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The Great Debate: HBCU vs. PWI

Christina Gardner – The Black Bear

(This story was originally posted February 2015)

The college search comes with a wealth of decisions. Would it be best to attend a school in-state or out-of-state? 536 more words


"People have always eaten meat"

Simmons, Russell, and Chris Morrow. The Happy Vegan: A Guide to Living a Long, Healthy, and Successful Life. Avery, 2015.

Summary: Humans have this misconception that we have always eaten meat and its natural. 461 more words

Divas By Design: Camille Metoyer Moten & Kathy Tyree

Divas By Design –
Let timeless musical theater performers Camille Metoyer Moten and Kathy Tyree take you on a flashback nostalgic journey of their most celebrated signature songs over the last 30 years. 108 more words

African-American Culture

Nikki Giovanni

ever been kidnapped
by a poet
if i were a poet
i’d kidnap you
put you in my phrases and meter
you to jones beach… 75 more words


The National Museum of African American History & Culture opened its doors in late September 2016.  A wealth of well known names and faces were present to commemorate this poignant occasions with the likes of Will Smith and Oprah Winfrey present as well as the US President Barack Obama and his wife Michelle. 132 more words


The added benefits of melanin in the skin!

What is melanin? It is responsible for the darkness or

color in black skin. It was stated that Ghanaians/Afrikans must wear

sunscreen. But this is not so. 961 more words

African Americans

Pam Grier, Jessye Norman win Harvard's W.E.B. DuBois medals

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Actress Pam Grier and opera soprano Jessye Norman are among the recipients of Harvard University’s 2016 W.E.B. Du Bois medals honoring those who have made significant contributions to African and African American history and culture. 182 more words