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    First-Ever HBCU Museum Opens Down the Street

    By Lauren E. Williams, Special to the AFRO The walls are covered with school sports memorabilia, personal photographs, and newspaper articles. The furniture is modern, yet understated, as not to take away from the artifacts...

    DMV HBCU Report: Defensive Woes Derail Teams In Conference Defeats

    By MARK F. GRAY, Special to the AFRO The common theme that binds Howard, Morgan State, and Bowie State is there’s no D being played in DMV when it matters most. Defense cost all three, leaving...

    AFRO-American Newspaper and Morgan State University Partner to Launch Statewide Polling to Gauge African-American...

    AFRO-American Newspaper and Morgan State University Partner to Launch Statewide Polling to Gauge African-American Opinion N.J.-based Braun Research, Inc. and Morgan’s Institute for Urban Research to Survey and Analyze Attitudes of Black Residents Toward...

    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...

    Maryland HBCU Students, Alumni Demand Billions in Damages

    “A billion is not enough,” said Senator Joan Carter Conway (D) District 43 at HBCU Night, a convening of legislators and students, presidents and alumni of Maryland’s four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Approximately...

    DMV HBCU Report: Howard Falls at Norfolk State, While Morgan Stops Delaware State

    By MARK F. GRAY, Staff Writer, [email protected] NORFOLK STATE END HOWARD’S MEAC SEASON WITH LOSS Howard saved its worst for last as the conference portion of its season came to a disappointing conclusion at Norfolk State.  Thanks to...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Howard U. Moves Up in Top College Rankings

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] A prestigious news magazine recently released its 2019 rankings of the nation's universities and there was plenty of good news for Howard University. U.S. News and World Report issued its annual...

    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...

    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...

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