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Atlanta HBCUs Suffering Financially Pandemic

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The coronavirus pandemic has hit so many people in the pocket, and historically black colleges and universities say they were hit the...

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...

Jackson State says it will sue Grambling

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Grambling State's football player mutiny captured the attention of media outlets and sports fans nationally. Add Jackson State's lawyers to that list. Jackson State says it...

Howard University Students, Community Concerned With Latest Staff Cuts

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Campus was abuzz late last week with the rumors that numerous members of Howard University’s staff were axed. President Wayne A.I. Frederick sent a letter...

HBCUs Are the Biggest Victims of States’ Invasive New Funding Rules

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By Andre M. Perry and Ivory Toldson (WashingtonPost)- Over the past five years, states have been overhauling how they fund public colleges and universities, tying...

Recent Texas Southern Grad Shot, Killed in New Jersey

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A recent graduate of historically black Texas Southern who is also a former QB for the school was shot and killed on the 1000 block...

Morgan State Alum And Lawyer J. Wyndal Gordon Shows Solidarity For Colin Kaepernick Wearing...

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This is not your average lawyer, and he shouldn't be taken for granted. J. Wyndal Gordon, the attorney representing the Gaines Family and the late Korryn...

Tammy Hamlet, FAMU events director arrested on charges of travel expense, per diem fraud

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Tammy Hamlet, Florida A&M University’s director of university events, has been charged with eight misdemeanor counts of fraudulently claiming per diem and travel expenses. Hamlet,...

Cheyney University President Howard-Vital to Retire

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Dr. Michelle R. Howard-Vital, the president of Cheyney University, has announced an unexpected retirement effective by the end of July. Howard-Vital, who has been Cheyney’s...

3 Members of Alpha Phi Alpha at Mississippi State University charged with kidnapping a...

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Three Mississippi State University fraternity members have been arrested and charged with kidnapping an MSU student by holding her against her will. Donovan Carroll, 22,...

UPDATE wife of Zimmermann not planning to press charges

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UPDATE: The estranged wife of George Zimmerman is not planning to press charges after police were called to a domestic dispute in central Florida...

HU Prez Slams BET’s ‘The Quad’ For Inaccurate Portrayal Of HBCU Culture

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A leader in the historically black college community has blasted BET’s The Quad for distorting HBCU culture and leadership on TV, calling the new drama "fake news"...

Alonzo Guyton – Howard University Student Athlete Shot and Killed

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A 24-year-old Howard University student was shot and killed early Tuesday morning in Mount Rainier. The student was identified as Alonzo Guyton by the university. "He...

Keshia Knight Pulliam Speaks Out On Cosby Allegations

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After months of being on the defensive, Bill Cosby's longtime friend and actress Phylicia Rashad argued for him after she recently broken her silence...

Dillard University – Emergency Update: Tropical Storm Lee

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Friday, September 2, 4:30 p.m. Dillard University is closely monitoring Tropical Storm Lee as it approaches the Louisiana coast. The storm is expected to bring...

Report: Fire Set To Dorm at Cheyney University Was Deliberate

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A fire that broke out inside a dorm room at Cheyney University about 6:30 am Sunday was done deliberately, according to Trooper John E. Stewart Jr. “It...

Mississippi HBCU Alumni Lobby For More Funding

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(MPB Online) Alumni from three historically black universities in the state have teamed up with members of the black caucus to lobby for more...

Cheyney Has a Way to Solve Its Money Problems

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PHILADELPHIA — The nation's oldest historically black college, which has struggled with plummeting enrollment and financial woes in recent years, announced a...

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