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FAMU Alumna Dee Rees Movie Mudbound’ is the Best Movie Netflix Has Released Thus...

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Writer-director Dee Rees has been a shining star in the independent film world for years now, having given us movies like her striking debut feature “Pariah” in...

Wilberforce University Alumna Edmonia Lewis Loved Her Freedom So Much She Emancipated Herself —...

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Today, we honor Wilberforce University alumna and sculptor Edmonia Lewis (1844-1907). She played a vital role sending messages to those who need it most. “Edmonia Lewis marketed her...

#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 and in 2018,...

Bethune President Edison Jackson To Step Down

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Bethune-Cookman University President Edison O. Jackson told the school’s board of trustees he will be retiring as president — ending his term about a year before his...

White House Denies Request to Delay HBCU Event

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WASHINGTON The White House will not postpone a conference on historically black colleges next month, rejecting calls from African-American lawmakers who said President Donald Trump should shelve...

“Oh, Noooo Barbie, What Is You Doing?”

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There's no arguing that Barbies have improved when it comes to inclusivity, as we're no longer only seeing the same straight-sized, blonde, white dolls that were first...

Former Alabama A&M Trustee, Alumnus To Address Graduates

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Alabama A&M University alumnus John O. Hudson, III, will be the speaker for the spring commencement program Friday, May 3, at the Von Braun Center...

Morgan State Professor Leads Ghana’s First Space Satellite Launch

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In a historic moment for the African nation of Ghana, NASA launched the country’s first-ever satellite, the GhanaSat-1, into orbit from the International Space Station on July 7....

Norfolk State Head Coach, Robert Jones Wins The Skip Prosser Award

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NORFOLK, Va. – CollegeInsider announced on Friday its recipients for several national coaching awards, and Norfolk State head men's basketball...

One Major Change Has People Wondering: Has Howard University’s Homecoming Lost Its Juice?

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Howard University is known for many things, and one of them is its Homecoming celebration. The universities Homecoming Week is a time when alumni and currently enrolled students...

NCAT Enrolls Largest Student Body Ever

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North Carolina A&T State University announced yesterday a fall enrollment total of 111,877 in the fall term that just began, expanding the student body to its largest...

Watch: Police Investigating Altercation With White Male & FAMU Students

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Police are investigating an incident captured on a viral video that shows a heated exchange in which a man entering the Stadium Centre apartments displayed a gun...

This GoFundMe Campaign Wants HBCU Students In Virginia to Find Blackface Yearbook Photos

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This GoFundMe campaign is raising money to pay students at HBCUs $25 hourly wage to find racist blackface photos in college yearbooks is staking to raise $10,000.

Google Matches Beyonce’s Scholarship Effort Towards HBCUs

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After the singer donated $25,000 following her Coachella performance, the online search engine matched the singer's grant to benefit four more historical black colleges and universities. Fans are...

Southern University Reviews Medical Marijuana Contract Bids

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ATON ROUGE — Southern University received applications from seven companies seeking to be its medical marijuana grower, as the school sets up one of Louisiana's two production...

Here Are 4 Hacks To Increase Content Visibility

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My professional writing journey started approximately three years ago while attempting to discover ways to increase my impact and influence online. I didn’t earn a...

Hampton Pharmacy School Professor Receives $1.2M Grant For Pulmonary Fibrosis

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Dr. Neelam Azad, Chairperson and Associate Professor for the Hampton University Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, received her second independent investigator award from the National Institutes of Health...

Black Survival: This Detroit Teen Offers A Valuable Lesson

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By Erin Keith, Detroit Free Press I received the news about Brennan Walker while I was at a leadership retreat of sorts for youth-justice advocates of color. The...

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