When an old man died in the geriatric ward of a small hospital near Tampa, Florida, it was believed that he had nothing left of any value. Later, when the nurses were going through his meager possessions, they found this poem. Its quality and conten ...
Posted Wednesday, August 27th 2008 at 2:37PM
State-of-the-art facility focuses on bioinformatics
By Natasha Smith - email@example.com
FORT VALLEY --
Fort Valley State University is preparing to provide the tools for one of its students to possibly find the cure to a terminal disease or iden ...
Posted Monday, August 11th 2008 at 6:53PM
Get Prepared For College & Beyond With Dwayne Ashley
Published: Monday - August 11, 2008
Dwayne Ashley (Photo: Thurgood Marshall College Fund)
Moves being made by today's college and college bound students are not only rapid and matter of fact ...
Posted Monday, August 11th 2008 at 6:33PM
by Diverse Staff
Aug 7, 2008
Dr. Juanita Sims Doty, Centennial South Eastern Regional Director pictured in photo.
The nation’s capital was a sea of pink and green as an estimated 20,000 members of Alpha Kappa Alpha converged upon Washington, D ...
Posted Monday, August 11th 2008 at 6:28PM
SU chief says university facing ‘challenging times’
On the job for less than three weeks, new Southern University Chancellor Kofi Lomotey is wasting little time making forays into the local community.
Lomotey discussed the state of education fo ...
Posted Friday, August 8th 2008 at 8:45PM
INDIANAPOLIS-Indiana Black Expo Inc. and Indiana Sports Corporation recently announced that Lucas Oil Stadium will host the 25th anniversary of the Circle City Classic as the Alabama A&M University Bulldogs and the Tuskegee University Golden Tigers w ...
Posted Wednesday, August 6th 2008 at 12:13PM
GRAMBLING — Grambling State University on Monday held its first meeting with members of the media since 2004, though President Horace Judson was "called away at the last minute" and was unable to attend.
Officials at the historicall ...
Posted Wednesday, August 6th 2008 at 12:09PM
Nick Cannon, Stax Records Team With Farmers Insurance Group(R) Angel City Classic to Promote Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Southern California Showdown Between Morehouse and Prairie View A&M to Feature Tailgate Party, Battle of The ...
Posted Wednesday, August 6th 2008 at 12:05PM
August 4, 2008
Dr. Michael L. Lomax, president and CEO of the United Negro College Fund, praised members of Congress last Friday for its reauthorization of the Higher Education Act of 1965.
"The UNCF commends Congress for the tenacious and bip ...
Posted Tuesday, August 5th 2008 at 4:31PM
Aug 5, 2008 2:00 AM (13 hrs ago) by Mike Silvestri, The Examiner
BALTIMORE (News) - Federal education officials are visiting Maryland’s colleges and universities this week to determine if after more than 50 years the state has removed from schoo ...
Posted Tuesday, August 5th 2008 at 4:25PM
Last update: 5:39 p.m. EDT Aug. 4, 2008
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Aug 04, 2008 /PRNewswire-USNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The following is a statement by Donna Lee - Spokesperson/Publicist for Morgan Freeman:
Regarding Morgan's injuries - "Morgan has a brok ...
Posted Tuesday, August 5th 2008 at 1:36AM
The 71-year-old Oscar-winner and star of new Batman film The Dark Knight is being treated in a Memphis hospital following the crash shortly before midnight last night.
TMZ is reporting that the "Dark Knight" star, and Hollywood's favorite voice o ...
Posted Monday, August 4th 2008 at 1:02PM
Hoops star turned pro holding community fun day on Aug. 2
31 July 2008 – How does a successful young professional basketball player give back to his community?
J.J. Miller, a professional basketball player from Chinquapin is giving back to Dupl ...
Posted Sunday, August 3rd 2008 at 6:45PM
Kentucky State University will receive $3 million " $500,000 annually for six years " because of new federal legislation for graduate programs at historically black colleges and universities.
The grant is embodied in legislation passed Thursday by Congress. ...
Posted Sunday, August 3rd 2008 at 6:31PM
Legislation in Congress would establish two memorial parks
Mention Harriet Tubman, and most schoolchildren will tell you she worked on the Underground Railroad to help slaves find their way north to freedom. They may not know exactly when or whe ...
Posted Sunday, August 3rd 2008 at 6:24PM
By Rob Moritz/ARKANSAS NEWS BUREAU
Friday, August 1, 2008 11:27 PM CDT
LITTLE ROCK — Students at three historically black colleges and universities in the state, including the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff, are eligible for $115,000 in sch ...
Posted Sunday, August 3rd 2008 at 6:14PM
CHEKHOV, Russia—For the first time in the modern history of Russia, arson left a Kingdom Hall, or house of worship used by Jehovah's Witnesses, in charred ruins. This comes at a time when official opposition to religious freedom has reached the highe ...
Posted Friday, August 1st 2008 at 7:28AM
Pennsylvania's own Cheyney University, founded in 1837, is the oldest historically black college or university in the nation.
The school should not be allowed to follow the course of other such institutions into non-existence. But that possibili ...
Posted Wednesday, July 30th 2008 at 1:02PM
It's been said that God first separated the salt water from the fresh water, made dry land, planted a garden, made animals and fish... all before making a human. He made and provided what we would need before we were born.
A sliced Carrot looks li ...
Posted Tuesday, July 29th 2008 at 1:17PM
Think of a world, a world without tears ... Rev. 7:14
Where a man can live for a thousand years .... Isa. 33:34
With never a grief, an ache or a pain ...
And never a thought of dying again ... Isa. 25:8
Think of a world where a m ...
Posted Tuesday, July 29th 2008 at 10:23AM
The Thurgood Marshall College Fund Releases 7th Annual Public HBCU Demographic Study
Public HBCU's Freshmen Retention Surpasses National Average
NEW YORK, Jul 28, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) --
The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) released ...
Posted Tuesday, July 29th 2008 at 10:20AM
Thursday, Jul 24, 2008 1:15 pm EDT
Charles Barkley tips well, pays busboy's tuition to Temple
By J.E. Skeets
Not sure how BDL missed this story yesterday — oh, that's right, we were busy setting the unofficial NBA marathon live chat record — b ...
Posted Saturday, July 26th 2008 at 1:32AM
NAACP: Corporate America can do better
By LISA CORNWELL 07.15.08, 8:31 PM ET
CINCINNATI -Corporations should make a greater effort to buy goods and services from black vendors, the National Association for the Advancement of Col ...
Posted Saturday, July 26th 2008 at 1:25AM
By RAMIT PLUSHNICK-MASTI, Associated Press Writer 19 minutes ago
To the right this undated photo provided by the Pausch family shows Jai and Randy Pausch, and their children Logan, front left, Dylan and Chloe. The computer scientist died early Fri ...
Posted Friday, July 25th 2008 at 12:54PM