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The annual Southern Regional Press Institute (SRPI) is a conference for journalism and mass communication students at Savannah State University (SSU). It was founded in 1951 by Wilton C. Scott, the director of public relations at the University.
(CNN) -- Actor Jussie Smollett paid two men $3,500 to stage an attack on himself last month, taking "advantage of the pain and anger of racism to promote his career," Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie T. Johnson said Thursday.
The Savannah Black Heritage Festival in cooperation with Beech Institute presented SCAD’s “In Tune: The Ben Tucker Story” documentary, delineating the life and legacy of one of Savannah’s most famous jazz celebrities, Benjamin Tucker.
The study of black history, black press and the challenge of being a black young adult nowadays was the focus of the Ben Chavis’s speech at Savannah State University on Monday afternoon.
During what has become the longest federal government closure in United States' history, Americans have started to wonder what measures they can take to ensure the safety of the meals that are being prepared for their families.
Teachers and public school systems all over America are taking a loss. The United States is experiencing one of the greatest shortages in teachers and state educators in over a decade. Since the early 1990s, the national enrollment number of those in teacher education programs has drasticall…
Over one hundred citizens gathered in peaceful protest at the Savannah office of Buddy Carter as part of the #NoOneIsAbovetheLaw protest movement which swept the nation at 5 p.m. local time yesterday evening in order to protect the ongoing Mueller investigation.
As the midterm elections come to an end, lines are filling up with people going out to cast their vote in the 2018 election. This election is historical because Stacey Abrams could possibly be the first African-American woman governor in the United States.
Mental health has been on the forefront of many discussions this year after high-profile suicides like those of celebrity chef Anthony Bourdain and designer Kate Spade. Approximately 1 in 5 adults in the United States suffer from a mental health illness, according to the National Alliance on…
Tuesday evening at Savannah State University, gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, arrived to give a speech at the gazebo to encourage early voting. The crowd, filled with students, alumni, members of the press and community, brimmed towards the street. The crowd chanted, “Stacey, Stacey, …
Savannah State University announced on Tuesday that due to inclement weather, the university is now closed and classes are suspended on Wednesday, October 10.
Today is the last day to register to vote in Georgia and Florida. Voter registration is even easier now with the help of social media campaigns and even celebrities helping fans get registered.
(CNN) -- At least four people, including a mother and her infant, have died in North Carolina as Hurricane Florence slowly moves through the Carolinas, officials said Friday.
The Savannah State Lady Tigers Softball team (5-12) took on the University of Maryland Eastern Shore (1-17) in a home doubleheader Wednesday afternoon. Winds were around 10 mph and the temperature was in the mid 50’s making the conditions for the game much colder and windier than usual.
The pre-dawn hours of Jan. 31 will host an incredibly view of a super blue blood moon. According to NASA, people living in North America will be able to see the eclipse before sunrise on Wednesday. For eager stargazers the upcoming night will be a “once in a blue moon” treat. Savannah State…
Included in several actions to reverse Obama-era policies, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has announced plans to dismantle net neutrality regulations on internet providers.
Wednesday, Dec. 6, President Donald Trump announced he was moving the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem, recognizing it as the capital of Israel, in a speech delivered at the White House.
Savannah State University represented well at the 10th annual HBCU Career Development Marketplace Conference held at the University of Maryland, College Park.
On Tuesday, October 24th The American League champion Houston Astros met The National League champion Los Angeles Dodgers for Game 2 of the MLB World Series. This game has already been labeled one of the best games in MLB history.
Three Savannah State University volleyball players are working with members of the International Education Center staff to help the people of Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria left much of the U.S. territory destroyed.
What was meant to be one of the biggest moments in history turned out to be nothing but a rainy day that covered the excitement of Savannah State students. Since 1918, it has been 99 years since the last sighting of the solar eclipse for the United States.
Saturday was a defining moment in history as white supremacists would march the streets of the Charlottesville, Va., declaring their hatred for African-Americans, Jews and other minority groups.
Just earlier today in a series of tweets President Trump announced his ban on transgender indiviuals from the U.S. military. This ban comes as a reversal than what the Obama administration decided that would allow transgender recuits to serve.
Savannah State University President Cheryl Dozier addressed the press in front of Hill Hall on Savannah State University’s campus to discuss the meeting she and other presidents of Historically Black Colleges and Universities attended in Washington, D.C. earlier this week.
Savannah State University is working to educate its international students on their rights in the United States. About 40 students attended a lecture Thursday Feb. 16 in Hubert Hall titled, "Know Your Rights: International Students".
Republican members of the Constitution Subcommittee in the House of Representatives held a hearing today on “The State of Religious Liberty in America” to address the recent executive order from President Donald Trump that restricted access to the United States from travelers from seven Musl…
A group of several hundred people gathered in Johnson and Wright squares in downtown Savannah on Saturday to show solidarity with what has been called one of the largest protests in U.S. history.
Savannah State University students and Savannah residents say they were disgruntled by this weekend’s events in Washington, particularly Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration and the Women’s March on Washington.
It doesn’t seem like eight years ago Barack Hussein Obama made history by becoming our nation’s first African-American president. Now, we are only eight days away before he will be leaving office.
The campaign season will be over after Nov. 8, when voters will go to the polls to decide between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, Republican nominee Donald Trump and several third party candidates for President of the United States.
A group of gentlemen sit in a family recovery meeting at the Recovery Place on 65th Street in Savannah, Ga. Most of these men are here for simple battery or domestic violence abuse charges. Previously, they had been discussing a lesson on conflict resolution. What methods could they have use…
Savannah State University alum Lazarius Leysath won the first place Grand Champion title of the 2016 Thomas Breakfast Food Truck Battle. He is the owner and operator of Ken’s All Star Cart & Catering, which provides affordable and convenient meal options to working professionals and more…
All Chatham County and its residents are now being urged to evacuate to a safer area due to the anticipation of Hurricane Matthew which is expected to make its way to Savannah early Friday morning.
Hurricane Matthew has been in Haiti and other parts of the Caribbean throughout this week. However, as the storm is approaching the coastal southeastern region of the United States, Savannah State students are taking precautions to get to safer locations.
Within eye distance of the Washington Monument, sits the National Museum of African American History and Culture, a 400,000 square-foot building comprised of over 100,000 donated artifacts and an assortment of stories.