Category : Alabama

Southeast / Alabama - 2 days ago

Wormsby: Challenge Yourself to Excellence

In the introduction to the biography of noted scientist Booker T. Washington, there is a story about the test he had to pass to get his initial entrance and scholarship to what would then have been Tuskegee Institute. According to his biography when...

Southeast / Alabama - 2 days ago

Parental Engagement Secret To Academic Success

By Dr. Elizabeth V. Primas Program Manager for NNPA ESSA Public Awareness Campaign The National Family Engagement Summit of 2018 was held in Richmond, Va. Throughout the summit, multiple opportunities were provided for attendees to interact with som...

Southeast / Alabama - 4 days ago

Expert Helps Educators Adjust Implicit Biases

By LaMont JonesDiverse Education Bentley Gibson had magical powers as a princess from another planet. At least, that’s how the 5-year-old Black girl presented herself to a sea of White classmates in White Plains, N.Y. on the first day of school. Sh...

Southeast / Alabama - 6 days ago

Meet The First Black Woman to Own a Nascar Team

By Selena HillBlack Enterprise Melissa Harville-Lebron is the first Black woman to own a NASCAR team. (Provided Photo)Melissa Harville-Lebron never imagined that her entrepreneurial pursuits and ambitions would lead her to make history as the first...

Southeast / Alabama - 6 days ago

Cone’s Legacy In Black Theology

By Leonard E. ColvinChief ReporterNew Journal and Guide  In the study of  Rev. Dr. Geoffrey V. Guns at  Norfolk’s Second Calvary Baptist Church are bookshelves adorned with publications related to his craft as a faith leader and advisor to  the con...

Southeast / Alabama - 1 week ago

Oprah Signs Content Deal With Apple

By Samara LynnBlack Enterprise Oprah Winfrey just signed a content deal with Apple. (Provided Photo)Apple just posted on its site that it has entered into a multi-year content deal with Oprah Winfrey. From Apple’s website: Apple today announced a u...

Southeast / Alabama - 1 week ago

Study: Black Men Get Stiffer Terms Than Whites

Special to the Trice Edney News Wirefrom NorthStarNewsToday.com TriceEdneyWire.comRepublican-appointed judges to the federal bench sentence Black men to longer prison terms compared with White men convicted of the same crime, according to a study by...

Southeast / Alabama - 1 week ago

Peering Back Into Norfolk History

NORFOLKA first kiss or just a day in the sun were shared by Norfolk residents during the recent unveiling of the City Beach historical marker in what is now the East Beach community. Mayor Kenneth Alexander, City Councilman Paul Riddick, former Cit...

Southeast / Alabama - 1 week ago

San Francisco Elects Its First Black Female Mayor

By Sara BoboltzBlack Voices London Breed (center) won a tight June 5 election and will be San Francisco’s first black female mayor. (Photo by Bonnie Jo Mount/The Washington Post via Getty Images)London Breed will not be the first female mayor of Sa...