Two African American Men Honored With Prestigious Awards

David L. Shabazz, an assistant professor of journalism and associate chair in the School of Humanities and Performing Arts at Kentucky State University, will received two awards from the Broadcast Education Association at the organization’s Festival of Media Arts ceremony in Las Vegas on April 8, 2019. He will receive an award of excellence for “Arts in Education” in the radio station promo, PSA, commercial category, as well as the best of competition for “Vengeance” in the episodic short scriptwriting category.

Professor Shabazz is a graduate of Benedict College in Columbia, South Carolina. He holds a master’s degree from the University of South Carolina and a master’s degree from Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.

James L. Moore III, vice provost for diversity and inclusion and chief diversity officer at Ohio State University, has received the Dr. Asa G. Hilliard Model of Excellence Award from the College Board. The award honors individuals or organizations that have encouraged African American students to strive for academic success. In addition to his administrative roles at Ohio State, Dr. Moore serves as the first executive director of the Todd Anthony Bell National Resources Center on the African American Male and as the inaugural EHE Distinguished Professor of Urban Education in the College of Education and Human Ecology. He is internationally recognized for his research on African American males, school counseling, gifted education, higher education, multicultural education/counseling, and STEM education.

Dr. Moore is a graduate of Delaware State University where he majored in English education. He holds a master’s degree and doctorate both in counselor education from Virginia Tech.


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