Howard University Law School hosts a missing Black women panel honoring Tamika Huston

By Alana Matthew, Howard University News Service Experts from all over the country recently assembled at Howard University for a panel and frank discussion about missing Black women and the lack of media coverage.  Actress Ericka Alexander moderated the panel, which included Tiffany Cross, former host of MSNBC’s “Cross Connection,” Derrica and Natalie Wilson, founders

How the Black community feels about Thanksgiving

By Zsana Hoskins, Howard University News Service Thanksgiving has a tragic history, yet many Black people across the nation still choose to celebrate it in their own way. Some reframe it as a day to spend time with family, while others shop.  In an informal poll for this article, 45 percent of Black respondents, ages

More Than A Game: Freshman Football Standout Eden James Creates His Own Legacy at Howard University

By Kendall Lanier, NewsVision reporter He may just be a freshman, but a Howard Bison football player is proving he has winning moves. NewsVision reporter Kendall Lanier speaks to Eden James about creating his own legacy at “the Mecca.” The post More Than A Game: Freshman Football Standout Eden James Creates His Own Legacy at

South Carolina program aims to boost ranks of Black teachers

By Devna Bose, The Post and Courier via The Associated Press After a student in his classroom had yet another outburst, Tyler Wright couldn’t bear to see him get written up again. Wright, then a student teacher at a Charleston elementary school, led the child out to the hallway for a chat. Within minutes, the

Singer Mary J Blige Joins White House in Fight Against Cancer

By Kendall Lanier, NewsVision reporter First Lady Jill Biden recently hosted a national roundtable at the White House to bring awareness to the fight against cervical and breast cancer. Music superstar Mary J. Blige, whose family has been impacted by the disease, took part in the event, which was co-sponsored by the American Cancer Society.