A musical instrument, consisting of a gourd (as resonator) and a single wire stretched along a pole, used in Brazil.
The Brazilian martial art capoeira combines dance, music, high kicks and leg sweeps and is performed in a circle ...
Posted Thursday, November 15th 2018 at 10:30AM
Fox Searchlight veteran Cassandra Butcher has joined Bron Studios as chief marketing officer.
In her new role, Butcher will oversee all the company’s marketing campaigns and collaborate with Bron’s distribution and sales partners.
Butcher will ...
Posted Wednesday, November 14th 2018 at 10:07PM
Stay in the race.
It is okay to take a break
but stay in the race.
Sometimes we feel help
less and unequipped, even
incompetent or unprepared,
but that does not excuse us
from the race.
Someone will hold your hand.
Pay it forward!
Posted Wednesday, November 14th 2018 at 8:42PM
Michelle Obama launched her ‘Becoming’ Arena book tour with her special guest Oprah Winfrey before a crowd of 14,000 at the United Center in Chicago on Tuesday.
Oprah introduced her bestie who walked out onstage wearing a sheer white blouse over tulle white tailored pants. The former first la ...
Posted Wednesday, November 14th 2018 at 7:25PM
If you want a fun way to stay in shape while learning
the dances within the Latin culture check out this
Posted Wednesday, November 14th 2018 at 5:46PM
Initially, the 77th McDonald’s Magic City Classic may have been all out the rivalry between two football teams and two world-class marching bands, but it was also a victory for Alabama State University (ASU) student Brea Williams. McDonald’s presente ...
Posted Wednesday, November 14th 2018 at 3:52PM
Thanks to a grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), a greater number of heart patients will benefit from cutting-edge bypass graft research for vascular tissue regeneration that's being conducted at Alabama State University.
Posted Wednesday, November 14th 2018 at 3:45PM
The 77th McDonald’s Magic City Classic may have been an all-out rivalry between two Alabama football teams and two world-class marching bands, but it was also a victory for Alabama State University (ASU) junior Brea Williams. McDonald’s presented Wil ...
Posted Wednesday, November 14th 2018 at 3:37PM
If you are looking for something to do during this holiday stretch, then here is an opportunity if you reside in the Augusta, GA area. The Boggs Research Library & Cultural Center is in desparate need for educators for their Creative Writing Workshop ...
Posted Wednesday, November 14th 2018 at 2:47PM
By 2022, the sports analytics market is expected to skyrocket to $4 billion. Yet even as top international players are duking it out for industry supremacy, an assistant professor of computer science at Johnson C. Smith University in Charlotte, N.C. ...
Posted Wednesday, November 14th 2018 at 2:24PM
Wanted to send a note to say Thank you and express my appreciation. You
reached out to me in late June regarding opportunities at INTEL. I attended
the INTEL Meeting in Houston on July 18th. Initially, I ha ...
Posted Wednesday, November 14th 2018 at 2:20PM
Johnson C. Smith University has joined the National League of Cities, Schmidt Futures, and 50 leading cities from across the country to take action to support Charlotte’s innovation economy.
The accepted cities and organizations are part of a new ...
Posted Wednesday, November 14th 2018 at 2:15PM
Johnson C. Smith University is hosting the 5th Annual Carolinas Alliance for Success in Education (C.A.S.E.) Summit Nov. 15-17, 2018. The summit brings faculty and administrators from historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in North and ...
Posted Wednesday, November 14th 2018 at 2:09PM
Join Alabama State University's Small Business Development Center's (SBDC) experts at Hyundai this Thursday (Nov. 15), for an awesome small business story that is all about making business connections and networking between the River Region's small b ...
Posted Tuesday, November 13th 2018 at 4:27PM
Johnson C. Smith University invites all families in the Charlotte community to “An Evening with Mrs. Claus & Santa,” a free holiday party taking place Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018, in Biddle Memorial Hall. The event will include live Christmas music, refre ...
Posted Tuesday, November 13th 2018 at 3:58PM
Wordnik Word of the Day for November 13, 2018
A stake having a garland or bush of twigs at the top of it, set up as a sign before an ale-house.
I am swinking from dawn to night, while you are guzzling in an alestake.
Sir Nige ...
Posted Tuesday, November 13th 2018 at 12:22PM
African American Patients Only Have a 23 percent Chance of Finding a Life-Saving Blood Stem Cell Donor Compared to 77percent for White Patients
Be The Match On Campus college chapters formed to help more African Americans find a cure for life-threatening blood cancers and blood disorders
Posted Monday, November 12th 2018 at 5:51PM
When I share information it is because it has been tried
and tested or I want to spare you the lesson.
When I went to NCCU in Durham, NC I was odd because
I was out of state. Most weekends and holidays I was on
campus while everyone else drove an hour or two to their
home pla ...
Posted Monday, November 12th 2018 at 7:39AM
On October 27th, 2018 as part of its 3rd Annual Black Nurses Rock Convention, the “Shades of Blue” National Awards and Scholarship Banquet was held in San Antonio, TX, giving recognition to those individuals who demonstrated outstanding service to ...
Posted Sunday, November 11th 2018 at 1:21PM
Nearly 50 Nashville business and community leaders visited Tennessee State University Thursday as part of the National Organization for Workforce (NOW) Diversity’s annual Diversity Bus Tour.
“The tour is to bring human resource leaders and busines ...
Posted Sunday, November 11th 2018 at 1:12PM
Led by double-winner Kayla Black and repeat winner Eva Le Guillou, Xavier University of Louisiana volleyball earned four major end-of-season Gulf Coast Athletic Conference awards Thursday evening.
The GCAC announced the honors at a banquet f ...
Posted Friday, November 9th 2018 at 11:09AM