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Diddy Pledges Millions To HBCUs During BET Lifetime Achievement Award Speech

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Two HBCUs will be receiving millions from celebrated artist and entrepreneur Sean "Diddy" Combs after he pledged the funds during an acceptance speech at...

Jackson State To Host Over 100 High School Students For eSports Program

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This July, Jackson State University is looking to fill its campus with high schoolers interested in gaming. Learn more in the JSU release below. Jackson...

Atlanta’s HBCU Staff Train On How To Respond To Active Shooter Situation

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Staff representing Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, and Spelman College recently worked to prepare for an active shooter situation. Learn more in the story...

Questions Remain After Former JCSU Standout Jovontay Williams Dies In Police Custody

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The family of Jovontay Avery Williams is mourning his loss and fighting for answers after he passed away in police custody earlier this month....

Lincoln University In Missouri Removes Test Scores From Admission Requirements

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Lincoln University in Missouri is making applications easier for potential students thanks to a helpful new change. Learn more in the story by Ryan...

Should an HBCU Recruit White Students?

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The role of Lincoln University in its Missouri community has many asking questions about its recruiting practices. Learn more in the story by Sara...

Top Locations For Entry-Level Jobs For HBCU/HSI Professionals

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Each year, thousands of HBCU seniors earn their diplomas and begin an exciting journey of life as an HBCU graduate. However, while it may...

Florida Memorial University No Longer On Probation, Accreditation Restored

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Florida Memorial University's hard work and sacrifice has paid off with a restored accreditation! Learn more in the story by Jimena Tavel at the...

Sheriff’s Deputy and UMES Alumnus Mourned After Fatal Attempt To Capture Fugitive

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University of Maryland at Eastern Shore alumnus Glenn Hilliard is being mourned after being fatally injured on duty. Learn more in the story Michelle...

Former Deputy Charged In Mothers Day Crash Posts Bond

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A Claflin University alumna and South Carolina State University alumna are among the dead from a terrible accident where a deputy hit and killed...

White House Initiative on HBCUs Names 2022 HBCU Scholars

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The White House's Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities has named it's next class of scholars, who hail from states across the country!...

The Big Homecoming Is An HBCU Lover’s Dream

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Juneteenth Weekend in Atlanta, GA The HBCU experience is so priceless and even better, each HBCU campus has its own flavor. What if it was...

Georgia Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan Appoints HBCUs Study Committee

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Geoff Dunn, Georgia's Lieutenant Governor, has begun a study committee to support the state's many HBCUs. Learn more in the story from Dave Williams...

North Carolina Dedicates Historical Marker To First Black Woman Licensed To Practice Law In...

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A Livingstone College alumna who made history in more than one way will be honored in North Carolina! Learn more in the story from...

White House Policy Advisor Shares What Corinthian College News Means For Larger Debt Relief

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Burdening student loan debt affects the lives of millions of current and former college students across the country. The Biden-Harris Administration has made loan...

Mississippi Valley State Becomes First HBCU In State To Offer Prison College Program

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Mississippi Valley State University is leading a prison reform initiative with a new education pipeline for incarcerated people! Learn more in the story by...

HBCU Graduate To Have Connecticut Street Named After Her

Joyce Yerwood, who was just honored at her alma mater Meharry Medical College, is now being honored again in Connecticut. Learn more in the...

Three Shot At High School Graduation on Xavier University of Louisiana Campus

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What should be a happy day for many graduating high school seniors has been ruined by a shooting on the campus of Xavier University...