ATLANTA (AP) — Porsha Williams of TV’s “Real Housewives of Atlanta” faces a battery charge after fellow cast member Kenya Moore told police she was attacked during filming of the show.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A North Carolina inmate described as a high-ranking member of the Bloods street gang faces a federal kidnapping charge after authorities say he used a mobile phone to help orchestrate the abduction of a prosecutor’s father.
ATLANTA (AP) — Hank Aaron was more relieved than jubilant after he broke Babe Ruth’s home-run record on April 8, 1974.
In summer 2012 during a medical and dental health education program, Shanice Robinson, C’2015, noticed the T-shirt of another participant that read “Global Brigade in Honduras.” Six months later, she and Jasmeka Colvin, C’2014, co-founded the Spelman Global Medical-Dental Brigades. This March they took their first trip – traveling with 22 of their classmates, several […]
Outrage and contempt for the violent treatment of women gave birth to today’s designation of April as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in the United States. According the National Sexual Violence Resource Center, women’s organized protest began in the late 1970s in England with “Take Back the Night” marches that have become a worldwide movement. Having to […]
This year marks the 80th anniversary of the “Spelman Hymn.” Created by Eddye Money Shivery, C’34, the hymn serves as the lyrical lifeline between Spelman alumnae and students. In honor of the anniversary, several daughters of Spelman shared their favorite lines of the hymn and why it serves a special place in their hearts. “Spelman […]
Mary Pickard, C’2015, is very clear about why she decided to run for president of the 2014-2015 Spelman Student Government Association. “During my first two years, Spelman gave so much to me. I had so many opportunities that I probably wouldn’t have had at another institution, so I really wanted to give back to Spelman […]
During the spring 2012, senior Britney Robinson got an idea. After entertaining questions about how she grew her once-permed hair from 3 inches to shoulder length in less than two years, Robinson felt compelled to share. A mathematics major minoring in public health, she established the Coils and Curls Hair Care Association, a registered student […]
Octavia E. Butler Celebration Highlights Arts & Activism William and Camille Hanks Cosby Chair in the Humanities, Tananarive Due, will present the Octavia E. Butler Celebration of Arts and Activism on April 16, 2014. Butler’s legacy as a groundbreaking science fiction writer will be discussed during the event. Activities include an art and black science […]
For the past 87 years, Sisters Chapel has functioned as the spiritual hub for the Spelman College community. Serving as a sacred space for various religious faiths, students have been able to cultivate their faith. For many, expressing faith through the Sisters Chapel Arts Ministry provides a holistic development stage for spiritual gifts, and student […]
“Spelman, thy name we praise…” While these words are uttered from the lips of hundreds throughout the year, annually they take on a special meaning when the collective voices of Spelman students and alumnae sing them together on Founders Day. Founders Day Convocation is a rite of passage for all Spelman women. First-year students pour […]