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Six Howard University Employees Fired For Misappropriating Financial Aid

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Six Howard University employees were fired last year after an internal investigation found the financial aid office had misappropriated university-based grants to some university...

HBCUs Growing Generations of Bloggers

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The growth of blogging has transitioned beyond the basics of text, there are now VBlogging, MicroBlogging, Podcasting and a host of other resources and...

NSU Coaches Adrian, Giles Receive Contract Extensions

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Norfolk State University Athletics Director Marty Miller announced Thursday that Spartan football coach Pete Adrian has received a two-year contract extension through the 2015 football season and director...

Vice President Biden Announces $25 Million Cybersecurity Grant to HBCUs

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Norfolk State University, a historically black college or university (HBCU), will be the lead site for a $25 million cybersecurity grant for Black colleges...

Reasons Why We Can’t Get To A Place Where Student Protest Is Forbidden

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By Jean Dimeo Within a single academic year, a seeming resurgence of student protests at historically black colleges and universities is calling attention...

The HBCU Buzz Show & Blis.FM To Host Inauguration Party!

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Come Celebrate the Inauguration of President Barack Obama with The HBCU Buzz Show and rest of the Blis.FM Team!    Semi Formal Affair (strictly enforced) Historic 2nd Inauguration of our President in the Nation's...

Howard Alum: ‘I Want Four Years Where I’m Not Judged By The Color Of...

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Brandon E. Patterson, writer for reader-supported nonprofit news organization Mother Nature, shares why America’s black colleges are as important now as they ever were.  Historically black...

Morgan State Grad Ranked Inside the Top 10 on Nation’s Most Influential Scholars in...

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Gloria Ladson-Billings, the past president of American Educational Research Association, and also an alumnae of Morgan State University in Baltimore, is one of 200...

Terrence J and Nia Long Host 24th Trumpet Awards

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Yesterday, lawyers, doctors, politicians, pioneers, entertainers and more were honored at the 24th Trumpet Awards, which recognize history-making Black people for their many contributions...

What You Need To Know Before Launching A Home-Based Business

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According to Small Biz Trends, 69% of entrepreneurs launch their businesses from home. Starting a home-based business can be exciting and lucrative. However, study all aspects of your...

Hampton Alumna, Kai Kitchen Charged With Reckless Driving After Being Stopped Three Times in...

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The mother of a recent historically black university grad charged with reckless driving in Dublin, Va. says her daughter was “stopped three times in...

Johnson C. Smith To Partner with Charlotte School of Law for Dual Degree Program

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Beginning next fall, Johnson C. Smith University and the Charlotte School of Law will be offering a dual degree program which allows students to...

Central State Grad Joshua I. Smith Donates $3K To Jazzy 88.9 WCSU FM

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Central State University alumnus Joshua I. Smith recently stopped by the Mass Communications Center on campus and donated $3,000 to Jazzy 88.9 WCSU FM. "Central...

Former Heavyweight Boxing Champion Joe Frazier dies at 67

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Former heavyweight boxing champion and Olympic winner Joe Frazier died Monday night due to liver cancer at the age of 67. Joe Frazier was born...

Morehouse College Administrator Heads To FAMU As CFO

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Byron Dobson of Tallahassee Democrat reports: Florida A&M University has hired former Morehouse College administrator Alan D. Robertson as its new chief financial officer and...

HBCUs and Stability

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Morris Brown College, one of the nation's oldest black colleges is fighting foreclosure. The college canceled the auction on September 4th and is filing...

ASU chief operating officer Knight Testifies in Sexual & Racial Harassment Case

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John Knight testified in a sexual and racial harassment trial Friday, denying claims that an Alabama State University administrator regularly demeaned employees under his...

Hip Hop Prez off to Exciting Start at Dillard University

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NEW ORLEANS - The new “Hip Hop” President of Dillard University has brought his talents to the Big Easy, already making his presence known...

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