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First Black Graduate of UVA’s School of Law Dies at 87

by | March 18, 2020 John F. Merchant, the first Black graduate at the University of Virginia (UVA) School of Law an Read more

UA at Little Rock Center for Arkansas History Receives $2.25 to Preserve Legacy of Governor Rockefeller

by | September 12, 2019
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock Center for Arkansas History has received a $2.25 mill [...] Read more

Joan Johnson, Co-Founder of Johnson Products Company, Dies at 89

by | September 9, 2019
Joan Johnson, co-founder of the Black hair care business Johnson Products Company, died Friday [...] Read more

LSU Establishes Legacy Scholarship Program

by Associated Press | October 23, 2016
BATON ROUGE, La. ― As part of an effort to reconnect the LSU family, the LSU Board of Supervi [...] Read more

ADA at 25: Making Life Accessible

by The Associated Press | July 28, 2015
Five days before he was to start college, Fred Maahs' world turned upside down. [...] Read more

Symbolic Gestures Distracting from Black Community’s Key Issues

by | July 6, 2015
Many times such nominal gestures wind up having insufficient funds when it’s time to cash the [...] Read more

Supreme Court to Rehear Affirmative Action Case

by Kimberly Davis | June 29, 2015
The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday decided to rehear a landmark case that could mean the end of a [...] Read more

Living the Legacy

| February 26, 2015
Tuskegee University President Brian Johnson intent on expanding the house that Booker T. built. [...] Read more

Harvard and UNC Sued Over Their Admission Policies

by Associated Press | November 17, 2014
Lawsuits filed Monday against Harvard University and the University of North Carolina at Chapel [...] Read more

Roderick Smothers Selected as Philander Smith College’s President

by Jamal Eric Watson | October 2, 2014
Dr. Roderick L. Smothers, who currently serves as vice president for institutional advancement [...] Read more

Fayetteville State University Alumnus Gives $1M

by Associated Press | June 17, 2014
An alumnus of Fayetteville State University is giving a $1 million gift to his alma mater's fun [...] Read more

Grambling Fires Head Football Coach

by Associated Press | September 11, 2013
Grambling State fired head football coach Doug Williams on Wednesday after the Tigers lost the [...] Read more

Saint Paul’s College Proceeds to Close Its Doors

by B. Denise Hawkins | July 22, 2013
Millard “Pete” Stith Jr., who was hired to raise funds for Saint Paul, is now in charge of [...] Read more

Alcorn State Celebrates Medgar Evers’ Civil Rights Legacy

by Pearl Stewart | June 13, 2013
The thriving land-grant institution in rural Mississippi hosted the last leg of celebrations in [...] Read more

Ifill Ready to Resume Fight for the Marginalized

by Jamal Eric Watson | February 19, 2013
Sherrilyn Ifill wanted to be a civil rights lawyer, but she never dreamed she would someday lea [...] Read more
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