Trayvon Martin will get a posthumous Bachelor of Science Degree in Aviation from a South Florida University. The honor will be given to his parents five years after the African American teenager was fatally shot by neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman in Sanford. Sabrina Fulton and Tracy Martin will accept the degree at the May 13th commencement ceremony of Florida Memorial University. Fulton graduated from the Miami Gardens college and her son had taken aviation cou
The chief White House usher is out of a job. Reports say Angella Reid was fired. Reid was the first woman and the second African American to hold the job. No reason has been given for Reid's ouster. She took the job in 2011 during the Obama administration. The chief usher oversees all activities in the White House residence. Read more via The Washington Post: https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2017/05/05/white-house-fires-its-chief-usher-the-first-woman-i
Congresswomen are lining up their support for an American University sorority that was the focus of a hate crime. Democratic Congresswoman Alma Adams of North Carolina said she supports student government president Taylor Dumpson.
Alpha Kappa Alpha held a rally yesterday outside the Capitol building, attended by several prominent African-American congresswomen. Bananas hanging from nooses were found around the American campus on Monday, targeting AKA and Dumpson, the fir