Black College Alumni Chapters donate Thanksgiving baskets to local residents

Members from four Historically Black Colleges and Universities(HBCU’s)alumni chapters set aside school rivalries, in the name of giving recently, if only for a day. FAMU pitched in with Bethune Cookman while Morehouse worked alongside Hampton during their annual Turkey basket give-away.

Margaret Burroughs, Founder of African American Museum, Died

The 93-year-old founder of America’s foremost museum of African American history has died in her Chicago home.
Today, the museum stands as both the oldest and largest collection of African American cultural artifacts in the country.

President Obama becomes first sitting US president to publish a children’s book

President Barack Obama on Tuesday became the first sitting US president to publish a book for children when he released Of Thee I Sing, a tribute to 13 ground-breaking Americans whose traits he sees in his own two children.

HBCU Alum becomes first African American chief justice of the state Supreme Judicial Court

Rodrick L. Ireland grew up without exceptional means and at one point, a guidance counselor said he had a future as an auto mechanic, but he was surrounded by a close-knit family and community that pushed him to excel