Howard grad becomes California’s first female and first African American attorney general
Harris attended Howard University in Washington, D.C., where she was initiated into Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority, and received her Juris Doctor (JD) from University of California, Hastings College of the Law in 1989.
The President & First Lady explain Child Nutrition Bill
All children should have the basic nutrition they need to learn and grow and to pursue their dreams, because in the end, nothing is more important than the health and well-being of our children
Missing a parent-teacher conference could mean jail time for Detroit residents
A Detroit-area prosecutor is pushing a proposed statewide law that could jail parents for up to three days for repeatedly missing parent-teacher conferences
Republican Sen. Graham plans to alter the Amendment that gave African Americans citizenship rights
The 14th Amendment ensured black citizenship when it was ratified in 1868. According to Senator Graham and other Republican leaders, the rationale of senators calling for hearings on the 14th Amendment is supposedly a concern about illegal immigration.
23 year old pleads guilt to torching Black Church
A 23-year-old Springfield man pleaded guilty yesterday to torching a predominantly black church in November 2008, a crime that prosecutors said was motivated by racial hatred over Barack Obama’s election hours earlie
New Arizona Law bans teaching Ethnic Studies
A bill that aims to ban ethnic studies in Arizona schools was signed into law Tuesday by Gov. Jan Brewer
FAMU College of Law is most diverse in the nation
The Florida A&M University (FAMU) College of Law was recognized by U.S. News & World Report for having the most diverse law school in the nation – for the second consecutive year
FAMU sues to get “sex tape” off the web
On Wednesday, the Florida A&M University settled a lawsuit it filed last month in U.S. District Court against the operator of a sexually explicit Web site that posted the video featuring what falsely appeared to be eight students having an orgy