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‘Tell Them We Are Rising,’ televised history of black colleges and universities

by Devon Ashby on

Historically black colleges and universities (HBCU's) have served African-American communities for 150-plus years, but they are frequently underrepresented according to filmmaker Stanley Nelson.... Read full article

UMBC produces more black M.D., PhD graduates than any other U.S. school


Since 2000, 413 black men and women have earned M.D.-Ph.D.s from institutions across the country — more than 10 percent of those were UMBC alumni.... Read full article

Colin Kaepernick Items To Be Part of Black Lives Matter Exhibit at NMAAHC

by Angela Helm on

Former NFL quarter back Colin Kaepernick will be immortalized at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, according to a curator, who made the announcement on Friday. ... Read full article

College scholarships for African-American students

by AmNews Staff Reports on

Students around the nation are always looking for money to pay for college. Here are some scholarships for African-American students with upcoming deadlines. ... Read full article

The 1st Museum Dedicated to America’s Historically Black Colleges Is Open in Washington, DC

by Anne Branigin on

A 638-square-foot storefront on Georgia Avenue in Washington, D.C., now houses the first museum in the world dedicated to HBCUs... Read full article

Texas Teacher Wears Same Hairstyle As Student Who Didn’t Believe She Really Liked Her Hair

by Brande Victorian on

Mrs. Bishop explained she’d only taken the picture to show her student what they looked like standing together, but seeing the response to the photo she now realizes the image “seriously speaks volumes!”... Read full article

Face Value

by LW2 on

A well designed logo is worth it's weight in gold.... Read full article

New Slave Narrative Tells Story of Woman Who Escaped to Freedom on Underground Railroad

by Michael Harriot on

Clark’s journey includes details about the Underground Railroad including hiding in a cabin for almost a year, obtaining forged passes to travel to Washington, D.C., to witness a presidential inauguration, and securing train tickets Baltimore.... Read full article

Will Generation Z Be The Most Entrepreneurial Generation Yet?

by Alisa Gumbs on

When it comes to how those aspiring entrepreneurs in Generation Z plan to realize their dreams of being a CEO, it seems they face the same obstacles as other startups. Their top three deterrents to pursing business ownership are:... Read full article

The Weed Business


This infographic, “The Business of Cannabis,” produced by and developed by NowSourcing, provides succinct yet detailed information on the cannabis industry and its target audience... Read full article