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MissionU
MissionU Fixes What’s Broken in Higher Ed

There’s a lot about higher education that seems upside down. Like the exorbitant student debt…

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Georgetown
Descendant of Sold Slaves Works at Georgetown U.

That enslaved men, women, and children were sold against their will by Jesuit priests somehow…

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looks bright
With Trump and DeVos, For-Profits’ Future Looks Bright

Since talking with B-CU leadership, I’ve decided to look more closely into the situation, but…

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rising
Tell Them Historically Black Colleges Are Rising

The 90-minute film and multi-platform project by award-winning filmmaker Stanley Nelson also explores how HBCUs…

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Bethune-Cookman
Bethune-Cookman Needs to Get Out of This Deal Now

This is a bad deal for Bethune-Cookman students that want to attend a legitimate law…

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Julian Bond
Julian Bond Scholarship at Maurer School of Law, Indiana University

The Mauer School of Law at Indiana University in Bloomington has announced its partnership with…

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education cuts
Trump’s Education Cuts Declare War on the Poor

The budget also eliminates the Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grants, which help the neediest students pay…

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reconciliation
Black Female Theologian Takes Reconciliation Beyond Race

For example, two people may be black or even black and female, but one may…

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Spring Break
Don’t Let Spring Break Leave You Broke

Thousands of college students across the country are celebrating Spring Break and are using their…

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Clean Energy Economy
HBCU Coalition and Department of Energy Promote Clean Energy Economy

The U.S. Department of Energy has signed a landmark agreement with a coalition of historically…

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Mark Cuban
Mark Cuban Is Right, Liberal Arts Majors Are the Key to the Future

We’re hoping that with strong critical thinking, communication, and people skills, plus his tech background,…

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NASA
‘Hidden Figures’–Don’t Just See the Movie, Read the Book!

I saw the movie, and it’s great—but reading the book is a much richer experience.…

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Internship
Got an Internship? Now Is the Time to Apply

Shortly after Christmas my son applied for an internship at a financial services company. We…

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The Point of Going to College Is to Graduate

The 22% gap between college completion rates of black students and white students doesn’t necessarily…

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Valerie Smith
Valerie Smith, the First Black President of Swarthmore College

Smith says the school recognized the importance of building an inclusive community once an investment…

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Leadership
Hampton’s President Harvey Writes Principles of Leadership

His new book, Principles of Leadership, written in response to the many who have asked…

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black students
What Black Students Need to Know About Paying for College

UNCF Senior Vice President Larry Griffith shared the "4 Knows" that parents and black students…

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Student loan debt
5 Simple Boss Moves to Help You Confront Student Loan Debt

We all know the stats. Take charge of your student loan debt and get past…

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HBCU Summit
BE Smart HBCU Summit: A Pipeline to Leadership

At the Black Enterprise BE Smart HBCU Summit, held on the campus of Morgan State…

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absolutely priority
Trump Signs Executive Order, Calls HBCUs an ‘Absolute Priority’

On Tuesday, Trump signed an executive order in support of the nation’s historically black colleges…

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