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    HBCU Night in Annapolis Focuses Fight on Additional Funds

    All roads led to Annapolis for HBCU alumni, students, supporters, and Legislative Black Caucus members across the state this week.  This year’s Legislative Black Caucus sponsored HBCU Night focused on rallying support for SB-712,...

    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...

    Timeline of the Maryland HBCU Equality Lawsuit

    The remedial phase of the Maryland HBCU equity lawsuit being heard in federal district court is coming to end.  Coalition for Equity and Excellence in Maryland Higher Education et al. v. Maryland Higher Education...

    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...

    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...

    After HBCU Equity Lawsuit Decision, HBCUs Plan Path Forward

    Representatives of Maryland’s historically Black college and universities recently met with alumni plaintiffs in a decade-old lawsuit challenging inequality in the state’s higher education system (HBCU Equity Lawsuit)—a suit which recently ended with a...

    Bowers, DC’s Popular PA Voice of 30 Years, Suddenly Passes at 55

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The signature public address announcer for D.C. sports has passed away. Shellie Bowers, who was best known for his trademark phrase “HU…you know” during football and basketball games at...

    Bowie State Wins First National Playoff Game In School History

    By MARK F. GRAY, Staff Writer It was clear from the start that Bowie State was not overwhelmed by the NCAA Division II playoffs when hosting West Alabama at Bulldogs Stadium.  The Bulldogs learned valuable lessons...

    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...

    Nine HBCU’s Celebrate150 Years of Black Excellence

    HBCUs are generally known for their “flavor” and Black history. Black colleges not only throw the best social and cultural events but produce many public figures, scholars, politicians and many more workers who graduated...

    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...

    Former SEC Quarterback Savoring HBCU Experience at Grambling

    GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — DeVante Kincade was bouncing around a humid basketball gym in August, wiping sweat from his forehead while trying to sink 3-pointers. With a football. Grambling's senior quarterback was about to help...
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