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Monthly Archives: May 2020

Jackson State University ranks in the top 10 among 50 HBCUs

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University is a top ten HBCU, according to a recent report by Collegeconsensus.com. The site describes itself as an essential tool for students in search of a college or university that best fits a variety of needs, i.e., support and inclusion, inspirational

States Grant Businesses Immunity from Coronavirus Lawsuits

While Congress deliberates the next round of coronavirus relief legislation, some states have moved forward with laws that shield certain businesses from coronavirus-related liability. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and other Republican lawmakers have made liability immunity a priority as more businesses reopen. “The Senate majority

UNDERSTANDING SOCIAL SECURITY SURVIVORS BENEFITS

By Lizna OdhwaniSocial Security Public Affairs Specialist Unfortunately, tragedy can strike without any warning. The loss of the family wage earner can be devastating both emotionally and financially. Social Security helps by providing income for the families of workers who die. Some of the Social

Shaw University Developing Plan for Safe Return to Campus

Shaw University announced that a working group representing a wide cross-section of University units is developing a plan to ensure the safe return to campus for employees and students for fall 2020.  University leadership continues to be guided by directives from state and local government

CBCF TO HOST FIRST-EVER ALL DIGITAL ANNUAL LEGISLATIVE CONFERENCE

Conference originally scheduled September 16-20, 2020 will now feature online programming August 31-October 2, 2020 WASHINGTON — The Congressional Black Caucus Foundation, Inc. (CBCF) announced today it will deliver its Annual Legislative Conference completely online later this year. The new format, Virtual ALC, will allow “attendees” to