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Kobe Bryant’s Passing Stuns Generations of Athletes, Fans

By Brenda Buchanon, Contributing Writer Kobe Bean Bryant, the former Los Angeles Laker icon and five-time National Basketball Association (NBA) champion died at the age of 41 on Sunday, January 26, 2020 in a helicopter crash in Calabasas, California along with his 13-year-old daughter, Gianna.

TSU named HBCU Institutional Leader by Fulbright Program

HOUSTON (January 23, 2020) – Texas Southern University is proud to be named a 2018-2019 Fulbright HBCU Institutional Leader. Beginning this year, the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) is recognizing the noteworthy level of engagement that selected Historically Black Colleges and

Hampton University Band Receives Proclamation from City of Hampton

By Hampton University HAMPTON, Va. – The Hampton University Band, “The Marching Force,” received a proclamation of recognition from the City of Hampton on Wednesday, January 8, for their service to the city. “Congratulations to the very deserving Marching Force band for their acknowledgement from

1890 National Scholarship Application Cycle is Open

The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program was established in 1992 as part of the partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the 1890 Land-Grant Universities. The USDA/1890 National Scholars Program is implemented under the USDA Fellows Experience Program (FEP). Scholars accepted into the program will

Voorhees learns of two systematic obstacles in society

Denmark, S.C.- Voorhees College recently held a Martin Luther King, Jr. program featuring the youngest person to be elected president of the Georgia National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), James Woodall. Woodall spoke about what he describes as a “prophetic mistake” that we as a

Voorhees staff member is appointed acting VP of IAD

Denmark, S.C.- Voorhees College staff member Dwayne Smiling was recently appointed by President W. Franklin Evans to serve as the acting vice president for the Division of Institutional Advancement and Development (IAD). In April 2017, Smiling joined the Voorhees College family as the Director of Career

Bree Newsome to be Keynote Speaker for Shaw University MLK Celebration

Award-winning filmmaker, musician and activist has deep Shaw ties Raleigh, NC — (January 9, 2019) – Shaw University today announced that nationally known artist and social activist, Bree Newsome, will deliver the keynote address for the University’s Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, on Thursday, January 23,