HAITIAN SINGER/SONGWRITER J. PERRY RELEASES LATEST SINGLE “NO PARES” FEATURING SKY MONROE VIA ZUMBA

EXCLUSIVELY PREMIERES VISUALS ON VEVO WITH OFFICIALLY RELEASE WORLDWIDE! DOWNLOAD/LISTEN TO “NO PARES” HERE Los Angeles, CA (March 12, 2020) – Creative Titans signee and Haitian singer/songwriter J Perry officially released the visuals for his latest single “No Pares,”featuring Sky Monroe on VEVO last night. After exclusively premiering the song on one of the latest and most innovative…

Jackson State’s $470,000 Homeland Security award aims to increase awareness of natural disasters through emerging technology

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University is the recipient of a Department of Homeland Security Scientific Leadership Award totaling $470,000. Funds will be used for a collaborative interdisciplinary effort to integrate Emergency Management Technology and meteorology in the College of Science, Engineering and Technology (CSET) In addition, the award will help form a partnership with Copiah-Lincoln Community…

$469,000 Homeland Security grant to Jackson State will help target minorities for careers in emergency management, disaster preparedness

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University has been awarded a $469,000 interdisciplinary grant from the Department of Homeland Security to prepare underrepresented undergraduate minority students to successfully enter graduate programs or careers in emergency management and/or disaster preparedness, with a STEM emphasis. The Homeland initiative is called the Community Resilience Engaging Advanced Training and Education (C.R.E.A.T.E.). It involves fields…

Jackson State University alum makes history as first African American, first male president of Saint Elizabeth University in New Jersey

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University alum Dr. Gary B. Crosby has been selected unanimously by the Saint Elizabeth University (SEU) Board of Trustees to serve as the institution’s eighth president in Morristown, New Jersey. He has nearly 20 years of advanced innovative administrative experience in higher education. “I am deeply honored and humbled, and…

Mastercard Kicks Off Strivers Initiative Multi-City Educational Road Show and Fearless Fund Grant Effort, Reinforcing Commitment to Black Women-Owned Businesses Across the U.S.

To Celebrate Strivers, GRAMMY® Livestream Concert Event Features Ella Mai, Ari Lennox, and Tierra Whack Performing from Black Women-Owned Businesses March 12, 2021 10:34 AM Eastern Standard Time PURCHASE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As an extension of its Strivers Initiative, Mastercard kicks off its virtual, multi-city educational road show in partnership with Create & Cultivate, the women’s online…

Pre-accelerator healthcare-focused program EnRICH earns Jackson State University a $25,000 visionary prize

(JACKSON, Miss.) — Jackson State University has landed a $25,000 “visionary” prize for its pre-accelerator healthcare-focused program known as EnRICH (Engaging Researchers and Innovators for Commercialization at HBCUs). The award was earned during the recent Lab-To-Market (L2M) Inclusive Innovation Ecosystem Prize competition. Funding partners are the U.S. Small Business Administration and the National Science and…

Alcorn State University prepares to inaugurate first female president

Dr. Felecia M. Nave, a 1996 Alcorn State University alum, will be inaugurated as her alma mater’s 20th president, and first female president in the university’s history, on Friday, April 16, 2021. The investiture of Dr. Nave marks a pivotal point in Alcorn’s 150-year history. This event is both a celebration of Alcorn’s first female…

Still LACED Over Forty: 7 People to Watch in 2021

To the old, you are still young and to the young you are old. Who am I? – Someone over 40. No matter how hard you try to slow down the process of aging, the end result is the same. Aging is inevitable. Is that good or bad? It depends on the individual. 2020 was…

Community Leaders Join Forces with Historic African American Cultural Institution to Culminate Black History Month by Providing Critical Needs to Food Insecure Individuals and Families

February 26, 2021 08:30 AM Eastern Standard Time ATLANTA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On Sunday, February 28, 2021, local state legislators will join the Black Leadership AIDS Crisis Coalition (BLACC) powered by AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), Sheriff Pat Labat, Fulton County Board of Commissioners Vice-Chair Natalie Hall, Hammonds House Museum and a diverse array of grassroots community organizations to…

HBCU Heroes Teams Up With Verizon Media to Host FREE HBCU “Get-That-Job-Fest” to Engage HBCU Students Seeking Internships & Careers Friday, March 12, 2021

Jobfest will include HBCU alumni speakers on the path to success; resume tips & tricks; advice from HR experts and more. Registration is FREE. (Black PR Wire) ATLANTA (February, 2021) — HBCU Heroes, a non-profit (501c3) founded by marketing CEO, Tracey Pennywell and NBA veteran, George Lynch, is partnering withVerizon Media to host “Get That…

Bryson Tiller Drops ‘ANNIVERSARY (Deluxe)’

Today, Grammy-nominated, multi-platinum selling recording artist Bryson Tiller releases A N N I V E R S A R Y (Deluxe), via Trapsoul/RCA Records. Now with five new tracks, including “Still Yours” featuring Big Sean, the deluxe version continues to explore the concept of time. Listen here.

Microsoft Presents The Legacy Project: A Celebration of Black Changemakers and Their Contributions to Modern Day American History

Powerful and Historic Virtual Experience Empowers half of million Students and Communities This Black History Month (Black PR Wire) Redmond, Washington – After the eye-opening events of 2020 spurring civil unrest and movement comparable to that of the 1960s, learning and celebrating Black History has never been more important. Realizing that the unprecedented Covid-19 pandemic…