklong trip to the continent by vowing support for Ghana, a democratic pillar in the region that’s being squeezed by an economic crisis and security concerns. The visit was a high-profile show of support for Ghanaian President Nana


New platform MYLE keeps us connected to campus events

Courtesy of Tuskegee University Tuskegee alum Kevin Lloyd has introduced a new event platform to consolidate university activities from any smartphone. MYLE – Make Your Life Entertaining – operates similarly to other event apps by centralizing events, days and times in one location. Students, faculty and staff are encouraged to download MYLE to their phones. Event organizers


Three Delaware State University members named “Most Influential” in Delaware

Courtesy of Delaware State University Delaware Online recently named University Director of Athletics Alecia Shields-Gadson and Hornet women’s lacrosse player Sydney Anderson among the 2023 “Most Influential” in the First State. Shields-Gadson has been recognized for the second year in a row as one of Delaware’s most influential sports leaders. She was appointed by Delaware State


Fisk University recently hosted inaugural Southeastern Health Care Fraud Symposium

Courtesy of Fisk University Fisk University recently hosted the inaugural Southeastern Health Care Fraud Symposium in Nashville, Tennessee from February 23-25, 2023. This Symposium is part of a collaborative partnership with Meharry Medical College, the HBCU Wellness Project at Meharry Medical College, K&L Gates LLP, and the Tennessee chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel


Texas officials will take over the state’s biggest school district, raising questions about who controls America’s classrooms

By Holly Yan The fate of nearly 200,000 American students’ education will soon be controlled not by locally elected leaders but by state-appointed managers yet to be named. The Texas Education Agency said it plans to appoint a board of managers to take over the Houston Independent School District – the largest in Texas and the eighth-largest in

FAMU and First Lady Sharon Robinson celebrate Women’s History Month with a health fair and celebration of “Women Who Tell Our Stories,” in the Grand Ballroom on Thursday March 23, 2023.

FAMU First Lady Hosts Health Event to Celebrate Women’s History Month

By Christina Compere Minor Florida A&M University (FAMU) First lady Sharon Robinson welcomed more than 20 community partners in health and wellness to campus to celebrate Women’s History Month. During the event, hundreds of attendees engaged in activities that focused on empowering women in the community and on campus. Students, faculty, and staff could receive