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In Memoriam: John Singleton Dead at 51

May 1, 2019 Carma Henry 0

  Singleton was a father to seven children including Justice, Maasai, Hadar, Cleopatra, Selenesol, Isis and Seven Singleton.     In addition to Boyz N the Hood, which received two Oscar nominations, Singleton also directed classic films and shows like Poetic Justice, Baby Boy, Four Brothers, 2 Fast 2 Furious, Billions and many others. […]

Professor Dr. Michael Eric Dyson Launches “Conversation Peace,” His First-Ever Tour of HBCUs

April 24, 2019 Carma Henry 0

     “Conversation Peace” is designed to illuminate the historical and current relationship between African Americans and Jews and spur spirited discussion and dialogue among student guests. The “Conversation Peace” HBCU tour is a presentation of the Philos Project, a national organization part of whose vision and objective is to reach young people—notably future Black thought-leaders—to stronger alliances and foster a better understanding of Israel and geo-political issues. […]

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National Black Justice Coalition Statement on Morehouse College’s Landmark Inclusivity Policy

April 24, 2019 Carma Henry 0

“Every student has a right to an educational experience where they feel safe, engaged and supported. However, the fact remains that far too many students, especially Black lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and same gender loving (LGBTQ/SGL) students, find college campuses and K-12 schools to be hostile and unsafe spaces, which makes it challenging to learn and develop the skills, experiences and credentials needed to succeed in the global 21st century labor market. Black transgender and gender nonconforming people face unique and sometimes disproportionate challenges, including hate crimes that make it harder for them to succeed in school and in life.  […]

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