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    Former NBA Star Charles Barkley Donates $1M to HBCU

    By The Associated Press Charles Barkley has donated $1 million to historically Black Miles College. The Basketball Hall of Famer and former Auburn star told interim president Bobbie Knight about the donation on Jan. 8, news...

    Morgan State Authorized to Pursue Addition of New College of Osteopathic Medicine

    By AFRO Staff Morgan State University may be well on its way to grooming a new generation of Black physicians. The school’s Board of Regents recently gave President David Wilson permission to pursue an affiliation agreement...

    Coppin Offers Md.’s Only Nonprofit Leadership Degree

    By Renee Foose, Special to the AFRO Burning the candle at both ends as a young mother, working full time and studying for her degree part time, LaShawna Wright was stretched even further when she found...

    Trump Signs Future Act to Help HBCUs, Minority-Serving Institutions

    By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia One day after the House impeached him, President Donald Trump took decisive action to support and empower Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) across the country. The President...

    Sustainability and Climate Change in Architecture Schools

    By Jazmin Conner and Maris Medina Capital News Service/Howard Center for Investigative Journalism Nicole Ponce, a senior architecture student at the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), visited a freshwater lake in the Netherlands as part...

    Bringing Awareness to Black Mental Health, Even at HBCUs

    By Micha Green D.C. Editor [email protected] As women who were already “woke,” about the importance of prioritizing mental health care after experiences of their own Starr Barbour and Sasha Nicole teamed up to bring awareness to the...

    Nonprofit Leadership Alliance Fosters Christmas Spirit

    By Beverly Richards It’s the holiday season, and families are buying trees to decorate, pulling out grandma’s sugar cookies recipe, and deciding whether to buy dad more socks or more tools — but not for...

    Goldman Sachs 10kSBP at Morgan State

    By Imani Wj Wright Special to AFRO Recently, Morgan State University hosted Goldman Sachs' 10,000 Small Business Program Graduation. Goldman Sachs was proud to announce that the 2019 graduating class included 110 entrepreneurs in the Baltimore...

    AFRO Publisher Retraces Grandfather’s 1959 Trek to Cuba

    By DeWayne Wickham HAVANA, Cuba – When AFRO American publisher Dr. Frances “Toni” Draper walked off JetBlue flight 503 last week into the international terminal of Cuba’s Jose Marti Airport she wasn’t just entering what...

    Trump Signs Bill Restoring Funding for Black Colleges

    By COLLIN BINKLEY AP Education Writer President Donald Trump on Thursday signed a bipartisan bill that will permanently provide more than $250 million a year to the nation's historically Black colleges and universities, along with...

    Congressional Black Caucus Members Talk Impeachment, HBCU Funding

    By Stacy M. Brown, NNPA Newswire Senior Correspondent @StacyBrownMedia Shortly after the House Judiciary Committee voted along party lines to impeach President Donald Trump on Friday, December 13, members of the Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) held...

    AAAS Selects Dr. Willie May as a Fellow

    By AFRO Staff The American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) has announced the election of Morgan State University’s Willie E. May, Ph.D. as a 2019 AAAS Fellow. May, who serves as Morgan’s vice...

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