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GSU senior releases second book

Grambling State University student Adrian Consonery Jr., a mass communication major from Marietta, Georgia, recently released his second book titled “Legal Thoughts.” In this book, Consonery is transparent and shares his thoughts as a Black man in America.  “I wanted to capture what I was going through in that […]

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Women’s History Month Profile: Fidelia A. Johnson

Name: Fidelia A. Johnson Born: 1905 Occupation: Educator   Fidelia Adams Johnson spent most of her life developing and finding new ways to improve teacher education in Louisiana. Better known as “Mama Fi” to her students and the community, Johnson was the daughter of Charles P. Adams, the founder of […]

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Women’s History Month Profile:

Mary McLeod Bethune was one of the most influential women in the 20th century. She was not only an educator, she was a civil and women’s rights leader and an advisor during President Franklin Roosevelt’s term. Bethune was born on July 10, 1875, in South Carolina to two former slaves, […]

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Black History Month: Profiling Music Innovator Scott Joplin

For the last 52 years, we have celebrated the accomplishments of African American men and women from the past who used their knowledge, talents, or voice to impact our world and shape our future. Some of those accomplishments include innovations in history, science, medicine, and music.   Scott Joplin was such […]

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GSU junior starts her own makeup artist business,

Kayla Mosby is a Baltimore native and junior here at GSU who is making strides to take the business she began in high school  to another level.   “In the middle of my junior year of high school, I was depressed, so I decided to learn something new. I feel in […]

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Vanderbilt Thompson: A Gramblinite of many roles

Grambling State junior Vanderbilt Thompson, a biology major from  Maricopa, Arizona, is thriving in multiple leadership roles.  Thompson currently holds several leadership positions at GSU. He is the vice president of his fraternity Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. Xi Chapter. “It’s a very demanding role,” Thompson said. “As any leadership […]

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Honoring our Legacy: Phillis Wheatley

Phillis Wheatley, a poetess and change agent, was one of the first African Americans to publish a book while enslaved and was the second woman to ever had published a book during the 1700s.  She was the standard. Wheatley set the standard for what could be produced from a Black […]