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Is Higher Ed Culture Discouraging to Student-Athlete Activism?

The Georgetown University men’s basketball team Wednesday became the first collegiate team to protest against the recent failures to indict officers in Ferguson, Mo., and the New York City deaths of two Black men at the hands of police officers.

Spelman College has decided to suspend a prestigious professorship funded in part by Bill and Camille Cosby.

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Protesters Ask Federal Courts to Curb Police

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Police violated the constitutional rights of protesters upset by the death in Ferguson, Missouri, of an unarmed Black man, lawyers told a federal judge Wednesday in urging she step in and curb the police.

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An Open Letter of Love to Black Students

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Black professors know there is always more that people don’t see or hear or want to know, but we see you. We hear you.

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In the 75 years since the history department came into existence at NCCU, the faculty have graduated more than 80 alumni who have gone on to earn Ph.D.s in history at other universities and have carved out careers as engaged researchers, university professors and museum curators.

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Students joined other protestors this week in demonstrations for the lives that have been lost in controversial confrontations with police.

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Stereotype threat, when individuals internalize feelings of inadequacy linked to negative stereotypes about groups they are identified with and subsequently live up to such stereotypes, leads to academic underperformance.

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South Carolina State University received a lifeline Wednesday in the form of a $12 million loan from the state as the result of approval from the Joint Bond Review Committee.

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Virginia State University has formed a presidential search committee whose work will begin in 2015, the university announced Wednesday.

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Dr. Jackie C. Robinson’s path toward a career in psychology began as early as high school. Robinson was one of three African-Americans to integrate a public school in her small town of Malone, Florida.

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