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Internationally Recognized Civil Rights Attorney Elected to Lead Georgia NAACP

President-Elect Gerald A. Griggs: “The NAACP is back. The monster has awakened, and we will be on the front lines fighting for voting rights, justice, and accountability. When Black people and minorities’ rights are violated, expect to hear from the NAACP.” On Saturday, April 23, 2022, Attorney Gerald Griggs received more than 65 percent of the vote to become the next President of the Georgia NAACP. Griggs becomes the 13th...

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Spelman College Names Helene Gayle, MD, Globally Recognized Public Health Leader, its 11th President

ATLANTA, April 25, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Spelman College Board of Trustees unanimously voted today to appoint Helene Gayle, MD its 11th president. Spelman College has a long, proud history of excellence and global leadership in the education of women of African descent and is committed to addressing racial inequities in education ensuring equitable opportunities for students of all economic backgrounds. Dr. Gayle's presidency will begin on July 1, 2022. Dr. Gayle currently serves as president and...

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Morehouse College Students Earn Top Honors at 33rd Honda Campus All-Star Challenge, America’s Premier HBCU Academic Competition

Morehouse bested more than 60 HBCU teams to win the 2022 Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC) National Championship and a $75,000 institutional grantKentucky State University, Oakwood University and Tuskegee University finish in the top four Joshua Ernest of Winston-Salem State University selected by fellow competitors to receive Ernest C. Jones Sportsperson AwardTo rewatch the HCASC National Championship Tournament games, visit HCASC.com  Morehouse College has emerged as the champion of the 33rd Honda Campus All-Star Challenge (HCASC), America's premier academic competition for...

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Financial Literacy Meets Technology

In the age of technology, users are used to gaining assistance at the click of a button. Apps are ever-evolving and provide the ability to access information in an instant. Merging money management with technology, developers are building apps to provide financial assistance without the hassle of in-person meetings. Access to financial assistance is a major stumbling block for African Americans. With implicit biases in banking and barriers created...

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Gospel Singer LaShun Pace Dead At 60

By Peyton Blakemore LaShun Pace has died at the age of 60. Larry Reid Live was the first outlet to report the famed gospel singer's death. "We have lost one of the baddest sopranos to ever walk this earth," read LRL's post on Facebook, which included several photos of Pace, on Monday (March 21). "LaShun Pace one of the lead singers of The Pace Sisters has passed." The statement continued, "The Pace Sisters...

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POLO RALPH LAUREN INTRODUCES NEW COLLECTION THAT BUILDS UPON ITS HISTORIC PARTNERSHIP WITH MOREHOUSE AND SPELMAN COLLEGES

Ralph Lauren expanded its partnership with Morehouse College and Spelman College, unveiling a limited-edition collection inspired by the schools’ rich heritage and esteemed traditions. The Polo Ralph Lauren Exclusively for Morehouse and Spelman Colleges Collection is a first-of-its kind  collaboration for the Company.The collection seeks to honor the history of both schools and widen the aperture of Ralph Lauren’s storytelling — including the nature of life at historically Black...

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