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Obama To Appeal To Public On Fiscal Cliff

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By Ken Thomas, The Associate Press WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama plans to make a public case this week for his strategy for dealing with...

College Republicans at Historically Black Colleges and Universities

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When the TV networks announced that President Barack Obama had clinched Ohio and won a second term on election night, many college students around...

What to expect from Obama next four years

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President Barack Obama was re-elected to serve a second term as president of the United States, and now that the verdict is in, all...

Bennett College Celebrates First Time Voters

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How often have you heard people say young people don't pay attention to politics? At Bennett College, hundreds of women marched from campus to the...

Obama mania: Another 4 years

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Four years ago, Jakarah Porter was so excited she could hardly stand it. She was a high-school senior in Mobile, Ala., who was about...

First Lady visits Hampton U

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First lady Michelle Obama asked Hampton University students Friday to change their plans for the weekend and volunteer for President Barack Obama's reelection campaign's...

Inside the Early Vote: African Americans

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As we continue our daily updates on the state of the ground game, we want to turn attention to the African American vote. The...

TSU Employee Turned Away From Polls: a Letter From Robert Hoggard

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A Tennessee State University employee attempted to use her state-issued employee photo ID to vote yesterday and was turned away. The rules and regulations...

Case involving UMES, other HBCU’s closes

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Lawyers for the state of Maryland and for a group of students and alumni of Maryland’s four historically black universities sparred Friday over whether...

Slaves to the Partisan Political Rhythm

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By Kameko Thomas, HBCU Buzz Staff Writer During the 2011 political season, in the contest for Louisiana’s House District 3, African American voters were able...

Walking a controversial line: Do black people support Obama because he’s black?

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Surviving slavery, segregation and discrimination has forged a special pride in African-Americans. Now some are saying this hard-earned pride has become prejudice in the...

Supreme Court Case ruling may inspire HBCUs to recruit more black students

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Wednesday’s oral arguments in the Fisher v. University of Texas at Austin case has suggested a notion of potentially overruling the admission policies for...

ELECTION 2012: HBCU leadership is endorsed

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On Thursday, Oct. 18th, One Stop Early Voting begins in North Carolina. That means unless you plan to cast your ballots on Election Day,...

Obama fails to provide aid to victims of Hurricane Isaac, despite 2007 anti-Bush rhetoric...

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President Barack Obama has refused to extend to victims of Hurricane Isaac in Louisiana the same relief he criticized former President George W. Bush...

Rep. Hubbard: ‘Slavery was a blessing for blacks’

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Most of us recognize that the racist climate and sex-based discrimination of the past is exactly that: the past. But there is always that...

Crazy Talk: Slavery Was ‘Blessing in Disguise’

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By Hillary Crosley, The Root According to Republican Rep. Jon Hubbard of Arkansas, African Americans were lucky to have endured slavery, which, he writes, was...

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