Education

(Black PR Wire) Morehouse College, the nation’s only college dedicated to educating and developing men of color, announced the expanded dates, early selection films, and new advisory board for the Fourth Annual Morehouse College Human Rights Film Festival (MCHRFF), scheduled for September 20-24, 2022 in-person on the Morehouse campus and The Plaza Theatre. The five-day […]

SAN FRANCISCO, May 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — MasterClass, the streaming platform where anyone can learn from the world’s best across a wide range of subjects, today announced that Mariah Carey will teach a class on how to use the voice as an instrument. For the first time ever, Carey will bring members into the Butterfly Lounge, her mobile studio, to show how they […]

CHARLOTTE, N.C., May 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — T.D. Jakes’ annual International Leadership Summit, held at the Charlotte Convention Center on March 31-April 2, brought fireworks and some 10,000 attendees to their feet as guests like Denzel Washington, Ghanaian President Akufo-Addo, Van Jones, Janice Bryant Howroyd and more shared their advice on how to revolutionize the future of leadership. Numbers just finalized calculated that the event […]

New York, NY – March 15, 2022 – BET goes back to school to revive the nostalgic reality series “COLLEGE HILL: CELEBRITY EDITION.” In the reimagined new season, celebrities will live together and join the Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Texas Southern University as students. Nene Leakes, Ray J, Lamar Odom, Big Freedia, Stacey Dash, DreamDoll, India Love, and Slim Thug will head back to class […]

NEW YORK, Feb. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — The Blue Card, the only organization in the United States whose sole mission is to provide financial support to needy Holocaust survivors, penned a joint letter with Holocaust victims to Whoopi Goldberg, her co-hosts, and ABC, following Goldberg’s suspension from the network syndicated talk show The View. Goldberg made comments on a […]

FORT WORTH, Texas, Jan. 26, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Who are the top Black scholars in academia’s most popular fields of study? AcademicInfluence.com celebrates Black History Month 2022 by looking at the most influential Black thought leaders of the past 30 years, academics who will be recognized by future generations for the impact of their contributions today: The Most influential Black […]

LOS ANGELES, January 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — 2022 marks the 30th Anniversary of The Los Angeles Riots, which were sparked by the acquittal of four police officers charged in the vicious beating of Rodney King. Rodney King’s daughter Lora King has partnered with The Human Gathering to create a limited series, featuring conversations with notable individuals who were impacted by what happened to her father, as […]

Isn’t it amazing how many of us DON’T realize that we are in bondage by something, that has been holding us for back from living a more full live. Yes, while in bondage, many of us only recognize that we are only stuck, and just need a little nudge. But understand, when we are in […]

Students at Howard University are rejoicing after hear the good news and that is  that alumna Phylicia Rashad has been appointed dean of the recently reestablished College of Fine Arts. The former star of The Cosby Show and current star of “This Is Us” will begin her role on July 1.   The esteemed actress graduated […]

New York, NY (November 19, 2020) – Today, BMI (Broadcast Music, Inc.) announced that renowned Gospel music luminary and longtime BMI-affiliated songwriter BeBe Winans has agreed to serve as a consultant and personal advisor to BMI President and CEO Mike O’Neill. Winans will lend his guidance and perspective to help the Company navigate these changing times and continue BMI’s efforts […]

R&B star, PJ Morton, has earned a Grammy Award nomination in the category of Best Gospel Album for his “Gospel According to PJ” (Morton Inspiration / Tyscot Records) project. The 13-track set features performances from a who’s who in gospel music including Kirk Franklin, The Clark Sisters, Yolanda Adams, Tasha Cobbs Leonard, and a reunion […]

WASHINGTON, Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Howard University soared to No. 80 on the latest U.S. News & World Report 2021 rankings list of the best national universities as evaluated on 17 measures of academic quality, including first-year student retention, graduation rates, strength of the faculty and alumni giving. The achievement marks the University’s best record to date.   […]