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Top 10 HBCUs To Develop Professional Athletes

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Historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have not only prided themselves in developing some of the brightest and most skilled students in the classrooms....

Morehouse Professor Marc Lamont Hill’s Book Is Available For Pre-Order

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Marc Lamont Hill, one of the leading intellectual voices in the country, has a new book titled “Nobody” now available for pre-order on Amazon....

Alcorn State Mourns The Loss of Game Changer, Tollette “Tonka”George

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The HBCU community as a whole is in mourns the loss of former Alcorn State University receiver Tollete 'Tonka' George. He was shot to...

Olympic Hopeful Allen Dooms Runs With Purpose

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Allen Dooms, A Charlottesville Virginia native, knows without what he was put on this earth for, and that’s to run. He has no problem...

Dogs Set Onto Norfolk State Student, London Colvin for Refusing to Assist Police Officers

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Updated 1:48 PM EST, 1/29/2015  A student at Norfolk State University (NSU) , a historically black college or university (HBCU) in Norfolk, Virginia, allegedly was attacked...

Actress Gillian White Talks About The Film Industry, Her Time At Howard University, And...

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Gillian White is no stranger to Hollywood. She is a 20 year veteran of the entertainment industry, who has appeared on several hit television...

Norfolk State’s Athletic Department Stripped of 2011 MEAC Football Title & Placed on Two...

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Norfolk State’s athletic department will spend two years on probation for violations in the following sports, football, men’s and women’s track, men’s and women’s...

Bennett College Raises Over $720,000 During Alumnae Weekend

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Many alumnae came together at Bennett College this weekend reminiscing about life at Bennett College, trading stories on the college’s traditions and rekindling bonds...

2014 HBCU TOP 30 UNDER 30

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20 - Rachel S. Jackson | Clark Atlanta University A hometown hero, Rachel S. Jackson is an alumna of Clark Atlanta University, class of 2013. Graduating...

2014 HBCU TOP 30 UNDER 30

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10 - George A. Olokun | Florida A&M University Mr - Opportunity national and international travels have allowed him to speak for thousands. Since his college days,...

B-CU’s Pleasant And Family Honored By Florida USTA

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DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. – Bethune-Cookman University Head Coach Tim Pleasant and his family have been honored by United States Tennis Association (USTA), who presented them...

Dr. Anthony Jenkins Named President Of Historically Black West Virginia State University

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The West Virginia State University Board of Governors named Dr. Anthony L. Jenkins, a seasoned higher-education leader, and a United States Army veteran, as its...

N.C. A&T is Now The Nation’s Largest HBCU

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John Newsom/Greensboro News & Record GREENSBORO — N.C. A&T doesn’t play conference rival Florida A&M in football until next month, but the Aggies already hold...

Damion Cook, Former Bethune-Cookman & NFL Lineman Dies From Heart Attack

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Damion Cook has died at the age of 36. The retired NFL lineman died on Friday, June 26, after suffering from an apparent heart attack. Bethune-Cookman...

10 HBCUs Where Alumni Give Back the Most

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Referenced by Yahoo Financial contributions to colleges in the U.S. rose 9 percent in 2013, and alumni can take credit for much of that increase. Of the...

Norfolk teen, future Hampton Student 2015 $279,000 in Scholarships

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Graduation was still years away when Marquis Hall's parents told him the facts of life: His choices after high school were to enlist in...

Retired HBCU Presidents Start Search Firm for Black-College Leaders

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How do you strengthen historically black colleges and universities? By strengthening the pipeline of administrators to run them. At least that’s the solution being...

The HBCU President Who Refuses a Salary Talks With The Buzz

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This story is a part of the series “Presidents Corner”. These posts are about the unique experiences, vision and leadership styles of each president at...