Actress Dr. Tommie “Tonea” Stewart’s career in theater education spans nearly 50 years inspiring hundreds of students and giving them the tools to make it in the entertainment business.
It may be understandable, if not acceptable, that Dr. Roberta Hughes Wright often languished in the shadows of her famous husband, Dr. Charles H. Wright.
On May 28, 2019, I had the immense pleasure to be invited to eight Black authors’ showcasing their work to the public at the Three Masks Event Center and art gallery in Orlando, Fla. The authors range from the ages ...
The New York State Education Department and the New York State Library are partnering with 1,100 public libraries and neighborhood branches statewide to launch the 2019 Summer Reading at New York Libraries program.
On May 30, 2019, Touro College of Pharmacy in Harlem awarded 82 graduates their Doctor of Pharmacy degrees during festive ceremonies packed with family, friends and other well-wishers at the Roone Arledge Auditorium-Alfred Lerner Hall at Columbia University.
During a recent visit to Oklahoma with my wife, among whose missions included finding her family roots and reunion, and researching the history of Taft, where she was born and spent her early years, the legacy and impact of Edwin ...
Dr. Marcheta P. Evans is Bloomfield College’s 17th president succeeding Richard A. Levao. Evans is also making history as she is the first woman and African-American to lead the college in its 150-year history.
Dr. Gerald Deas receives honorary doctor of science at commencement from SUNY Downstate Medical Center
Dr. Gerald Deas, a pioneering public health advocate who was among the first physicians to use the power of the media to improve public health, was awarded an honorary doctorate of science at the 52nd commencement of SUNY Downstate Medical ...
If you are a poor Black woman born in the Mississippi Delta, you have three strikes against you, and chances are you’ll end up where you started.
Like millions of other college graduates in America, Harlemite Elijah Dormeus, 22, was seated during his commitment ceremony donning his cap and gown listening to the keynote speaker, thinking about his future when he received an unexpected graduation gift.
Proud College of Medicine graduate Alexandra Fayne, M.D., was one of over 400 students to receive her degree and diploma at SUNY Downstate Medical Center’s 52nd commencement, held at New York’s Carnegie Hall.
Shock and praise continue after Black billionaire Robert F. Smith surprised the 400 students in Morehouse College’s class of 2019 by telling them that he would pay their student loans totaling an estimated $40 million.
A social media post recognizing African American scholars has gone viral and it’s all because of a Hip Hop legend.
The nonprofit group that administers the SAT will assign an adversity score to each student who takes the test to reflect social and economic backgrounds, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal.
Delta Sigma Theta, Inc. Bronx Alumnae Chapter recently gave local students a leg up for their college aspirations with two special events.