I’ll Show Some Pride, Keep Your Fried

What’s wrong with giving away fried foods? Aaron Thomas | Staff Writer I hope you weren’t expecting me to be in the Brickyard for Pan-Afrikan Pride Day. Black Students Board (BSB) gave away free fried wings to those either wearing Pan-Afrikan Pride t-shirts, or able to answer a Pan-Afrikan trivia question, on …

What is Pan Afrikan?

DeErricka Green | Staff Writer  1970 was a year of firsts for African Americans at N.C. State: Willie Burden and Charley Young became the first African Americans to receive football scholarships from the University; the first African American Cultural Center, located in the old YMCA building, was formed; and, most …

The Nubian King and Queen on the Block

The Contestants of Mr. and Ms. Pan Afrika 2013

An Interview with Mr. & Ms. Pan Afrikan 2013  DeErricka Green | Managing Editor  The Pan-Afrikan Scholarship Pageant is an event that UAB President Lauryn Collier brought back to the Festival last year. The Scholarship Pageant embodies the founder of Pan-Afrikan Week, Kwame Nkrumah’s original intent to educate and celebrate …

Pan Afrikan Festival 2013 Kick Started With AATS Fashion Expose

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Kierra Leggett | Editor-in-Chief The African American Textile Society (AATS) is advising everyone to “Stay Fresh” today by purchasing frozen yogurt from Fresh Berry on Hillsborough St. Individuals who display the AATS and Fresh Berry flyer at the time of checkout will have 15 percent of their total purchase donated to …

SLAM the Vote!

Lauryn Collier

  Kierra Leggett | Editor-in-Chief    First impressions are everything and from the moment she set foot into the Nubian Message office for a one on one interview, I knew that I would be SLAMing my vote for Lauryn Collier. In fact, as soon as our interview came to an …