The Miami Herald
Alcorn State's Brown resigns amid investigation
Brown did not immediately respond to requests for comment Thursday. In a resignation letter dated Wednesday, he said he wanted to resign because "the emergent management focus on internal operations confirms that now is an ideal time to transition."
Detroit Free Press
A spirited celebration
While other DPS schools celebrated homecoming in September and October, Benjamin Carson pushed the date back and showed their spirit for three days in mid-November.
The Baxter Bulletin
Artists Janet Emery and Charlotte Barnhart are exhibiting their work at Hill Country Art Gallery.
Classic works see light of day
It's a story we've heard before, especially in the case of the city of Detroit. A financially struggling city or institution sits on a priceless collection of art.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
Higher education: On the lookout for true grit
Jedidah Isler had always dreamed of attending an Ivy League graduate school. She had a stellar record as an undergraduate at Norfolk State University in Virginia, one of many US universities that traditionally enrol mostly African American students.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
The Afro American Newspaper
Florida A&M, Fisk Universities Removed From Probationary Status
Two historical Black universities saw their collegiate accreditations recently removed from probationary status.
Fri Dec 13, 2013
The Huffington Post
Dog Ears Music: The Gift of Music
Swing Era bandleader and alto-saxophonist Jimmie Lunceford was born in Mississippi in 1902, son of a church singer.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Fisk University accreditation in good standing
Fisk University's three-year effort to restore full accreditation in good standing ended in success this morning, with the announcement that it is done with probation.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Post and Courier
Learn from Mandela's uplifting example
As a college student at Fisk University in 1990, I, like many of my "conscious" classmates, was overjoyed when news broke of Nelson Mandela's release from prison.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Vol State names Newman plant operations chief
In that role, he supervises the maintenance, facilities and custodial staffs at the college.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
With back to wall, Fisk seeks fresh accreditation
Fisk University President Dr. H. James Williams and a team of top Fisk administrators are set to visit Atlanta in early December to make the institution's final pitch to the powerful Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to give Fisk a clean bill of heath on its accreditation.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
W. E. B. DuBois: Tennessee Summer School Teacher
Kindles and the like, and all the internet search engines, turn out to be spectacular tools in this age of instant gratification.