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FAMU Mourns Student Who Died After Boating Accident Off Panama City Coast

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — The Florida A&M University community is mourning the loss of 21-year-old Te-Andre Brown after he drowned while trying to save someone...

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...

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,...

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...

HBCUs Pay Higher Fees To Borrow Money. Research Links That Premium To Racism.

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Historically black colleges and universities looking to raise money for major projects face higher fees than their non-HBCU counterparts, even...

Court-Ordered Mediation In Maryland HBCU Case Ends Without Agreement

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Court-ordered mediation of a 13-year-old case brought by a coalition of historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) has ended without a resolution.

2 Clark Atlanta, 2 Spelman Students Shot at Block Party

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Four HBCU students in Atlanta, GA are recovering after being shot during a back-to-school block party on Tuesday night. Two of the students are Clark Atlanta...

Albany Alums Are Still Fired Up Over A Controversial Bill

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Albany leaders and alumni from three of Georgia’s historically black colleges and universities (HBCU), are still fired up over a controversial...

Morris Brown College Remains Focused, Despite Having Just 42 Students

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Driving around the Atlanta University Center one sunny afternoon, Dr. Kevin E. James, Morris Brown College’s interim president, had a lot on his mind. Only...

Colin Kaepernick Mural In Atlanta Destroyed Days Before Super Bowl

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Just two days before Super Bowl LIII, a prominent mural of Colin Kaepernick was torn down in Atlanta. The mural, which was located on a...

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. Celebrates The Life Of Member Aretha Franklin

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WASHINGTON, DC - Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc. joins with the family and loved ones of Aretha Franklin in grieving the loss of this music giant. We...

HBCU Fans React On Twitter To Morgan State Alum Mo’Nique’s Plea For Help

Morgan State University alumna and Oscar winner Mo'Nique definitely has something to say, but her plea for help has not been received with universal acclaim. "I am...

Spelhouse Students Go On Hunger Strike for Better Meal Plans

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A group of Spelman and Morehouse College students are on a hunger strike, in an attempt to change school policy and allow the donation of campus meals...

Howard University Cheerleaders Takes a Stand by Taking a Knee

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WASHINGTON — A few minutes before kickoff last Saturday at Howard University’s Greene Stadium — about two miles from the White House — the public address announcer...

Donny Picks Unqualified Johnathan Holifield as HBCU Chief, Not Surprised

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We all saw this coming, nothing new.  According to The Root; white America’s president furthered his anti-black agenda Monday when Donald Trump selected an untrained, ill-equipped executive director...

Why Did Betsy DeVos Meet Privately With HBCU Leaders?

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Education Secretary Betsy DeVos met with leaders of several historically black colleges and universities in Florida on Wednesday. The roundtable event was not listed on DeVos' public schedule, which...

Man Accused of Killing Bowie State Student Indicted For Murder

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The man accused of killing a Bowie State University student earlier this year has been indicted for his murder. Sean Urbanski, a 22-year-old white student at the University...

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