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By Melissa Locker
Hurricane Michael slammed into the Florida Panhandle on Wednesday, wreaking havoc on the communities that lay in its path. The Category 4 storm, one of the most powerful hurricanes to hit the continental United States in 50 y ...
Posted Sunday, October 14th 2018 at 9:59PM
Highly-rated charities providing aid and support in the Carolinas
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Hurricane Florence made landfall as a strong Category 1 storm in Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina, on September 14. Ahead of the storm, the North and South Carolina coasts were i ...
Posted Tuesday, October 9th 2018 at 3:17PM
•As the midterm elections approach, many voters feel that it’s hard to come by reliable information about candidates’ positions and the broader issues they seek to address.
•This new Voter Center is the first of its kind to show th ...
Posted Tuesday, October 9th 2018 at 1:55PM
The ASPCA is assisting with field and water rescues and supporting local agencies with sheltering displaced animals in areas impacted by Hurricane Florence. When the ASPCA is needed to help animals in crisis, your support is critical to our response. Right now, 100% of your donation will go to our F ...
Posted Tuesday, September 25th 2018 at 5:48PM
For over a century, Historically Black Colleges and Universities have educated and nurtured our students. In the face of adversity, these institutions have overcome numerous obstacles and accomplished the unthinkable.
HBCUs are home to some of ...
Posted Thursday, September 20th 2018 at 2:36PM
North Carolina's long Atlantic coast has a history of weathering and withstanding hurricanes, but high winds and storm surge can do damage even inland when the conditions are right. After the storm, it is natural to want to help our neighbors. Whether you need help or want to give help, this is your ...
Posted Monday, September 17th 2018 at 5:44PM
Susan Miller, USA TODAY
As Florence continued its slow, perilous plod across the Carolinas – dumping torrents of rain that could lead to days of devastating floods – charities and aid groups are kicking into high gear.
The tropical storm, which was downgraded from a Category 1 hurricane after ...
Posted Sunday, September 16th 2018 at 12:23PM
Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas funds academic research award
Texas Southern University (TSU) scholars will help in the fight against cancer via a recently announced $5.1 million academic research grant from the Cancer Prevention & ...
Posted Thursday, August 30th 2018 at 3:02PM
Fourteenth Annual College Colors Day Encourages Fans To Unleash Their School Pride
ATLANTA, Aug. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- As fall rapidly approaches, and everyone's favorite team is still undefeated, college fans everywhere are embracing the renewal of traditions and displaying their spirit for ...
Posted Thursday, August 30th 2018 at 1:51PM
About HP and HBCUs
When a company’s culture enables you to belong, innovate, and grow, you’re inspired to bring your best ideas to the table every day. As part of our partnership with the National HBCU Business Deans Roundtable, HP’s new bus ...
Posted Wednesday, June 13th 2018 at 1:23PM
Spelman Alumna Nicole CooperDuring her Reunion Convocation keynote speech, Nicole Cooper, DrPH, MPH, C’2008, shared how her upbringing and Spelman experience has shaped her success and fervor. “As Black women, our unique and authentic voices, spirits, and our bodies are desperately needed, yet dimin ...
Posted Tuesday, June 5th 2018 at 2:49PM
When Hannah Lucas was diagnosed last year with a medical condition that caused frequent fainting, she felt scared and alone.
“I started passing out more and more often and I was terrified of going anywhere,” Hannah, 15, told ABC News. “Because what if I passed out and no one was around or what i ...
Posted Tuesday, May 29th 2018 at 2:34PM
Parkland student activist Aalayah Eastmond is partnering with gun control advocacy group Youth Over Guns on a June 2, 2018 march in New York City to bring awareness to gun violence in urban areas.
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Posted Thursday, April 12th 2018 at 9:45PM
Africa slowly splitting at the Rift Valley, geologists have said after massive Earth movements recently left deep fissures in Narok , Kenya.
Four countries in the Horn of Africa — Somalia and half of Ethiopia, Kenya and Tanzania — are expected to sp ...
Posted Sunday, April 8th 2018 at 9:21AM