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How Much Weight Should Minority Students Put on Diversity Numbers When Selecting a College?

Expert on diversity and inclusion elaborates on the diversity factors students should look at when picking a college

Expert on diversity and inclusion, DeEtta Jones, talks the value diversity should play when deciding…

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After Being Racially Profiled, Taraji P. Henson Sends Her Son to an HBCU

Actress says she plans to send her son to Howard University

Taraji P. Henson opens up about sending her son to Howard University after being racially…

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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

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Hampton vs. Kentucky in March Madness Brings Pride to HBCUs

Skeptics question the fairness of the matchup of the historically black college against the No. 1 undefeated Wildcats

Everyone is clearly waging bets against the lone historically black college that has earned its…

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HBCU Students Sue Tennessee Over Voter ID Laws

HBCU students say Tennessee's strict voter ID laws violate their rights as college students

Nine students at Fisk University and Tennessee State University are suing Tennessee over their strict…

By Courtney Connley

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Denzel Washington and Common Set to Deliver HBCU Commencement Speeches

Actor to speak at Dillard University and musician to speak at Winston-Salem State

Denzel Washington and Common to deliver commencement speeches at separate HBCUs this May.

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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

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Women of Power: 6 of the Most Powerful Corporate Women Who Attended an HBCU

Black female executives whose leadership skills were honed at an HBCU

A spotlight on six of the most powerful women in corporate America who attended an…

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Howard University Announces Tuition Freeze and Rebates to Students

University maps out new plan to meet the financial needs of students

Howard University announces plans to freeze tuition for the upcoming school year and offer rebates…

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Women of Power: 3 African-American CEOs Leading in Corporate America

Three women make history in Corporate America

Though the numbers of female corporate executives remain low, these three women in corporate America…

By Essence Gant

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Brains and Beauty: Blake Von D on Law School, Fashion and Self-Worth

This law student shares how she built a following of over 25,000

Blogger Blake Von D shares how she built her audience and so much more with…

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Paul Quinn College Maps Out Plan to Have Students Pay Just $2,300 to Attend

The HBCU makes it mandatory for students to work off their tuition

Paul Quinn College in Dallas offers a new work-study program that will reduce tuition to…

By Courtney Connley

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White House to Honor HBCU Staff Members and Faculty

HBCU alum and E!News co-host Terrence Jenkins will host HBCU panel

White House honors HBCU staff members at Champions of Change event

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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…

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Howard University Students to Edit Wikipedia’s Black History Content

Howard students and faculty will upgrade content related to history of the African diaspora

Students and faculty members at Howard University are putting forth efforts to edit Wikipedia’s content…

By Courtney Connley

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State Subcommittee Votes to Close South Carolina State University

SCSU President and supporters fight to keep university doors open

A South Carolina subcommittee approves a bill to close South Carolina State University for one…

By Courtney Connley

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Police Dogs Attack HBCU Student for Not Assisting Officers

A Norfolk State University student suffers open wounds

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Norfolk police reportedly allowed police dogs to attack London Colvin, an Army Reservist and Junior at…

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Morehouse College Moot Court Team Makes History at National Competition

First HBCU to win National Moot Court Competition

Morehouse College Moot Court Team leads its school to a historical win at the National…

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Former FAMU Band Member Sentenced to Six Years in Prison for Hazing Death

Florida judge grants prison time to former HBCU band member

A Florida judge sentenced Dante Martin to six years in prison for the 2011 hazing…

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Bowie State Student Files Hazing Lawsuit Against Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

Junior student Kevin Hayes files $3 million lawsuit against fraternity

Bowie State University student files $3 million lawsuit against Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity

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3 (Non-Creepy) Ways to Follow-up After a Networking Event

If you’ve ever exchanged contact information at a networking event, then waited too long to…

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How Women in Business Can Help Other Women Break Barriers

Considering women of color are the fastest-growing group of entrepreneurs in the United States, BlackEnterprise.com…

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