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HBCU Bad News and Commentary for all America’s one hundred and five Historically Black Colleges and Universities.

Cheyney Football Program Calls a Quit

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Cheyney University, on of the oldest HBCUs is calling it quits in football. Cheyney has decided to drop football, according to a release by its conference, the Pennsylvania...

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...

Bethune President Edison Jackson To Step Down

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Bethune-Cookman University President Edison O. Jackson told the school’s board of trustees he will be retiring as president — ending his term about a year before his...

“Oh, Noooo Barbie, What Is You Doing?”

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There's no arguing that Barbies have improved when it comes to inclusivity, as we're no longer only seeing the same straight-sized, blonde, white dolls that were first...

Watch: Police Investigating Altercation With White Male & FAMU Students

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Police are investigating an incident captured on a viral video that shows a heated exchange in which a man entering the Stadium Centre apartments displayed a gun...

Teen Accepted Into 113 Colleges Chooses Full Ride To HBCU, Bennett College

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This is the definition of black girl magic. Jasmine Harrison, a 17-year-old from Greensboro, North Carolina, has been accepted into 113 colleges and universities, WFMY, a CBS affiliate...

Tom Joyner Will No Longer Play R. Kelly’s Music On His Show

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Tom Joyner has taken a step in the right direction by banning R. Kelly’s music. During Jacque Reid’s “Inside Her Story” segment of the Tom Joyner Morning Show, #MeToo founder Tarana Burke...

Racism Is Why Black Colleges Have To Pay More For Loans Than Other Schools

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It’s expensive to be poor. And few places in higher education feel that more acutely than historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), where endowments are typically smaller and enrollments have...

HBCU Grad Omarosa Allegedly Secretly Recorded Conversations With Trump While Working At The White...

Writing that a Central State University graduate, and also a Howard University graduate, had secretly recorded conversations with President Donald Trump while working at the White House...

Morehouse Mourns The Loss Of ‘Iconic’ Journalist Lerone Bennett Jr.

Morehouse College is mourning the loss of one of their noted alumnus and iconic journalist Lerone Bennett Jr. In a post on Twitter Friday, the official Morehouse...

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 DeVos' public schedule, which...

Don’t Waste Our Time, Postpone the National HBCU Week Conference, Says Pretty Much Everyone 

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Rep. Alma Adams, representing the 12th District of North Carolina, has joined the chorus calling on President Trump and Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to postpone the 2017 National HBCU Week Conference, planned for Sept. 17–19.

Grambling State University and Community Lend Helping Hand To Those Affected By Hurricane Maria

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Grambling State students and community gather to pray and raise funds for those affected by the category 5 hurricane, Hurricane Maria, the second storm to hit the...

This Howard Grad Spars With Black Journalist at NABJ Convention

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White House aide Omarosa Manigault's chilly reception on a panel at a convention for black journalists Friday spiraled into a screaming match following questions about President Donald...

Spelhouse Students Go On Hunger Strike for Better Meal Plans

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A group of Spelman and Morehouse College students are on a hunger strike, in an attempt to change school policy and allow the donation of campus meals...

Man Accused of Killing Bowie State Student Indicted For Murder

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The man accused of killing a Bowie State University student earlier this year has been indicted for his murder. Sean Urbanski, a 22-year-old white student at the University...

This Howard Alumna Was Racially Profiled at Victoria’s Secret

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The list of racist retail incidents across the nation just got its latest addition after a Howard University graduate detailed the racial profiling horror — complete with...

Howard Alum Sen. Kamala Harris Blasts President Trump In A Series Of Tweets

Senator Kamala Harris blasted President Donald Trump and the White House on Friday due to the government shutdown, stating that this shutdown was avoidable. https://twitter.com/kamalaharris/status/954585769129201665 Sen. Harris, who is...

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