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FAMU Biomedical Science Bridge Program Produces Award-winning Results

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – As the spring semester nears a close at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU), its Bridges to the Baccalaureate in the Biomedical Sciences Program is preparing to open its doors to 20 students from Tallahassee Community College (TCC) who are poised to become the next generation of leaders in biomedical sciences. In its second year, the Bridges program is housed…
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Have You Learned the #GimmeFive Dance?

Have You Learned the #GimmeFive Dance? The First Lady joined Ellen DeGeneres and the So You Think You Can Dance All Stars a few weeks ago to debut the #GimmeFive dance (Click Here) for the fifth anniversary of Let's Move! Mrs. Obama challenged Ellen to learn the dance as part of the #GimmeFive challenge (Click Here), and then Ellen passed on the challenge…
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Calling All Kid Chefs

Calling All Kid Chefs Drumroll, please: We are excited to announce the launch of the fourth-annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge (Click Here to view)! First Lady Michelle Obama is teaming up with PBS flagship station WGBH Boston, the U.S. Department of Education, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture to host the fourth-annual Healthy Lunchtime Challenge to promote cooking and healthy eating among young people…
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CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES CONCLUDES NATIONWIDE SEARCH WITH ELECTION OF FOURTH PRESIDENT

ATLANTA (March 31, 2015)—The Clark Atlanta (CAU) University Board of Trustees today concluded its nationwide search for the institution’s fourth president with the announcement of Texas Southern University’s (TSU) Ronald A. Johnson, Ph.D., as the historic university’s next leader. Johnson, who currently serves as dean of TSU’s Jesse H.Jones (JHJ) School of Business will assume this new role on July 1, 2015, succeeding…
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CLARK ATLANTA UNIVERSITY TO DEDICATE SONIA SANCHEZ PEACE BENCHES MARCH 18

ATLANTA (March 18, 2015) – Clark Atlanta University (CAU) will dedicate four peace benches in the nameof legendary professor Sonia Sanchez on Thursday, March 18, at3 p.m.in Davage Auditorium in Haven-Warren Hall, 223 James P. Brawley Drive, S.W.Atlanta 30314.Sanchez will be present at the dedication. Scheduled to be dedicated during CAU’s annual Founders Week, the benches will serve as a place to find…
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Iconic A. Philip Randolph Milestone Celebration

Iconic A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter Museum partnering with UAW to observe milestone Chicago, Illinois -January 2015 - The year 2015 marks a milestone in the life of the A. Philip Randolph Pullman Porter (APRPP) Museum because it celebrates two decades as the premiere guardian of the black union movement and keeper of A. Philip Randolph's legacy. To commemorate this occasion, the APRPP…
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15 Days to Make a Difference & Win Lunch with Will Smith

Want to make a difference in 15 days? Sweet Blackberry's mission is to share stories that empower and instill a sense of pride in children. Previous films by Sweet Blackberry have received the prestigious Parent’s Choice Award and Learning Magazine’s Teacher’s Choice Awards, among others. They were narrated by noted actors Alfre Woodard and Queen Latifah. Both films showed on HBO and HBO…
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Debbie Allen brings Brothers of the Knight home to Washington, DC

WASHINGTON (June 2014) – Award-winning dancer, choreographer and producer Debbie Allen is bringing her latest stage project, Brothers of the Knight home to Washington, DC. The stage play is running July 10th-13th at the Warner Theatre and will feature DC-Metro talent. Allen recently wrapped a five-city audition tour, including Washington D.C., to find key talent from across the country to perform in the…
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