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    OPINION: The Interlopers Better Recognize that Howard University isn’t going Anywhere

    By Kyra E. Azore, Originally published by The Grio (www.thegrio.com) For more than 150 years, Howard University has been located on sacred land. This great institution has been the training ground for so many global change...

    37 D.M.V. High School Students Receive $2,500 UNCF Scholarship

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) continued to celebrate its 75th anniversary this week by giving away 37 scholarships, worth $2,500 each, to D.M.V. students who will be attending...

    Underrepresented: The Ida B. Wells Society Provides Investigative Reporter Training to Black Journalists

    By Lauren Poteat, NNPA Washington Correspondent It’s no secret that Black journalists are underrepresented within newsrooms across the nation — especially in terms of specialized investigative journalism. In March, a dispute between CNN and the National...

    Some Spelman Students Object to Atlanta’s Black Female Mayor

    By The Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) — Some students at Spelman College aren't happy about the selection of Atlanta's Black female mayor as this year's commencement speaker. The students at the city's historically Black women's college...

    Tuition Increases Should Have Minimal Impact on MD HBCUs

    By Mark F. Gray, Staff Writer, [email protected] When the Maryland Board of Regents unanimously voted to increase the tuition for out-of-state students it was seen as a way to minimize financial impact on those who wanted to...

    Harris’ Campaign Focuses on Black Colleges for Support

    By JUANA SUMMERS Associated Press ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — California Sen. Kamala Harris has described her experience as a student at a historically Black college as "one of the most important aspects" of her life....

    Howard President Claps Back

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer Over the weekend Howard University’s President weighed in on the controversy regarding neighborhood residents using the school’s “yard” as a porta-potty for pups. It all started when news outlets began...

    Legislative Update: Bill Would Provide Protections to Student Loan Borrowers

    By Daniel Oyefusi, Capital News Service Wade Davis called Navient’s customer service in March, hoping to adjust the payment plan for his student loan. Davis, 36, a freelance musician seeking full-time employment, said he couldn’t commit...

    Howard University Partners with ‘Me Too.’

    By George Kevin Jordan, AFRO Staff Writer It got deep. It got personal. And hopefully, it was transformational. During the first week of National Sexual Assault Awareness Month, Tarana Burke, “me too” Founder was on hand...

    Nickelberry Resigns from Howard

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] Howard University is looking for a new men’s basketball coach after Kevin Nickelberry resigned following their loss in the College Basketball Invitational Tournament.  The former Bison coach couldn’t save...

    Booker to Give Commencement at Historically Black University

    By MEG KINNARD, Associated Press ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Cory Booker is set to give the commencement address at a historically Black university in the critical early primary state of South Carolina. South...

    Kappa Alpha Psi Alumni Chapter Celebrates 40th Anniversary

    By Mark F. Gray, AFRO Staff Writer, [email protected] The Hyattsville/ Landover alumni chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity has been one of the most impactful in its community since its inception in 1979. Their 40th anniversary provided...

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