Friday, May 26, 2017

White House

When President Donald J. Trump met with over 80 Presidents and Chancellors of Historically Black Colleges (HBCUs) Feb. 27-28, the reaction was a mixture of optimism and skepticism not only from the university attendees but the students of the schools they lead. For two days, the HBCU  leaders met with Trump, along with Vice President  […]

( Eighty HBCU Presidents did a “fly in” to the White House in a meeting organized by Trump whisperer Omarosa, South Carolina Senator Tim Scott (R-SC), and others.  There was a White House meeting, a meeting at the Library of Congress, and more buzz than that which comes from a bee hive.  People were prepped […]

Despite a cavalcade of political distractions and a legal battle over immigration, President Trump appears to be focused on funding Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Less than three weeks in office the Trump Administration is in the process of writing an executive order on HBCUs; there’s also loud talk of increased funding, and the […]

HAMPTON Hampton University students in the William R. Harvey Leadership Institute (WRHLI) joined a group of students from Historically Black Colleges and Universities for a trip to the White House for South by South Lawn on Oct. 3. Black Wall Street, a Durham-based organization dedicated to increasing the number of minority entrepreneurs who successfully grow […]

HAMPTON, Va. Hampton University President Dr. William R. Harvey and his wife, Norma B. Harvey attended the Nordic State Dinner at the White House on May 13. The dinner capped a one-day summit that included discussions about terrorism, climate change, clean energy and Europe’s ongoing refugee crisis. Dr. Harvey and his wife were among 350 […]

By Rosaland Tyler Associate Editor New Journal and Guide Virginia Beach NAACP president Carl Wright and former Chesapeake Mayor Dr. Bill Ward are not the only voters who are refusing to quickly choose between presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. The same outcome occurred after Sanders and Clinton recently held meetings with civil rights […]

The White House This year, the theme of Black History Month at the White House is “Honoring the Past While Celebrating the Present; 7 Years of Living African-American History.” As part of this celebration, First Lady Michelle Obama recently highlighted the contributions African-American women have made to dance by hosting a day-long dance workshop for […]