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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...

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...