Category : Southeast

Southeast / Virginia - 2 hours from now

Educator hopes to prevent violence in class

Natalie Hagler, a third-year doctoral candidate in the UF College of Education, is developing a class about cultural awareness that could deter students from violence. Deborah Strange @DeborahJStrange An expelled student fatally shot 17 former class...

Southeast / Virginia - 7 hours ago

Women brew some change in craft beer industry

Andrew Caplan @AACaplan As women show more muscle in the workforce, politics and media, change is brewing across the nation — some of that coming to Gainesville on Friday. Betty Mejia, a brewer for the Miami-based Lincoln's Beard Brewing Company, r...

Southeast / North Carolina - 21 hours ago

A&T Track & Field Crowned MEAC Champs

A&T Track & Field Crowned MEAC Champs Courtesy NC A&T Sports Information / February 23, 2018Share this article: North Carolina A&T State University Women’s Track and Field team are the 2018 MEAC Champions. Photo courtesy of Erin Mi...

Southeast / Virginia - 21 hours ago

P.K. Yonge dean confident he'll be exonerated

Cleveland Tinker @ClevelandTinker Two counts of battery involving students are baffling to John Bourn, the dean of students at P.K. Yonge Developmental Research School who faces the charges, said his attorney, Peg O'Connor. Bourn was placed on paid...

Southeast / Louisiana - 22 hours ago

Black Facts

MAROONS Maroons were Africans who had escaped from slavery in the Americas, mixed with the Native Americans, and formed independent settlements. Between 1780 and 1784, a group of Maroons led by Jean Saint Malo resisted re-enslavement from their...

Southeast / Louisiana - 22 hours ago

Kids Reign at the “Black Panther”

By Edwin Buggage In our cover story, we told you about the groups of kids that were treated to a day at the movies to see the smash hit, and the tremendously uplifting blockbuster “The Black Panther”. We can all agree, that this was an amazing...

Southeast / Louisiana - 22 hours ago

Three Black Doctors Share their Path to Success

By Jade Myers Only 5 percent of U.S. Physicians are Black. On Feb. 15th, three of them shared their journey to entering the medical profession after writing the new book: “Pulse of Perseverance: Three Black Doctors on Their Journey to Success.”...