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    Study: White College Admissions Counselors Prefer Deracialized Blacks As Potential Students

    By Lenore T. Adkins, Special to the AFRO Which prospective Black college students are more likely to get a response from White admissions counselors at predominantly White institutions (PWIs)? According to a study Florida Gulf Coast University...

    Howard U. Moves Up in Top College Rankings

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] A prestigious news magazine recently released its 2019 rankings of the nation's universities and there was plenty of good news for Howard University. U.S. News and World Report issued its annual...

    Brazile Lands Teaching Gig at Howard

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] When Donna Brazile began her work as a lecturer at Howard University on Sept. 4, everyone was expecting her to lecture on the virtues of working in politics and...

    Newsman Imparts Half Century of Wisdom at HBCU

    By Curtis Knowles, Morgan State University Student                                                  As a child, Ron...

    HBCUs Vulnerable Under Trump Administration

    By John Schmid, Special to the AFRO With the resignation of the White House’s chief enforcer of consumer protection for student loan receivers Monday, uncertainty mounts as to how students and their parents will finance the...

    Sex Ring Allegations Shake Georgia AKA Chapter

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] A Georgia chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority is under scrutiny for allegedly being part of a sex ring. At the Alpha Beta AKA Chapter at Fort Valley State University...

    First-Ever HBCU Museum Opens Down the Street

    By Lauren E. Williams, Special to the AFRO The walls are covered with school sports memorabilia, personal photographs, and newspaper articles. The furniture is modern, yet understated, as not to take away from the artifacts...

    Update on HBCU Coalition’s Lawsuit Against Maryland

    By Marvin L. 'Doc' Cheatham, Sr., Special to the AFRO In 2006, a coalition of HBCU students, alumni and other HBCU supporters filed a lawsuit in the Maryland Federal District Court against the State of Maryland alleging...

    Will Maryland HBCUs Receive Justice This Legislative Session?

    While Maryland HBCU Coalition plaintiffs are in formal settlement negotiations with the state, the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland (LBCM), is following through on a promise made at the start of the 2018 session...

    Maryland HBCU Students, Alumni Demand Billions in Damages

    “A billion is not enough,” said Senator Joan Carter Conway (D) District 43 at HBCU Night, a convening of legislators and students, presidents and alumni of Maryland’s four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Approximately...

    HBCU settlement pending, but lawmakers say it’s not enough

    ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — Historically Black colleges and universities in Maryland would receive up to $56.9 million annually under legislation, sponsors say, that would restore years of underfunding and program duplication by the state...

    HBCU Contributions Highlighted in New Documentary

    NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker Stanley Nelson knew he wanted to tell a story about the nation's historically black colleges and universities — not just about individual HBCUs, many of which have their own...

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