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Four new resources added to the African American Civil Rights Network

WASHINGTON – The National Park Service announced the addition of four new sites from California and South Carolina to the African American Civil Rights Network (AACRN). This addition further strengthens the connection between public and private organizations to honor and preserve the people and stories

MVSU Student to appear on Food Network’s Halloween Wars

Corterrius “DaCakeGoat” Allen started his journey and love of making and designing cakes with a $35 baking kit and two cupcake pans that his mom, Jacquelyn Allen, purchased. He made his first cake for a friend, and while he says, “the cake was ugly,” his

Biz Markie: We lost more than ‘Just a friend’

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.

Lonnie Johnson honored at 42nd Annual CEO Appreciation Luncheon

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

HBCUs send 5 athletes to the Olympic Games for Track and Field

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

Level UP: A creative summer experience

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