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Norfolk State University Professor to Help Decide Virginia’s New U.S. Capitol Statue
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Norfolk State University Professor to Help Decide Virginia’s New U.S. Capitol Statue

July, 2020 — Dr. Colita Nichols Fairfax, NSU professor of social work, was recently appointed by Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam, as a member of the newly created Commission for Historical Statues in the United States Capitol. The commission is charged with recommending a new historical figure to replace the Robert E. Lee statue that is … Continue reading

PVAMU’s Mellon Center for Faculty Excellence launches virtual series on race, Black lives, protests
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PVAMU’s Mellon Center for Faculty Excellence launches virtual series on race, Black lives, protests

(July 1, 2020)– PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas (June 30, 2020) – The Mellon Center for Faculty Excellence at Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) is hosting a virtual lecture series to discuss the current systemic feature of race, the continued attack on Black bodies, and the subsequent protests to address structural racism in American society. From mid-June … Continue reading

JCSU mother and daughter share passion for social work and graduation
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JCSU mother and daughter share passion for social work and graduation

July 1, 2020— On Friday, June 5, 2020 Lelia Jackson ‘20 and her daughter Kneadee Lester-Jackson ‘20 both received their diplomas from President Clarence D. Armbrister during Johnson C. Smith University’s diploma pick-up. “It was at that moment when our vehicle was next and the president walked towards us that tears just automatically started coming … Continue reading