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    10,000 Pounds of Food Donations Delivered to Morgan State

    By J.K. Schmid, AFRO Baltimore Staff Morgan State University’s new Food Resource Center is reporting great success, as the season of giving continues. “We started with bare shelves, and now, they’re packed with stuff,” Dr. Stacey Patton...

    Historically Black Schools in Georgia See a Surge in Giving

    By The Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Historically Black colleges and universities are seeing an upsurge in support and donations. Last fiscal year, Spelman College in Atlanta raised a record $48 million in donations, The Atlanta...

    Howard Fine Arts Professor Shows How African Dance Chronicled History

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Dance as viewed through our modern lens is centered on entertainment. You can hardly look at a music video, sports game or viral clip that doesn’t involve the latest...

    HBCUs ‘One Step Closer to Victory’

    By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO Bowie State University graduate student Elijah Bell Clarke sensed history was looming as he and a classmate drove to Richmond, Dec. 11, to listen to oral arguments before the...

    BSU Band Plays Again But Remains on Probation Until 2020

    By MARK F. GRAY, AFRO Staff Writer,  [email protected] The “Symphony of Soul” sabbatical is over at Bowie State University as the marching band has been reinstated, but there will be sanctions and new leadership at the top...

    Bowers, DC’s Popular PA Voice of 30 Years, Suddenly Passes at 55

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The signature public address announcer for D.C. sports has passed away. Shellie Bowers, who was best known for his trademark phrase “HU…you know” during football and basketball games at...

    Battle of Real HUs Highlights D.C. Holiday Hoops

    By MARK F. GRAY, AFRO Staff Writer,  [email protected] Howard and Hampton may no longer be conference rivals but the “Battle of the Real HUs” will continue.  The Bison and Pirates will renew acquaintances once again in the...

    Bayou Classic Win Keeps Southern Coach’s Job Secure For Now

    By MARK F. GRAY, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] For over four decades, 45 times to be exact, Grambling and Southern have met in New Orleans on the Saturday after Thanksgiving in what has become known as the...

    Oral Arguments Scheduled for HBCU-Maryland Inequality Case

    By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent, @StacyBrownMedia A coalition of HBCU students, alumni and others from Maryland are planning to pack the Fourth District Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia next month for...

    FAMU Names “Rattlers for Justice”

    By AFRO Staff Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University (FAMU) named three FAMU College of Law students to be awarded its inaugural Rattler for Justice scholarships. The university, and HBCU established in 1887, determined the awardees via...

    Food Resource Center Opens at Morgan State

    By Morgan State University Newsroom Morgan State University announced the upcoming December 7 opening of a Food Resource Center (FRC), via press release. The new center is intended to address food insecurity within its student population. The...

    Professors at HU Break Down Black Women in the 2018 Elections

    By Brianna McAdoo, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] 2018 marks 50 years since the first Black woman Shirley Chisholm (D-NY) was elected to the U.S. Congress; and in 2018 Black women have continued her legacy making their mark...
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