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First Black nurse in Army Nurse Corps honored, anniversary celebrated

[caption id="attachment_9075" align="alignleft" width="288"] U.S. Army Nurses Corps[/caption] First Black nurse in Army Nurse Corps honored, anniversary celebrated A cake was cut at Tuskegee University in honor of the U.S. Army Nurses Corps’ 112th birthday. Submitted by Tuskegee University     TUSKEGEE, AL – Army ROTC and the College of Veterinary Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health helped to celebrate the ...

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Tuskegee’s Army ROTC passes on leadership and traditions

Army ROTC commander, Lt. Col. Robbie J. Cross, said the program periodically rotates command so the students can have leadership opportunities before entering service in the United States Army ...

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Congressional Black Caucus Foundation (CBCF) to give away 43 scholarships at $2,500 each

The 2013 Congressional Black Caucus Foundation General Mills Health Scholarship Program will provide scholarships for students ...

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An update on the economic well-being of the Black community

The Black community continues to regain the economic ground it lost during the Great Recession and its aftermath ...

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Police Shoot 71-Year Old Woman, Mistaking Her Truck for Alleged Cop Killer During Manhunt

Two women were shot in questionable circumstances after the truck they were driving appeared to be similar to the vehicle driven by a former police officer who is now on the run.  One of the women was shot in the hand and the other was shot in the back.   The pickup truck they were driving was riddled with bullets as police officers thought the car was being driven by Christopher Dorner, a former LAPD offic ...

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National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day

Thursday, Feb. 7, will be observed as National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day. And according to activists, there is plenty that African-Americans need to observe. ...

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Lest we forget, or even more pathetic, lest we become lethargic

They say that the older you get, the smaller the world becomes. At one point last year my head was spinning as I said farewell to people near and dear, as well as some where the contact may have been one or two degrees of separation ...

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NRA Vice President Wayne La Pierre is a mouthpiece, but it’s time to meet the board

NRA Vice President Wayne La Pierre is a mouthpiece, but it’s time to meet the board ...

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Troy University and the U.S. Postal Service launch Rosa Parks’ 100th birthday celebration with historic stamp unveiling

U.S. Postal Service officials will unveil a new historic Forever Stamp honoring civil rights leader Rosa Parks at the site of her famous arrest during a 100th birthday celebration for Ms. Parks recently hosted by Troy University’s Rosa Parks Museum in historic downtown Montgomery, Ala ...

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Carter G. Woodson’s Group preserves Black History

In 1915, Carter G. Woodson founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History and sought to expand the understanding of Black history beyond slavery ...

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