Collective team up to curb smoking on college campuses nationwide

According to a new report from CVS Health Foundation, three in four Americans 73 percent and eight in 10 current U.S. college students 78 percent – indicated their support for policies that prohibit smoking and other tobacco use on college. To help U.S. colleges and universities advocate for, adopt and implement 100 percent smoke- and tobacco-free … Continue reading Collective team up to curb smoking on college campuses nationwide

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HBCU-9 United Sesquicentennial Celebration set as Trump recognizes’extraordinary contributions’

Later today the president of the United States, Donald Trump, will “recognize the extraordinary contributions that HBCUs have made and continue to make to the general welfare and prosperity of our country,” according to Omarosa Manigault Newman, communications director for the Office of Public Liaison. “At complete capacity with a waiting list,” the White House Initiative on … Continue reading HBCU-9 United Sesquicentennial Celebration set as Trump recognizes’extraordinary contributions’

Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: Rattler Kamau Murray latest to join list of Grand Slam coaches with HBCU roots | HuffPost

For more than a decade, Kamau Murray has committed himself to using the sport of tennis to empower, educate and inspire young people of Chicago. On Sunday, Murray joined a list of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) alum — including Dr. Robert Walter “Whirlwind” Johnson and John Wilkerson — that have gone on to become professional tennis coaches, … Continue reading Diversity & Inclusion in Sports: Rattler Kamau Murray latest to join list of Grand Slam coaches with HBCU roots | HuffPost

Birth of a New Nation: Martin Luther King on Ghana | The Philadelphia Tribune

Sixty years ago, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King. Jr. made a transformative visit to the Gold Coast in West Africa, then a British colony on the Gulf of Guinea. During his first trip abroad, King participated in the celebration of the first African nation, Ghana, and the newly formed country’s independence from British rule. “Ghana … Continue reading Birth of a New Nation: Martin Luther King on Ghana | The Philadelphia Tribune

44 MSI Alumni That Continue to Impact the World of Tennis

With a seventh U.S. Open title on the line at this year’s tournament (which starts today), Serena Jameka Williams can break Steffi Graf’s Grand Slam record of 186 consecutive weeks at #1 in the world rankings. Owning 22 of tennis’ most coveted prizes, “Meeka” can surpass Chris Evert for most U.S. Open … Continue reading … Continue reading 44 MSI Alumni That Continue to Impact the World of Tennis