By Karol Scott On July 16, 2021, the music and entertainment industry, fans and family paused to mourn Biz Markie. He was born as Marcel Theo Hall in Harlem, New York in 1964. Biz Markie made his way into the music industry as a rapper.
The Atlanta Business League (ABL) held their 42nd Annual CEO Appreciation Luncheon, honoring leaders of businesses demonstrating great qualities of leadership and innovative discoveries in their fields. Among those honored was Tuskegee graduate Dr. Lonnie Johnson. Johnson received the TrailBlazer Award from the ABL for
By Alexandra Wilson The history of the Africa American woman in this country is one of sadness and triumph. The heights they have reached and the darkness that many had to overcome is often overlooked. Morgan Avery McCoy, in her show From the Slave House
Photo courtesy of North Carolina A&T Athletics The 2021 Tokyo Olympic Trials for Track and Field were held this past weekend where we saw HBCUs and African American athletes having incredible success, sending several athletes to the 2021 Olympic Games. Representing North Carolina A&T, Randolph
By Alexandra Wilson The Coronavirus pandemic changed the game for many school-age students. One minute, they were roaming the halls laughing with friends and the next, confined to their homes with nowhere to go. It has been a rough year, and teenagers are looking forward
By Chance Meeting Two Distant Strangers is a short film that expertly utilizes the Groundhog Day time-loop trope to evoke the tired cycle of racism that modern-day America seems to be stuck in, and the confusion and anguish that Black America feels like the victim of the
North Carolina A&T alumnus Terrence Jenkins, also known as Terrance J, won an Oscar as an Executive Producer for the Netflix film Two Distant Strangers. Jenkins produced the film alongside NBA Superstar Kevin Durant, and actor Jesse Williams. The film was written and directed by
HBCU Graduates are in so many influential positions that we may not deem as important. A lot of these positions are responsible for bringing us some very memorable moments and it is an amazing sight to see when they receive proper recognition for their work.
The U.S. Department of Education recently discharged approximately $1.6 billion of debt provided to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) that participate in the HBCU Capital Financing Program. This action will provide debt relief to 45 HBCUs – 13 public institutions and 32 private institutions. “Our HBCUs
Denmark, S.C.- Award-winning public speaker and lawyer Lecia J. Rives recently spoke about beginning to believe so that one can become during the Women’s History Month close-out virtual program. Rives said she wanted to be a lawyer when she was in school so much that