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Florida Recount Begins For Governor & Senate

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The counting is over. Now, the recounting begins. More than three days after the polls closed in Florida, the secretary of state announced on Saturday...

Bethune Nursing Instructor’s Dissertation Unveils Strategies to Address Drowning Among Blacks

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Instructor Lorna Wilson successfully defended her dissertation on July 19, 2018, and has completed the requirements for her Ph.D. in nursing from Barry University. Her...

NCCU History Professor Breaks Down Kanye’s ‘Slavery Was A Choice’ Argument

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After Kanye West told TMZ, "When you hear about slavery for 400 years, for 400 years? That sound like a choice," Blair LM Kelley,...

Introducing the 2017 White House HBCU All Stars

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The White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) announced its 2017 HBCU All-Stars at the Annual Summit hosted at the White...

Former FBI Director James Comey Joins Howard University

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Former FBI Director James Comey is scheduled to deliver a convocation address at Howard University next month, part of a series of lectures he...

Education Department Forgives $322 Million In Loans to Help HBCUs Recover From Hurricanes

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The U.S. Education Department is granting full forgiveness of $322 million in loans made to four historically black colleges and universities that suffered damage after...

Over $10 Million Raised to Preserve Historic Black Sites By The National Trust

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Nov. 15, 2018 – WASHINGTON) Thursday, the National Trust for Historic Preservation announced that one year after the launch of the African American Cultural Heritage...

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...

DSU Welcomes 2nd Cohort of Undocumented Immigrant Students

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The latest class of Dreamers – undocumented immigrant students who are recipients of the Opportunity Scholarship Program – have excitedly started their academic journey...

New Center for Entrepreneurship at Wilberforce University

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WILBERFORCE UNIVERSITY OPENS NEW CENTER FOR ENTREPRENEURSHIP, SOCIAL GOOD AND TRANSFORMATIVE LEADERSHIP  Early this month Wilberforce University—the historically black college in Ohio named for the...

Delaware State Signs Accord With University In China

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Delaware State University has expanded the possibilities of its Chinese partnership portfolio with the signing of a new agreement with Dezhou University. DSU Provost Tony...

REJECTED: Howard University Students Protest During Former FBI-Director James Comey’s Speech

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WASHINGTON -- James Comey (at right) was met with protests when he spoke at Howard University’s convocation Friday, a sign, perhaps, of the former...

Grambling’s Bring it Home 2018 Kicks Off with $218,000 in Raised

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This July, Grambling State University’s Bring it Home kicked off with a number of major donations from alumni, staff, and corporate donors raising $218,000...

Dillard University Establishes Urban Water Management Certificate

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NEW ORLEANS -- This fall, Dillard University will launch its Urban Water Management Certificate Program designed to train students for water management jobs in...

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...

Delaware State Students Work to Make Dover Homes Safer

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A quartet of DSU students are using a good portion of their summer to help make a crime-challenged section of Dover a safer place...

New Members Of TMCF Board Of Directors Include Top Fortune 500 Executives From Wal-Mart...

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WASHINGTON: Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) Board Chairman, Jim Clifton, announced the appointment of Phyllis P. Harris, senior vice president and general counsel of...

JSU Alum Cornell William Brooks Receives Harvard Kennedy School Appointment

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Cornell William Brooks, former president and CEO of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), civil rights attorney, and ordained minister...

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