Civil Rights Leader Vernon Jordan, Influential Corporate And Political Adviser, Dies At 85

Vernon Jordan, an influential civil rights leader, corporate powerbroker and adviser to several presidents, died Monday at his home in Washington, D.C., CNN reported. “My father passed away last night around 10p surrounded by loved ones his wife and daughter by his side,” announced his daughter, Vickee Jordan Adams, on Tuesday morning.  Jordan, who was… Continue reading Civil Rights Leader Vernon Jordan, Influential Corporate And Political Adviser, Dies At 85

Black Greekdom Mourns The Passing of Omega Psi Phi Civil Rights Activist Vernon Jordan

The Black fraternity and sorority community is currently mourning the death of civil rights activist and Omega Phi Phi Fraternity, Inc. brother Vernon Jordan. According to CNBC, Jordan died Monday evening at the age of 85. “Vernon E. Jordan Jr. passed away peacefully last evening surrounded by loved ones. We appreciate all of the outpouring… Continue reading Black Greekdom Mourns The Passing of Omega Psi Phi Civil Rights Activist Vernon Jordan

Martin Luther King's Last Speech: "I've Been To The Mountaintop"

Excerpts of Martin Luther King’s last speech. He delivered it on April 3, 1968, at the Mason Temple in Memphis, Tennessee. The next day, King was assassinated. #MLK #MatinLutherKing source

These Are The 6 HBCUs With The Biggest Bragging Rights

Southern University and A&M College is a part of the only HBCU system in the world, Southern University System. Founded during the Reconstruction era in 1880, the university, which began in New Orleans, was designed to provide a public higher learning institution for Black people in Louisiana. Now the university features three campuses across the state,… Continue reading These Are The 6 HBCUs With The Biggest Bragging Rights