As I sat and thought about the most recent opportunity I had to sit, fellowship and enjoy the presence of family, friends and especially dear classmates of mine from George Washington Carver class of 1968 my heart was uplifted. I decided to start this editorial with the last words I rendered at the reunion as Master of Ceremony, It’s So Hard to Say Goodbye to Yesterday.
National Black United Front (NBUF) representatives Swatara Olushola and Kofi Taharka along with other community representatives stepped to the bench at the invitation of Judge Shoemake.
Growing up wasn’t easy for De’Jamari, as his childhood was filled with many ups and downs. With an absentee father, his mother, grandmother and aunts collectively raised him. He expressed, “It wasn’t an easy road but, they made it work.”
Moore is an activist who creates art to challenge White Supremacy in America. She also protests for African-American’s equality and social justice. Her exhibits are labeled as provocative, controversial and thought-provoking.
Guillaume, a junior student who is concentrating on both African-American Studies and History and Literature, has served as one of the paper’s central administration reporters during which she was able to interview two of the university presidents and be a part of the team that covered Harvard’s 2018 presidential search.
U.S. Congressman Al Green is the speaker for the Founders’ Day Observance of the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. on December 2, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. in the Opal Johnson Smith Auditorium, Memorial Student Center at Prairie View A&M University.
Christopher Baylor is a family man. A black American male raised in a two-parent Christian home, he had every intention of continuing in this tradition with his own family and children. Like many, he was seeking a soulmate, looking to raise children and spend the rest of his life with his chosen life partner.
I’m very vocal about racism. I can’t stomach it. More than anything, I refuse to accept it at the school level. Throughout the US, racism in the public-school system is off the chain. It’s to the point it has basically become a part of the curriculum.
April Ryan, White House correspondent for American Urban Radio Networks, and other journalists of color have not been favorites of President Donald Trump. From telling Ryan to set up a meeting with the Congressional Black Caucus when she asked if he planned to meet with black members of Congress to calling her a loser, President Trump has displayed his contempt for Ryan.
Come out and join us as we celebrate 92 years of black excellence at our Annual Awards Gala. Our keynote speaker is Marc Morial, the President and CEO of the National Urban League, the nation’s largest historic civil rights and urban advocacy organization.