Chicago State University: Professor Christine Houston’s Excellence in Playwriting

Chicago State University: Professor Christine Houston’s Excellence in Playwriting

Professor Christine Houston is a celebrated and award-winning playwriter who is also a committed and highly respected educator at Chicago State University.  Home to many minorities in the Windy City, this college currently has a 75 percent African-American student population. Although it is not a “historically black college or university,” much of the student body […]

Maxine Waters to Receive NAACP Chairman’s Award

Maxine Waters to Receive NAACP Chairman’s Award

Congresswoman Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) will be the recipient of the NAACP Chairman’s Award, according to an announcement on Feb. 8, 2019. The prestigious award is given to individuals who are role models in public service and create change. Leon W. Russell, Chairman of the NAACP National Board of Directors, announced he would be honored to […]

The Problem With the NAACP Image Awards Ceremony [Video]

The Problem With the NAACP Image Awards Ceremony [Video]

The NAACP Image Award is an accolade presented by the American National Association for the Advancement of Colored People to honor African-Americans who are outstanding in the arts such as film, television, music and literature. With similarities to other awards ceremonies, namely the Grammy’s and Oscars, the categories are voted on by members of the […]

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