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Charles R. Drew Changed The Face Of Healthcare While Working At HBCUs

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Charles R. Drew was a pioneer of blood science, but many not know how closely he worked with HBCUs. Charles R. Drew University of...

Join The Metamucil 2 Week Challenge to Promote Your Health

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The Talk’s Sheryl Underwood is partnering with Metamucil (a Procter & Gamble brand) to host a challenge that will donate scholarships worth up to...

Howard Becomes Clinical Trial Site For Proposed COVID-19 Vaccine NVX-CoV2373

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With the United States leading in coronavirus infections and related deaths, the need for a vaccine is urgent. While multiple vaccines are already on...

Howard President Wayne A. I. Frederick Encourages Vaccination In New PSA

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Several HBCU leaders are stepping up to share why the COVID-19 vaccine is nothing to be afraid of. In fact, Howard University's President just...

Several Civil And Human Rights Leaders Vaccinated At Morehouse School of Medicine

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As one of the few HBCU medical schools, the Morehouse School of Medicine has done a thorough job of directly handling COVID-19 prevention and...

NC A&T Receives 5 Storage Freezers For COVID-19 Vaccines

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North Carolina A&T State University has significantly supported its Greensboro, NC community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, thanks to the North Carolina Policy Collaboratory,...

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...

North Carolina Central Partners With State Health Officials For COVID-19 Outreach

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North Carolina Central University is doing its part to secure COVID-19 information and treatment for its community. The school recently partnered with a state...

Kamala Harris Receives COVID-19 Vaccine

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President-elect Kamala Harris received her COVID-19 vaccine this week in Washington D.C. this Tuesday. The move was a step to help Americans feel more...

Meharry Medical College Overlooked For Vaccines, Fueling Racism Claims

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As one of the few HBCU medical schools in the country, Meharry Medical College has been at the forefront of the COVID-19 pandemic. The...

Morehouse School of Medicine Partners With The Personalized Medicine Coalition

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Despite all the challenges that the pandemic has created for normal education, our HBCUs continue to work tirelessly work to open new doors for...

BWHI’s Virtual Event Created To Check On Black Women’s Mental Health and Well-Being

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It’s so important that we all do the work to stay grounded during a time when it’s so easy to feel overwhelmed. Most Americans...

Central State Grad, Counselor Trainee’s Advice May Be Just What You Need To Feel...

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The photos recently posted on Karisma Hazel’s Facebook features a happy graduate of a historically black college sitting amongst other like-minded individuals who make...

FAMU Professor Shares Racial Disparities of COVID19

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- The CDC reports that African-American communities are being “disproportionately affected” by the coronavirus. A professor at Florida A&M University’s Institute of...

Why the Coronavirus Crisis Could Hit HBCUs Especially Hard

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Higher education leaders say they are very worried about the financial impact on their institutions from the coronavirus pandemic that forced virtually all schools...

Winston-Salem State Nursing Graduate Moves To NYC To Join The Battle Against COVID19

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WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — A nurse who graduated from Winston Salem State University is packing up her bags and preparing to move to New York....

Morehouse Announces Protective Measures Against COVID-19

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Dear MSM Community: The spread of Coronavirus across the globe and in the United States is a growing public health concern. On the evening of...

Howard University Cancels Commencement And Locks Down Campus For Remainder Of Spring 2020 Semester

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Earlier today, Howard University's President, Dr. Wayne A.I. Frederick—who is also an active and practicing medical doctor— made an announcement that we expect many...

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