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Top 10 College Graduate Debt List Includes Clark Atlanta, Johnson C. Smith, Bennett, &...

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The U.S. News Short List, separate from our overall rankings, is a regular series that magnifies individual data points in hopes of providing students...

Jury returns $1M verdict in Alabama State University harassment suit

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A federal jury has returned a verdict awarding more than $1 million to three women who say they were racially...

FAMU Student Antwan Ivey Collapses, Dies

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Students at FAMU are mourning the loss of a fellow Rattler. The university held a vigil for 24-year-old Antwan Ivey Wednesday night. Ivey, a Charleston...

Woman sexually assaulted on Howard University campus – Updated

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A new police report sheds light on the sexual assault that was reported on Howard University's campus early Monday morning, with officials now saying that an...

CAU Student Shot And Killed Outside Condo In Sandy Springs

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According to police, Cierra Ford's shooting death in an apparent robbery outside a Sandy Springs condo is currently under investigation. On Friday, Ford was with her...

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...

Missing Alabama State Student Adam Dowdell Found Dead

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A missing Alabama State University student, Adam Dowdell Jr. has been found dead. Montgomery and ASU police about 2:45 p.m. Monday responded to the 800...

St. Paul’s College President Eddie N. Moore Jr departing

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The president of St. Paul's College is leaving the historically black college in Lawrenceville for medical reasons. The school announced Friday that Eddie N. Moore...

Wilberforce University Continues Fight to Survive

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By Karen Farkas, Northeast - Wilberforce University submitted more than 3,000 pages of documents this week as it fights to keep its accreditation. The oldest private...

Policy for HBCU’s changes follow Penn State scandal

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COLLEGE PARK — When Bowie State University athletic director Anton Goff first heard about the Penn State football child molestation scandal, he shared the...

Morgan State Students Remember Friend Who Died Thursday

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Friends of a Morgan State University student who was killed in a car crash Thursday said they’re still mourning his death. Adedire Olanrewaju Ososanya, 20,...

Jackson State Enrollment Drops 10 Percent

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According to preliminary figures, Jackson State University’s fall 2018 enrollment has declined by 9.9 percent since fall 2017. The current preliminary enrollment is 7,709 and represents a drop of...

Former athlete files civil lawsuit against Bethune-Cookman – Buzz Killer

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A former Bethune-Cookman women's basketball player has filed a civil lawsuit against the university, alleging a "climate of fear and intimidation" led to her...

Man charged in March crash killing WSSU student

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The driver of a car that crashed into a utility pole in Winston-Salem, killing a Winston-Salem State University student and injuring another, has been...

DSU Raising Tuition, Housing Meal Plan Rates

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Delaware State University is raising its tuition, housing and meal plan rates for the 2012-2013 academic year. The university said Monday that tuition and fees...

Huston-Tillotson Grad, Teacher Breaion King Brutally Arrested ‘For No Reason Whatsoever’

A patrol car video from a June 2015 incident showing a Black elementary teacher in Austin violently arrested by a white police officer during...

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...

New Orleans murder victim was ‘always smiling,’ Dillard classmates say

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Even though Marguerite Washington had been at Dillard University only since August, it seemed everyone on campus -- including the president -- knew her...