Third man charged in Jam Master Jay murder case

By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior National Correspondent, @StacyBrownMedia In a significant development, federal prosecutors in the Eastern District of New York announced on Tuesday that a third man would face charges in the 2002 shooting death of Run-DMC star Jam Master Jay. The latest indictment marks a long-awaited progression in a case that


Baltimore Museum of Art and Maryland Institute College of Art Announce Elizabeth Talford Scott Exhibition and Community Celebration

By the Baltimore Museum of Art and Maryland Institute College of Art Roughly 25 years ago, the Maryland Institute College of Art’s (MICA) inaugural Exhibition Development Seminar (EDS) organized a landmark retrospective of Elizabeth Talford Scott’s vibrant mixed-media fiber works that brought significant recognition to the artist and modeled innovative community-centered approaches to curation and


What’s next for affirmative action?

By Maya Pottiger, Word in Black As the Supreme Court term draws to a close, the nation stands on the precipice of radical change. Any day now, the court will release its decision on race-conscious admissions — better known as affirmative action in college admissions.  The historic decision has the potential to alter the landscape