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    HBCUs Remain ‘Resilient’, Seek to Partner with Congress

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer In his address on , Dr. Michael L. Lomax, president and CEO of the United Negro College Fund (UNCF) proudly spoke of the strength of Historically Black Colleges and...

    DMV HBCU Report: Howard Peaks at the Right Time Ending the Regular Season

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] As the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference basketball season prepares for next week’s tournament in Norfolk, VA, it could be time for one of the most enigmatic teams in Division I...

    D.C.’s XFL Names Former HU QB Head Coach, GM

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Pep Hamilton’s football odyssey has returned to where it started as he tries to build a championship franchise from the start.  The former Howard University quarterback is the first...

    Pelosi Keeps it Real with HU Students

    By Micha Green, AFRO Washington, D.C. Editor, [email protected] Donning an all orange suit with shoes to match, in honor of ending gun violence- a hot button issue that was set to hit Wednesday’s House floor for the...

    Delta Day in Annapolis

    By AFRO Staff Every year during the Maryland Legislative Session, members of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated gather in Annapolis to meet state legislators to discuss advocacy and policy. The theme for the event, Delta...

    Bennett College Sues To Keep Accreditation After Lost Appeal

    By The Associated Press GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — One of the two remaining historically black private women's colleges in the United States is suing to keep its doors open after losing its appeal to have...

    Accrediting Board Rejects Appeal from North Carolina School

    By The Associated Press Officials at a historically black private women's college in North Carolina have lost their appeal to have the school's accreditation restored. News outlets report The Southern Association of Schools Commission on Colleges announced...

    Morgan State University Awarded $1.6 Million Base 11 Grant to Launch Student Rocketry Program

    BALTIMORE, MARYLAND — The nonprofit Base 11 today announced that Morgan State University is the winner of a three-year, $1.6 million Aerospace Workforce and Leadership Development Grant, which will fund a state-of-the-art rocketry lab and launch a...

    Former NFL Star Wheatley Poised to Lead MSU Football

    By Sean Yoes, AFRO Baltimore Editor, [email protected]afro.com According to sources close to Morgan State University Athletics, a former NFL running back is close to signing a contract to be Morgan State University’s next head football coach. Tyrone Wheatley,...

    King Becomes DC HBCU Alumni Alliance President

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer,  [email protected] Dr. Nardos E. King, a 1987 alumnus of Virginia State University has been elected as the new President of the Washington, D.C. Metro HBCU Alumni Alliance.  Dr. King replaces Hampton...

    Black Caucus Seeks Meeting With Hogan on Desegregation Case

    By The Associated Press ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — The Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland has asked to meet with Gov. Larry Hogan to discuss a long-running dispute over Maryland's treatment of its historically Black colleges. Del....

    DMV HBCU Report

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] BOWIE STATE MEN AND WOMEN ROUNDING INTO FORM Bowie State finds itself creeping up the CIAA standings after winning their fifth consecutive game to conclude a three game road trip against...

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