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Parents of Murdered Army Lieutenant Appeal to White House For Arlington National Cemetery Burial

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Army Lieutenant Richard Collins III was a Bowie State University student days away from graduation when he was tragically killed. Earlier this year, a...

11-Year-Old Entrepreneur With Autism Receives Full Ride To HBCU Florida Memorial University

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Florida Memorial University is extending an early invitation to a young, ambitious entrepreneur. Learn more in the story by Atiya Jordan at Black Enterprise...

Houston Community Mourns TSU’s DJ D Baby, Who Tragically Fell Off Balcony

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Darian "DJ D Baby" Lewis is being mourned after she tragically fell from a balcony earlier this month, later causing her death. Learn more...

Mary McLeod Bethune’s Statue Unveiling Makes History At U.S. Capitol

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Mary McLeod Bethune, whom Bethune-Cookman University was named after, has a statue that is making history in the U.S. Capitol! Learn more in the...

Livingstone College Inches Closer To University Status By Offering First-Ever Master’s Program

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Livingstone College is yet another HBCU that is seeking to transform from a college to a university through the leverage of offering master's programs!...

Rapper Ja Rule Pledges Portion of NFT Proceeds to HBCUs

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Rapper Ja Rule is the latest entertainer that has pledged to donated funds to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) around the country. At...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

Claflin University launches partnership with London Metropolitan University

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Claflin University in South Carolina has formed a groundbreaking partnership with a university in London, opening up opportunities for travel, scholarships and more. Learn...

Zindzi Thompson Set To Make History As The Youngest Black Woman To Graduate From...

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A student at Meharry Medical College will be making history when she graduates this weekend! Learn more in the release from Afrotech by Samantha...

Atlanta Officers Won’t Face Charges From 2020 Arrest of Morehouse and Spelman Students

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The AUC community and beyond is in shock after learning that a violent day in 2020 will end in no charges. Learn more in...