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14 hrs ago | Sandy Springs Neighbor

Eaves, Pitts square off for District 7

The May 20 Democratic primary will decide whether Fulton County Chair John Eaves or At-Large Commissioner Robb Pitts will face Republican challenger Earl Cooper in November for the District 7 at-large seat, which is acknowledged to be the top slot on the board of commissioners.


Related Topix: Pitts, GA, Atlanta, GA, Yale University, University of South Carolina

21 hrs ago | US News & World Report

10 Historically Black Colleges Where Freshmen Return

At Morehouse College, an all-male historically black college in Atlanta, the freshman retention rate averaged 82.5 percent from 2008-2011.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Spelman College, Brown University, University of Notre Dame, Arkansas Baptist College

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Army Times

Obama to speak at West Point graduation

President Obama will deliver this year's commencement address at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point on May 28, the White House announced Monday.


Related Topix: United States Military Academy, US Military, US Army, United States Naval Academy, Ohio State University, Barnard College

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Porter inducted into Board of Preachers group

The Rev. Shirley Porter, the priest in charge at St. James Episcopal Church in Macon, was among the recent inductees into a prestigious Atlanta-based spiritual group.


Related Topix: Religion, Episcopal Church, Macon, GA, Atlanta, GA

Black Voice News

Black Students Receive $25,000 a year Buick Scholarships

After attending a prestigious, predominately White private school, Ty'Quish Keyes yearned for a new cultural and educational experience.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Documentary Movies, Malcolm X, Drama Movies, Biography Movies

Athens Banner-Herald

Homeland Security secretary to speak at Morehouse

U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson is scheduled to address the graduating class at Morehouse College next month.


Thu Apr 10, 2014

Rocky Mount Telegram

Morehouse group honors Walker

Dr. Thomas L. Walker holds the certificate he was presented upon induction into the Board of Preachers at the 29th Annual Martin Luther King Jr. College of Ministers and Laity.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA

Creative Loafing Atlanta

Everyone's to blame for income inequality

Now that the righteous indignation has quieted over a recent report that the income gap between Atlanta's rich and poor is greater here than in any other American city, we can't allow business to go on as usual.


Related Topix: Atlanta, GA, Vine City (Atlanta, GA), Summerhill (Atlanta, GA), African-American

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Sandy Springs Neighbor

County commission race heats up in south Fulton

The race for the new Fulton County Board of Commissioners District 6 and 7 drew attendees to a Voter Empowerment Collaborative candidate forum last month in Fairburn.


Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Fairburn, GA, East Point, GA

Tue Apr 08, 2014


Sec of Homeland Security Visits Lower Hudson Valley

U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will speak at Pace Law School on Thursday, April 10 at 5:30p.


Related Topix: White Plains, NY, Columbia University

Mon Apr 07, 2014

Free Republic

Democrat Congressman Keith Ellison: Dishonoring the memory of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The mainstream media somehow managed to miss the demonstrations held April 4 - the anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King's assassination - in favor of the so-called 'Robin Hood Tax.'


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Keith Ellison, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Martin Luther King, Jr.

Sun Apr 06, 2014

Commence the firestorms

Since Rutgers chemistry professor Robert Boikess successfully urged faculty last month to oppose Condoleezza Rice as commencement speaker for her role in the Iraq war, he has been called "racist," "liberal" - and worse.


Related Topix: Rutgers University, US Politics, US News, Rudy Giuliani, Swarthmore, PA, US Governors, Tom Corbett, George Bush

Fri Apr 04, 2014

Daily Kos

Black Kos, Week In Review

Lifelong learning has been key to Reatha Clark King's success and personal satisfaction.


Related Topix: Pavo, GA, Atlanta, GA, University of Chicago

Poynter Online

ONA names winners of j-school Challenge Fund grants

Gun control, public housing conditions, rising sea levels and air quality are among the topics that 12 university journalism schools plan to tackle with micro-grants provided by the Challenge Fund .


Related Topix: Journalism, Arizona State University, Florida International University, Clark Atlanta University, Georgia State University

The Skanner

Kam Williams Celebrity Interview: Tishuan Scott

Tishuan Scott was born on October 27, 1979 in Shreveport, La. He attended Morehouse College in Atlanta, Ga., as an Oprah Scholar, where he matriculated towards earning his Bachelor of Arts in Drama and Psychology in 2002.


Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Theater, Arts, Computer Chess, Prison, Life, Food, Chocolate, Entertainment

Sys-Con Media

12 Colleges Win First Round of $1M Challenge to Hack Journalism Education

The competitive Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education was created to encourage universities to experiment with new ways of providing news and information.


Related Topix: Arizona State University, Florida International University, Florida, Clark Atlanta University, Georgia State University

Tue Apr 01, 2014


Bond shares insights on civil rights past, present

Civil rights leader Julian Bond is reflective at this stage in life on the movement he played such a vital role in carrying out in its early years.


Related Topix: Julian Bond, African-American, Atlanta, GA

Mon Mar 31, 2014

Summit Challenges Myths About Young Black Men in College

Young black men are being unfairly blamed for an education system that expects too little of them and perpetuates harmful stereotypes about their character and abilities, according to several students and educators who spoke at the 2014 Black Male Summit at Morehouse College over the weekend.


Crain's Detroit Business

'A hero among us': Banker's counsel, influence aided rise of Detroit's black business community

Aubrey Lee used his managerial role at the National Bank of Detroit to bring in more African-Americans as employees and extend commercial loans to minorities.


Related Topix: African-American, Detroit, MI, Virginia State University

Sun Mar 30, 2014


Sec of Homeland Security Visits Lower Hudson Valley

Jeh Johnson will visit Pace Law School on Monday, March 31, 2014 to deliver Pace's 2014 Dyson Distinguished Lecture.


Related Topix: Columbia University