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Medicare and Medicaid still vital after 50 years
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
WASHINGTON – As Medicare and Medicaid turn 50 this week, the nation takes a look at the impact of two of the most significant government programs ever launched. Medicare serves roughly 52 million Americans as of 2013, about 10 percent of whom are black. The program is part of the Social Security Act and was created to provide health insurance for
Cy Alexander completes recruiting class
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
GREENSBORO – North Carolina A&T men’s basketball coach Cy Alexander announced the completion of his recruiting class Tuesday. Aggie fans will be introduced to four new players next season, including two Division I graduate transfers, a junior college transfer and one true freshman. The Aggies class includes Ede Egharevba (Albany
Star trio to launch black college tour
Monday, July 27, 2015
ATLANTA – HBCU Direct, a marketing collective specializing in HBCU relations, has formed a multi-faceted partnership with Magic Johnson Enterprises, former NBA superstar Tracy “T-Mac” McGrady and hip-hop celebrity 2 Chainz to build awareness of HBCUs and increase overall enrollment. The first effort of the strategic alliance is the
Bobbi Kristina Brown dies
Sunday, July 26, 2015
Following a tragedy that echoed the death of her mother, Whitney Houston, Bobbi Kristina Brown has died. She was 22. The Houston family announced the news via a statement from their rep. “Bobbi Kristina Brown passed away July, 26 2015, surrounded by her family,” the statement said. “She is finally at peace in the arms of God. We want to
Cops coach football, build bridges in Watts
Friday, July 24, 2015
Where the Watts riots once erupted, LAPD officers use football to build bridges and battle crime. And that is a major accomplishment. In this predominantly black Los Angeles neighborhood, young residents typically spurn law enforcement. “Parents tell us: ‘My kids are taught not to trust the police,’” LAPD officer Zaron Thompson
Johnson C. Smith picked fifth in preseason CIAA South football
Thursday, July 23, 2015

WSSU expected to repeat as champion

Summertime and the networking is easy
Thursday, July 23, 2015
School may be out for the kids, but for adults, summer is one of the best times to "get schooled" in networking essentials. With all the time you'll spend at the pool, backyard barbecues, baseball games and other summertime events, you'll have plenty of chances to meet new people, discuss possibilities for collaboration (or even employment), and move your
SCOTUS ruling preserves key fair housing tool
Thursday, July 23, 2015
A long-awaited decision by the Supreme Court led to a June 25 ruling that preserves the usage of “disparate impact,” an important legal principle sometimes known as the discriminatory effects standard. The majority opinion held that housing discrimination under the nation’s 1968 Fair Housing Act occurs by effect, as well as by intent.
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