By Sheryl Edwards Special to Frost Illustrated Courtesy of American Legion Post 148 As a salute and honor to veterans, American Legion Post 148 held its Sixth Annual Veterans Day Scholarship Program on Nov. 9, which was hosted by Commander Jesse Booker and ALR Director Bennie Edwards. During the program, they recognized and honored veterans […]
By Marc Morial—In recent years, the debate about ways to close the achievement gap and adequately prepare primary and secondary African American students for success has focused on such remedies as ensuring resource equity, expanding pre-school opportunities, and raising teacher quality.
Frost Illustrated Staff Report Local rising teen pop singer, Haven Unique, lent a hand to the youth journalism program sponsored by Frost Illustrated on Nov. 11. The students conducted a press conference as a learning exercise in which they asked the young artist interview question. According to her website, www.havenunique.com, Haven Unique Burnett-King, born on […]
17-year-old Randon Moore and 16-year-old Quantez Elijah Jet have been accepted to participate in an invitation only Top Gun for Elite Players clinic.
Maybe you’ve heard of Jon Kitna; maybe you haven’t. He was a football player, a quarterback, in the NFL. He played for Seattle, Cincinnati, Detroit and Dallas, and if he was never a marquee quarterback, he was much more than a journeyman.
Eric Hackley interviews Michelle Baymon and daughter Jada Baymon, who plays football for Shawnee Middle School.
(GIN)—The National Museum of African Art in Washington, D.C., was the venue for the Children’s Africana Awards and Book Festival Nov. 9. The annual event was sponsored by Africa Access, a nonprofit organization founded in 1989. Africa Access, according to their website, “was founded to help schools, public libraries, and parents improve the quality of […]
The annual Smart Girls Brilliant Women luncheon is set for November 7 at the Boys & Girls Club, 2609 Fairfield Ave., from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Sue Ehinger PhD, President of Parkview Hospital and affiliates, will be honored as the 2013 Brilliant Woman Keynote speaker.