Healthy Communities

The dream of Ujima Enterprises is to have students who are centered in their own historical experiences. Such students, given the objectives of the Ujima project, will be capable of creating healthy communities by transforming themselves into viable citizens. Nothing is so correct for these students as the attachment to cultural truths that produce in the children the kind of values that are necessary for advancement.

Dr. Molefi Kete Asante

Toni Morrison to Receive America’s Highest Civilian Honor

The first female secretary of state, a former astronaut, and a musical pioneer are among this year’s recipients of the Medal of Freedom, the nation’s highest civilian honor.

President Barack Obama will award the medals at the White House later this spring.

SOURCE: Toni Morrison to Receive America’s Highest Civilian Honor – [...]

Princeton’s Tracy K. Smith Wins Pulitzer Prize for Poetry

Tracy K. Smith, an assistant professor of creative writing in Princeton University’s Lewis Center for the Arts, today won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for poetry for “Life on Mars,” which the prize committee calls “a collection of bold, skillful poems, taking readers into the universe and moving them to an authentic mix [...]