Category : Education

- 10 months ago

The High Toll of Gun Violence in Majority-Black Neighborhoods

A new study led by researchers at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania finds that majority Black neighborhoods have higher gun homicide rates than majority White neighborhoods. This comparison holds true, according to the researchers,...

- 10 months ago

Racist Hate Message Found on the Campus of Kansas State University

Kansas State University recently opened its new Multicultural Student Center on campus. Weeks later, racist messages were found written on a white board at the center. The message displayed at the center asked “Why do you celebrate Black History Mont...

- 10 months ago

A Major Shot in the Arm for Morris Brown College in Atlanta

Historically Black Morris Brown College in Atlanta was founded in 1881 by the African Methodist Episcopal Church. In 2002, the college lost its accreditation due to an unstable financial position. It is now seeking to regain accreditation from the Tr...

- 10 months ago

In Memoriam: Vernon Eulion Jordan Jr., 1935 to 2021

Vernon Jordan, an icon of the civil rights movement who became a Washington powerbroker during the Clinton administration, died at this home in Washington, D.C., on March 1. He was 85 years old. Jordan was a native of Atlanta. He earned a bachelor...

- 10 months ago

In Memoriam Ralph Reavis Sr., 1940-2021

Ralph Reavis Sr., former president of Virginia University of Lynchburg, died on February 2. He was 80 years old. A native of Brunswick County, Virginia, Reavis was born into a family of 17 children. He was ordained as a minister at the age of 18 and...