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Justice Center Trains Future Lawyers, Seeks Criminal Justice Reform

by Ronald Roach | April 1, 2010
David A. Singleton believes that taking the long view in advocating for progressive change in [...] Read more

Obama Signs Law Sealing Health Care, Student Loan Reforms

by Philip Elliott, Associated Press Writer | March 31, 2010
Finalizing two major pieces of his agenda, President Barack Obama on Tuesday sealed his health [...] Read more

Bipartisan Effort Vowed on Congressional Review of ‘No Child’ Law

by Charles Dervarics | March 30, 2010
Congressional leaders vow bipartisan cooperation in revising the K-12 law, while associations [...] Read more

Climate Change-Themed STEM Curriculum Developed for Tribal Colleges

by Mary Annette Pember | March 29, 2010
An AIHEC partnership helps tribal colleges build capacity to sustain science and technology edu [...] Read more

Tech Savvy HBCUs Keeping Pace With Innovation, Others Lag

by Reginald Stuart | March 26, 2010
Closing the so-called digital divide is becoming less of a possibility for many HBCUs. [...] Read more

Black Trustee Flap Sparks S.C. Football Boycott Effort

by Jim Davenport and Jeffrey Collins, Associated Pres | March 25, 2010
South Carolina Black lawmakers are urging Black football recruits to reconsider playing for the [...] Read more

HBCU Leaders Consider Partnerships Key to Remaining Competitive in Online Era

by Cassie M. Chew | March 22, 2010
Creating partnerships to link students across campuses and offering online academic programs t [...] Read more

Black College Leaders Briefed on Historic Health Care, Education Legislation

by Cassie M. Chew | March 19, 2010
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and other congressional leaders a [...] Read more

Officials Urge Raising the Academic Bar for NCAA Tournament Teams

by Lois Elfman | March 18, 2010
During a news teleconference Wednesday, U.S. Secretary of Education suggested that basketball [...] Read more

Minority-Serving Schools Report Working Harder To Connect Students With Jobs

by Reginald Stuart | March 17, 2010
College placement offices are adapting to better prepare students and alumni for the increasing [...] Read more

Study: NCAA Tournament Team Graduation Rates Between Blacks, Whites Widening

by Antonio Gonzalez, Associated Press Writer | March 16, 2010
The disparity in graduation rates for White and Black players on NCAA tournament-bound men's ba [...] Read more

Underground Railroad Center, Scholars Cast Eyes on an Old Evil

by Peter Galuszka | March 15, 2010
Joined by Ohio-based scholars, the National Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati u [...] Read more

College President in Akron Leads University and City Transformation

by Reginald Stuart | March 12, 2010
Dr. Luis Proenza is credited with revitalizing the University of Akron and bringing economic de [...] Read more

Preserving a Native Language and Culture

by Mary Annette Pember | March 11, 2010
With the Myaamia Project at Miami University, the Miami Tribe seeks to rediscover its language [...] Read more

From Prison to Policymaking

by Katti Gray | March 10, 2010
NuLeadership, a City University of New York-based think tank staffed with formerly incarcerated [...] Read more