11 hrs ago
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)
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18 hrs ago
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.
Mon Jun 23, 2014
The Center for Civil and Human Rights Officially Opens Doors
Staff Report The highly anticipated Center for Civil and Human Rights officially opened to the public on Monday, June 23. Serving as a connector between past and present, The Center shares powerful stories of individuals and civil and human rights movements, and invites visitors to reflect on how they can create a more just and humane future for ... (more)
Sun Jun 22, 2014
Lansing State Journal
People News: Michael Patrick Shiels to emcee George H.W. Bush gala
The men of the Sigma Upsilon Chapter of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. announced their 2014 college scholarship recipients during the annual Father's Day picnic.
The Island Packet
Highway being dedicated to civil rights icon Mays
The Sunday event begins with a worship service at Old Mount Zion Baptist Church in Epworth, the church where Mays worshipped.
Sat Jun 21, 2014
More House Alum Delivers You From Flab To Fab
"I am OLAJAWAUN "O" GOOCH, CPT, NASM - CPT,PES is a graduate of Morehouse College and is certified through the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
Tue Jun 17, 2014
The Macon Telegraph
Atlanta to host black college success summit
Officials from the Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities say the conference June 19-21 will be focused on developing regional and national strategies for improving student success at historically black colleges and universities.
Mays Highway Dedication taking place Sunday, June 22
A portion of US Hwy. 178 near the Mays Crossroads will be dedicated to Dr. Benjamin E. Mays on Sunday, June 22. The dedication will begin with a worship service at Mays' home church, Old Mount Zion Baptist Church, 3107 Highway 248 South, Epworth at 3:00 p.m. Dr. John Herbert Roper, Sr., author of the biography, Magnificent Mays, A Biography of ... (more)
Sun Jun 15, 2014
Chester Man Not Letting Life Behind Bars Stop Him From Being Standout Father
A Chester man serving life behind bars at Graterford Prison received high honors this week.
Sat Jun 14, 2014
National Public Radio
Rhythm Runs In The Family: Drummers On Their Dads
When you read enough about the early lives of jazz musicians, you begin to spot a trend.
Fri Jun 13, 2014
Take the Obama commencement quiz
President Barack Obama straightens his tie before he receives an honorary doctorate of laws degree during the Morehouse College 129th Commencement ceremony, Sunday, May 19, 2013, in Atlanta.
Christian Science Monitor
When is a school shooting not a school shooting? Incident map stirs debate.
In the wake of Tuesday's homicide-suicide at a school in Troutdale, Ore., a list and map of 74 "school shootings" since the Newtown, Conn., massacre has made the rounds of traditional and social media this week.
Thu Jun 12, 2014
How many school shooting incidents has the U.S. had since Sandy Hook? PolitiFact Oregon
A candlelight vigil remembers Emilio Hoffman, the victim of a shooting at Reynolds High School on Tuesday, in Troutdale, Ore.