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College Retention Rates Increasing, Maryland Changing Trend, Keeping Students Longer

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BALTIMORE -- Steady progress could help improve college graduation rates and place students on a level playing field. The University System of Maryland Board of Regents has released...

A Colorado NAACP Office Was Bombed Today

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In what appears to be an attack on a well-known civil rights organization, an “improvised explosive device” detonated on Tuesday at the headquarters of the Colorado Springs,...

It’s a Not So Happy Founder’s Day for ‘Sorority Sisters’ Reality Stars

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Updated 1:50 pm EST, 1/25/2015 It was a tragic way to spend Founder’s day for some of the reality television stars on VH1's show 'Sorority Sisters'. Alabama State alumna’s...

Norfolk State Football Signee Shooting in New Jersey

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Norfolk State football signee Dy-Shawn Simpkins Jr., who enrolled in January, was killed in a shooting near his native East Orange, N.J., on Friday, the school announced...

A Case Of Mistaken Identity Turned This HBCU Alum Into Target

Micah David Johnson, a graduate of historically black Huston-Tillotson University in Austin, and also a member of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., spoke with Rolling Out about...

Kentucky State Quarterback, Martez James arrested for sexual harassment before Chicago Football Classic

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A Kentucky State University quarterback in town for the 2012 Chicago Football Classic was arrested Saturday after police said he followed a housekeeper into a room at...

Howard University to Cut About 200 Staff Positions

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Howard University is cutting about 200 staff positions during the next several months, a university spokeswoman said, reducing its workforce by nearly 4 percent. Howard spokeswoman Kerry-Ann Hamilton described...

Norfolk State Off Probation; VSU Warning Continued

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Norfolk State University cleared a significant accreditation hurdle Tuesday when it was removed from probation, but Virginia State University will remain on warning another six months because...

‘Iconic’ Howard University Poet Believes He Was Laid Off After 40 Years

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E. Ethelbert Miller, a noted poet and longtime director of the Afro-American Studies Resource Center at Howard University, believes he was laid off last week in a...

Student Shot in South Carolina State Shooting Pronounced Dead

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Officials at South Carolina State University say a student who was shot outside an on-campus dormitory has died. The university says the man was shot Friday afternoon at...

Australia Say, Speaks-Out Against Rape Culture At Fisk University

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Students from the Fisk University are upset with the administration over the recent mishandling of a sexual assault case to an elected female campus representative,...

N.C. A&T Students Hold Prayer Vigil For Fellow Student Ryan Godwin After His Grandfather’s...

On Monday, North Carolina A&T students converged on campus at the black university for a prayer of support for fellow student Ryan Godwin, whose grandfather, Robert Godwin...

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. 

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 30 minutes” by...

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 employees, the school's...

12 HBCUs Listed On Worst ROI List

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Finance 101 released a list of 30 institutions of higher education. Twelve schools on the list are historically black colleges and universities.

Disrespectful ‘Angry Trayvon’ App Sparks Outrage

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=zeSLQ4BN_I0 If you find George Zimmerman’s defense team’s grotesque framing of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin as a violent, weed-smoking teen who caused his own untimely death repulsive, then prepare yourself for...

Morehouse Students Remembers 2 Fallen Brothers

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Morehouse students recently joined together at King Chapel to remember Kendall Clark, class of 2016, and Brandon Key, class of 2017. Both students passed during winter break at...

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