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Joe Clark, Tough Principal Who Inspired “Lean On Me” Movie, Passes Away

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Known for his tough love, New Jersey principal Joe Clark has passed away at the age of 82. He often went further than many...

Tennessee State Employee Feeds Families Amid Pandemic

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The economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic have left many unemployed and unable to feed their families. Yet through her life-saving ministry, one Tennessee...

Morehouse Alum Nathan K. Ford Appointed To Eastern Michigan University Board of Regents

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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer recently appointed Morehouse College graduate Nathan K. Ford to one of two open seats on the Eastern Michigan University Board...

Clark Atlanta Professor James McJunkins Named NABJ Educator of the Year

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The National Association of Black Journalists just gave a significant award to James McJunkins Sr., a determined Clark Atlanta University professor who has made...

New Central State Partnership Offers Accelerated Graduate Programs

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In a partnership that is being called one of a kind, the HBCU Central State University will partner with PWI Missouri State University. According...

FAMU Alum Jerry Lorenzo Named Global Head of Adidas Basketball

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Fashion designer and Florida A&M University graduate Jerry Lorenzo has just landed a ground-breaking deal that will change the basketball industry, even without being...

Grambling Alum Chosen As New Lafayette Chief of Police

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Lafayette, Louisiana has a new police chief who is focused on reducing crime and increasing accountability. That chief is Grambling State University alumnus Thomas...

Diversity, HBCU Recruiter Allegedly Fired At Google Over Her Baltimore Accent

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The tech industry is a pipeline that HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities) are collectively working to get their students into. However, a former...

Senate Passes FLIGHT Act To Help HBCU ROTC Programs

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HBCU students interested in aviation and Reserve Officers' Training Corps (ROTC) programs may have much needed support heading their way. The U.S. Senate just...

Wilberforce University Partners With Community Action to Support Distance Learning

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Working from home has been a dream for some, but a nightmare for others. Ultimately, it is the necessary access to a computer and...

Hampton Partners With Apple and Tennessee State University On Coding Initiative

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Hampton University joined 25 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) to take part in Apple's Community Education Initiative and Tennessee State University’s HBCU C2...

Congress Poised to Forgive HBCU Debt, Shorten FAFSA

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Significant changes are coming to the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) are among the groups to...

Billionaire Robert F. Smith Opening School Based On HBCU Principles

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Billionaire investor and philanthropist Robert F. Smith has been relentlessly pouring his resources into Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) for years. Now, he...

TikTok Donates $1 Million to 8 HBCUs

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Considering the COVID-19 pandemic, this year in particular has highlighted the importance of not only honoring our health care workers, but supporting the career...

Morehouse Dean Takes Coronavirus Vaccine Live On TV To Build Trust In Her Community

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The Black community is often hesitant to trust healthcare systems and officials, for reasons that date back decades. From the Tuskegee experiment to increased...

Morehouse’s Valedictorian Highlights Golden Opportunities at HBCUs

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Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have helped countless students make a way out of no way. Golden Daka is one of those students,...

Central State University Extension Signs Historic Partnership With Ohio Colleges

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Since 1887, Wilberforce, Ohio-based Central State University has worked to establish itself as an HBCU with resources not only for its students, but its...

Hampton University President Dr. William R. Harvey Announces Retirement After 43 Years

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Dr. William R. Harvey is a leader with a legacy of dedication to HBCUs that few can match. After serving as President of Hampton...

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