September 07, 2023

Maryland Public Television Executive Named SGJC Board of Visitors Chair

By Morgan State University Morgan State University’s School of Global Journalism and Communication (SGJC) has announced that Travis Mitchell, senior vice president and chief content officer at Maryland Public Television (MPT) has been named chair of its Board of Visitors. Comprised of news, production and strategic communication executives, the Board of Visitors provides the SGJC dean with


Court strikes down Alabama congressional map for diluting the power of Black voters

By Summer Concepcion A panel of federal judges on Tuesday struck down a new congressional map created by Alabama Republicans that includes only one majority-Black district, defying a Supreme Court order. “We are disturbed by the evidence that the State delayed remedial proceedings but ultimately did not even nurture the ambition to provide the required remedy,” the three judges of

HBCU Entrepreneurship Conference, Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022.

Third Annual HBCU Entrepreneurship Conference on Tap at Bowie State

From the Bowies State University Newsroom “The Exponential Power of Collaboration” is the theme of the 3rd Annual HBCU + Entrepreneurship Hybrid Conference hosted by Bowie State University’s (BSU) Entrepreneurship Innovation Center (EIC) on Wednesday, September 27, from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. in conjunction with the Annual National HBCU Week Conference to punctuate the strong connection with


UAPB Research and Innovation Partners in DOE National Nuclear Security (NNSA) Minority Serving Institutions $5 Million Grant

From the Newsroom of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Research and Innovation at the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff (UAPB) is one of nine consortia partnerships that the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Nuclear Security Administration’s (NNSA) Minority Serving Institutions Partnership Programs (MSIPP) awarded grants totaling $40.9 million to Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs).


Renowned Howard University Pathologist Roger A. Mitchell Jr. to Promote ‘Death in Custody’ Book

by Sholnn Z. Freeman Howard University’s Roger A. Mitchell Jr., MD, and co-author Jay D. Aronson, Ph.D, will share stories of individuals who died in custody and chronicle efforts of activists and journalists to shed light on the full scope of the problem. The authors will launch their book at Busboys and Poets, 2021 14th St NW, on Thursday,


Hank Aaron Chasing the Dream Foundation Expands Scholarship Program at Spelman College with $104,000 Gift

Courtesy of Spelman College Spelman College announced today a generous gift of $104,000 from the Hank Aaron Chasing the Dream Foundation, Inc., to expand the Foundation’s endowed scholarship fund at Spelman. “We are thrilled to enhance our partnership with Spelman College through this additional grant,” said Linda Gulley, managing consultant of the Hank Aaron Chasing