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Morehouse College Names New President

Morehouse College, the historically black college in Atlanta, recently named David A. Thomas its new…

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Gates Foundation CEO Says Inclusion Is What Makes a Good School

College rankings that focus on how many students colleges exclude promote neither opportunity nor equality

When I gave the commencement speech at Georgia State University last year, one line earned…

By Robin White Goode

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The For-Profit School Disaster

Trump veers from the approach of the Obama administration in handling of this sector

I’ve written about for-profits before. They’re known for exploiting black and Hispanic students, as well…

By Robin White Goode

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Despite Calls to Postpone, 2017 National HBCU Week Conference Goes On as Scheduled

Trump appoints Holifield to lead White House Initiative on HBCUs

Earlier this week—in spite of calls from Rep. Alma Adams, the Congressional Black Caucus, UNCF,…

By Robin White Goode

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She Murdered Her Son, Served Her Time, and Is Now At N.Y.U. Earning a Ph.D.

Do those convicted of the most heinous crimes deserve a place in academia?

Studying now at N.Y.U., Jones also was accepted into Harvard University’s history Ph.D. program. She…

By Samara Lynn

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13-Year-Old Black Girl Becomes Youngest Student Accepted to the University of West Georgia

This teen genius is a young example of black excellence

At just 13 years old, Kimora Hudson is the youngest student to be accepted and…

By Selena Hill

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Young Black Men Excel: In Graduate School Abroad

Chad Zimmerman earned a graduate degree in industrial design in the UK

Studying abroad is rare: Only 9% of all undergraduates study overseas, and of those, only…

By Robin White Goode

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10 Campuses Selected as Sites for Truth, Racial Healing, and Transformation Centers

Their purpose is to effect change by breaking down hierarchy based on race

“But the overarching goal is to jettison a belief in a hierarchy of human value,”…

By Robin White Goode

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Rep Alma Adams National HBCU Week Conference

Don’t Waste Our Time, Postpone the National HBCU Week Conference, Says Pretty Much Everyone to Trump

Rep. Alma Adams, the Congressional Black Caucus, and others join the chorus

Rep. Alma Adams, representing the Twelfth District of North Carolina, is calling on Trump and…

By Robin White Goode

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Former FBI Director James Comey Gets Lecture Series at Howard University

Donating entire $100K compensation to scholarship fund for students out of foster care

Howard University has announced that former FBI Director James Comey will be the university’s Opening…

By Robin White Goode

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Confederate Monuments Removed from College Campuses Across the Country

Innumerable memorials seem to challenge the truth

He said Germans understood that their Nazi past was shameful, not a thing to be…

By Robin White Goode

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Morgan State University Joins Global Partnership

Designated an official global research partner at Africa Open Data Conference

Morgan State University recently announced that it’s been designated “an official institutional global research partner…

By Robin White Goode

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Fly-In Programs Bring Students to College Campuses

But first you have to be accepted to the program

Visiting nearby college campuses may be feasible for most students, but traveling to those far…

By Chelsea L. Dixon

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It’s True—You Don’t Need a B.A. to Get a Good-Paying Job

But this option isn’t available to black people

“But if we build pathways to these jobs aggressively, black students will be tracked into…

By Robin White Goode

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Affirmative Action on the Elite College Campus

The Education Trust punctures myths about race-based admissions

But Nichols said the default thinking is “‘the black student has my seat.’ Maybe it’s…

By Robin White Goode

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How Law Students Can Ace the Dreaded On-Campus Interview Process

This process is critical to your future as a lawyer

On-campus interviews are stressful for many law students. Here are ways from someone who has…

By Stephen L. Ball

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National Science Foundation’s REU Program Seeks Diverse Candidates

Research Experiences for Undergraduates introduces students to careers in research

Have you heard of REU? Until recently I hadn’t. Research Experiences for Undergraduates is an…

By Robin White Goode

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Morgan State Awarded $750K in STEM Grant Funding

Intel HBCU Grant Program part of its Diversity in Technology Initiative

Morgan State University, a historically black college in Baltimore, has announced the award of a…

By Robin White Goode

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Duke University Student Calls Out South Carolina’s ‘Corridor of Shame’

Schools across the country fail black students with impunity

As education editor at Black Enterprise I am deeply concerned about the flagrant inequities that…

By Robin White Goode

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education

A Tech Solution to Education Financing

For those with no credit history, Pay Your Tuition may be able to help

Although I don’t like loan financing and prefer that students look for scholarships as a…

By Robin White Goode

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After 143 Million Left Vulnerable by Equifax Hack, Here’s What You Can Do

The Equifax hack could be the largest data theft involving Social Security numbers, which is…

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How She Became a Full Stack JavaScript Developer In 5 Intensive Months

My biggest lesson learned was overcoming limitations I had put on myself regarding what I…

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