Saturday, September 23, 2017
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During National HBCU Week the Bipartisan HBCU Caucus Announces the Addition of Eight Senate Members During National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Week the Congressional Bipartisan HBCU Caucus announces the addition of eight Senate members, bringing the total membership...
“Power of the Sister Vote” Poll Reveals Shifts in Political Attitudes Among Black Women. Today the Black Women’s Roundtable (BWR) will hold its 9th Annual Public Policy Forum, in partnership with ESSENCE magazine, during the opening day of the 2017 CBCF’s Annual...
Vien Truong is no stranger to the climate justice movement. A long-time resident of Oakland, California, environmental equity is an abiding passion for the CEO of Dream Corps and leader of Green For All.  Nationally praised for her work...
Jonathan Holifield: Trump Names Executive Director for the HBCU Initiative. After insistent calls to name an Executive Director for the White House Initiative on HBCUs, the Trump Administration named one on the morning of September 18. It was Jonathan...
After a three-week nomination period, and a little over two months of deliberation, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai announced his picks for the newly chartered Advisory Committee on Diversity and Digital Empowerment (ACDDE) last Friday, September 8, 2017. He has appointed Julia...
ESPN reported this week that the NBA Commissioner, Adam Silver, and the head of the players union sent a message to players on social activism. The letter, in part, read: "None of us operates in a vacuum. Critical issues that affect...
House Democrats hosted a Capitol Hill forum on Affirmative Action, Inclusion and Racial Climate on America’s Campuses on September 8. Student leaders, college diversity officials, and legal experts discussed the role of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act in ensuring...
“Let me be clear at the outset: Acts of sexual misconduct are reprehensible, disgusting and unacceptable. They are acts of cowardice and personal weakness, often thinly disguised as strength and power. Such acts are atrocious, and I wish this...
In the midst of a standing room only crowd during the Tom Joyner Family Reunion, Charter Communications partnered with TVOne and the Central Florida Urban League to premier Downsized, a family-friendly dramatic comedy staring Boris Kodjoe and Nicole Ari...
Friday, September 8 at 10am in room 2203 Rayburn House Office Building. House Education and the Workforce Committee ranking member Bobby Scott (D-Va.) and House Judiciary Committee ranking member John Conyers (D-Mich.) will hold a forum entitled, Affirmative Action, Inclusion and...