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Study: Graduating From An HBCU Might Result In Higher Fees, Interest Rates For Personal...

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A study determined graduates of historically Black colleges and universities pay more for personal loans compared to their counterparts from largely white educational institutions. 

Jackson State University President Resigns, Following Prostitution Sting Arrest

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Jackson State University president William Bynum Jr. resigned from his role leading the 142-year-old institution yesterday, Monday, February 10th, following his arrest in a prostitution...

Morgan State University To Offer Three Degree Programs In Ghana Following Board Approval

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BALTIMORE — Morgan State University (MSU) is slated to establish an international presence on the African continent by way of a new pilot program. During the...

Howard University Introduces New Head Football Coach

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WASHINGTON — Larry Scott is the new head football coach at Howard University. Scott comes to Howard after spending the last four...

Central State University Names Jack Thomas As Next President

Central State University has named its next president, this time deciding to be led by a male leader. The black college’s...

Meet The HBCU Grad Who Is Making A Splash As A Clothing Line Owner

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Being a black small-business owner is tough. It does not matter how many years of experience in your field that you have, you just cannot...

FAMU Set To Land Kansas State QB Transfer John Holcombe

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) — It appears as though Florida A&M football has found life after Ryan Stanley: Former Kansas State Quarterback John Holcombe announced his...

Hampton University Marching Force Band Presented With Proclamation From The City

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HAMPTON, Va. (WAVY) – The Hampton University Marching Force received a proclamation of praise during Wednesday night’s City Council meeting. Hampton Mayor...

NBA Hall Of Famer Charles Barkley Will Donate $1M To Miles College In Alabama

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NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley is donating $1 million to help a private, historically black college in Alabama. The former Auburn...

HBCU Grad Oprah Winfrey Is ‘Awake’ But Worried, Waiting On 2020 Frontrunner To Emerge

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Though her brand is heavily tied to optimism, Oprah Winfrey is concerned about the current state the world is in. The influential...

Kissel Pens Op-Ed: ‘Do Failing Historically Black Colleges Deserve Billions In Handouts?’

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In early December, Adam Kissel wrote an opinion editorial on conservative magazine National Review’s website in regards to historically black colleges and universities, or HBCUs,...

Ford Partners With HBCUs To Bring the Ford F-150 Truck To Campuses

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When it comes to contributing to the education of students attending historically black colleges and universities, some companies just make a donation, which is cool, but, for...

Former FAMU Student Killed In Officer-Involved Shooting

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WJAX-TV — Jamee Johnson, the man who was shot and killed in an officer-involved shooting Saturday night, was a former student at Florida A&M University,...

HBCU Alumna, Rep. Frederica Wilson Gives Sec. of Education Betsy DeVos A Piece Of...

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Rep. Frederica Wilson is an politician, but one may questions if she is also an educator, because she schooled Secretary of Education, DeVos.

Cheyney University’s Accreditation Is Reaffirmed

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After years of struggle, the Middle States Commission on Higher Education announced on Monday that Cheyney University—the historically Black university located in Pennsylvania—will keep...

BET Networks And Facebook Watch Launch Digital Series, ‘We Own Homecoming’

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"We Own Homecoming" will examine the history and legacies of HBCU's through the lens of homecomings. There’s a new series all about...

Are Historically Black Colleges And Universities On ‘Brink Of Disaster?’

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Historically black colleges and universities are ‘on the brink of disaster,’ according to The Hechinger Report.  HBCUs enroll and graduate...

Grambling State Legend Willie Brown Dies at 78

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Longtime Oakland Raiders defensive back, Grambling State Alum and Hall of Famer Willie Brown has died at 78, according to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Brown played 16 seasons...

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