September 19, 2023

Tuskegee University Receives $2.86 Million Grant from NSF to Strengthen National Cybersecurity Workforce

Courtesy of Tuskegee University Tuskegee University is proud to announce the renewal of a substantial grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), totaling $2,863,511, to support the Tuskegee University CyberCorpsĀ® Scholarship for Service (SFS) program and the Cyber Bridge program, aimed at non-computer science majors. This grant will fund these initiatives over the next five

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Justice Jackson urges Americans to confront ‘uncomfortable lessons’ about race

ByĀ Laura JarrettĀ andĀ Lawrence Hurley Supreme Court Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson on Friday urged Americans not to shy away from uncomfortable facts about the history of violence against Black Americans. TheĀ first Black womanĀ on the nation’s highest court offered her frank assessment of the tendency to avoid acknowledging racism in a speech in Birmingham, Alabama. Florida Gov. Ron

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Thereā€™s Still Resistance to Black People Receiving Reparations, Despite Evidence That We Deserve Them

By Noah A. McGee California has been the most proactive stateĀ when it comes to organizing a reasonable plan to giveĀ Black people reparationsĀ for the harm that slavery has caused them for hundreds of years. TheĀ California Reparations Task Force has been extremely instrumental in doing the research into how chattel slavery affected generations of Black people in

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The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation and Founder Taraji P. Henson Expand Partnership with Kate Spade New York to Bring Culturally Competent Mental Health Services to Women at Hampton University

Written by Hampton University This fall, The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation (BLHF) and kate spade new york proudly announce the expansion of their joint program, the ā€œShe Care Wellness Podsā€, which aims to reach over 25,000 Black women on HBCU campuses with frontline mental wellness care. After a successful inaugural launch at Alabama State University

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Cure Sickle Cell Now! Howard University Hospitalā€™s Annual ā€˜Stomp Out Sickle Cell Move-Onā€™ Event Set for Saturday, Sept. 23

By Sholnn Z. Freeman TheĀ Howard University Center for Sickle Cell DiseaseĀ is calling on the community to join itsĀ 17thĀ annualĀ Cure Sickle Cell Now Move-OnĀ event on Saturday, Sept. 23.Ā National Sickle Cell Awareness MonthĀ is observed each year in September. The event features aĀ 5K Fun Run/WalkĀ through the Howard University campus, yoga, and plenty of music, vendors, raffle prizes and fun

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XULA Library receives American Library Association grant in support of resources for Xavierites

Courtesy of Xavier University of Louisiana Xavier University of Louisiana constantly strives to offer its students the most innovative resources to ensure an excellent educational experience. Recently, Xavierā€™s library received a $10,000 Building Library Capacity grant from theĀ American Library AssociationĀ (ALA) in support of library resources on campus. For over a century, ALA has been the

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FAMU Joins Amazon as an Education Partner for Career Choice Program

By Deidre Williams Florida A&M University joined Amazon as an educational partner for its pre-paid college tuition program, Career Choice. Starting this spring, eligible Amazon employees can attend FAMU for free to pursue professional certificates and degrees for high-demand occupations. The announcement was made during the opening of a new fulfillment center in Tallahassee, which

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