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Third Generation North Carolina A&T State University Grad Commissioned in U.S. Air Force

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NORTH CAROLINA A&T STATE - Second Lt. Kristofer Grimes is the personification of “Aggie Born and Bred.” He represents the third generation...

HBCU Grad Made The Adult Drink Of Choice During Coronavirus Lockdown

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In these times of uncertainty, many people have begun working at home due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. The change in setting is new. But...

5 Black Fraternity Presidents Write Open Letter to Department of Justice for Ahmaud Arbery

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In the wake of Ahmaud Arbery's case, Black community leaders across the nation rally to show their support for his family and their discontent with...

Atlanta HBCUs Suffering Financially Pandemic

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The coronavirus pandemic has hit so many people in the pocket, and historically black colleges and universities say they were hit the hardest. Many of...

Harveys Donate $100,000 for Hampton University Students During Pandemic

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Dr. and Mrs. William R. Harvey are doing their part to assist Hampton University students during these unprecedented times by making a donation of $100,000...

Kamala Harris Says Attending Howard University Was A Childhood Dream Come True

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Tanya Christian of Essence explores Sen. Kamala Harris' childhood dream of attending Howard University and shares her story: When Kamala Harris enters...

Delaware State University Will Celebrate Graduating Class With Joe Biden, Erykah Badu, Billy Porter...

The coronavirus pandemic has cancelled a lot — including the most influential milestone for Delaware State University’s (DSU) largest graduating class in 129 years —...

HBCU Student Megan Thee Stallion Is Gunning For No. 1 With ‘Savage’

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Texas Southern University student Megan Thee Stallion could gallop to No. 1 on next week's Billboard Hot 100 given that everything goes to plan for...

Obamas Will Host A Virtual Graduation Event For HBCUs

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On May 16, former president Barack Obama and his wife Michelle Obama will host a virtual graduation event for seniors of historically Black colleges and...

Howard Alumna Debbie Allen Explains How Mom Stopped Her From Pledging AKA

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Today, Strong Black Lead, Netflix’s podcast featuring interviews with legendary Black people in the entertainment industry published their season finale, an interview with Debbie Allen....

Ludacris’ Daughter Is Going To Spelman College

Ludacris’ eldest daughter is continuing a trend we hope to see last: celebrity kids not only heading to college... but Black colleges!

Maryland Congressional Delegation Announces State HBCUs To Get $44M More During Coronavirus Pandemic

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The Maryland congressional delegation announced Tuesday that more than $46 million in additional funding is being released to mostly historically black colleges and universities to...

Son Of NFL Legend Jim Brown Commits To Hampton University

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Like father, like son! Aris Brown will continue in his legendary father's footsteps, being an athlete at the collegiate level. The...

Nearly $1.4 Billion In Additional CARES Act Relief Funds To HBCUs

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WASHINGTON — U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos announced today that nearly $1.4 billion in additional funding will be directed to Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs),...

Mississippi Valley State University Will Hold Virtual Commencement

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Although the COVID-19 pandemic has necessitated postponement of the traditional graduation ceremonies set for May 9, Mississippi Valley State University is pleased to announce plans...

South Carolina State University to Hold Virtual Commencement

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South Carolina State University will hold a virtual commencement ceremony to confer degrees upon graduates of the institution's class of 2020.

Former Quarterback, HBCU Football Legend, NFL Star Tarvaris Jackson Dies In Car Accident

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The NFL released heartbreaking news: Former NFL quarterback Tarvaris Jackson died in a car crash on Sunday night. He was 36. Jackson...

Hank Aaron and Thomas Moorehead Donate More Than Half A Million Dollars to Bethune-Cookman...

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DAYTONA BEACH, FL –The families of Billye and Hank Aaron along with Thomas and Joyce Moorehead have donated more than $604,000 to Bethune-Cookman University as...

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