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Shaw University Officially Names Dillard As Next President

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After the pomp and circumstance that greeted the official announcement of Dr. Paulette R. Dillard taking the helm at Shaw University,...

Dillard Celebrates 150 Years In New Orleans

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Just one year after Louisiana was readmitted to the Union after the Civil War, two colleges were established in New...

Woman Walks Across Southern Stage To Get Diploma Despite Having Multiple Sclerosis

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BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - If a 1,000-mile journey starts with a single step, Chacity Simmons, 28, has already walked...

Jackson State CUBD Paints Home Of 100-Year Old West Jackson Resident

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Jackson State’s Center for University-Based Development (CUBD) recently partnered with Felicia McClinton, president of the Washington Addition Neighborhood Association to paint the home of long-time...

Tom Joyner Foundation Announces New Podcast

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The Tom Joyner Foundation today announced the launch of HBCUbiquity, a new hour-long podcast featuring interviews, discussion and analysis about historically black colleges...

Xavier Eyes ‘Strategic Approach’ As Enrollment Rises

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Xavier University President Dr. Reynold Verret began his tenure in 2015 with a goal of extending its voice to a much larger audience.

HBCU Grad, Olympia Auset Wants To Reopen Healthy Food Store In Nipsey Hussle’s Neighborhood

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When L.A. rapper, entrepreneur and activist, Nipsey Hussle, died last month, he was in the midst of inspiring a health revolution for the Black community. His advocacy...

Beyoncé And John D. Rockefeller Invested In HBCUs. Here’s Why You Should Too.

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Pop quiz! What do Beyoncé and John D. Rockefeller have in common?  At first glance, the two American icons couldn’t be more...

UNCF Celebrates 75 Years Of Advocating And Supporting HBCUs

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UNCF President Dr. Lomax talks the 75 year impact and plan for the next 25 years at UNCF UNCF (United Negro...

Bowie State Named ‘Safest College Campus’ in Maryland

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What's the safest college campus in Maryland? According to one study, it's Bowie State University. Security system ADT has announced the safest college campus - for those...

Morehouse College Reaffirms Dedication, Will Admit Transgender Male Students In 2020

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Historically black, Morehouse College, all-men's school in Atlanta, will begin admitting transgender students who identify as men in 2020, The new policy, known as the Gender...

Reverend Alfred C. Sharpton Jr. To Deliver Fisk Commencement

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Nashville, Tenn., April 12, 2019–Civil rights activist Reverend Alfred C. Sharpton Jr., will deliver the 2019 keynote address during the 145thcommencement exercise for Fisk University. Graduation...

Howard Student Nick Cannon Vows To Finish Nipsey Hussle’s Dr. Sebi Documentary

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Howard University student, Nick Cannon has plans to carry the torch by offering to help finish Dr. Sebi documentary that...

Hampton Alumnus Dr. Henry Kyle Ranger Opens New Pharmacy in Virginia

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HAMPTON, Va. (March 11, 2019) --- Dr. Henry Kyle Ranger, Hampton University graduate, class of 2011, has officially opened his own...

UNCF Delivers The First Ever State of the HBCUs Address

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Institutional leaders, elected officials, advocates and other supporters of the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) were in attendance Tuesday for the United Negro...

Morehouse Students Sweep Quicken Loans Marketing and Sales Competition

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Students from Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, Spelman College, and Tuskegee University were invited to participate in the sales competition to promote Rocket Mortgage by...

Bennett College Accreditation Restored, Plans to Sue Accreditation Board

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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Bennett College announced that its accreditation was restored earlier in the day by a federal judge in Atlanta. The...

Education Secretary, Betsy DeVos Donates Portion of Salary to HBCUs

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Betsy DeVos the U.S. Education Secretary just made an annual donation of her nearly $200,000 salary to four nonprofits. A portion of that annual gift...

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