MOREHOUSE STUDENT FOLLOWS HIS PASSION, FINDS THE BLACK PRESS

Darrell Williams is a rising senior at Morehouse College, who has big dreams of being a creative director, one day.

NITA KEY ENRICHMENT FOCUSED ON SAVING MUSIC IN N.C. SCHOOLS

“College should not make you or break you,” said Shanita Ollison, a 27 year-old “artrepreneur” and the founder and owner of Nita Key Enrichment. “Just because you didn’t go to college doesn’t mean you can’t be a manager of a multi-million dollar company.”

VIDEO: ASHE CULTURAL ARTS CENTER INTERVIEW | MAAFA CELEBRATION

NEW ORLEANS—As the Crescent City nears its 300-year anniversary in 2018, one arts institution is preparing to honor not just the city’s past, but all the Africans who died during the Transatlantic Slave Trade.

AHEAD OF TRICENTENNIAL, MAAFA CELEBRATION HONORS ANCESTORS

Ashé Cultural Arts Center, a nearly 20-year-old arts-based institution located in New Orleans’ Central City area, is kicking off its celebration of the tricentennial with this year’s Maafa commemoration, “A Prelude to the Tri-centennial,” at Congo Square in Armstrong Park on July 1.

ROLAND MARTIN LAUNCHES FUNDING INITIATIVE FOR HBCUS

Alarmed by the critical financial state of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) throughout the nation, “News One Now” host Roland S. Martin has issued a call to action to address the problem.

BALLOU HIGH GRADUATE FACES AN ENVIABLE DECISION

History has been made in Ward 8 – an area in the District that’s both notoriously underserved and incredibly resilient.

GEORGIA AQUARIUM SEA LIONS PULL KIDS INTO LEARNING

With over 28 million views on YouTube, a viral video showing a 700-pound sea lion pulling a little girl into the water off a pier in Vancouver, British Columbia, has left many around the world stunned about the possible bad behaviors that these pinniped creatures may possess.

ATLANTA’S WEST END HEADED FOR CHANGE (part 1)

There is a buzz about West End as it is getting a second look by developers, entrepreneurs and potential residents, thanks in part to the popular Beltline project, its close proximity to Downtown Atlanta, the Atlanta University Center, the new Mercedes Benz Stadium, the MARTA station (on the north-south line that ends at the world’s busiest airport) and the Interstates.

ATLANTA BELTLINE WESTSIDE IMPACTS THE WEST END COMMUNITY (part 2)

A journey. An experience. These two words best describe my trip to Detroit, Mich., for the immersion event that marked the official start of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) “Discover The Unexpected” (DTU) Journalism Fellowship program.

DTU JOURNAL ENTRY 1: THE DETROIT IMMERSION EVENT CHANGED MY LIFE

A journey. An experience. These two words best describe my trip to Detroit, Mich., for the immersion event that marked the official start of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) “Discover The Unexpected” (DTU) Journalism Fellowship program.

GEORGIA AQUARIUM SEA LIONS PULL KIDS INTO LEARNING

With over 28 million views on YouTube, a viral video showing a 700-pound sea lion pulling a little girl into the water off a pier in Vancouver, British Columbia, has left many around the world stunned about the possible bad behaviors that these pinniped creatures may possess.

ATLANTA’S WEST END HEADED FOR CHANGE (part 1)

There is a buzz about West End as it is getting a second look by developers, entrepreneurs and potential residents, thanks in part to the popular Beltline project, its close proximity to Downtown Atlanta, the Atlanta University Center, the new Mercedes Benz Stadium, the MARTA station (on the north-south line that ends at the world’s busiest airport) and the Interstates.

DTU JOURNAL ENTRY 1: THE DETROIT IMMERSION TRIP CHANGED MY MINDSET

The highlight of the trip was exploring the city of Detroit during the scavenger hunt. I even discovered another great Motown landmark, the First Congressional Church, one of the last stops along the Underground Railroad. I was honored to stand outside of one of the cornerstones of the anti-slavery movement, one that paved the way to freedom “for everybody, everywhere.”

DTU JOURNAL ENTRY 1: DETROIT WAS MORE THAN I EXPECTED

When I first arrived in Detroit, Michigan for the “Discover The Unexpected” Journalism Fellowship program’s Immersion event, I didn’t know what to expect. I have heard so many negative things about the city. I was hoping that I would stay somewhere safe, quiet and clean.