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Ten Ways to Commemorate Black History Month in National Parks

Meet Dr. Carter G. Woodson, the Father of Black History  Before Dr. Carter G. Woodson, there was very little accurate written history about the lives and experiences of Americans of African descent. The Carter G. Woodson Home National Historic Site preserves his home, which was the epicenter

Meet the Author Series Panel Discussion

HAMPTON, Virginia- The Hampton Roads Messenger had a successful first session for the “Meet the Author” series.  The event featured two inspirational African American authors from the Hampton Roads area, Kimberly Bright and Deborah Juniper-Frye. Each author read an excerpt from their stories, discussed their

Nearly 550 JSU fall 2020 graduates accept their degrees virtually

(JACKSON, Miss.) — About 550 JSU fall graduates participated in a virtualceremony from their homes Friday while administrators, deans and otherprogram participants gathered inside the Lee E. Williams Athletics andAssembly Center (AAC) to bestow degrees to the 2020 honorees in real time. Due to COVID-19, and

Norfolk State Will Not Have Spectators at November, December Home Games

NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State University has announced that it will conductits non-conference basketball home games in November and December without spectators following Governor Ralph Northam’s Amendment to the Executive Order 67, temporarily limiting the number of attendees that can gather in sports venues to

Voorhees crowns the 2020 Homecoming King and Queen

Denmark, S.C.- The Voorhees College student body voted and selected Savanah Wright as Miss Homecoming and Devaunte McKee as Mr. Homecoming 2020 who will be recognized during the virtual Homecoming Parade of Alumni, Past Activities, and Special Recognitions beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Nov.

EDA and HBCUs: Cultivating Strategic Engagement for Regional Economic Development

The Economic Development Administration (EDA), in collaboration with the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (The Initiative) and the National Association of Development Organizations (NADO), invites you to participate in its upcoming webinar presentation: EDA and HBCU: Cultivating Strategic Engagement for Regional Economic Development EDA’s webinar