April 17, 2024

Highlighting Environmental Pollutants on Black Maternal Health at Howard University

Written By Jessica Moulite During this year’s  Black Maternal Health Week from April 11 – 17, Howard University professor and new mother Amy “Dr. A” Yeboah Quarkume, Ph.D., is considering how her ongoing research on environmental data bias has evolved to include a specific community: Black mothers. “In Fall 2023, two topics that students were passionate about

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Bethune-Cookman University Students Join the Nation of Lifesavers at the National UNCF Conference

Courtesy of Bethune-Cookman University Bethune-Cookman University students took a significant step towards becoming lifesavers by participating in hands-only CPR training at the National United Negro College Fund (UNCF) Conference. The American Heart Association (AHA) organized the session, empowering students to learn essential life-saving skills and join the nationwide movement of individuals trained in CPR. The

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Vice President Kamala Harris celebrates women’s sports

By Sheila Matthews Vice President Kamala Harris hosted a Women’s History Month celebration at her Washington residence in collaboration with the Women’s Sports Foundation. Founded by tennis legend Billie Jean King, the WSF brought together an inspiring group of women to celebrate this year’s theme, trailblazing women in sports. The reception, which featured a guest

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Hampton University Scripps Howard School of Journalism Welcomes Medgar Evers’ Cousin, Sandra Evers Manly

Courtesy of Hampton University Hampton University’s Scripps Howard School of Journalism & Communications proudly welcomes Sandra Evers Manly, the cousin of Civil Rights Icon Medgar Evers, to campus on April 24th as part of a groundbreaking course, “Civil Rights Era and the Media,” spearheaded by Dean Julia Wilson, a renowned figure in journalism and international

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FAMU Hosts Concert to Celebrate Unveiling of Julian “Cannonball” and Nat Adderley Music Institute

By Andrew Skerritt Florida A&M University’s Lee Hall Auditorium will come alive on the evening of Thursday, April 18 with the sounds trumpets and saxophones in celebration of an academic program honoring two alumni and musical giants, Julian “Cannonball” and Nat Adderley. The FAMU Jazz Ensemble Concert will begin at 7:30. p.m. It is being

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HBCUs Southern University and Grambling State Got $50k For Endowment Funds

By Shanique Yates As a hub of culture and celebration, it’s only right that New Orleans became the prime location for the Bayou Classic 50 years ago. For Southern University and Grambling State University students, alumni and fans alike, the annual event serves as the conclusion of homecoming season each year. This year, however, was especially golden,

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