In Black America Podcast: Heroes of the Civil Rights Movement: Views from the Front Line - Part I
On this edition of In Black America, producer/host John L. Hanson Jr. presents highlights of the Civil Rights Summit marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 .
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The Bolivar Commercial
Herts to lead Delta Center
After a national search, Delta State University's Delta Center for Culture and Learning has found a replacement for retiring director Dr. Luther Brown.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
The Charlotte Observer
JCSU President Ronald Carter to receive Luminary Award
Ronald L. Carter, president of Johnson C. Smith University, has won The Charlotte Post Foundation's lifetime achievement award.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Stars and Stripes
Black Civil War re-enactors hope to set record straight
Marvin-Alonzo Greer proudly donned the blue uniform of a federal soldier in the Civil War during a recent Juneteenth celebration at Atlanta Cyclorama.
Hundreds celebrate 50th anniversary of Civil Rights Act
Fifty years after the Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed, more than 300 people gathered in Georgetown July 2, waving flags and carrying signs recalling the civil rights struggle and calling for continued efforts for justice and equality.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Sagging pants and family responsibility
When it comes to a lifetime of success by the individual, we've been trying to ascertain the ingredients of that success ever since homo sapiens roamed the earth.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Minute: Hair Weave Saves Life In Chicago
A Chicago teen survived being shot in the head Tuesday, and her uncle claims her weave may have helped save her life.
Philadelphia Public Record
Pa. 4TH Senate Dist.: Contender Art Haywood
BY TONY WEST/ Art Haywood knows his way around housing in this city. If he succeeds in replacing State Sen. LeAnna Washington in the 4th Senatorial Dist., he will soon be keeping a watchful eye on the real estate of 250,000 people in Northwest Philadelphia and Cheltenham, Abington and Springfield in Montgomery Co.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Troy Davis' Nephew Raises Money to Continue His Education at Morehouse
Remember the 2011 case of Troy Davis, a black man whose Georgia execution sent black media into a frenzy after original witnesses in his murder trial recanted their testimonies, leading to significant doubt in Davis' guilt? As America watched the tragic case play out in front of the media, it was clear that Davis had overwhelming support from his ... (more)
Juan Watkins of LaPlace named Gates Millennium Scholar
Juan Watkins Jr., a 2014 graduate of St. Charles Catholic High School in LaPlace, was chosen to be part of the Class of 2014 Gates Millennium Scholars Program.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
How to Apply for Financial Scholarships & Colleges
There is a lot of opportunity for financial aid that is available to students. The student need to show that they have a financial need, superior academic achievement, or any special talent that they have that would help them in their educational pursuit.
Thu Jul 03, 2014
The Washington Post
DHS chief Jeh Johson takes cool approach to hot-button issue of immigration
As Pentagon general counsel, Jeh Johnson played a key role in the repeal of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy covering gay service members.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
The News Tribune
How new rights museum carries Atlanta's story forward
In 1996 Atlanta was ahead of the game. The eyes of the world were on the Olympics.
Fri Jun 27, 2014
The Center for Civil and Human Rights is Now Open in Atlanta
The Center for Civil and Human Rights , a new center that brings together the history of the American Civil Rights Movement and international human rights efforts, opened this week in Atlanta.