LOS ANGELES, CA – Emmy®-nominated producer Jesse Collins, Oscar®-nominated producer Stacey Sher and Oscar-winning filmmaker Steven Soderbergh will produce the 93rd Oscars®, Academy President David Rubin announced today. It will be their first involv ...
Posted Friday, January 15th 2021 at 10:55PM
LOS ANGELES, CA – The Academy announced today that its Board of Governors voted to present Jean Hersholt Humanitarian Awards to filmmaker Tyler Perry and to the Motion Picture & Television Fund (MPTF). The Oscar® statuettes will be presented at the ...
Posted Friday, January 15th 2021 at 10:45PM
The Central State University Department of Intercollegiate Athletics has selected Elliott Lightfoot to serve as CSU's next head coach for the sports of track and field and cross country.
"Coach Lightfoot has been successful at every stage of his ...
Posted Friday, January 15th 2021 at 12:16PM
Crystal Hayslett sits down with multi award winning entertainment journalist
Tanisha LaVerne Grant to discuss how she emerge from a wardrobe stylist to actress on Tyler Perry's BET's "SISTAS." ...
Posted Thursday, December 24th 2020 at 1:01PM
A Coppin State University (CSU) graduate has been tapped to advise a U.S. racial healing leadership group.
Dr. Lopez Matthews, Jr., Ph.D., has been appointed a senior adviser to the leadership group of the Truth, Racial Healing and Transformatio ...
Posted Monday, December 21st 2020 at 3:54PM
Taylour Paige who portrays "Dussie Mae" in "Ma Rainey's Black Bottom" sits down with multi award winning entertainment journalist Tanisha LaVerne Grant to discuss working with the an all star cast including the late Chadwick Boseman with whom she sha ...
Posted Monday, December 21st 2020 at 1:10AM
Grammy award winning Jermaine Dupri sits down for an in depth conversation with multi award winning entertainment journalist Tanisha LaVerne Grant. ...
Posted Saturday, December 19th 2020 at 3:11AM
News Conference included demonstration of drone delivery system of Varigard product. The sanitizer compliments Draganfly’s ASU technology and social distancing units installed earlier; ALL part of the University’s COVID-19 safety protocol.
Posted Thursday, December 17th 2020 at 10:04PM
BET announces the premiere of popular film/tv producer Tressa Azarel Smallwood's MegaMind new, original romantic comedy Christmas film, Holiday Heartbreak, released today on BET and BET HER with LisaRaye McCoy (Single Ladies, Ballers), AJ Johnson (H ...
Posted Wednesday, December 16th 2020 at 3:33PM
An Alcornite made history in Port Gibson, Mississippi.
Christy Sykes, who earned a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice and a master’s degree in workforce education leadership from Alcorn State University, became the Claiborne County Detention ...
Posted Monday, December 14th 2020 at 7:51PM
Alcorn State University President Felecia M. Nave, Ph.D., was invited by House Agriculture Committee Chair Stacey E. Plaskett to testify and answer questions in a virtual public hearing before the Subcommittee on Biotechnology, Horticulture, and Rese ...
Posted Friday, December 11th 2020 at 2:14PM
Today, JPMorgan Chase announced it has selected Delaware State University for a two-year, $1 million investment to participate in its Advancing Black Pathways (ABP) initiative.
ABP builds on the firm’s existing efforts to help black Americans ach ...
Posted Thursday, December 10th 2020 at 1:45PM
Students who attend the nation’s first, private historically black college (HBCU) will expand their knowledge of science, technology, engineering and mathematics, because of a $500,000 gift from Dominion Energy. The Virginia based power and energy c ...
Posted Wednesday, December 9th 2020 at 9:00PM
by Alberto Morales
The Rutgers Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CMSI) in collaboration with the Human Rights Campaign Foundation is proud to announce the release ‘Modeling Inclusion: HBCUs and LGBTQ+ Support,’ a research brief examining t ...
Posted Wednesday, December 9th 2020 at 7:21PM
Starting Spring semester, Coppin State University’s (CSU) College of Business (COB) will launch a new educational strategy shifting from a sole focus on business academic preparation to ongoing career planning and lifelong learning in the business pr ...
Posted Tuesday, December 8th 2020 at 8:03PM
The Covid-19 pandemic is threatening to one again take the world by storm much like the grinch who stole Christmas! Well, not if award-winning author, and international speaker, TeeJ Mercer has anything to say about it.
On Friday, December 19th, M ...
Posted Thursday, December 3rd 2020 at 5:17PM
Alabama State University and IBM (International Business Machines) announced a joint educational partnership that includes access to the IBM Skills Academy focused on digital learning and technology skills.
Through IBM’s existing academic initiati ...
Posted Tuesday, November 24th 2020 at 2:42PM
For most parents, commencement is a time to watch proudly as their children walk across the stage to receive their degrees. For Lauren Salter, the experience will be quite different. As the mother of Courtney, she will actually walk across the stage to receive her diploma ...
Posted Wednesday, November 18th 2020 at 4:29PM
Last year, Alcorn State University was granted its official charter for the National Organization for the Professional Advancement of Black Chemists and Chemical Engineers (NOBCChE) Chapter. This year, the organization appointed its first student lea ...
Posted Friday, November 13th 2020 at 5:27PM
On November 12, 2020, Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. will celebrate 98 years of sisterhood, scholarship, and service. As the organization and its 100,000 worldwide members honor the illustrious seven founders, we remember Sigma Gamma Rho’s “firsts” i ...
Posted Thursday, November 12th 2020 at 1:04PM
Actress Letitia Wright best known for her work on the blockbuster showstopper BLACK PANTHER talks her new role as a black panther in Steve McQueen's Small Axe "MANGROVE" with multi award winning entertainment journalist Tanisha LaVerne Grant! In "Ma ...
Posted Wednesday, November 11th 2020 at 11:05PM
Oakwood University honored our nation's veterans with a Wreath-Laying Ceremony on November 11, 2020, at the Oakwood University Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
Pre-event activities included a parade of Mr. Oakwood – De’Andre Brown, Miss Oakwood – Tia ...
Posted Wednesday, November 11th 2020 at 7:14PM
Seven Hillz Productions Foundation, a Florida-based production company, founded by Breion Moses announced its scholarship fund--The Benjamin Moses, Jr. Scholarship Fund benefiting students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Th ...
Posted Tuesday, November 10th 2020 at 11:09PM