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It was the biggest amphibious invasion the world has ever seen, with tens of thousands of Allied troops spread out across the air and sea aiming to get a toehold in Normandy for the final assault on Nazi Germany. And while portrayals of D-Day often depict an all-White host of invaders, in fa…

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Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. It was on June 19, 1865 that Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas with news that the war had ended and that the enslaved were now free. This was two…

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I remember walking through the food court and on to Kennedy Plaza during River Festival a few years ago and wondering why there wasn’t more to do. If you weren’t interested in the concert lineup of the night, beyond filling up on tasty delicacies at the food court, there wasn’t much else to …

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AJ Morris is a graduate transfer 6-foot-3, 180-pound point guard on the Newman University Jets basketball team. Morris received his bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications from Alcorn State University before transferring to Newman to pursue a master’s in Business Administration.