Jesse Jackson is hospitalized after he fell and hit his head at Howard University

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS CHICAGO — The Rev. Jesse Jackson was hospitalized Monday in Washington, D.C. after falling and hitting his head while helping Howard University students who are protesting living conditions on campus, according to a spokesman. The 80-year-old Chicago civil rights leader was entering a campus building when he fell and hit his head, according to Jackson spokesman Frank Watkins. Jackson’s staff took him to Howard University Hospital for various tests including a CT scan which came back normal. Watkins said Jackson would be kept at the hospital overnight…

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Nigerian Dr. Tunde Sotunde is new President and CEO of Blue Cross Blue Shield, North Carolina, USA.

“A man who humbles himself by his own words and actions is destined for greater things.” By Abraham Ariyo, M.D.July 15th, 2020 I am pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Babatunde Sotayo Sotunde as Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately.Prior to this, he was the President and CEO of Anthem’s Medicaid division, overseeing a revenue of $33 billion, a figure higher than our country’s (Nigeria) 2020 revised national budget. Anthem’s total revenue was $104 billion in 2019.Dr. Sotunde is a friend,…

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HOWARD UNIVERSITY ANNOUNCES THE PASSING OF THE HONORABLE ELIJAH E. CUMMINGS

Written by Howard Newsroom Staff Dear Howard University Community, It is with a heavy heart that I share news on the passing of The Honorable Elijah E. Cummings, a powerhouse voice for the unheard, servant leader and my friend. Born on January 18, 1951 to sharecroppers, Congressman Cummings graduated with honors from Baltimore City College High School in 1969. He was a class of 1973 graduate of alma mater. When Howard University campus political activists are mentioned, his name must be included. He held a campus position every year since…

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