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Norfolk State Aims To Produce More Minority Lawyers With New 6-Year Program

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Through a new partnership with Appalachian School of Law, Norfolk State University is helping students dedicated to law accomplish their dreams in 6 years!...

Dr. Karida Brown Named Director Of Fisk’s John Lewis Center For Social Justice

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Fisk University's John Lewis Center For Social Justice has a new leader, and she's a powerhouse! The hiring of Dr. Karida Brown as the...

Meet Morehouse College Alumnus S. Lee Merritt Esq., Attorney Seeking Justice For Ahmaud Arbery

Are you surprised? S. Lee Merritt Esq. graduated cum laude from Morehouse College and if there is anyone who can secure justice for the...

Student With Spelman Dreams Held Back Over 2-Year-Long AirPod Theft Case

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A recent high school graduate with Spelman College dreams is looking to free herself of the shackles that a ticket has had on her...

Why Wasn’t Juneteenth Taught In Grade School?

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Daniella Silva of NBC News explores this question in the following article: A Connecticut fourth grade social studies textbook falsely claimed that slaves were treated...

Celebrities, Activists In The HBCU Community Sound Off About Derek Chauvin Sentencing

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Since that fateful day on May 25, 2020, world has been fighting for justice in the name of George Floyd. His callous murder sparked...

Juneteenth: 5 Things You Need To Know

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FIVE "Juneteenth is the oldest nationally celebrated commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States.  Dating back to 1865, it was on June...

Alabama State University Renames Building For Civil Rights Icon

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Alabama State University is honoring the right side of history, renaming a building after a civil rights icon after it was stripped of the...

Civil Rights Lawyer Lee Merritt Officially Launches Campaign For Texas Attorney General

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Morehouse College alum and civil rights lawyer Lee Merritt has announced his run for Texas Attorney General! The lawyer has worked on key cases...

President Biden Joins Rep. Jim Clyburn At South Carolina State University Commencement

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South Carolina State University received two very special guests during it's commencement over the weekend! Get the full story from Barbara Sprunt at NPR...

Scholarship Honoring Freddie Gray Established At Coppin State University

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The story and untimely death of Freddie Gray still sends chills through our spines. Now students who attended Gray's high school will be supported...

99 Years Later: Black Wall Street And Why It Matters

Racial prejudice, lynchings and unsubstantiated murders were still the reality of Black men, women and children in the early 1900s, before then, and since...

Middle College At N.C. A&T Renamed For A&T Four To Honor Sit-In Movement

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North Carolina A&T State University is set to rename its Middle College after legendary former students known as the "A&T Four." Learn more in...

Prairie View A&M University Holds Silent Vigil In Honor Of George Floyd

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Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) joins the list of Black organizations, communities and businesses that are recognizing the state of our country following the...

Shaun King Exposes Facebook Group Plotting To Kill Him

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Shaun King recently raised alarms after receiving death threats from individuals associated with law enforcement. In the private Facebook group, various civil servants conspired...

Morehouse and Spelman College Students Tased and Arrested on Live Television

Two students—Messiah Young from Morehouse and Taniyah Pilgrim from Spelman—were snatched out of a car, tased and arrested by Atlanta police on live television....

PVAMU Paints ‘Black Lives Matter’ On University Drive

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On June 5, when D.C.'s mayor, Muriel Bowser announced "Black Lives Matter Plaza," and she debuted a bold street mural reading "Black Lives Matter,"...

Rev. Jesse Jackson Awarded With Legion d’Honneur By French President Emmanuel Macron

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Reverend Jesse Jackson was honored in Paris today with one of France's highest-ranking awards for his lifetime of work in civil rights. Learn why...