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SC State, Claflin Alumna Recognized For Helping Integrate Colleges

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Teachers change the world, and a double HBCU graduate of both South Carolina State University and Claflin University has dedicated her life to proof...

Deion Sanders Donating Half of Salary For New Jackson State Football Facility

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Jackson State University football coach Deion Sanders Deion Sanders is changing the game. Also lovingly known as Coach Prime, the former NFL star has...

Houston Community Mourns TSU’s DJ D Baby, Who Tragically Fell Off Balcony

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Darian "DJ D Baby" Lewis is being mourned after she tragically fell from a balcony earlier this month, later causing her death. Learn more...

Pinky Cole Opens Up First Slutty Vegan Restaurant Outside of Georgia

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A new Slutty Vegan Restaurant is coming to an Alabama community, making a first for the company. Learn more about how Clark Atlanta alumna...

Bowie State University, Maryland’s oldest HBCU, Seeing Growth Where Other Colleges Are Not

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When it comes to student retention and growth, Bowie State University is outpacing other colleges in its state. Learn more in the story by...

Mary McLeod Bethune’s Statue Unveiling Makes History At U.S. Capitol

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Mary McLeod Bethune, whom Bethune-Cookman University was named after, has a statue that is making history in the U.S. Capitol! Learn more in the...

An HBCU Is Among Several Virginia Colleges To Receive Bomb Threats

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Norfolk State University was affected by a rash of bomb threats in Virginia on Tuesday. Learn more from Angelique Arintok and staff at 13...

Most Virginia Colleges Will Freeze Tuition, Including State’s HBCUs

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At least two HBCUs in Virginia will not be raising tuition prices thanks to guidance from the state's governor. Learn more in the story...

North Little Rock Police To Study whether Shorter College incident relates to threats against...

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After Shorter College has a recent bomb scare, authorities will try to figure out if it's related to more incidents. Learn more in the...

Livingstone College Inches Closer To University Status By Offering First-Ever Master’s Program

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Livingstone College is yet another HBCU that is seeking to transform from a college to a university through the leverage of offering master's programs!...

South Carolina HBCUs See Increase In Enrollment

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In South Carolina, HBCUs like Claflin University are experiencing higher rates of enrollment! Learn more in the WLTX story by Becky Budds below. When Sarabi...

Alabama State Community Mourns Linebacker Found In Dorm Room

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Alabama State University is mourning one of its own after the unexpected passing of a football player on campus. Learn more in the story...

Rapper Ja Rule Pledges Portion of NFT Proceeds to HBCUs

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Rapper Ja Rule is the latest entertainer that has pledged to donated funds to Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) around the country. At...

2022 JCSU Graduate Jarin Simmons to Compete for the Miss North Carolina Crown

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A recent Johnson C. Smith University alumna Jarin Simmons is preparing to make her state proud as she competes for Miss North Carolina. Learn...

Diddy Pledges Millions To HBCUs During BET Lifetime Achievement Award Speech

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Two HBCUs will be receiving millions from celebrated artist and entrepreneur Sean "Diddy" Combs after he pledged the funds during an acceptance speech at...

Jackson State To Host Over 100 High School Students For eSports Program

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This July, Jackson State University is looking to fill its campus with high schoolers interested in gaming. Learn more in the JSU release below. Jackson...

Atlanta’s HBCU Staff Train On How To Respond To Active Shooter Situation

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Staff representing Clark Atlanta University, Morehouse College, and Spelman College recently worked to prepare for an active shooter situation. Learn more in the story...

Questions Remain After Former JCSU Standout Jovontay Williams Dies In Police Custody

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The family of Jovontay Avery Williams is mourning his loss and fighting for answers after he passed away in police custody earlier this month....