Education

Some SC schools switching to virtual learning on Friday due to weather

SOUTH CAROLINA, USA — Several school districts in South Carolina are changing schedules this week due to expected impacts from Tropical Storm Ian.  The following school districts in South Carolina will switch to virtual learning Friday as a precaution ahead of Ian:  Chesterfield County had an early release day Thursday before Friday’s remote learning day.…
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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…