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I was in Detroit preparing to give a speech last week when the news came across my Twitter feed: "Dr. Dre and music producer Jimmy Iovine donate $70 million to USC to create new degree." As one of the first university presidents from the hip-hop...
WASHINGTON — President Obama urged graduates of a celebrated historically black college Sunday to use their education to help others and to work for "something larger than yourself," citing the example of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr....
The Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionPresident Barack Obama roused the new graduates of Morehouse College on Sunday with a commencement address that spoke directly to racial issues in a way the first African-American president does only sparingly. Through a steady downpour, Obama -- at the...
Bluefield Daily Telegraph, W.Va.It is time for Bluefield State athletics to face reality. It is time for a change. The Mountain East Conference begins play in the fall, and Bluefield State will not be part of it. The Big Blues have held out hope for nearly 11 months in hopes the...
Michelle Obama encouraged the graduates of Bowie State University on Friday to live up to the legacy of their university's founders and the leaders of the civil rights movement by promoting the importance of education in the black community. "Just think...
The Philadelphia InquirerStudent enrollment at the nation's 105 historically black colleges and universities has become increasingly diverse, while the institutions continue to face challenges in graduation rates, fund-raising, and other areas, according to a report by a...
Del. police arrest suspect in reputed smuggling DOVER, Del. (AP) — A man arrested in Delaware in the takedown of an alleged East Coast cigarette smuggling ring that authorities believe may have funneled money to terrorist groups is being held on...
Associated PressCOLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama has spoken passionately about the importance of education to the African-American community in a commencement address to more than 600 graduates of Bowie State University. The first lady spoke...
The News & ObserverThe U.S. Small Business Administration and Shaw University are joining forces to help educate current and future small-business owners at the school and in the community. The two-year partnership is one of 59 that the SBA plans to establish with...
Coppin State University is moving forward with an $80 million Science and Technology Center that it hopes will boost sagging enrollment despite concerns that the West Baltimore school will not have enough money to operate the building. A ceremonial...
WASHINGTON -- First lady Michelle Obama will speak at Bowie State University's commencement on May 17, the White House said Thursday. The school, Maryland's oldest historically black college and one of the oldest in the nation, is celebrating its...
The Philadelphia InquirerCedric Perry and his production team are out to smash what they say is the stereotype of the historically black college. So, three times a month, Perry drives to his alma mater, Cheyney University in Delaware County, with floodlights, cameras, and a...
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