1 hr ago
Detroit Free Press
Spring break puts Howard University students back in high school in Detroit
Andre Jones, 18, a senior at Osborn Academy of Math, Science and Technology, is greeted Friday by Howard University students as he enters the gym for a rally.
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2 hrs ago
The Washington Post
For Howard University students, a spring break for an altruistic purpose
For 20 years now, Howard University students have skipped the beaches and other vacation spots to spend spring break rolling up their sleeves to help families and individuals throughout the country.
5 hrs ago
The Washington Post
Local version of Pharrell video finds "Happy" places in the District
A video making waves on the Web argues that it might be in Southeast, judging by the willingness of its residents to boogie to the infectious song by Pharrell Williams, "Happy."
9 hrs ago
No Spring Break for the Lady Hawks
PRINCESS ANNE , Md.- The University of Maryland Eastern Shore officially begins spring break this Monday, however the softball team will have a full load.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Answering our country's call
Young Americans are seeking national and community service opportunities in numbers that could produce a next Greatest Generation.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Ras Baraka - educator, progressive, candidate for mayor
Sometimes we encounter a unique voice, even in politics, one which we might not be expecting, but to which we should pay attention, and even more, give our support.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Elegance AKA style this Saturday
This Saturday is the 13th edition of the Phi Tau Omega chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc's signature black tie affair.
Stokely Carmichael, A Philosopher Behind The Black Power Movement
Before he became famous - and infamous - for calling on black power for black people, Stokely Carmichael was better known as a rising young community organizer in the Civil Rights movement.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
The Washington Post
Actress Phylicia Rashad celebrates Howard Universitya s 147th birthday
Hey isn't that Tony Award-winner Phylicia Rashad belting out her school's alma mater at Howard University's 90th Charter Day dinner at the Washington Hilton on Saturday.
DC remembers Biggie Smalls
I stood about ten feet from Biggie Smalls , videotaping him as he signed autographs and posed for pictures with a group of Howard University coeds.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Virgin Islands Daily News
Territory's new federal public defender sets goals for public outreach, awareness
Though his crew is small, the territory's new chief federal public defender has big plans for his office.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Black Kos, Week In Review
Herman Russell Branson was an African American physicist, best known for his research on the alpha helix protein structure.
Women History Month: U.S. Foreign Service Diplomat Finds Career Success in Caribbean
Embarking on a new journey is no easy task, especially if it's more than 3,000 miles from your comfort zone.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Caribbean News Now!
Commentary: Two Bermudas
By Michael Weeks MP I want first to thank those of you that have been kind enough to send me your thoughts on the issue of " Two Bermudas " Particularly in regards to how we can seek to empower ourselves, and the generations to come.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Celebration of Gospel Gets New Host
Steve Harvey is not hosting BET's Celebration of Gospel this year instead network tapped DC native and Academy Award nominated actress Taraji P. Henson.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
DCPS Budget address for tonight at McKinley Tech High School has been cancelled
Although all main streets in the District of Columbia were salted and treated for ice and snow, the snow removal on sidewalks and private property still remains an ongoing task.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Pensacola News Journal
Change agents leave mark on Pensacola
The African-American experience and its impact on America is constantly being discovered, changed and challenged.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Fri Feb 28, 2014
First Annual UMD Black Theatre Symposium Set for Tonight
Performers, playwrights, designers and scholars from across the Washington region will converge at the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center for a day-long dialogue intended to challenge assumptions about race and the future of Black theatre tonight, March 1, 2014.
Regional: Carter to keynote conference
The Whose Beloved Community? Black Civil and LGBT Rights conference will be held from March 27-29 at Emory University's Glenn Memorial Auditorium in the Emory Conference Center Hotel, 1615 Clifton Rd. The event will bring scholars, activists, policy makers, writers, community leaders and others stakeholders to examine points of intersection and ... (more)