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FAMU Names New Law School Dean

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FAMU NAMES KELLER AS NEW COLLEGE OF LAW DEAN TALLAHASSEE– Florida A&M University (FAMU) has named Deidré Keller, J.D., associate dean of the Claude W. Pettit College of Law at Ohio Northern University, as the new dean of the College...

NewsVision Special Report From HUNS: COVID-19’s Impact in Communities Across the Country

By Howard University News Service (HUNS) Howard University capstone broadcast journalists share how the the coronavirus is affecting communities across the country-- from New Jersey to California. The NewsVision journalists, who were mandated to return home due to the pandemic,...

Black Sorority Launches COVID-19 Webinar

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AFRICAN AMERICAN SORORITY SUPPORTS MEMBERS, PUBLIC WITH 6-PART WEBINAR SERIES Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Hosts "We Are Sigma Strong" During COVID-19 Outbreak Cary, NC (BlackNews.com) -- "We Are Sigma Strong" is the theme of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority's 6-part webinar series...

FAMU Faculty and Students Engaged by Florida Health Department to Combat Coronavirus Pandemic

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For Immediate Release  March 24, 2020  FAMU Faculty and Students Engaged by Florida Health Department to Combat Coronavirus Pandemic  Eight Florida A&M University (FAMU) public health professors and students have been recruited by the Florida Department of Health (DOH) to help fight the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.  The “FAMU 8 Strike COVID-19...

Maryland Legislature 2020: Celebrate Funding Bill

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By Deborah Bailey Special to the AFRO HBCU students, alumni and advocates across the state are celebrating an historic step in moving toward final settlement of the decades long-Maryland HBCU Equity Trial this week.  The Maryland General Assembly passed legislation allocating...

Morgan State President David Wilson Addresses Campus Community Via Video Message Outlining University Response...

A Message from the Office of the President Dr. David K. Wilson University Actions Taken in Response to the COVID-19 Health Crisis | The Path Forward March 19, 2020 CLICK HERE TO VIEW VIDEO!

HU Classes Online All Semester

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By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor [email protected] After a confirmed case of COVID-19 (coronavirus) on campus, Howard University President Wayne A.I. Frederick announced the historically Black institution would cease in-person classes for the duration of the Spring 2020 semester. “We have consulted with...

An Important Message from President David Wilson Regarding Commencement and On-Campus Residence Halls

A Message from the Office of the President Vacating On-Campus Residence Halls and a Decision Regarding Commencement March 17, 2020 __________________________________________________ Dear Morgan Community, The situation that our nation now faces with the rising spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) is of serious concern. As has been previously expressed,...

Howard University Suspends All International Travel Due to Coronavirus

On Saturday March 7, Howard University Communications sent an email to all students and faculty announcing a travel restriction. Link: http://hunewsservice.com/news/howard-university-suspends-all-international-travel-due-to-coronavirus/ Howard University News Service is a free wire service that delivers print and broadcast news stories to nearly 200 NNPA member...

EXCLUSIVE: Rory Gamble Named First African American President of the UAW

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By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent, @StacyBrownMedia The International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) is one of the largest and most diverse unions in North America, with members in virtually every sector...

BSU Women Head to NCAA Tournament Again

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By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer [email protected] Coming off their trip to the CIAA Tournament finals appearance, the Bowie State women’s basketball team earned their consecutive trip to the NCAA Division II Tournament under coach Shadae Swan.  The Bulldogs are one...

HBCU Settlement: What’s the Hold Up?

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By Lawrence Haynes and Kayla Elliott The contributions of HBCUs to the stability, ingenuity and prosperity of our nation cannot be overstated. If we fail to invest in, protect and support HBCUs then we would have jeopardized the future of...

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