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DMV HBCU Report: MSU Sign Top Basketball Prospects

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By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer mgray@afro.com Following the George Floyd killing, elite prospects have expressed a renewed interest in competing at Black Colleges.  It was only a matter of time before one transcendent blue chip high school basketball player would...

Amid Pandemic, Fewer Students Seek Federal Aid For College

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By COLLIN BINKLEY and LARRY FENN, Associated Press The number of high school seniors applying for U.S. federal college aid plunged in the weeks following the sudden closure of school buildings this spring — a time when students were cut...

N.C. A&T’s Gilmore Named 2020-21 Fulbright Program Grant Finalist

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N.C. A&T’s Gilmore Named 2020-21 Fulbright Program Grant Finalist EAST GREENSBORO, N.C. (March 27, 2020) – North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University Student Government Association President Allison Gilmore has been selected as a 2020-21 Fulbright U.S. Student Program grant...

Voter Suppression Goes to College

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By Cash Michaels and Peter Grear, Greater Diversity News via BPUSA If preliminary data estimates on the recent 2020 primaries in North Carolina are accurate, student voters on HBCU campuses must raise their turnout game come the general election this...

Northwestern’s First All-Black MFA Directing Cohort

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By Blacknews.com Every year Northwestern University, along with other universities across the nation, brings in an MFA directing cohort of one to three people, and many talented hopefuls apply for these positions. Getting accepted into an MFA directing program is...

BREAKING NEWS! Historic $40 Million Endowment For Memphis HBCU

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A Memphis-based, Historically Black College Receives Largest Beneficial Gift in the School’s 158-Year History LeMoyne-Owen College is named the beneficiary of a $40 Million Endowment at the Community Foundation of Greater Memphis Memphis, Tenn .—LeMoyne-Owen College, the only Historically Black College and University (HBCU) in...

CSU Press Release: Coppin State University to offer On-line New Student Orientation this Summer...

Coppin State University to offer On-line New Student Orientation this Summer due to COVID-19 As a result of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, new Coppin State University (CSU) students will attend orientation on-line this summer starting on June 26. The unique and...

HBCU Alumni Alliance To Host July 4th Virtual “Fire Up the Vote” Cookout with...

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HBCU Alumni Alliance To Host July 4th Virtual “Fire Up the Vote” Cookout Musical talent, League of Women Voters to share tips for empowering voters to participate Atlanta, GA — The National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Alumni Alliance, Inc. (HBCUAA)...

Juneteenth and Freedom in the Post Floyd’s Murder World

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By Dr. Zekeh Gbotokuma Last year (2019), the free world joined the United States in commemorating the 400th anniversary of the “Landing Negroes at Jamestown from Dutch Man-of-War” (1619-2019) while dealing with persistent demands for reparations. The Emancipation Proclamation of...

Morgan State Family and Consumer Sciences Program Nationally Accredited by AAFCS

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Morgan State University Department of Family and Consumer Sciences Receives National Accreditation American Association of Family and Consumer Sciences Accreditation Marks First for Program in its History BALTIMORE – Morgan State University’s School of Education and Urban Studies (SEUS) Department of Family...

Accomplished Mechanical Engineer Selected to Lead Morgan State’s School of Engineering

New Dean Appointed to Lead Morgan State University’s Clarence M. Mitchell, Jr. School of Engineering George Mason University’s Dr. Oscar Barton Tapped to Continue Legacy of Producing Minority Engineers, Further Positioning Morgan's Leadership in Science and Engineering Morgan State University (MSU)...

Young Black Men Share Discomfort In Dealing With Police

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By Mark F. Gray AFRO Staff Writer mgray@afro.com Trauma from the effects of watching the deaths of George Floyd in Minneapolis and Rayshard Brooks in Atlanta has local Black male college students coming to grips with their mortality after being bombarded with...

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