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Apple To Build $25M Educational Hub For The Atlanta HBCU Community

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Apple is showing no signs of ending its pledge to bring HBCUs top-of-the-line resources. Recently, Apple collaborated with HBCUs to increase access to coding...

Tuskegee’s $30,000 Gift From iHeartMedia and Ulta Beauty Is A Result Of Alum Winning...

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Tuskegee University alumna Shayla Redmond loves space, makeup, music, and her alma mater. This week, all 4 of those parts of her life converged...

Former Bowie State President, Dr. Samuel L. Myers, Sr., Passes Away

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Former Bowie State University President Dr. Samuel L. Myers, Sr. has unfortunately passed away at the age of 101. Myers served as Bowie's 4th...

Morgan State Alum Yogananda Pittman Becomes Acting Chief of the U.S. Capitol Police

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Morgan State University alumna Yogananda Pittman has been chosen to serve as acting chief of the U.S. Capitol Police. Her promotion is a result...

UDC Student Raises $10K For Families In Need While Volunteering With Homeless

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The pandemic has only exasperated the economic disparities experienced by the homeless, low-income workers, and the unemployed. To help those in need, Honduran University...

Saint Augustine’s University Launches First Graduate Program In Its 154-Year History

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The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) just approved Saint Augustine's University to expand its education in a significant way. For...

IBM Gifts Harris-Stowe With $2 Million In Artificial Intelligence Technology

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Valuable artificial intelligence and open hybrid cloud technology is heading to a Missouri HBCU from one of leading companies of tech in the world!...

Billionaire Philanthropist Robert F. Smith Creates Plan For HBCU Loan Repayment

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Robert F. Smith is a man of outreach and of action. He made good on his pledge to pay off the student loan debt...

Tuskegee Airmen Honored On New U.S. Mint Quarter

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“They fought two wars,” reads the top of the new U.S. coin honoring the legendary Tuskegee Airmen. With foundations at Tuskegee University in Alabama,...

Morehouse Alum Rev. Raphael Warnock Makes History As Georgia’s First Black Senator

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Morehouse College alumnus Reverend Raphael Warnock just made history by becoming the state of Georgia's first Black senator! Considering that Georgia has long been...

Former N.C. A&T Chancellor James C. Renick Has Passed Away

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North Carolina A&T State University's ninth chancellor, James C. Renick, has unfortunately passed away at the age of 72. Renick's daughter, Karinda Renick, confirmed...

Morehouse Alum & Birmingham Mayor Randall Woodfin Hospitalized With COVID-19

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Birmingham, Alabama mayor Randall Woodfin was recently hospitalized with pneumonia complications from COVID-19. He is the second member of his family to be hospitalized...

Virginia Union Launches First National Center for the Study of HBCUs

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Virginia Union University has created a new cultural pillar in its initiative to study Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). In fact, it's the...

Claflin University To Offer Bachelor’s Degrees to South Carolina Inmates

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Claflin University in Orangeburg, South Carolina has just established a new program to directly lend a hand to incarcerated individuals with dreams of higher...

Alabama State Becomes First Location In US Using Drone-Applied Sanitizer

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The need for sanitized surfaces can't possibly be overstated amid a pandemic. Now, Alabama State University is taking an unprecedented step to keep its...

Morehouse & Morgan State Alum Creates HBCU Superheroes

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Maurice Mander is using comic books to shine a light on his New Jersey community and HBCU education. The Morehouse College and Morgan State...

Morehouse Alum Marc Lamont Hill Shares Sister Has Passed Day After Burying Father

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The end of 2020 has been an especially tough time for journalist and activist Marc Lamont Hill. The Morehouse College alumnus just recently shared...

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...

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