Amidst commemoration of a string of civil rights anniversaries this year, including the 50th Anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington, the National Urban League has concluded that there’s been little economic progress since that day.
The lights were bright and the competition was fierce April 5 as 10 gorgeous TSU co-eds and four of TSU’s handsomest young gents competed for the titles of Miss and Mr. TSU 2013-2014. After eight categories (four for Mr., four for Miss) Marinda Frugѐ, a junior accounting student from Houston, and Nathaniel Harris III, a senior Spanish major from Jacksonville, FL., walked away with the crowns and titles Miss TSU and Mr. TSU, respectively.
Surely you’ve heard the saying, “Money Talks.” But, have you ever wondered what is said about Black money? Obviously, understanding its power and the role it plays in this economy, money speaks loudly and clearly, and Black money speaks even louder. But what does it say?
The Black History Museum and Cultural Center of Virginia plans to move into its proposed renovated home early next year.The total pricetag is 13 million, including 10 million for the project and $3 million in reserve to maintain the facility, which is expected to attract national visitors to Richmond, the former capital of the Confederacy.