FORMER INMATE, NOW CRIMINAL JUSTICE ADVOCATE OFFERS SOLUTIONS DURING NNPA CONVENTION

Chevrolet and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) have teamed up once again for the “Discover the Unexpected” (DTU) Journalism Fellowship program. The fellowship, in its third year, gives students attending Historically, Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) the opportunity of a lifetime: an eight-week, immersive training experience with the Black Press.

TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY’S DYNAMIC PITCHER-CATCHER DUO PARTICIPATE IN MLB’S ALL-STAR FUTURES GAME

Over 38,000 people watched from the stands Sunday in Washington D.C.’s Nationals Park as Tuskegee University pitcher Christian Marshall stepped up to the plate to throw the ceremonial first pitch of the 2018 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. Elgin Woodside, a catcher for Tuskegee’s baseball team, assisted. Although the two were not yet prospects for the “Majors,” they both have a stake in the future of baseball.

FIRST HBCU MUSEUM OPENS IN DISTRICT

The first-ever museum dedicated to the nation’s 102 historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) recently opened with a brand-new welcome center in the District.

DCPS LEADERS REINVIGORATE EFFORTS TO COMBAT ABSENTEEISM

D.C’s interim deputy mayor for education faces an uphill battle in combating chronic absenteeism — a dilemma playing out across the nation and one that puts nearly half of all high school students in line for dropping out instead of graduating.

NNPA, CHEVROLET LAUNCH 2018 “DISCOVER THE UNEXPECTED” JOURNALISM FELLOWSHIP IN DETROIT

Chevrolet and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) have teamed up once again for the “Discover the Unexpected” (DTU) Journalism Fellowship program. The fellowship, in its third year, gives students attending Historically, Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) the opportunity of a lifetime: an eight-week, immersive training experience with the Black Press.

BOYS CHOIR HEADS TO SOUTH AFRICA, CELEBRATES 25TH ANNIVERSARY

In 1993, vocal music instructor Eleanor Stewart assembled a choir for elementary school boys. What started as a love for music and a subtle attempt to keep young men of color positively engaged blossomed decades later into one of the premier youth choirs in the nation.

Tastes of D.C.: Popcorn Worth an Hour’s Wait

Every city has hidden gems in their community where delicious food — whether it’s burgers, hot dogs, or even popcorn — is worth the drive, wait and expense.

EMMY AWARD-NOMINATED NEWS ANCHOR, FRANCISCO AMIKER, TALKS SORORITY LIFE, ADVISES YOUNG JOURNALISTS

On June 18, Atlanta Greek Picnic weekend kicked off with “The Network,” at The Gathering Spot. Members of black Greek-letter organizations filled the bar area, conversing and exchanging business cards.

“WE’RE STILL HERE”: MORRIS BROWN COLLEGE PRESIDENT, ALUMS TALK ABOUT THE INSTITUTION’S SLOW ROAD BACK TO PROMINENCE

If you run into a Morris Brown College student or alumnus, there’s one phrase that is bound to escape their lips: “We’re still here.”

A&R MAVEN REL CARTER GIVING GUIDANCE TO ASPIRING STARS

If you run into a Morris Brown College student or alumnus, there’s one phrase that is bound to escape their lips: “We’re still here.”

FORMER INMATE, NOW CRIMINAL JUSTICE ADVOCATE OFFERS SOLUTIONS DURING NNPA CONVENTION

Chevrolet and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) have teamed up once again for the “Discover the Unexpected” (DTU) Journalism Fellowship program. The fellowship, in its third year, gives students attending Historically, Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) the opportunity of a lifetime: an eight-week, immersive training experience with the Black Press.

TUSKEGEE UNIVERSITY’S DYNAMIC PITCHER-CATCHER DUO PARTICIPATE IN MLB’S ALL-STAR FUTURES GAME

Over 38,000 people watched from the stands Sunday in Washington D.C.’s Nationals Park as Tuskegee University pitcher Christian Marshall stepped up to the plate to throw the ceremonial first pitch of the 2018 SiriusXM All-Star Futures Game. Elgin Woodside, a catcher for Tuskegee’s baseball team, assisted. Although the two were not yet prospects for the “Majors,” they both have a stake in the future of baseball.

NNPA, CHEVROLET LAUNCH 2018 “DISCOVER THE UNEXPECTED” JOURNALISM FELLOWSHIP IN DETROIT

Chevrolet and the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) have teamed up once again for the “Discover the Unexpected” (DTU) Journalism Fellowship program. The fellowship, in its third year, gives students attending Historically, Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) the opportunity of a lifetime: an eight-week, immersive training experience with the Black Press.

GO AFRICA HARLEM FESTIVAL 2018

African dance, art, music and fashion invades the city at the 2018 Go Africa Harlem Festival next month. The event will take place July 14 on 116th Street, between Adam Clayton Powell Boulevard and Frederick Douglass Boulevard, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

OPERATION HOPE ENLISTS CHICK-FIL-A, SUNTRUST BANK FOR VINE CITY-BASED FINANCIAL LITERACY PROGRAM

According to city data.com, the median household income for the Vine City area in 2016 was $25,130, well below the median income for Atlanta recorded as $49,398. Operation HOPE, SunTrust Bank, and Chick-Fil-A announced a new partnership meant to address this disparity through providing credit and money management coaching to residents of the Vine City community.