Category : Southeast

Southeast / Alabama - 5 days ago

Women Shatter Records In 2018 Primary Elections

Minnesota Democrat Ilhan Omar will become one of the first Muslim-American women in Congress if she wins in November. (Emilie Richardson/Bloomberg via Getty Images) By Amanda TerkelBlack Voices With the 2018 primary season over, it’s official: W...

Southeast / Alabama - 5 days ago

Living Longer, Centennials Growing Older Gracefully

Their lives spanned two world wars;  Jim Crow segregation; the civil rights movement which ended it and  other legal victories; man landing on the moon; and  the election of 18 presidents, including the first African-American one.During the past two...

Southeast / Alabama - 5 days ago

Jay Z, Beyoncé Awarding $1M In Scholarships

Hip-hop superstar Jay-Z and his wife, Beyoncé, have announced a new scholarship program that will award 10 scholarships worth $100,000 each to “exceptional” high school seniors who demonstrate financial needs. “This back to school season, students i...

Southeast / Georgia - 6 days ago

Game of the Week: Carver 27, Maynard Jackson 15

Tony Jones’s three touchdowns proved to be enough for the Carver Atlanta Panthers to defeat the Maynard Jackson Jaguars 27-15 Friday evening at Lakewood Stadium. The Panthers were desperate for a win after starting the season with three losses...

Southeast / Florida - 6 days ago

The Star Welcomes New Lifestyle Editor

By The Florida Star Shanda Suggs is joining the team at The Florida Star as our Lifestyle Editor and Photographer. Shanda recently graduated Magna Cum Laude from the oldest Historically Black College University (HBCU) in Florida, Edward Waters...

Southeast / Florida - 6 days ago

Jemele Hill Confirms ESPN Exit

Sports journalist and commentator Jemele Hill has announced  that she would be leaving ESPN at after 12 years at the network. “Over the last several weeks, there have been a lot of rumors about my job status,” she said in a Twitter post confirming...

Southeast / Florida - 1 week ago

AAG ’75 monthly class meeting

ST. PETERSBURG — Calling all African American Graduates of 1975 (AAG ’75). Join us on Monday, Sept. 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Enoch Davis Center as we continue to plan our AAG ’75 activities and community service projects. The meeting is designed for...