May 10, 2023

Amazon and Howard University Announce Expansion of Academic Collaboration

By Hayya Shah In February, in furtherance of an ongoing effort to create enduring pipelines of diverse science talent and differentiated research, Amazon announced a collaboration with Howard University. Today, Amazon is revealing an expansion of that collaboration, housed in the College of Engineering and Architecture, to include Amazon Robotics. The expansion is aimed at addressing a growing need


Lincoln University of Missouri Awarded $75K for New Innovation Lounge from Home Depot Retool Your School Program

By Stephanie Cobian Lincoln University of Missouri (LU) was named as one of ten recipients of¬†Home Depot’s 2023 Innovation Lounge Grant at the Retool Your School¬†Award Celebration held at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, on Tuesday, April 11. LU will receive $75,000 in grant funds to transform a space on campus into an¬†Innovation Lounge

The Reparations Task Force meets to make a final decision on Saturday, May 6, 2023 at Lisser Hall, Mills College in Oakland.

California reparations panel OKs recommendations on state apology and payments

 California’s reparations task force voted Saturday to approve recommendations on how the state may compensate and apologize to Black residents for generations of harm caused by discriminatory policies. The nine-member committee, which first convened nearly two years ago, gave final approval at a meeting in Oakland to a hefty list of proposals that now go to state lawmakers


Oprah Winfrey Shares Formula For Success With TSU Graduates

By Alexis Clark When TSU alumna Oprah Winfrey returned to her alma mater on Saturday as the spring commencement speaker, the sky in Nashville was overcast, but it didn’t stop her from filling the atmosphere with hope and inspiration. Oprah Winfrey captivated over 600 graduates at her alma mater with a wise message about success, following


Harmonia Rosales’ First Major Traveling Museum Exhibition to Open at Spelman College Museum of Fine Art

Courtesy of Spelman College Following its presentation at Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, the inspired exhibition “Harmonia Rosales: Master Narrative” opens at Atlanta‚Äôs Spelman College Museum of Fine Art on Friday, August 18. Cultural reclamation permeates ‚ÄúMaster Narrative,‚ÄĚ an exhibition of twenty paintings and a large-scale sculptural installation by the Los Angeles-based Afro-Cuban American artist


Keys to Success Focus of Commencement Speaker’s Address

By Hazel Scott With hundreds of degree candidates, participants and guests in attendance, Alabama State University’s  2023 Spring Commencement on Friday, May 5, at ASU Stadium was an unforgettable,  grand-scale celebration that appropriately marked the academic achievements of the University’s graduates. During the ceremony, The Golden Class of 1973 was honored and a cadet was