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by Frederick H. Lowe
Grammy Award-winning jazz musicians Herbie Hancock and Wayne Shorter have joined the faculty as professors of the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance, the Herb Alpert School of Music at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) announced recently.
Hancock, a pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer, and Shorter, a saxophonist, who is considered the greatest living jazz composer, are teaching at the Institute of Jazz, a two-year graduate program that accepts one ensemble of musicians for each class.
The U. S. State Department has issued a travel advisory, urging Americans not to travel to Mali, a landlocked West African country, because of a loss of government control in Mali's northern provinces and ongoing threats of attacks and kidnappings of Westerners in the region just north of the country.
Individuals are being urged to give a day of service to mark Dr. Martin Luther King's federal holiday, which is January 21, 2013. Dr. King was born on January 15, 1929, in Atlanta.
The goal is to make it the nation's largest minority-owned trucking company
by Frederick H. Lowe
Black Entertainment Television co-founder Robert L. Johnson has purchased R.
1908 ----- Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority was founded on this date by nine women, known as The Original Group of 1908, at Howard University in Washington, DC.
Don Cheadle won the Golden Globe for the Best Actor in a Television Comedy Series or a Musical on Sunday night at the 70th annual Golden Globe Awards in Beverly Hills, Calif.
The Hurston/Wright Foundation has extended the deadline for its two-day workshop for college writers.
The deadline is January 20, 2013, for the workshop, which is scheduled for March 23-24 at Howard University in Washington, D.C.
Registration is now open for the Coalition of Schools Educating Boys of Color (COSEBOC) conference, which will be held April 25-27 in Chicago.
The 2013 Harlem Fine Arts Show is scheduled from Feb. 7-10 at The Riverside Church in New York.
The event is the premier showcase for exhibiting modern art and Diasporic Art.