May 23, 2023

USDA Awards Climate-Smart Grant to Lincoln University Researcher for Alley Cropping Project

By Kathy Casteel A Lincoln University agroforestry researcher has received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to develop a highly productive alley cropping system for demonstration and research that will aid small farmers in Missouri. Sougata Bardhan, an assistant professor of natural resources management, will establish the demonstration plot at Lincoln’s George Washington Carver Farm

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Biden Warns of ‘Sinister Forces’ Trying to Reverse Racial Progress

By Peter Baker The president’s commencement address at Howard University, a historically Black institution, came as Democratic strategists have expressed concerns about muted enthusiasm for Mr. Biden among Black voters. President Biden declared on Saturday that white supremacy is “the most dangerous terrorist threat to our homeland” and warned a predominantly Black audience that “sinister

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NAACP issues travel advisory for Florida over DeSantis’ ‘aggressive attempts to erase Black history’

By Summer Concepcion The NAACP on Saturday issued a travel advisory for Florida over Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis’ “aggressive attempts to erase Black history and to restrict diversity, equity and inclusion programs” in the state’s schools, the organization said in a statement. “Florida is openly hostile toward African Americans, people of color and LGBTQ+ individuals,” the NAACP

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Judge Faye Allen Encourages FAMU Law Grads to Embrace Their Greatness

By Stephanie Strong The 100 graduates of the Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law’s 2022/2023 class listened attentively as keynote hooding speaker Judge Faye Allen, Ninth Judicial Circuit, called them to greatness on Saturday, May 13, 2023. Judge Allen reminded the graduates that great people attended the College of Law when it was founded in

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Bowie State University Earns Tree Campus Higher Education 2022 Distinction

Courtesy of Bowie State University Bowie State was honored with the 2022 Tree Campus Higher Education recognition by the Arbor Day Foundation for its commitment to effective forest management to enhance the campus environment. The Arbor Day Foundation is the world’s largest membership nonprofit organization dedicated to planting trees. Its’ Tree Campus Higher Education program

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Landscape Architecture Graduating Class Designs Straight Path to Careers

By Dustin Chandler The state’s only undergraduate landscape architecture program, housed at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, has built its rĂ©sumĂ© this spring by graduating its entire senior class with careers in the field already set to begin. “Happily, our class of 2023 has set a new record by reaching 100 percent employment

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