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    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...

    Fourth Circuit Orders Maryland to Negotiate With HBCUs

    By Deborah Bailey, Special to the AFRO The US Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals ordered plaintiffs representing alumni and graduates of Maryland’s four HBCU’s to the negotiating table for a fourth time, Wednesday. The order is...

    DMV HBCU Report: Howard Guards Play Big in Loss to Georgetown

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer,  [email protected] Georgetown’s men’s basketball program has been as benevolent as any philanthropist when it comes to supporting Historically Black Colleges and Universities.  Under John Thompson, Sr. the Hoyas began a tradition...

    Hampton Continues Dominance of Howard In Holiday Hoops Fest

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] The first college basketball event at the new DC Entertainment and Sports Arena marked the beginning of a new experience for the hoops hotbed that is the area surrounding the...

    10,000 Pounds of Food Donations Delivered to Morgan State

    By J.K. Schmid, AFRO Baltimore Staff Morgan State University’s new Food Resource Center is reporting great success, as the season of giving continues. “We started with bare shelves, and now, they’re packed with stuff,” Dr. Stacey Patton...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    BSU Band Plays Again But Remains on Probation Until 2020

    By MARK F. GRAY, AFRO Staff Writer,  [email protected] The “Symphony of Soul” sabbatical is over at Bowie State University as the marching band has been reinstated, but there will be sanctions and new leadership at the top...

    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...

    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...

    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...

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