Senior, Ngebui (Natalie) Chafeh, has been playing volleyball since the third grade. As a first generation African American, (originating form Cameroon) Her parents Monthe and Kweji Chafeh stressed academics, athletics, and religion throughout her childhood. Chafeh was born in Culver … Continue reading
For Immediate Release CONTACT PUBLIC RELATIONS LaToya Young Corsican Media House Latoya.firstname.lastname@example.org BALTIMORE, MD- As The Student Government Association, The Rebirth Administration, vows to reform and restore, they bring to you Morgan State University’s Homecoming “Morgan’s Not The Same”. … Continue reading
Sadly, the “the only way to make it out of the hood is in a casket, or in the back of a police car,” has been the mentality of my surroundings growing up. Growing up, drugs, gun violence, and violence … Continue reading
After nearly two weeks of digging through evidence, interrogating and questioning witnesses, a Defendants refusal of testimony and a debate on whether the murder of 17-year old Trayvon Martin, was self-defense or murder, at last the case has wounded down … Continue reading
With an outstanding shotmaking ability, and the reflex of a mirror, playing professionally, isn’t the dream of choice. Serving a ball, writing a paper or solving a math problem was the easy part, but gaining the motivation was where the problem laid.
Raemel Brooks has always been the child that was way beyond his years.“My mother always told me ‘you’ve been here before’,” he said “I just recently figured out what that meant.” Learning was never a challenge for Brooks, he is the youngest of four children. When his mom, would sit and teach his siblings lessons, he was there, trying to answer the questions. Many of his punishments came from “not minding his business, as he described, how he would interject often, whenever he knew the answer.
Highly skilled jobs in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics- known as STEM- are expected to increase by 2014, according to the National Aeronautics and Space administration (NASA). But, according to STEMconnector, a historic national report, blacks will probably have few of them.
“I believe these numbers are so low because a lot of African Americans are scared of the challenges that they will face in math and science classes,” Michael Reid, a junior engineering major at Morgan State University said.
Morgan is doing something about that.
To hide in a secret hiding place while playing “hide-n-seek”, or under the blankets when hearing that scary noise from the other room, or even to hide behind a door, to startle your friend, is far more comfortable than to … Continue reading