Category: Education

Highland High School Graduate Iamanni Jackson Earns Prestigious Bill Gates Scholarship

In a remarkable achievement, Highland High School’s Iamanni Jackson has been awarded the prestigious Bill Gates Scholarship, securing a full ride to Stanford University this fall. This scholarship is a testament to Iamanni’s outstanding academic performance and dedication. Her journey to this point has been marked by a 4.5 GPA, numerous accolades, and an unwavering commitment to her education and extracurricular activities.

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NNPA President Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. Inspires Graduates with Powerful Commencemet Address at Voorhees University

In a profound address at Voorhees University’s 127th Commencement, National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) President and CEO and civil rights leader Dr. Benjamin Franklin Chavis Jr. delivered a powerful message of hope, resilience, and social responsibility to the graduating class of 2024.

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NAACP Urges Black Student-Athletes to Reconsider Florida Colleges Amid DEI Funding Controversy

NAACP president and CEO Derrick Johnson has called on Black student-athletes to reconsider their decisions to attend public colleges and universities in Florida. The call comes in response to a new state policy preventing institutions from utilizing government funds for diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs.

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Health, Education, Reparations and Budget Deficit Among Top Black Caucus Priorities for 2024

Closing out their 2023 activities and previewing what they intend to focus on this year, members of the California Legislative Black Caucus (CLBC) met with Black news media outlets from different parts of the state. During the meeting, held late last month, the lawmakers shared some of their top priorities for the 2024 legislative session, which began Jan. 3.

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Two HBCUs Named Among World’s Top Music Business Schools

Howard University, the renowned historically Black college in Northwest, D.C., finds itself in esteemed company alongside institutions such as the Abbey Road Institute in London, the Berklee College of Music in Boston and Spain, and the Liverpool Institute for the Performing Arts in Liverpool, England. These distinguished higher education establishments have earned a spot on Billboard’s prestigious list of the best schools for music business degrees.

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