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“HBCU EXPERIENCE – THE BOOK”: GROUNDBREAKING ANTHOLOGY HIGHLIGHTS THE BLACK COLLEGE EXPERIENCE

New book highlights all aspects of HBCU life via more than 60 first-hand essays penned by graduates of Black colleges and universities Washington, DC (BlackNews.com) — In an effort to highlight...

Miss UVI’s First to Bring Home National Hall of Fame Crown

Miss UVI Elisa Thomas made history when she won the title of Miss National Black College Alumni (NBCA) Hall of Fame – becoming the first Miss UVI to win that crown. Thomas competed against 20 other...

Collegians Form Fake Charity to Fleece Gullible Christians in Faith-Based Morality Play

Believe Me Film Review by Kam Williams Even though I was raised in the church and attended services religiously as a child, I was simultaneously warned by my skeptical grandmother that sometimes,...

AFRICAN AMERICAN FEMALE ENTREPRENEUR CREATES THE HEARTBEAT MUSIC ACADEMY TO PROVIDE MUSIC PROGRAMS FOR UNDERSERVED AND HOMELESS IMPACTED YOUTH IN SAN DIEGO, CA

San Diego, CA (BlackNews.com) — The Heartbeat Music Academy, located in San Diego, California, was founded by entrepreneur and humanitarian, Tyra K. Hawthorne. Ms. Hawthorne, a native of...

MASTER MOTIVATOR ORRIN HUDSON PLAYS A SIMULTANEOUS GAME OF CHESS WITH 59 STUDENTS — TEACHES THEM THE WINNING MOVES IN CHESS… AND LIFE!

Orrin “Checkmate” Hudson playing a simultaneous game of chess with 59 children at an after-school program in Gadsden, Alabama to teach them pattern recognition. Gadsden, AL...

unite4:good and Thurgood Marshall College Fund Announce scholarship4:good Winners

New Program Provides Scholarships That Inspire Kindness Innovation NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — unite4:good (www.unite4good.org), the global movement for humanity,...

UNITY CARE COMMUNITY SERVICE AGENCY LAUNCHES FREE ACADEMIC ASSISTANCE PROGRAM FOR AFRICAN AMERICAN STUDENTS GRADES 6-12

Community Kick-off Celebration Sept. 12 | Oak Grove High School, San Jose CA San Jose, CA (BlackNews.com) — Unity Care, a non-profit youth and family service agency, is proud to launch its...

HOW WE CAN HONOR MICHAEL BROWN IN A MEANINGFUL, CONSTRUCTIVE WAY

By Orrin “Checkmate” Hudson Founder and Executive Director, Be Someone Inc. Nationwide (BlackNews.com) — My heart aches for the people of Ferguson, MO and I cry when I think of the...

Coors Light® Continues Its Commitment To Historically Black Colleges And Universities

Coors Light to Provide $10,000 Scholarship Donations to Each Participating HBCU CHICAGO, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Football is back, and Coors Light returns to kick off the 2014 Historically...

IS THE HATRED FOR TRADE SCHOOLS REALLY CLASS WARFARE? ARE LOW INCOME MINORITY STUDENTS THE REAL TARGETS?

Trade schools have higher graduation and placement rates than other colleges, yet they are being singled out for cuts in college funding because of their student population. Hairstylists, plumbers,...