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Footwear Designer Seeks To Reopen Michigan’s Only HBCU, Lewis College of Business

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Lewis College of Business may be making a comeback thanks to a determined Black shoe designer! Get the full story from Kim Kozlowski and...

Fisk University To Debut Three New Academic Programs Beginning Next Fall

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Fisk University students interested in social work, kinesiology, and leadership will have new academics opportunities at the institution come next fall! Learn more about...

North Carolina HBCU Students Surprised With Cleared Debt On Nick Cannon Show

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Three HBCU students will have their college debt cleared thanks to the generosity of Howard University student Nick Cannon! Get the full story from...

Two Buildings At N.C. A&T To Be Renamed After Notable Alumni

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Two buildings on the N.C. A&T State University campus initially named after problematic figures will be renamed to honor two notable alumni! Get the...

Dillard Director Dr. Ashraf Esmail Talks Missing People Of Color, Slain Southern Student

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The recent disappearance and later discovery of murder victim Gabby Petito has captured the nation, and the coverage on her case is causing pain...

Grambling State Alumnus Ronnie Coleman Receives Arnold Classic Lifetime Achievement Award

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Ronnie Coleman, a former Grambling State University football player and bodybuilder who has won Mr. Olympia eight times was just honored. Get the full...

Virginia Union University Records Highest Student Retention Rate Ever

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It's official! Virginia Union University recently announced this week that it has just recorded its highest student retention rate of students in its history....

HBCU Community Mourns Jelani Day, AAMU Graduate

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Very sad news has unfolded today in the HBCU community. The body Alabama A&M University graduate and Illinois State University graduate student Jelani Day...

N.C. A&T Mourns Former Men’s Basketball Coach Gene Littles

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Athletes and others at North Carolina A&T State University are mourning the passing of former coach Gene Littles. The coach had a history at...

2 ECSU Graduate Education Programs Receive Advanced Accreditations

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Multiple Master's programs at the Elizabeth City State University have received advanced accreditation recently! Get the full story from the ECSU Newsroom below. Elizabeth City...

Morris Brown To Fix Windows In Historic Fountain Hall

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Morris Brown College is restoring Fountain Hall, a building with beautiful architecture that has remained on the campus for over 100 years. Learn about...

TSU’s Bullard Center For Environmental and Climate Justice Receives $4M From Bezos Earth Fund

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Texas Southern University has received a substantial grant to support its center for environmental and climate justice, named after an advocate that has been...

The 2021 Class of Nike Yardrunners Are Dominating The Sports World

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The 16 honorees are thriving in sports like track, equestrian, cheerleading, basketball, and more! There are HBCU students and alumni that have made history in...

Alabama A&M University Establishes First Master’s Degree Apprenticeship Program At An HBCU

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Alabama A&M University has just made history with its new apprenticeship program, and the it will benefit vulnerable people in need of social services....

N.C. A&T Announces It Has Reached Highest Student Enrollment Ever

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With over 13,300 students, North Carolina A&T State University has officially reached the highest amount of students enrolled at one time ever! Learn more...

Edward Waters Marks Highest Enrollment In Two Decades

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Edward Waters University has surpassed its enrollment for the first time in over two decades! Get the official states in the EWU release below. University...

Elizabeth City State University Reaches Highest Enrollment Since 2013

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Elizabeth City State University is celebrating after reaching a milestone in enrollment that hasn't been seen in almost 10 years! Learn more in the...

PepsiCo’s Dedication To Racial Equality Is The Heart Of Its HBCU Support

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In the wake of the racial injustices and turmoil of 2020, companies around the world grappled with how to have difficult but genuine conversations...