Education

Thanksgiving 2020: Grateful for new hope and new direction in our nation By Ben Jealous

Nov 25, 2020No Comments

This hasn’t been a normal year, and it isn’t going to be a normal Thanksgiving. Instead of looking forward to family and feasting, many of us are listening to health officials begging us to avoid

Traveling Solo to Egypt for Christmas

May 23, 2020No Comments

Sometimes you just have to go, even if you're going by yourself.

Hear the inspiring story of the Mom and Daughter Duo who recently graduated from Medical School Together

May 22, 2020No Comments

Hear the inspiring story of the Mom and Daughter Duo who recently graduated from Medical School Together And will work at the same Hospital in Louisiana. Our exclusive interview with Dr. Cynthia Kudji and her

Thriving While Black Navigating Covid-19 in America

May 15, 20201 Comment

By Yolanda D. White Spoiler!  In case you were hankering for another piece, romanticizing the current health crisis, this “epic pandemic” that murders without a conscience, this will not be it.  I hasten to even

Edwin Freeman’s Film ‘Modern Day Slavery’ Shows How the U.S. Justice System Perpetuates Slavery

May 14, 2020No Comments

Actor Edwin Freeman, best known for his roles in the 2009 Fox Searchlight biopic Notorious, and the 2016 Marvel/Netflix series Luke Cage makes his directorial debut with the impactful documentary Modern Day Slavery, which continues the conversation on criminal

West Virginia University Surgeon Appointed as a Special Advisor to the Federal Government

May 02, 2020No Comments

Jeremiah Hayanga, associate professor of cardiovascular and thoracic surgery and program director of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation (ECMO) at the Heart and Vascular Institute at West Virginia University, has been appointed as a special advisor by

National Park Service Funds Historical Preservation Projects at HBCUs

May 01, 2020No Comments

The National Park Service announced more than $14 million in African American Civil Rights Historic Preservation Fund grants to fund 51 projects across 20 states and the District of Columbia that will preserve sites and

College Teaching During the COVID-19 Outbreak

Apr 30, 2020No Comments

As COVID-19 has spread across the United States, various sectors of American life have had to take precautions in order to minimize the outbreak. College and university closures stand as a prime example of these

Brown University Students Explore the History of a Local African American Cemetery

Apr 30, 2020No Comments

Three graduate students in archaeology at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, worked with the Historic Cemetery Advisory Commission in Newport, Rhode Island, to create an interactive map of God’s Little Acre, one of the

Racists Zoombomb Black Student Group at the University of South Carolina

Apr 29, 2020No Comments

Every spring, the Association of African American Students at the University of South Carolina holds a cookout to celebrate the accomplishments of the past year. This year the event was moved online due to the

Asian Americans are Not the “Model Minority”

Apr 28, 2020No Comments

Asian Americans are wrongly assumed to be doing well, uniformly and virtually without exception. The stereotype, dubbed “the model minority myth,” has been debunked again and again, but it persists in ideological claims that Asian

Race Is the Most Frequent Motivation for Hate Crimes on College Campuses

Apr 27, 2020No Comments

A new report from the U.S. Department of Education and the Bureau of Justice Statistics offers a detailed look at crime on K-12 and college campuses. Among the statistics is information on hate crimes. In