Ghana book drive

Masters of Education student Brianna Berry and Social Work student Kandis Thorpe are collecting African/Black Centered storybooks and novels (new or gently used) for young Ghanaian children. Help them meet a goal of collecting 125 books before the deadline of May 10, 2019. Institutions like Howard and Hampton University are working to collect a of

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“Amazing Grace” How Sweet the Sound

Taking a journey to 1972, the audience filled the Virginia Lacy Jones Exhibition Hall in the Robert W. Woodruff library on April 17 to see Aretha Franklin’s “Amazing Grace,” before its theatrical release Easter weekend 2019. Songs were carefully selected and arranged to honor the living legacy of the recent Pulitzer Prize winner by producer

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“LITTLE” START TO A BIG FUTURE

Regina Hall, Issa Rae, Marsai Martin and Tina Gordon came to the Atlanta University Center on Thursday, Apr 4 to talk about their new movie, “Little,” and black women’s empowerment. Martin has become the youngest executive producer in the entertainment industry with this production. She shared with the audience that she thought that it was

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XFINITY’S BLACK TV & FILM SHARES THE HBCU EXPERIENCE

According to Executive Director of Multicultural Products and co-founder of Comcast Xfinity’s Black Film & TV her brainchild “The HBCU Experience” was born out of a want to create a unique space on the cable network platform that celebrates historically black colleges and universities (HBCU). The Emory University graduate, Keesha Boyd understands the importance of HBCUs

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MORRIS BROWN’S PRESIDENT RESIGNS

According to the President of Morris Brown College, he found it necessary to step in and provide strong leadership for this historically black college during his 12-year stay. Dr. Stanley Pritchett informed the Board of Trustees of his intentions to resign effective, December 31, 2018. Explaining he, “felt it was time to allow for a

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Addressing diversity in study abroad programs

Clark Atlanta’s very own freshman Hali Smith was one of 10 students selected around the country for the prestigious Frederick Douglas Global Fellowship. The Council for Independent Educational Exchange (CIEE) president James Pellow and director of the Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions (CSMI) Marybeth Gasman wanted to create a change in study abroad programs.

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Unchartered to chartered territory

Junior Theatre Arts major Marquise Shelby goes the distance in bringing something new to the Atlanta University Center, Evolution Dance Theatre. Coming to CAU, Shelby took note of the institution not having a dance organization and he immediately visited the office of Student Affairs. After emailing all the presidents of different dance organizations for advice,

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