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    HBCU’s Seek More Innovative Ways to Raise Cash

    HBCUs have done more with less for decades, but going forward, relying primarily on alumni donations may not be enough. Instead, universities should take the initiative to forge creative partnerships with corporations and others...

    Leadership is Underlying Theme for Black Millennials, Women Forums

    The political power of millennials and Black women were topics of discussion at issue forums during the 46th Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Annual Legislative Conference. U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards (D-Md.) hosted an issue forum, “Black...

    Strengthening the Leadership Pipeline for K-12 Education

    What has slowed growth in the number of African American school principals in the United States? This was the question that opened “Black Principals: How to Strengthen the Leadership Pipeline,” a panel held during...

    Blacks, Latinos Face Common Issues

    Black and Latino communities need to work together in order to achieve economic and educational parity with Whites, according to a recent session at a legislative conference. U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) sponsored the...

    Conyers Pushes Full Employment Bill for a Better America

    Despite the recent statistics showing that unemployment in the U.S. is near five percent, U.S. Rep. John Conyers (D-Mich.) said he is still pushing his full employment bill to insure that any American that...

    Getting More Blacks Interested in STEM

    Nationally, only 16 percent of high school seniors show proficiency in math and express interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) careers, according to the U.S. Department of Education. Unfortunately, representation and degree...

    Black Caucus Town Hall Raises Need for New Direction

    A diverse mixture of political, civic and civil rights leaders participated in a town hall meeting to discuss the problems that Blacks faced and what direction should be taken under a new presidential administration...

    Black Caucus Conference Focuses on Voting Rights

    The leaders of the Congressional Black Caucus and its foundation recently announced that the focus of their annual legislative conference will be on protecting and increasing the voting rights of people of color. The 46th...

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