Month: February 2021

TSU Alum Who Designed, Constructed National Museum of African American Music Continues As Industry Trailblazer, Promotes Student Success by Giving Back

Subject Architect, Construction, TSU Alum Description When Don Hardin drives by the National Museum of African American Music, the Tennessee State University alum can’t help but smile proudly. That’s because the firm he owns managed the design and construction of the facility, and he credits TSU with giving […]

Anonymous Artist Installs Bust of York, Enslaved Explorer Who Accompanied Lewis and Clark, in Portland Park

Subject Artists; Exploration; Lewis and Clark Description The monument replaces a statue of conservative editor Harvey Scott that was toppled last October. Creator Livia Gershon Source Publisher File

Watch: ‘Black Men in America: A Powerful Conversation’ Explores the Challenges Black Men Face Today

Subject Black History Month; Conversation; Community Description A Powerful And Important Discussion; As part of our Black History Month series throughout February, we continue to have deep and meaningful dialogue about how progress can continue. Creator WXYZ Web Team Source Publisher File

Nashville Man on a Mission To Find Housing for All

Subject Home Ownership; Housing; Nashville Description Home Ownership A Possibility For All; As we celebrate Black History Month, we recognize the people in our community making positive changes. Creator Danielle Jackson Source Publisher File

Fayetteville Organization Circa 1865 Wants To Improve Police, Community Relations With Drive-In Film

Subject Police; Community; Fayetteville; North Carolina Description Unadulterated Perspective Of Both Sides Of The Story ; Circa 1865, a local nonprofit group that promotes unity, love of the culture, and respect for the heritage of the African-American diaspora, is hosting a free drive-in screening of “American Skin” at 6 […]

Clarence Gilyard: From ‘Matlock’ and ‘Walker, Texas Ranger’ Star to College Professor

Subject College Professor; Clarence Gilyard; Actor Description American actor Clarence Gilyard Jr.’s known in part for two roles in classic TV shows: Conrad McMasters, Ben Matlock’s (played by Andy Griffith) P.I. buddy on NBC and ABC’s Matlock and James “Jimmy” Trivette, Cordell Walker’s (Chuck Norris) crime-fighting partner on CBS’ Walker, Texas Ranger. […]

Local Organization Empowers Black Men To Become Teachers

Subject Black Men Teach; Education Description Black Men Teach hopes to help close the achievement gap in Minnesota schools by encouraging more Black men to pursue a career in education. Creator Source Publisher File

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