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N.C. A&T Mourns Former Men’s Basketball Coach Gene Littles

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Athletes and others at North Carolina A&T State University are mourning the passing of former coach Gene Littles. The coach had a history at...

Virginia Union Community Mourns Freshman Football Player Who Collapsed During Practice

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The Virginia Union University football fans, students, family members, and more are grieving the life of Quandarius “Quin” Wilburn, yet they are also reflecting...

Author of Best-Selling Book Inspired By Tougaloo College Students Passes Away

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James W. Loewen, author of the national best-seller “Lies My Teacher Told Me,” has passed away at age 79. In the past Loewen had...

Detective Slain At Houston Restaurant Was Southern University Student

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An off-duty New Orleans Police Department officer was tragically gunned down over the weekend after a robbery gone wrong. The man, identified as 13-year...

Dedicated Former Harris-Stowe President Dr. Henry Givens Jr. Has Passed Away

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Dr. Henry Givens Jr., who led Harris-Stowe State University for over 3 decades, has sadly passed away. He was a history-maker, and a...

Civil Rights Leader Gloria Richardson Passes Away

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Known for her activism and for famously pushing a National Guardsman's bayonet out her way, Gloria Richardson was a powerhouse. For years she fought...

Florida Memorial University Placed On Probation

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Florida Memorial University will be on probation for a year, but faculty and staff at the university think it's now moving in the right...

Celebrities, Activists In The HBCU Community Sound Off About Derek Chauvin Sentencing

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Since that fateful day on May 25, 2020, world has been fighting for justice in the name of George Floyd. His callous murder sparked...

Known As “The Voice” of Grambling, Leon Thomas III Succumbs To Cancer

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Sadly, Grambling State University public address announcer Leon Thomas III has passed away. Thomas left his mark on the university with his passion for...

Former FAMU President Frederick S. Humphries Passes Away At 85

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It is with heavy hearts that we announce Frederick S. Humphries, the eighth president of Florida A&M University, has passed away. Humphries became a...

Late Clayton County Commissioner and Tennessee State Alumna Sonna Singleton Gregory Leaves Lasting Legacy

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Tennessee State University alumna Sonna Singleton Gregory sadly passed away recently, yet her efforts during her long lifetime will be remembered by others forever....

Morehouse College Community Mourns Loss of Longtime Head Basketball Coach Grady Brewer

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How Morehouse College is mourning the loss of its legendary basketball coach Grady Brewer. Learn about this Morehouse alum's lengthy legacy in a post...

Vernon E. Jordan Jr., A Howard University Law Graduate, Passes Away At 85

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Vernon E. Jordan Jr., Esq. is being remembered at Howard University after his recent passing on March 1, 2021 at age 85. He was...

Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc. Founder Frank B. Coakley Passes Away

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We are sorry to share the sad news that Frank B. Coakley, a founding member Iota Phi Theta Fraternity Inc. has passed away. The...

NFL Writer And Howard Graduate Terez Paylor Passes Away Unexpectedly At 37

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Sad news for the sports world today. Howard University graduate Terez Paylor has recently passed away. Paylor made a name for himself covering football...

Cicely Tyson Passes Away At 96, Leaving A Legacy At HBCUs And Beyond

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Today, legendary Oscar Award-Winning actress Cicely Tyson has unfortunately passed away. However, the renowned entertainer has left a legacy at HBCUs and beyond that...

NBA Analyst and Jackson State University Alum Sekou Smith Passes Away

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The sports world is mourning the loss NBA sports writer and analyst Sekou Smith, who unfortunately passed of COVID-19 complications. Read more about how...

5 HBCU Presidents To Meet With Google CEO Amid Racism Allegations

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Google's relationships with HBCUs around the nation are in serious jeopardy. While HBCUs lead in producing Black talent in science, technology, engineering and mathematics...