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Jul. 11: A hero is killed in Madison County
Lemuel Augustus Penn was murdered on July 11, 1964 in Madison County, Georgia. He died without knowing he would play an important role in the struggle for civil rights in the USA and particularly in the South.
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6 hrs ago
Black Men: A Graphic Look At Where We Stand
Thanks to the Internet, there's no shortage of graphic images that can illustrate almost any statistic that we can come up with.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Jazz Setlist, July 10-16: Integriti Reeves, CapitalBop, and John Kocur
The last year or so has really been the making of Integriti Reeves . She's not exactly a newcomer to D.C. jazz, being a native Washingtonian, a graduate of both the Duke Ellington School of the Arts and Howard University, and a veteran of most of the city's jazz bandstands.
US News & World Report
How Women, Minorities Can Find Colleges That Offer STEM Support
Students that don't see faculty or peers who look like them in their classes can lose their motivation, experts say.
Scientific Investigators from Howard University Participate in Research Retreat
"Institutionally, we have a near-term goal to increase Howard's research expenditures to more than , Ph.D., P.E., associate provost for research and graduate studies, who convened the retreat.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
The Washington Post
Wale shows maturity in latest confrontation
Wale performs in the crowd at Yardfest Music festival at Howard University in 2010 - Josh Sisk/For the Washington Post I don't spend a whole ton of time following hip-hop beefs, mainly because half the time they're nothing more than promotional tools disguised as problems.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
Howard University says it soon will have two proposals for hospital partner
Howard University Hospital is projected to have a loss of $37 million in the fiscal year ending June 30. The previous year the hospital lost $21 million.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
The Gaston Gazette
11,500 Alpha Kappa Alpha members coming to Charlotte for conference
Members of Gastonia's Alpha Kappa Alpha chapter, Zeta Mu Omega, sport the sorority's signature green and pink colors.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
There's a bumper sticker you see now and then that says, "Well behaved women rarely make history."
Time to Ticket 'Slow Poke' Drivers in Virginia?
Georgia implemented its new "Slow Poke" law this week. The law requires drivers in the left lane of a Georgia highway move to the right when a vehicle traveling at a faster speed comes up from behind.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
Thunderstorm Watches & Warnings In Place
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN STERLING VIRGINIA HAS ISSUED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR, THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, SOUTHEASTERN MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND, HOWARD COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND, SOUTHEASTERN ARLINGTON COUNTY IN NORTHERN VIRGINIA, NORTHERN PRINCE GEORGES COUNTY IN CENTRAL MARYLAND, NORTHWESTERN ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY IN ... (more)
The Miami Herald
New dean looks to Howard law school's past to shape its future
Danielle R. Holley Walker is the new dean of the Howard University Law School. She has been a professor and associate dean at the University of South Carolina Law School.
Cape Cod Times
A visit to Howard University
As part of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists convention in Washington, D.C., this year, the attendees did a lot of predictable things - enjoyed a banquet honoring Will Rogers, visited museums, imbibed in a noisy hospitality suite.
Wed Jul 02, 2014
Sacramento Bee Newspaper
Review: 'African American Art' a revelation at the Crocker
Every third Sunday of the month is "Pay What You Wish Sunday." If you haven't already seen "African American Art: Harlem Renaissance, Civil Rights Era and Beyond" at the Crocker Art Museum, be sure to put a visit to the show on your calendar.
Justice of the Day - Thurgood Marshall
Today's Justice of the Day is: THURGOOD MARSHALL. Justice Marshall was born on this day, July 2, in 1908.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Study: D.C. and Maryland Drivers Are the Worst
It's been a big debate in the nation's capital for years. Who are the worst drivers in Washington, D.C.? It's a valid question with drivers from Maryland and Virginia pouring into the city each workday.
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
the Center for Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology
In the future CEIN will collaborate with the NC Museum of Life and Science in an educational effort spanning G8-12 to adults.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
The Washington Post
Pointing a finger at the Districta s worst drivers
D.C. residents experienced 11,007 crashes in 2012, 37 percent of the city's total that year.
Sun Jun 29, 2014
National Society of Newspaper Columnists Honors Roger Ebert
Of course, like ALMOST every other movie reviewer, I'm not convinced that a two-hour-and-forty minute toy commercial elaborately disguising itself as a movie is something A sense of hopelessness invades every frame of "Siddharth," yet its story is not emotionally manipulative.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
The New York Observer
Meet Emmet Sullivan, IRS Judge Who Once Sicced a Special Prosecutor on DOJ
Former Internal Revenue Service official Lois Lerner takes the Fifth before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, March 5, 2014 in Washington, DC.