African Diaspora: New Year’s Eve Traditions

  In a photo gallery, Chantal Martineau of the Huffington Post shares different New Year's Eve traditions that occur throughout the African...

Barbados: University CEO Venkat Rao Arrested for Fraud

Caribbean 360 is reporting Gopi Venkat Rao, the head of Washington University's Medical School (Barbados) has been arrested for allegedly stealing...

Breaking: Morehouse College Interim President Taggart Dies

Eric Sturgis of the Atlanta Journal Constitution is reporting Bill Taggart, Morehouse College's interim president, has died. Sturgis reports: "The Fulton County...

Rihanna Makes it to Harvard: Receives Humanitarian Award

Pop superstar Robyn Rihanna Fenty was awarded the Harvard Foundation for Intercultural and Race Relations Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award on March...

South Africa: E-Learning to Help Bridge Access Gap

Tom Jackson of the BBC is reporting South Africa will make use of digital tools to help ensure access to primary school...

Howard U: School of Communications to Be Named for Cathy Hughes

The Hilltop Online is reporting Howard University's School of Communications will change its name to honor legendary broadcaster Cathy Hughes. The...

South Africa: Black Girls Protest Discriminatory Hair Policies

0 is reporting black girls in Pretoria, South Africa are protesting rules about hair styles allowed at school, which they say...

Usher’s New Look: Spark Lab Empowers Through STEAM

The kids from Usher's New Look (UNL) have a chance to tap into their hidden talents using STEAM education exercises through...

Stevie Wonder: Icon Receives Honorary Degree from Spelman

“Every single honor that I receive is only saying to me ‘Do more. Do more. Do more.’” That declaration is a...

Spike Lee Celebrates Film, Activism & Social Change at Spelman

When Spelman College’s 10th president Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell asked filmmaker, writer, actor and producer Spike Lee to come back to...

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