May 24, 2023

‘My Asian’ Short Film Directed by Howard University’s Jami Ramberan Tackles Asian-American Injustices

By Sholnn Z. Freeman  Howard University’s Jami Ramberan, Emmy-Award winning director and associate professor of film and television in the Cathy Hughes School of Communications, is earning more and more accolades for “My Asian”  a lyrical short film currently on the festival circuit and earning recognition during Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Heritage Month in May. Ramberan said “My Asian” is a lyrical

G.C. Cameron of the Spinners greets Norma Fambrough outside the Motown Museum, Friday, May 19, 2023, in Detroit. The museum welcomed the iconic soul group where group members donated uniforms and other memorabilia from their Motown days. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

Famed R&B group The Spinners donate performance outfits to Motown Museum in Detroit

Henry Fambrough had a musical homecoming of sorts Friday at “Hitsville U.S.A.” Fambrough, one of the founding members of the iconic R&B group The Spinners, took a tour of Motown’s Studio A in Detroit as part of a ceremony that included the donation to the Motown Museum of 375 outfits worn by the group during


Rep. Cori Bush Pushes For $14 Trillion In Reparations

By Jessica Washington The fight for reparations has been heating up in statehouses and city halls nationwide. And now, Representative Cori Bush (D-Mo.) wants to bring that fight to Congress. The Missouri Congresswoman is introducing the Reparations Now Resolution, urging Congress to provide at least $14 trillion in reparations to descendants of enslaved Africans. “We need to push this right now,” Rep. Bush


FAMU Wins $250K Grant and Third Place in Goldman Sachs Market Madness Contest

By Andrew Skerritt Florida A&M University (FAMU) placed third, earning $250,000 in the 2023 Goldman Sachs Market Madness: HBCU Possibilities Program. The five-person FAMU team included Destiny Felton, junior business administration student from Miami; John Stokes, a health science pre-physical therapy student from Memphis, Tennessee; Business administration student Olivia White; junior economics student Tyra Christie


Bowie State to Host Fifth Annual BOND Academy

Courtesy of Bowie State University Bowie State University will host the fifth annual BOND Academy education conference from May 19-21 drawing education professionals from all levels to address the nationwide lack of male educators of color in the classroom. According to the National Center for Education Statistics’ National Teacher and Principal Survey, Black men make