Category : News

6 hours ago

Online Articles That May Be of Interest to JBHE Readers

Each week, The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education will provide links to online articles that may be of interest to our readers. The links presented direct the reader to articles from many different points of view that deal with issues of African A...

6 hours ago

Recent Books of Interest to African American Scholars

The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education regularly publishes a list of new books that may be of interest to our readers. The books included are on a wide variety of subjects and present many different points of view. The opinions expressed in these...

7 hours ago

Virgin Atlantic Files For US Bankruptcy Protection

NEW YORK, USA (AP) — Virgin Atlantic, the airline founded by British businessman Richard Branson, filed Tuesday for protection in US bankruptcy court as it tries to survive the virus pandemic that is hammering the airline industry. The airline made t...

7 hours ago

Martinique Fishers Land 17 Large Tunas

Martinique fishers had what local reports described as a miraculous catch of 17 large tunas on Tuesday afternoon. The unusual haul attracted much attention as news of the catch spread on social media. Fisherman Fabien Octavia and his crew were identi...

8 hours ago

US Adds 1,300 Virus Deaths In 24 Hours

WASHINGTON, United States (AFP) — The US on Tuesday added 1,302 deaths from COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, according to a tally by Johns Hopkins University. The world’s largest economy also added 53,847 new cases of the virus, the Baltimore-bas...

10 hours ago

Jamaica’s Ministry Of Education To Review Its Grooming Policy

Jamaica Observer:- KINGSTON, Jamaica — Minister of Education Karl Samuda says the ministry will be reviewing its Grooming Policy of 2018. Speaking on Nationwide News Network yesterday, Samuda said the policy will be subject to close scrutiny before i...

10 hours ago

Urban League receives grant from Lilly Endowment

NEW YORK (August 5, 2020) – The National Urban League today announced a newly formed Indianapolis African American Quality of Life Renewal Initiative. This extraordinary place-based effort will provide a unique funding opportunity to address challeng...

14 hours ago

Single family rental inspection proposal put on hold

Realtors and landlords in Joliet who strongly oppose a proposed ordinance revision that would require inspections of single family rental properties received a temporary reprieve Tuesday from the City Council.

15 hours ago

Delbert Africa revolutionary!

Who can look at this iconic photo taken Aug. 8, 1978, when Philadelphia police decided to destroy MOVE’s home and organization and make an example of its most outspoken member, Delbert Africa, and not recognize the despicable depravity of the U.S. p...