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    Students Rally in Maryland’s Capital to Resolve Longstanding HBCU Lawsuit

    By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Students and alumni from Maryland’s four historically black colleges rallied near the state Capitol building in a call for a resolution to a 13-year-old federal lawsuit over...

    Mississippi Fire Department Roiled By Noose In Locker

    By Rebecca Santana, The Associated Press There's little disagreement that the object found in a White Mississippi firefighter's locker was a hangman's noose. But as with many things in America these days, there's deep disagreement about...

    StartUp Africa: Conference Encourages Entrepreneurship, Collaboration with African Businesses

    By Brianna McAdoo Special to the AFRO In the spirit of forwarding Black excellence, service and leadership diasporically, Howard University teamed up with StartUp Africa on Nov. 16 to host its 8th Annual Entrepreneurship Conference at...

    3 Black Colleges get $1M Apiece for Faculty Development

    By The Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Three historically Black colleges are each getting $1 million grants to aid faculty development. Atlanta's all-male Morehouse College is getting $1 million from the Carnegie Corp. of New York,...

    Saxby’s Café Opens At Bowie State

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, mgray@afro.com There is no experience like practical work experience for college students who hope to work in the food service or restaurant industry. Now those who wish to gain the...

    Howard Vetting Process Questioned After Suspending Football Coach

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, mgray@afro.com Howard University football coach Ron Prince has been placed on administrative leave, while he is under an internal investigation regarding verbal abuse and intimidation of players.  Director of Football...

    Morgan State Teams to Honor Rep. Elijah Cummings

    By AFRO Staff Throughout the 2019-20 season, the Morgan State Bears student-athletes will celebrate the life of longtime Baltimore Congressman Elijah Cummings, who died on October 17. Cummings was 68.  In honor of Congressman Cummings and...

    DMV HBCU Review: Bowie State Passes Last Major Test, MSU & HU Fall Again

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, mgray@afro.com BOWIE STATE CLINCHES CIAA NORTH Each year Bowie State sets its goals and the first is always to win the CIAA North Division, which puts them in the conference championship...

    Howard Partners With Amazon For LA-Based Entertainment Program

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, mgray@afro.com Howard University has made a name for itself as one of the premiere developers of entertainers and broadcasters who have ascended to the peak of their industry.  Now the...

    Fall Concert Celebrates 100 Years of Scholarship

    By Special to AFRO More than two thousand music lovers from the Baltimore and Washington Metropolitan Areas will fill Gilliam Concert Hall at Morgan State University’s Carl J. Murphy Fine Arts Center on Nov. 17...

    NBA Legend Shaquille O’Neal Partners with HBCU’s Miles College for Campus Venture

    By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia A new partnership between NBA great Shaquille O’Neal and Miles College will help bring a Papa John’s Pizzeria to every Historically Black College and University Campus in the...

    Morris Brown College Advances Toward Accreditation

    ATLANTA DAILY WORLD — Morris Brown students, alumni and faculty celebrated the news that the school has been approved as an institute of higher learning from the Georgia Nonpublic Postsecondary Education Commissions. The announcement...
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