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Fashion Icon And NCCU Alumnus Andre’ Leon Talley Has Passed Away

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North Carolina Central University alumnus Andre' Leon Talley has sadly passed away at age 73. He is mourned not only by his HBCU, but...

WSSU Mourns Sylvia Sprinkle-Hamlin, Who Made a Lasting Impression On City’s Arts, Educational Landscape

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A Winston-Salem State University and Clark Atlanta University alumna is being mourned. Get the full story about the life of Sylvia Sprinkle-Hamlin from Fran...

Civil Rights Leader And Double HBCU Graduate Darryl Owens Passes Away

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Darryl Owens, a graduate of Central State University and Howard University, has passed away. Get the full story from Andrew Wolfson and contributors Phillip...

At Least Seven HBCUs Receive Bomb Threats In One Day

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Unfortunately, bomb threats were received by several HBCU campuses just days into the new year. Get the full story from Andrew Jeong at The...

Fort Valley State Community Mourns Tragic Passing of MiAysha Brannon

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MiAysha Brannon was a junior Veterinary Technician at Fort Valley State University before her life was tragically taken by a member of her family....

Greg Tate, Groundbreaking Cultural Critic And Howard University Alumnus, Passes Away At 64

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Legendary cultural critic and Howard University alumnus Greg Tate has sadly passed away 64. Get the full story from Greg Shteamer at Rolling Stone...

Walter L. Smith, FAMU’s Seventh President, Passes Away At 86

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Florida A&M University's seventh president has unfortunately passed away. Learn more about former FAMU president Walter L. Smith from Andrew Skerritt at FAMU Forward...

The Alcorn State University Community Remembers Mel Groves, A Trans Student, For ‘Generous Heart’

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Mel Groves, a student who would light up the room on campus Alcorn State University and with friends and family elsewhere, is being remembered....

Family of Huston-Tillotson Student Natalia Monet Cox Files Lawsuit Against Apartment Complex

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The family of murdered Huston-Tillotson University student Natalia Monet Cox is suing her apartment complex for damages. In a move that has been seen...

Dillard Director Dr. Ashraf Esmail Talks Missing People Of Color, Slain Southern Student

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The recent disappearance and later discovery of murder victim Gabby Petito has captured the nation, and the coverage on her case is causing pain...

HBCU Community Mourns Jelani Day, AAMU Graduate

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Very sad news has unfolded today in the HBCU community. The body Alabama A&M University graduate and Illinois State University graduate student Jelani Day...

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...