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Southern University Set to Launch First Medical Marijuana Program

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Southern University and Agricultural and Medicinal College, a historically black university in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, has solidified its stake in Louisiana’s medical marijuana industry. On...

Beyoncé Set To Give 100k In Grants to 4 HBCUs Following Coachella

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For her second BeyGOOD scholars program, Beyoncé will award four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) with $25,000 grants for the 2018-2019 academic year​. The...

#HUSitIn: How the Home of a Financial Aid Scandal Became a Safe Haven for...

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Fifty years ago, solidarity between Howard University students brought national attention to the class of 1968 due to university’s failure to include student input...

Lincoln University Of Missouri Announces Its Newest President

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After a six-month search, Lincoln University has named Dr. Jerald Jones Woolfolk as their 20th President. The position is currently held by Interim President, Micheal...

Virginia Union Wins CIAA Title For First Time In Over A Decade

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The Virginia Union University men's basketball team claimed their first CIAA title since 2006 with an 82-52 victory over Johnson C. Smith University Saturday night...

Black College Alums Get Ready For Oprah (TSU Grad) 2020

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Since Oprah Winfrey's incredible "speech at a Hollywood awards show launched a round of presidential speculation," writes Steven Shepard at Politico, some voters across...

Texas Southern Student, Tarsha Jackson On Journey For Criminal Justice Reform

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On a blistering hot late summer day at a state prison in rural Rosharon, Marquieth Jackson sits behind security glass. His muscular arms poke...

CBC Members Launch Tour To Mobilize HBCU Students

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Members of the Congressional Black Caucus have launched a tour of black colleges and universities around the country, hoping to mobilize students, listen to their...

Intel To Pour $4.5 Million Into STEM Programs For HBCU Students

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The future of American jobs is in STEM. According to the 2016 U.S. News/Raytheon STEM Index, graduate numbers and salaries in the field of...

Howard President Wayne Frederick Signs Five-Year Extension

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Washington, DC – July 28, 2017 - The Howard University Board of Trustees announced earlier today the extension of President Wayne Frederick’s contract until...

Paul Quinn College Partners with Lyft Rideshare Corporation

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What an exciting time for Paul Quinn College! Last month, Lyft rideshare corporation officially announced it's  philanthropic partnership with the historically black college located...

JSU Newsroom: D.C. Sniper’s Ex-Wife Thanks JSU Social Workers For Their Work

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L.A. Warren writes at Jackson State Newsroom that the ex-wife of the D.C. sniper John Muhammad, Mildred Muhammad, spoke to Jackson State University social...

Sean Diddy Combs Gives Back to Howard University, 1 Million Dollars During Bad Boy...

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When it comes to HBCU's especially, it's always notable when a person of influence gives back to their respective alma maters. During the Thursday...

HBCU Enrollment Booming – Could This Be The Missouri Effect?

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Student protests at the University of Missouri last year captured the national spotlight and uncovered deep-seated racial tension on campus. But Mizzou was not...

“Can’t Nobody Hold You Down” – Sean Diddy Combs Kicks Off Harlem Charter School

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Rap mogul, Howard University Alumni and would-be educator Sean (Diddy) Combs delivered a rousing speech Monday to kick off the first day of classes...

Protest For Progress In Memphis

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Greater Imani Church in Memphis, TN reached full capacity on Monday as citizens from all around Shelby County came to meet with city leaders to...

Political Commentator and Strategist Donna Brazile to Deliver Spelman Commencement Address

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BeecherJackson Founder/President Yvonne Jackson, C'70, and Apple Vice President of Environmental Initiatives Lisa Jackson to receive honorary degrees, and KIPP Co-Founders Mike Feinberg and...

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