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George Cooper, Head of White House HBCU Office, Dies

The White House on Sunday announced the death of George Cooper, executive director of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities. In his career, Cooper was...

New Bill Could Do More Harm Than Good To Three NC Historically Black Colleges

On Tuesday, Senator Tom Apodace introduced a bill called the “Access to Affordable College Education Act” that will dramatically lower tuition to $500 a semester for in-state...

GOP Cuts Cause Obama Administration to Help HBCUs

By By Abena Agyeman-Fisher To high acclaim, President Barack Obama renewed the White House Initiative on Historical Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in 2010. The initiative proposed nearly $100 million in new...

Man Who Killed former Alabama A&M Employee, Marco McMillian Found Guilty

(WAAYTV) Jury has found a Mississippi man guilty of killing a former mayoral candidate with ties to Huntsville. ABC affiliate WATN reports Lawrence Reed was convicted of murdering Marco McMillian,...

Hampton Student Crashes Into Liquor Store #BuzzKiller

Hampton University student crashed into an ABC liquor store in Virginia. Hampton University student Brittany Porter was particularly surprised by how fast news of this accident spread.

Southern University Rules, Not Liable For Off-Campus Band Hazing Incident from 2008

A state judge has ruled that Southern University is not liable for a former student band leader's off-campus hazing activities that sent two marching band members to...

Alabama State University President Gwendolyn Boyd Suspended By Trustees

Alabama State University's Board of Trustees abruptly suspended its leader of fewer than three years in a vote of no confidence, Diverse Education and other outlets reported. Please join...

Darren Seals, One Of Ferguson’s Prominent Activist, Has Been Killed

Activist Darren Seals, 29, was found with a gunshot wound inside a burning car just outside of Ferguson early Tuesday, according to multiple reports. Seals was one...

3 Members of Florida DOC, Also Members of KKK – Arrested for Murder Plot

Chicago Tribune  Two current and one former prison employee who all belonged to the Ku Klux Klan planned to kill a black inmate as he was released in...

NAACP’s Rev. William Barber Arrested During House Session #Buzz Killer

The Rev. William Barber, head of the North Carolina branch of the NAACP, was removed from today's session of the N.C. House by General Assembly police officers...

Bill Cosby’s Legal Woes Continue

Judy Huth claims that the entertainer committed sexual battery against her in 1974 Bill Cosby’s legal troubles continued on Wednesday, when the California Court of Appeal rejected Cosby’s...

Hampton University Suicide Being Investigated by Police

Police in Hampton, Virginia are investigating a death that happened on the campus of Hampton University. It is believed to have taken place in the William R. & Norma...

Inside The Tense, Unusual HBCU-White House Relationship

Last year, Omarosa Manigault-Newman wanted Howard University — the historically black school known as “The Mecca” — to welcome Donald J. Trump. The prospect of Trump visiting Howard...

An Open Letter to SC Govenor & House of Representatives: The Closure of South...

To Gov. Nimrata "Nikki" Haley and the South Carolina House of Representatives: "We are loyal sons and daughters Proud to own the name we bear For the truth that thou...

LeMoyne-Owen, Fisk Alum & Former DC Mayor Marion Barry dies at 78

While an undergraduate at LeMoyne College (now LeMoyne-Owen College), Barry picked up the nickname “Shep” in reference to Soviet propagandist Dmitri Shepilov for his ardent support...

NCAT Student, 19-Year-Old Dorian Edwards Killed in a Party Shooting

A 19-year-old Atlanta resident and student at North Carolina A&T State University, was shot and killed at a party early Sunday morning. Dorian Tawan Edwards was killed during a fight...

5 Howard Students Arrested Protesting Sessions’ Nomination

Five Howard University students were arrested Tuesday afternoon after staging a nonviolent sit-in, protesting the confirmation hearing of Attorney General Jeff Sessions — demanding that he withdraws...

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