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Black Students Out-Voted Their Peers in 2012. Will They Do It Again?

A new study raises the question of whether black college students will continue their record-breaking voter turnout

A new study raises the question of whether black students will continue their record-breaking voter…

By Hailey Wallace

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Charter Schools Mete Out Discipline Unfairly, Evidence Shows

Target students of color or the disabled

According to an analysis by the Center for Civil Rights Remedies at the University of…

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How Two Young Professionals Built a Platform for HBCU Students and Graduates to Stay Connected

HBCU Buzz founders on growing their brand from the bottom up

HBCU Buzz founders talk growing a brand that keeps current students and alum connected

By Courtney Connley

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New Study Shows African Americans Are Highly Concentrated in Low-Paying Majors

A severely low number of black students choose STEM-related majors

A new study from Georgetown Center on Education and the Workforce shows that African Americans…

By Courtney Connley

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#BlackOnCampus Exposes Racial Discrimination Across the Nation

College students use hashtag to share their personal experiences with campus racism

Black students across the nation start the #BlackOnCampus hashtag to expose their college experiences with…

By Courtney Connley

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Why University of Missouri Football Team Perfectly Exemplifies the Power of Student Athletes

Less than 48 hours after announcing their boycott, university President Tim Wolfe resigns

Mizzou football teams firm support in taking a stand against campus inequalities is proof of…

By Courtney Connley

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Reinventing Freshman Year to Ensure Student Retention

Helping students to finish college, not just start

Through BridgeEdU, Wes Moore ensures student retention by reinventing the college freshman year, addressing obstacles…

By Robin White Goode

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White Teachers Less Likely to See Black Students as Gifted

Are gifted students of color being recognized?

The public schools in Boston were described as having one black teacher for every 22…

By Robin White Goode

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How One Organization is Helping to Improve Diversity at Independent Schools

RIISE founder talks creating a network to increase the enrollment of minority students at independent schools

Resources In Independent School Education (RIISE) founder, Gina Collins talks creating a network to increase…

By Courtney Connley

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Teachers Quick to Label Black Students Troublemakers

Teacher bias a contributing factor, research shows

The study showed that teachers tend to view black students more harshly than white students…

By Robin White Goode

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Does the Anti-Common Core Movement Have a Race Problem?

Poll shows big differences in support

The question of Common Core will yield different answers.

By Robin White Goode

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Nissan Gives $250,000 to Promote STEM Programs at HBCUs

Nissan shows its commitment to HBCUs with new donation

Nissan donates $250,000 to six HBCUs to help promote their STEM programs

By Courtney Connley

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UVA Students Protest In Response To the Bloody Arrest of Black Honors Student

UVA President ask Virginia governor to conduct an investigation of the case

UVA students protest campus streets in response the bloody arrest of black honors student, Martese…

By Courtney Connley

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California’s Community College System Enters Transfer Deal with Nine HBCUs

New partnership will allow students to have an easier transfer to HBCUs

California community college system enters new partnership to help students have a smoother transfer to…

By Courtney Connley

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University of Alabama Elects First African American SGA President in Nearly Four Decades

UA junior Elliot Spillers wins SGA President election

Elliot Spillers becomes the first African American SGA President at the University of Alabama in…

By Courtney Connley

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Disney Makes $1 Million Commitment to UNCF

Disney and UNCF collaborative program will provide scholars with advanced educational and career resources

Disney shows its commitment to helping future leaders with a $1 million donation to UNCF

By Courtney Connley

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New Data Shows House Republican Bill Could Cut Billions in Funding for Minority Students

School districts serving black and Hispanic students could be hit the hardest by budget cuts

Data from the U.S. Department of Education shows a proposed bill by the House Republicans…

By Courtney Connley

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Report Reveals 10 States Have Withheld Over $50 Million in HBCU Funding

Research shows disparity in state funding to HBCUs and predominantly white institutions

A report released by the Association of Public and Land Grant Universities reveals several states…

By Courtney Connley

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D.C. to Invest $20 Million to Help Black and Latino Male Students

Nation's capital creates fund to increase the opportunities made available to minority boys

Washington, D.C. to invest $20 million to help local black and Latino male students

By Courtney Connley

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The Latest Class of Rhodes Scholars Includes Five Black Students

Amongst the 32 finalists, five of the high achieving students are black

The 2015 list of Rhodes Scholarship recipients includes five black students

By Courtney Connley

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