Education

Johnson C. Smith University
Gets New Cycling Program

The first women’s cycling programs at a historically Black college, Johnson C. Smith University (JCSU), and at tribal colleges and universities will launch with funding from a three-year grant from Cannondale, EF Pro Cycling, and USA Cycling (USAC). Two tribal schools, the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and Navajo Technical University in Crown Point, New Mexico, are the other grant recipients.…
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Book Review – Books By and About Black Women Leaders

By Angela Haigler

“Black Roses: Odes Celebrating Powerful Black Women”by Harold Green III, Illustrated by Melissa Koby Black women are making history every day. Harold Green, III believes the time for celebrating them is now. Green gained fame by writing love letters in verse for the visionary women who are making a difference in this age.…
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LEARN ABOUT ONE OF THE OLDEST CULTURAL TRADITIONS IN CHARLOTTE

Free museum admission, guided tours of Catawba pottery exhibit and a special live-streamed event with the Catawba Nation  CHARLOTTE, N.C., Mar. 8, 2022 – Take a guided exhibit tour with The Charlotte Museum of History on Saturday, March 26, and learn about one of the oldest cultural traditions in the Carolinas, Catawba pottery. …
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Dr. Patricia Bath

First Black Woman to Be Inducted into the National Inventors Hall of Fame By Sonja Whitemon Some people seem to have been born to be exceptional— their footsteps ordered from birth. Dr. Patricia Bath was among those seemingly destined for greatness.…
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Men Moving Mountains

Phenomenal Black men in Charlotte who are uplifting the community. Charlotte has an All-Star Team that are performing Amazing Feats. by John Burton, Abena Atiemo and Lelita Cannon…
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Special Section Bank of America — How Diverse Companies Can Build Their Business Pipeline

As our community slowly begins to emerge from the pandemic, we know that small and diverse businesses are experiencing a slower economic recovery. Pride Magazine interviewed Kieth Cockrell, President of Bank of America Charlotte and Vonshe Jenkins, Bank of America’s Supplier Diversity and Responsible Sourcing Executive, to hear their advice on how diverse companies can build their business pipeline.…
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CMS Needs More Latino Teachers

By Alicia Benjamin Approximately 60 million Latinos live in the U.S., which represents 18.5% of the population, according to the latest U.S. Census Bureau statistics. In Charlotte, Latinos make up 14.3 percent of the population or about 133,000 people. But in Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools (CMS), where the Latino population is 27%, only 2.3% of the teachers are Latino, according to the 2020-21 CMS School Diversity Report. …