Biden Administration Celebrates And Supports HBCUs In Week-Long Series Of Events

Biden Administration Celebrates And Supports HBCUs In Week-Long Series Of Events

President Joe Biden’s administration took concrete steps this week to make good on its promise to support the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) On Friday (Sept. 9), Vice President Kamala Harris, a Howard University graduate, capped off a weeklong series of events for HBCU Week with a visit to Hampton University in Virginia, where she toured the school’s STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) facilities. RELATED: Sen. Kamala Harris Speaks To HBCU Students About Her Possible First 100 Days In Office “As a proud HBCU alumnus, it’s a privilege to work for the first HBCU graduate to serve…

Two Sons Reflect On The Loss Of Their Heroic Father

Written by Madison J. Gray It was a sunny late summer morning on Tuesday Sept. 11, 2001, a routine one for most of New York City when Capt. William Harry Thompson, a 27-year veteran with the New York State Office of Court Administration, reported for work. He taught at the court officers academy in lower Manhattan. He was a friendly man, easily engaging with observable leadership characteristics. But at 8:46 a.m., American Airlines Flight 11, carrying 87 passengers and crew, and 20,000 gallons of jet fuel crashed into the North Tower of the World Trade Center, several blocks away from…
14 Celebrities Who Shouldn’t Have Been Canceled

14 Celebrities Who Shouldn’t Have Been Canceled

Chances are, one of your favorite celebrities has most likely been canceled. Sorry luv, that's probability for ya ¯_(ツ)_/¯. Instagram / Yourgirlfriend88 But a viral Reddit thread by u/Yung-Potter-XO begs the question: Did certain celebrities really deserve this fate? Here are the celebs who redditors think should have been spared from cancel culture: 1. "Amanda Bynes. Her image was smeared because of her mental health issues, and as of 2020, she was still under the conservatorship of her parents — just like Britney." David Livingston / Getty Images 2. "Corey Feldman. He was the first to tell everyone what was…