April 2023

Fat Joe Heads To Capitol Hill To Fight For Health Care Price Rights

D.L. Chandler Fat Joe will visit Capitol Hill this week with a pair of his famous friends on behalf of patients who are demanding transparency when it comes to hospital bills. Along with the Bronx veteran, Busta Rhymes, and Rick Ross will also be in tow. Fat Joe, one of the spokespersons for Power to the Patients, an advocacy group


TSU LEADS Conference to Enhance Research Among Nation’s HBCUs

Courtesy of Tennessee State University Tennessee State University recently co-hosted an HBCU conference to highlight the groundbreaking research these institutions are conducting and to expand corporate partnerships. The main goals of the HBCU Engage conference co-hosted by University-Industry Demonstration Partnerships (UIDP), were to increase collaboration between HBCUs and corporate engagement. TSU, Fisk University and Meharry


N.C. A&T’s Bluford Library To Showcase Rare Films During Screening

By Jackie Torok F.D. Bluford Library at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University will showcase rare films that have been digitized during a screening this week. The event – which coincides with National Library Week, observed April 23-29 this year – will take place from 4 to 6 p.m. in the seminar room at the library,


FAMU Announces Spring 2023 Commencement Speakers

Courtesy of Florida A&M University Florida A&M University (FAMU) announces three speakers for its spring commencement ceremonies at the Al Lawson Jr. Multipurpose Center and Teaching Gymnasium, 1800 Wahnish Way, Tallahassee. During the May 5 and May 6 ceremonies, the University will confer more than 1,200 undergraduate and graduate degrees to students from 14 colleges

Pulitzer Prize-winning creator and journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones

Spelman College Announces 136th Commencement Speaker, Valedictorians and Honorary Degree Recipient

Courtesy of Spelman College Spelman College announced today, Nikole Hannah-Jones, the Pulitzer Prize-winning creator of the 1619 Project and a staff writer at The New York Times Magazine, will deliver the keynote address to graduates during Spelman College’s 2023 Commencement Ceremony on Sunday, May 21, 2023, at 3:00 p.m. She will also receive a Doctor of Humane


NFL Suspends Players From Detroit Lions, Washington Commanders For Gambling

By Paige Boyd As sports betting is becoming more accepted across the U.S., there are still some murky waters as to what’s allowed and what’s not. But there’s one thing that’s certain: betting as an ACTIVE PLAYER is almost always a no-no. Unfortunately, some players are learning that the hard way. In an official statement, the National


Howard Senior Sumaya Elkashif Awarded Prestigious Rangel Fellowship

By Howard University Newsstaff Howard University graduating senior Sumaya Elkashif has been awarded a 2023 Charles B. Rangel International Affairs Fellowship. A distinguished panel selected her out of almost 900 outstanding candidates in the highly competitive contest. Elkashif is the first Rangel Fellow selected from Howard University since 2019. Funded by the U.S. Department of State and administered


Solutions To Gun Violence Discussed At Norfolk State Forum

Courtesy of Norfolk State University We are in the midst of an epidemic. Gun violence is plaguing our communities. Its root causes are many and varied, but they have come together to create the present situation. Recently, the Center for African American Public Policy (CAAmPP), held a significant conversation about gun violence, its impact on

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