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
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
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.
Karen Mapp of Harvard’s Graduate School of Education was one of the best speakers at today’s Summit on Educational Excellence for African Americans.
With a profound question, Howard University Professor Ivory Toldson challenges attendees at the Summit on Educational Excellence for African Americans.
Now in its eighth year, “Documenting Justice” continues to bring attention to injustices in the state of Alabama. The latest round of student films was screened Tuesday night at Tuscaloosa’s Bama Theater.
Those of us on the journalism faculty at The University of Alabama are smiling today as one of our two-time alums was part of a team named a finalist Monday for the Pulitzer Prize in local reporting.
Ava DuVernay came to Tuscaloosa this weekend for a screening of her award-winning film Middle of Nowhere and to share her experiences with University of Alabama film students and others attending the Second Black Warrior Film Festival.
This week we remember both Chuck Stone and Marian Huttenstine as journalism educators and for they did to open the doors for others. Their work must continue.
On the same day as her Race Card Project was named a winner of the Peabody Award for excellence in electronic media, NPR’s Michele Norris shared her journey to get people to talk about race during the Frank Nix Lecture at the University of Alabama.