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Black Workers With Advanced Degrees Pay Is Almost Equal to White Workers With Lower...

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Color Lines recently published an article concerning the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ report on income levels based on race in the United States. The...

Data Shows Influx Of HBCU Enrollment From Twin Cities Students

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More and more students from the Twin Cities are finding their way to HBCUs! to Get the full story from Reg Chapman at CBS...

Summer Is Over, But “Beating The Drum For HBCUs” Isn’t

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For close to two years now, I have been “beating the drum for HBCUs,” as former Claflin University Professor Patricia H. Koger calls it. Now, let’s...

Do Black Students Learn Better from Black Teachers?

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As HBCU students, alumni, supporters and enthusiasts, most are obviously aware that the majority of the campuses are predominately African-American. There is diversity typically within...

Players, Owners to Blame for NBA Lockout

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On the heels of one of the most entertaining seasons in recent memory, the NBA owners and players could not agree on a new...

Merging Southern University & University of New Orleans Unnecessary, Immoral

The enemy never rests. In 2012's infancy, we have seen two different situations where HBCUs have come under attack. First, the HBCU 'Equality' lawsuit where...

The Thirst is Real: Describing the Desperation in Detail

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“Can I offer you a drink?” A co-worker asked this question and I laughed during another experience of what is adequately described as  "the...

Alpha Phi Alpha General President Herman “Skip” Mason, Jr. visits Virginia Union University

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       Herman “Skip” Mason, Jr., the 33rd General President of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. came to visit the ‘hollow grounds and dear old...

Herman Cain’s Campaign is Falling Apart

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  One week can change everything in an election. For Herman Cain, it's more like half a week. Herman Cain has been accused of sexually harassing...

Protest For Progress In Memphis

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Greater Imani Church in Memphis, TN reached full capacity on Monday as citizens from all around Shelby County came to meet with city leaders to...

Why We Still Need to Promote HBCU Exceptionalism

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Twitter is a fascinating, spontaneous, stream of consciousness social media outlet for users to tweet their thoughts and opinions on the Web for millions...

The Culture Examined: The Air Jordan Phenomenon

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Every year, different groups of people make a special journey to a hollowed ground or location to pay homage to or worship. Muslims are...

Former Tuskegee Airman Talks “Red Tails” Inspiration

Social prejudice and individual determination were the focus of conversation for Col. Herbert Carter, an original member of the 99th Squadron and the Tuskegee...

President Obama Fights for Education, Job Creation in State of the Union Address

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"I'm a Democrat but I believe in what Republican Abraham Lincoln believed...a government should do for people only what they cannot do better by...

Could Deciding To Attend An HBCU Be One Of My Best Decisions Ever?

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When I decided to attend Central State University in Wilberforce, I wasn't sure what exactly to expect or if I would even fit in.  Because...

Lifting As I Climb: Mentorship, Community Service and the Importance of Giving Back

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Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth. -Muhammad Ali As I get older it has begun to dawn...

HBCU Graduates Coming Face-to-face with the Job Market

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We all know how much society stresses the importance of higher education.

Guiltless Sandusky: The Monster Behind the Penn State Scandal

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Disgraced former Penn State defensive coordinator and alleged child molester Jerry Sandusky, who was arrested on Nov.5 for charges of sexually harassing eight boys...