Tuskegee student to study at Ralph Bunche center at UCLA
Thursday, 28 February 2013 11:43
TUSKEGEE, Alabama — Amanda Powell, a senior English major from Montgomery, Ala has been selected for an internship with the Ralph J. Bunche Center for African- American Studies Summer Humanities Institute (SHI) at the University of California, Los Angeles.
High-achieving first-year students honored at Tuskegee University
Thursday, 28 February 2013 11:28
TUSKEGEE, Ala. – More than 200 students from the Class of 2016 at Tuskegee University were recognized for their academic successes Feb. 1. Held by the Office of the Provost, the Recognition of Students’ Outstanding Fall 2012 Achievement program awarded certificates to students earning 3.25 and above GPAs.
Wednesday, 20 February 2013 14:15
Shanell McCoy - Youthprise Intern
Ask most youth about black history and it will go something like this: black people were slaves and then Abe Lincoln set them free. After that, Martin Luther King Jr. marched and Rosa Parks said no to a white man on a bus so that black people could sit in the front even though most of the time they still sit in the back. Then, Obama became president and the struggle was over.
Recently at the Capitol, Senator Bobby Joe Champion (DFL – Minneapolis) gave students from Banaadir Academy a tour of the building. The Banaadir Academy is a charter school in Minneapolis that promotes “a safe, caring environment for diverse students.” When Sen. Champion showed the kids the basement in the Capitol, one of them asked, “Can you drive cars through the tunnel?”