AHF Hosts Nationwide Martin Luther King Day Activations

January 13, 2023 05:00 PM Eastern Standard Time LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the King Day holiday, AHF and its affinity group The Black Leadership AIDS Crisis Coalition (BLACC) will host national multi-city activations from January 14-16th to commemorate the civil rights leader’s advocacy efforts and changemaking leadership. The…

WoodxWatta Festival Closed 2022 with Business Brunch Connecting Ghana, Jamaica; Opened 2023 With WoodxWatta Jamaican Bashment Party

2-Day Festival Featured Award-Winning Ghanaian Dancehall Artist Stonebwoy, Spotify Africa Manager Benewaah Boateng; founder of Surf Ghana, Sandy Alibo; COO of Republic Bank, Ray Klein, and more Featured here in Essence Magazine (Accra, Ghana, January 11) WoodxWatta, Ghana’s newest Afro-Caribbean festival, hosted its inaugural festival this Detty December in Accra, Ghana, which was featured in Essence Magazine.The two-day Afro-Caribbean…

GRAMMY® Award-Winning Artists Dr. Dre, Missy Elliott, Lil Wayne, and Music Executive Sylvia Rhone to Receive Global Impact Award at Recording Academy® Honors Presented By The Black Music Collective

The GRAMMY® Week Event Will Take Place at the Hollywood Palladium on Thurs, Feb. 2, 2023 January 11, 2023 09:00 AM Eastern Standard Time SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GRAMMY®Award-winning artists Dr. Dre, Missy Elliott and Lil Wayne, and music executive Sylvia Rhone will be honored during the Recording Academy® Honors Presented By The Black Music Collective event…

WATCH TRAILER: ‘House Party’ Only In Theaters January 13th

From New Line Cinema comes your VIP ticket into the hottest event of the year: “House Party,” the remix to the fan-favorite ’90s classic. Aspiring club promoters and best buds Damon (Tosin Cole) and Kevin (Jacob Latimore) are barely keeping things together. Out of money, down on their luck and about to lose the roofs…

JSU receives $25,000 endowment honoring memory of IHL board member

Jackson, Mississippi – Jackson State University is pleased to receive a $25,000 Karen Cummins Memorial Endowment in memory of the life of Cummins, a board member for the Institutions of Higher Learning, who passed away in 2017. Then Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant appointed Cummins to the state College Board in 2012. “Scholarships provide life-changing educational…

Jackson State University recognized for two top U.S. programs; top Mississippi institution by Intelligent.com

Higher education resource guide releases the best institutions for 2023 JACKSON, Mississippi – Intelligent.com, a trusted resource for program rankings and higher education planning, has included Jackson State University (JSU) to its list of the Best Colleges in Mississippi in 2023. The research identifies top schools in the state based on tuition fees, credit requirements,…

Jackson State University is No. 1 HBCU in Mississippi, according to latest ranking

Jackson State University is ranked the No. 1 HBCU in Mississippi, according to the academic research company UniversityHQ.org. JSU surpassed five state HBCUs based on ranking criteria that included accreditation, tuition rates, retention rates, graduation rates, degrees offered and more. With nearly 7,000 students, JSU is one of the most prominent HBCUs in the nation,…

NEW NETWORK OF LOCAL STATIONS FORMED TO BROADCAST MAJOR HBCU SPORTS

PRC Communications will bring popular HBCU basketball into more homes (Black PR Wire) Houston – These days, the HBCU sports scene is getting a lot of attention from the sports-loving public, thanks largely to the spotlight being shone on these storied programs through Black sports legends coming back home to serve as coaches. Now, PRC…

FOUR RAP LEGENDS…ONE SUPERGROUP MOUNT WESTMORE

SNOOP DOGG, ICE CUBE, E-40 & TOO $HORT COME TOGETHER TO RELEASE THEIR NEW STUDIO ALBUM, SNOOP CUBE, 40, $HORT AVAILABLE ON ALL PLATFORMS TODAY, DECEMBER 9TH LISTEN TO AND STREAM THE NEW ALBUM HERE (December 9th, 2022 – Mount Westmore, CA) – The legends of West Coast rap, Snoop Dogg, Ice Cube, E-40, and…

JSU civil engineering major Joseph Thedford selected as national recipient of the Sallie Mae Bridging the Dream $10,000 scholarship

(Jackson, Miss) — Jackson State University freshman civil engineering major Joseph Thedford recently was selected out of more than 1,000 applications as one of 25 recipients of the $10,000 Bridging the Dream scholarship, sponsored by Sallie Mae in partnership with the Thurgood Marshall College Fund. “As a recipient of the Bridging the Dream Scholarship for…

Jackson State University students embrace opportunity to visit Mississippi Emergency Management Agency through Project FAST

(Jackson, Miss) — Jackson State University (JSU) students recently embraced an opportunity to tour the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) facilities through the Target Infusion Project: Females Advancing Science and Technology (Project FAST). Led by Dawn Bishop McLin, Ph.D., professor of psychology, seven students visited MEMA, where they learned about a possible career path in emergency management….

RJ Cyler, Benedict Cumberbatch, James McAvoy, Anna Diop, David Oyelowo, Alfre Woodard and Marianne Jean-Baptiste Join LaKeith Stanfield and Omar Sy in Legendary Pictures’ “The Book of Clarence”

Cameras Roll in Italy as BAFTA Winning Director Jeymes Samuel Brings an Epic Set in Biblical Times to the Big Screen with an All-Star Ensemble Cast Sony Pictures to release theatrically under new deal with Legendary December 05, 2022 07:53 PM Eastern Standard Time BURBANK, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Filming has begun in Italy on Legendary Pictures’ “The…