University of Alabama Student Film on Journey to Integration Wins National Award, Showcases Student Journalists’ Role Then and Now

I suppose we should just be excited that UA Telecommunication and Film Student Daniel J. Roth beat out students at several of the nation’s top journalism schools to win the Society of Professional Journalists’ First National Student Award for “Best … Read More

With Photos, Panel Discussion, Tuscaloosa Area Students Re-open Dialogue About Outcomes of School Desegregation

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A brand new photo exhibit and a high school student panel discussion Friday at a downtown Tuscaloosa arts center re-visit issues over the desegregation of all U.S. schools, just two weeks before the 60th anniversary of the Brown v. Board of Education decision by the U.S. Supreme Court.

Best Panel of the Day: College and Career Readiness in the African American Community

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JACKSON, Miss– Not counting the one that was held last night,  there were four panel discussions today as part of the second Summit on Educational Excellence for African Americans here at Jackson State University. In my opinion, the richness of … Read More

Best Moderator of the Day: Jeff Johnson

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JACKSON, Miss.– The last of our awards from today’s Summit on Educational Excellence for African Americans goes to the best moderator. Jeff Johnson, a fellow journalist and an MSNBC commentator, had just the right edge needed to keep the sessions … Read More

Ebony, White House as Partners Start Important ‘Social Conversation’ with Summit Series

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JACKSON, Miss– As we leave Jackson State University, site of the second in a series of five summits on educational excellence of African Americans,  it’s important to chart next steps on that journey, even as we acknowledge the significance of … Read More

Best Moderator of the Day: Jeff Johnson

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JACKSON, Miss.– The last of our awards from today’s Summit on Educational Excellence for African Americans goes to the best moderator. Jeff Johnson, a fellow journalist and an MSNBC commentator, had just the right edge needed to keep the sessions … Read More

Best Panel of the Day: College and Career Readiness in the African American Community

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Assemble five experts on how to ensure African American students are college and career readiness and you have one outstanding panel, the best one of the latest Summit on Educational Excellence for African Americans today at Jackson State University.

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