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Day: <span>January 1, 2010</span>

STORY OF SAM COOK REACHES FAR BEYOND MUSIC BOUNDARIES

During the early 1960’s, he .. . encouraged Black people to support Black Press. . read voraciously from early childhood and believed that reading enlarged the world. . was a great student of  Black History, inspired by John Hope Franklin’s From Slavery to Freedom. And the works of Paul Laurence Dunbar and Langston Hughes. . […]Read More

Toward the Student-Centered College

2010 marks 40 years since the founding  of Medgar Evers College in 1970.  Under the leadership of Edison O. Jackson, the school has created nationally known centers such as the Center for Law and Social Justice, the Caribbean Research Center, the Center for NuLeadership on Urban Solutions, the Ella Baker/Charles Romain Child Care Center, the […]Read More

Sutton: He Set The Standard

Percy Sutton set the standard for how to be and was the embodiment of excellence in everything he did.  I was part of a film crew interviewing Mr. Sutton in the mid-1980’s and two things he said have stayed with me.  He spoke about persistence saying that it took him sixty-two presentations of his business […]Read More