April 16, 2024

Norfolk State University Campus - Lyman Beecher Brooks Library on Friday, November 5, 2021. (Chris English/Tigermoth Creative)

Norfolk State University Announces 2024 Distinguished Alumni Awards Recipients

Courtesy of Norfolk State University Norfolk State University will honor three of its alumni at the 2024 Alumni Awards Dinner scheduled for 7 p.m., Friday, May 3, at the Norfolk Waterside Marriott. Each of these graduates has demonstrated exemplary leadership and community service. They personify the mission and goals of the University. Three graduates were

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Stillman to Partner with Regions Bank on Debit Card

Courtesy of Stillman College Stillman College, an Historically Black Liberal Arts College (HBCU) in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, founded in 1876 holds to a tradition of excellence in education while keeping an eye on the future with innovative academic programming and a focus on teaching tomorrow’s leaders. Now, those future leaders, along with faculty, staff, alumni and

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To many Black Americans, the O.J. Simpson verdict was bigger than O.J. Simpson

By¬†Michelle Garcia On Oct. 3, 1995, Black residents in parts of Los Angeles spilled out onto the street, cheering and passing celebratory drinks. The world had just learned that O.J. Simpson had been acquitted of double murder. ‚ÄúEverybody was running out of their house, screaming and happy,‚ÄĚ recalled journalist and cultural critic Jasmyne Cannick, who

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Morehouse Receives $1.6M to Expand Prison Education Program

By Evan Castillo The federal government is helping Morehouse College expand and strengthen its prison education program. Congresswoman Nikema Williams presented the Atlanta historically Black men’s college with¬†$1.6 million from federal Community Project Funds¬†on April 4 to fund more classes for incarcerated students. The funding will also support Morehouse faculty, program participants, and student ambassadors

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Virginia State University Becomes First HBCU To Host Prestigious High School Robotics Championship

Written by Kyra Alessandrini Virginia State University is the first HBCU to host the 2024 FIRST Chesapeake District FIRST Robotics Competition Championship. The prestigious event expects an attendance of 4,000 people, who will celebrate teams competing over three days from April 4-6. This year marks the championship’s 35th edition. “These opportunities create excitement and energy for

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B-CU’s Music and Performing Arts Programs Close Out the Year With Free Public Shows

Courtesy of Bethune-Cookman University Bethune-Cookman University students are showcasing their talents in the fine arts in a series of performances that are free and open to the public April 11-14. Under the artistic direction of Professor Carla Lester, the university’s Orchesis Dance Ensemble will be presenting its Expression in Motion 2024 Spring Concert in the

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Hampton University Welcomes Esteemed Alumnus Clayton Bond as Keynote Speaker for 49th Annual Honors Day

Coutesy of Hampton University Hampton University is thrilled to announce that Clayton Bond, a distinguished alumnus and Senior Advisor for Diplomatic Fellowships at Howard University’s Ralph J. Bunche International Affairs Center, will serve as the keynote speaker for the 49th Annual Honors Day ceremony on Saturday, April 6th, at 1:30 pm in Ogden Hall. Clayton

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