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Hampton Alum Among 3 American Friends Found Dead in Mexico City Airbnb

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The bodies of three American friends were found in an Airbnb they rented in Mexico to celebrate the Day of the Dead after apparent carbon monoxide poisoning, Mexico City prosecutors said.

Beloved NBA Referee and CAU Alum Passes Away After Battling Pancreatic Cancer

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Longtime NBA referee and Clark Atlanta University (CAU) alum, Tony Brown has passed away from pancreatic cancer at age 55.

North Carolina A&T Student Killed In Off-Campus Homecoming Party Shooting

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North Carolina A&T University's homecoming week turned deadly after a shooting at an off-campus house party on Tuesday night.

Shaw University President Outraged After Students Stopped and Searched At Traffic Stop

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Shaw University President Dr. Paulette Dillard is speaking out eighteen Shaw University students were stopped and searched while riding to an economic conference in Atlanta on Oct. 5.

Wiley College Mourns The Passing of Women’s Basketball Coach Tiffany Jackson

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Wiley College announced on Tuesday that head women's basketball coach Tiffany Jackson has passed away.

Tougaloo Receives a Grant for Security and Mental Health in Wake of Bomb Threats

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Tougaloo College is set to receive $420,000 from the federal government to support campus security and the mental health of students and faculty in response to this year's nationwide bomb threats targeting HBCUs. 

Six HBCU Students Sue State of Florida Over Underfunding and Discriminatory Practices

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On Thursday a class action lawsuit was filed by six Florida A&M University students against the state of Florida alleging decades of discriminatory underfunding of the...

Bethune-Cookman Partners with Ross University School of Medicine for New Medical Program

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Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) and Bethune-Cookman University have partnered to launch a program that will expand educational access for aspiring medical students.

An HBCU Is Among Several Virginia Colleges To Receive Bomb Threats

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Norfolk State University was affected by a rash of bomb threats in Virginia on Tuesday. Learn more from Angelique Arintok and staff at 13...

Alabama State Community Mourns Linebacker Found In Dorm Room

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Alabama State University is mourning one of its own after the unexpected passing of a football player on campus. 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....

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...

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...

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...

Community Mourns Recent Claflin University Graduate Who Was In Fatal Crash Involving Sherrif’s Deputy

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Recent Claflin University alumna Miranda Dantzler-Williams, her mother and sister tragically passed in a horrible Mother's Day accident involving a sheriff's deputy. Learn more...

Delaware State Women’s Lacrosse Team Felt Racially Profiled by Police in Georgia

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Delaware State University lacrosse players are reeling from a recent experience of racial profiling. Get the full story from DSU student Sydney Anderson at...

Howard University Releases Statement After Shocking Vandalism On The Yard

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Students on the Howard University campus made a stunning discovery earlier today, when they found that several Divine 9 plots were defaced on the...

Patricia Johansson, The First White Person to Receive a Bachelor’s Degree at WSSU, Passes...

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Winston-Salem State University is mourning a history-making alumna after she recently passed. Get the story from John Hinton at Journal Now below. Patricia Johansson, who...