Spotlights

Black Panther Star Chadwick Boseman Encourage Howard Graduates: Achieve Your Purpose

Special from Howard University (TriceEdneyWire.com) – Howard University alumnus and award-winning actor Chadwick Boseman spoke to graduates about the significance of making it to the top of the Hilltop during the Howard University 2018 Commencement Convocation May 12. In front of an audience of more than 8,000 family and friends, Boseman encouraged the graduates to…

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Howard University Graduate Chadwick Boseman to Speak at the School’s 150th Commencement Ceremony on May 12

By Lauren Victoria Burke, NNPA Newswire Contributor Howard alumni Chadwick Boseman, 40, will give the keynote address at Howard University’s 150th commencement ceremony on May 12. The star of the movie “Black Panther” will also be presented with an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters. “I’m excited to return to the Mecca in celebration of the…

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The Root Announces 2018 Young Futurist List Recognizing The 25 Young African-American Leaders Shaping Our Future

News and culture publication for black America “The Root” has unveiled its 2018 class of Young Futurists, a distinction reserved for the best and brightest young African Americans, ages 15 to 22. The seventh edition of the annual list shines a light on the efforts and achievements of 25 rising stars in the fields of social…

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Parents, Black Publishers Discuss Excellence in Public Education During Black Press Week

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Contributor Educators and education experts discussed parental engagement, equity in education and teacher diversity, during a special breakfast session for the NNPA’s Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Public Awareness Campaign in Washington, D.C. The session took place during the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s (NNPA) Black Press Week, an annual…

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Claflin University STEM Scholars Win National Awards at Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students

Six research scholars from Claflin University’s School of Natural Sciences and Mathematics won national awards during the Annual Biomedical Research Conference for Minority Students (ABRCMS) held recently in Phoenix, Arizona. Kia Cobb (Sumter HS/Sumter, S.C.) won for research presented in the category of Computational and Systems Biology and Adriana Dacres (International HS/Jamaica) placed first in…

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