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As Louisiana looks at recruiting teachers, more Black men are needed

Daily Comet 16 May 2021
"I'm not there yet, but I am committed to trying to figure this out," Brumley said.Getting more graduates ... "There is not a large number of African-Americans who are graduating from the college of education and pursuing teaching careers," Bob Hammonds said ... More than 20% are African-American males but only 5% of teachers are.

Gayle King Announces Million Dollar Scholarship for HBCU Students from ViacomCBS

The Birmingham Times 15 May 2021
With HBCU’s accounting for almost 20% of all African American college graduates, ViacomCBS sought to help remove possible tuition cost barriers that may prevent HBCU scholars from pursuing graduate studies in journalism. “HBCU GRADUATES ARE CRITICAL TO ADVANCING OUR COUNTRY’S ...

New SC academy offers diplomas to dropout students

Index-Journal 15 May 2021
The academy will operate as a public charter high school and is free and open to all students, who are called “graduate candidates.” When a student drops out or decides to leave another school, they can enroll in the academy to have a more personalized and flexible curriculum that will get them a diploma.

The mainland's future is brighter than it ever was

The Galveston Daily News 14 May 2021
Benford defied all odds as an African American male, and as a graduate of Rice and Harvard universities; not a small feat. He is a La Marque Independent School District graduate and is one of two African American graduates of whom I know personally that attended Harvard University.

Rev. Silvester S. Beaman receives Niagara Falls Distinguished Alumni Award

The Buffalo News 14 May 2021
Beaman, a 1978 Niagara Falls graduate, is the pastor of Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Wilmington, Del., Biden's hometown ... "This was worth coming home to," said Beaman, the 19th graduate ...

Freeman sculpture dedicated

Rutland Herald 14 May 2021
He was among the first African Americans to enroll at Middlebury College and was his class' salutatorian when he graduated in 1849 ... Reed said it was important to raise awareness of African Americans' roles in Vermont's history, which went all the way back to the Green Mountain Boys and beyond.

OU MFA graduate presents first-of-its-kind thesis exhibition

The Norman Transcript 14 May 2021
Butterworth, South African graduate student Mbunyuza’s thesis presentation, was titled “Izila & Ukukhapha” in his Xhosa Tribal language, a name that means “Mourning and Accompaniment.” It’s doubtful that since its founding in 1890, OU has ever witnessed anything resembling it.

Coach Paa Kwasi Fabin names provisional squad to face Japan

Ghana Web 14 May 2021
Coach of the National U-23 Male team Paa Kwasi Fabin has named a provisional squad for two international friendly matches against Japan ... Key Players from the squad that won the U20 African Cup of Nations earlier this year have been graduated to the U-23 team in line with the GFA’s transitional policy ... .

The making of reluctant activists: A police shooting in a hospital forces one family to ...

Finger Lakes Times 14 May 2021
In school, the children learned of their ancestors’ brave heroics, African slaves who revolted against French colonialists and established a free republic, and they saw Black men and women running fruit stands, banks, schools and the government ... The history of African Americans amazed her.

Historically flawed '1619 Project' forced into school curriculums

Bowling Green Daily News 12 May 2021
In 2020, an African American mother – desperate for her son, a high school senior, to graduate and go off to college – was forced into court to defend him ... When Clark refused and asked for reasonable accommodations, the school threatened him with “material harm including a failing grade and non-graduation,” eventually acting “on their threats.”.

Former Black school to be memorialized as library, museum

Atlanta Journal 12 May 2021
“This will be the first — hopefully won’t be the last — monument, edifice, memorial (and) even nod to African Americans in Gwinnett County,” said Joyce Moore, who graduated from the school in 1966 and serves as vice chair of the Hooper-Renwick Legacy Preservation Committee.

Johns Hopkins University And Bloomberg Philanthropies Announce The Vivien Thomas Scholars Initiative, A $150 Million ...

Finger Lakes Times 12 May 2021
Those efforts will begin with direct funding of programs at an initial cohort of partner HBCUs and MSIs with an exceptional record of accomplishment in graduating students who advance to STEM PhD careers ... producer of African American graduates going on to earn MD/PhD degrees, including STEM professionals and researchers around the country.".

Geraldine Ruby Fisher, Pa. nursing pioneer, 86

The Philadelphia Tribune 11 May 2021
Fisher was one of the first four African American nursing students accepted into the Pennsylvania Hospital Nursing program. She graduated in 1955 with a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing and remained at Pennsylvania Hospital where she quickly became head nurse of the men’s surgical ward.

Gerald Ruby Fisher

The Philadelphia Tribune 10 May 2021
Fisher was one of the first four African American nursing students accepted into the Pennsylvania HospitalNursing program. She graduated in 1955 with a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing and remained at Pennsylvania Hospital where she quickly became head nurse of the men's surgical ward.