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Racism Is Why Black Colleges Have To Pay More For Loans Than Other Schools

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It’s expensive to be poor. And few places in higher education feel that more acutely than historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), where endowments are typically...

This Howard Alumna Was Racially Profiled at Victoria’s Secret

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The list of racist retail incidents across the nation just got its latest addition after a Howard University graduate detailed the racial profiling horror...

A Group Of More Than 25 Dental Students Traveled To Provide Essential Dental Care...

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A group of more than 25 dental students traveled to provide essential dental care to residents on the island of Jamaica, according to a...

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...

The Root: ‘Report Finds Some HBCUs Graduating Less Than 1 Out Of 5 Freshmen...

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The Root recently reported an alarming finding about HBCUs in an article, after coming across a new report by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that shows...

Sheryl Lee Ralph & Others Honored by McDonald’s

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NEW ORLEANS — Actress, singer and producer Sheryl Lee Ralph is a triple threat in the entertainment industry but was honored during this weekend's...

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...

Funding Surges Over $64 Million for N.C. A&T Research, Second Consecutive Record Year

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EAST GREENSBORO, N.C. (August 1, 2018) – Faculty researchers at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University earned $64.26 million in contracts and grants...

Spelman Grad Set To Become Youngest Black Cannabis Dispensary Owner

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Hope Wiseman is a 25-year-old set to become the country’s youngest black female owner of a cannabis dispensary. The dispensary, Mary and Main, is set...

Central State University Grad Omarosa: DeVos Said Black Students Don’t Have ‘Capacity To Understand’...

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Stating that Education Secretary Betsy DeVos once said students who booed her at a historically black college lacked the “capacity to understand” what the...

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...

Hampton University To Mark 150 Years Since Founding 40th Anniversary Of President Dr. William...

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HAMPTON, Va. – Hampton University, a dynamic, progressive institution of higher education and a leader among the nation’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities has...

Harris’ Campaign Focuses On Black Colleges For Support

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ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — California Sen. Kamala Harris has described her experience as a student at a historically Black college as “one of the...

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...

FAMU Leadership Meets with Federal Officials to Discuss Center of Excellence

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Florida A&M University (FAMU) has been diligently meeting with the private sector, federal officials and key legislative staff over the last several months to...

Take-Aways from Edcamp Tampa Bay 2017

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Take-Aways from Edcamp Tampa Bay 2017 William Jackson, EdCamp Participant, Organizer and Advocate #MyQuestToTeach #EdCampDuval in 2018 EdCamps are wonderful opportunities for educators of all backgrounds, years of...

FAMU Grad Student Receives Honor from Department of Defense

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FAMU graduate student Faheem Muhammed has been awarded the 2017 Department of Defense SMART (Science, Mathematics and Research for Transformation) Fellowship, one of only...

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...