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Trump Issue Dividing Howard University Administration, Students

Trump Issue Dividing Howard University Administration, Students

by Catherine Morris | February 15, 2017
In a town hall meeting on Tuesday night, students expressed disappointment that the administrat [...] Read more
Mangum to Join Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions

Mangum to Join Penn Center for Minority Serving Institutions

by Catherine Morris | February 14, 2017
Dr. Elmira Mangum, former president of Florida A&M University (FAMU), will join the University [...] Read more
List of Finalists for Kentucky State U. President Stirs Controversy

List of Finalists for Kentucky State U. President Stirs Controversy

by Associated Press |
FRANKFORT, Ky. — Kentucky State University faculty and alumni are expressing concern with the [...] Read more
Rodriguez: The Indigenous and Black Roots of Mexico

Rodriguez: The Indigenous and Black Roots of Mexico

by Roberto Rodriguez | February 13, 2017
By knowing their intertwined histories, perhaps both peoples will come to struggle together, wh [...] Read more

College Students Finding Their Roots

by Jamaal Abdul-Alim |
Colleges and universities are using AfricanAncestry.com to connect students with their backgrou [...] Read more
Yale Removes Slave Proponent’s Name from Residence Hall

Yale Removes Slave Proponent’s Name from Residence Hall

by Jamal Eric Watson | February 12, 2017
After a wave of student protests, Yale University announced over the weekend that it would remo [...] Read more

Offspring Ensure Civil Rights Icons’ Work Lives On

by Katti Gray |
The children of 1960s civil rights icons pay homage to their parents’ legacies by tackling so [...] Read more
Blacks, Hispanics Losing Out on LSAT-based Financial Aid

Blacks, Hispanics Losing Out on LSAT-based Financial Aid

by Catherine Morris | February 9, 2017
The result of privileging LSAT scores through merit-based scholarships is what some call a “r [...] Read more

Sides Not Close in Maryland HBCU Remedy Trial

by David Pluviose |
The plaintiffs and those representing the state of Maryland are still apparently far apart when [...] Read more
Ethics and the 21st Century HBCU

Ethics and the 21st Century HBCU

by Ralpheal Moore | February 8, 2017
The real question is this: how do we achieve this seemingly elusive goal of ensuring the succes [...] Read more
Professor Uses Interactive Technology to Tell Emmett Till Story

Professor Uses Interactive Technology to Tell Emmett Till Story

by Pearl Stewart | February 7, 2017
Lawrence, Kansas is a long way from Sumner, Mississippi but Dr. David Tell of the University of [...] Read more
Antebellum Slave Tax has Lingering Effect in Alabama

Antebellum Slave Tax has Lingering Effect in Alabama

by By Brian Lyman, Montgomery Advertiser |
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — In the late spring or early summer of 1822, a man named Bolling Hall made [...] Read more
Jackson State Asks Alumni to Give to Offset Cash Crunch

Jackson State Asks Alumni to Give to Offset Cash Crunch

by Jeff Amy, Associated Press |
JACKSON, Miss. — Jackson State University’s temporary leader Monday asked alumni to dig int [...] Read more

Congressman to Invite All HBCU Presidents to Capitol Hill

by Reginald Stuart | February 6, 2017
Dozens of presidents of the nation’s historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are [...] Read more
John King to Succeed Kati Haycock as Education Trust CEO

John King to Succeed Kati Haycock as Education Trust CEO

by David Pluviose | February 2, 2017
The announcement that former U.S. Secretary of Education John King has been named Ed Trust pres [...] Read more