Actor Saint Ranson is preparing for his role as legendary singer Wilson Pickett in the Amazon Independent film, "In the midnight hours". Ronson was selected to portray Pickett after 8 years of casting and scouting efforts by producer and director Stanley V. Henson, Jr. Saint Ranson was born on Decem ...
Posted Wednesday, May 24th 2017 at 11:31AM
Erick Willie, the first tubist to graduate from the University of the Virgin Islands with a Bachelor of Arts in Music Education, immediately put his degree to use upon graduating in 2014. He started to teach music at Arthur Richards Junior High School on St. Croix, and has been introducing youngster ...
Posted Wednesday, May 24th 2017 at 11:08AM
Eleven Southern University graduate students were left with nothing but the clothes on their back after a fire broke out at their apartment complex on Highland Road in Baton Rouge on May 6, 2017. At least five of the students were candidates in the May 12th Spring 2017 Commencement. The students wer ...
Posted Tuesday, May 23rd 2017 at 10:28AM
By ADD SEYMOUR JR.
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The newest group of Morehouse Men must lead the charge of a new, post-Obama era, CNN political analyst Van Jones told the Class of 2017 during Morehouse College’s 133rd Commencement ceremony Sunday.
“You graduate as the first Morehouse Men t ...
Posted Tuesday, May 23rd 2017 at 10:23AM
On Saturday, May 20, 2017, 111 graduates received their degrees from Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM), along with two special gifts. Words of wisdom from U.S. Representative John Lewis and a special surprise from MSM President and Dean Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice.
“To assist in lowering the st ...
Posted Tuesday, May 23rd 2017 at 10:20AM
Graduates show off their decorated mortarboards to commemorate the day. Check out WSSU’s Flickr page for more photos: https://www.flickr.com/photos/wssuphotography/sets/72157680971386733
Graduates show off their decorated mortarboards to commemorate the day. Check out WSSU’s Flickr page for mor ...
Posted Monday, May 22nd 2017 at 3:17PM
Shian Williams, a communication disorders graduate student from Stone Mountain, Ga., was selected to receive the Albert Schweitzer Fellowship.
Williams is among 23 North Carolina recipients who will work in the health field next year learning to effectively address the social factors that impact ...
Posted Monday, May 22nd 2017 at 1:50PM
The National Black Theatre Festival® (NBTF) this year will highlight the work of North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University resident costumer designer Gregory Horton, who is being recognized at the event’s opening night gala for Outstanding Achievement in Costume Design.
NBTF is t ...
Posted Monday, May 22nd 2017 at 1:40PM
This year the UNCF awarded B-CU $100,000 to provide graduating seniors the opportunity to graduate with a zero account balance so that they could advance into the workforce without an outstanding balance with the university. Last week nearly 800 family and friends shared their excitement as 374 stud ...
Posted Monday, May 22nd 2017 at 1:38PM
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Posted Saturday, May 20th 2017 at 12:00AM
Texas College’s men’s track team had two members win back to back Conference Championships at the Red River Athletic Conference (RRAC) meet. Both athletes won first place at the RRAC meet in 2016 and 2017.
- Eddie Shoots, 400 meter hurdles
- Robe ...
Posted Friday, May 19th 2017 at 4:05PM
By Molly Bloom - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Second chances were invented for kids like Keith Glass. Third, fourth, and fifth chances too.
Glass started high school at South Atlanta with ambitions of being a rapper. He invested in a set of gold grills. As for college, “All I heard was t ...
Posted Friday, May 19th 2017 at 10:50AM
The Department of Nursing at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB) has been granted full approval by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing (ASBN) for the pre-licensure (generic) program. The approval extends through 2020.
“The new nursing program at the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluf ...
Posted Thursday, May 18th 2017 at 4:26PM
Tennessee State University will receive nearly half a million dollars from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to expand its research on meat goat production.
The USDA’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture on May 16 announced 47 grants totaling almost $17.5 million to improve sustainable ag ...
Posted Thursday, May 18th 2017 at 4:20PM