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The FDA authorizes Moderna and J&J COVID vaccine boosters

The Food and Drug Administration authorized booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccines made by Moderna and Johnson & Johnson following unanimous votes by a committee of independent advisers backing the boosters last week. In a related decision, the FDA also authorized boosters that differ from the vaccine originally used to immunize a person against COVID-19. So, for instance, a person who got a Johnson & Johnson vaccine could receive one from Moderna or Pfizer-BioNTech as a booster. The...

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Alabama A&M Students showcase how cool their state is and what student voting means to them.

S.G.A. Executive President, Engineer Major, Austin Smith and Communications Major Amaya Rearden representing Alabama in the Students Learn Students Vote Post-Election Gathering State Roll Call.

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Erica Fox Washington, Program Director has a sit down with First Lady, Abbiegail Hugine to talk about the First Lady Initiative Luncheon and explains how students and alumni can help be a part of the scholarship.

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On the latest edition of WJAB's "Yo! Just Checkin In" hoat Marcus Sims discusses Homecoming 2021 with Dr. Brittany Holloman.

Dr. Holloman currently serves as the Interim Associate Vice President of Student Affairs and Judicial Appeals at Alabama A&M University. There will be a lot of excitement of "The Hill", find out all the details here!

UPDATE: AAMU Mourns Death of Alum Jelani Day

25 Year old disappeared on August 24th. A body found September 4th was identified September 23rd as Jelani Day.


The Alabama A&M University graduate and Illinois State University graduate student, Jelani day, 25, vanished on August 24, 2021. 

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Host Marcus Sims talks with Evan Billiter, Dennis Keim and Microwave Dave about Microwave Dave Day 2021 & more on this edition of WJAB's " Yo! Just Checkin In"Proceeds from Microwave Dave Day help in music education in Tennesse Valley schools.  Click here to watch and listen!

On this edition of WJAB's "YO! Just Checkin In" host Marcus Sims speaks with Alabama A&M alum, Alex D Banks II! Alex has a new CD out through promotions of Future Groove. Find out more about this new release, Alex's beginnings in the music industry and much more on the latest edition of Yo!


  On this episode of YO! Just Checkin In, host Marcus Sims speaks with Carrie Humphrey of Dance Africa! This cultural and educational event is aimed towards youth grades third through eighth grade.. Find out more about dance Africa in the history of African dance through this interview.

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The shooting death of director of photography Halyna Hutchins on a film set in Santa Fe, N.M., is a stark reminder to the filmmaking community that, though they work in fantasy, actions on set can have real world consequences.

On Thursday, while filming the Western Rust, the movie's star Alec Baldwin discharged a prop gun, which killed Hutchins and injured director Joel Souza.

Pfizer and its partner BioNTech say their data support authorization of their COVID-19 vaccine in kids 5 to 11.

The Food and Drug Administration released the companies' briefing document this morning in a prelude to a meeting of expert advisers to the agency scheduled for Tuesday.

Baldwin discharged a prop firearm on the set of Rust near Sante Fe, killing the film's director of photography and injuring the director, according to the sheriff's office of Santa Fe County, N.M.

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