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

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

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Johnny Taylor to Leave Thurgood Marshall College Fund

One of Ebony's Power 100 to lead SHRM

Taylor recently appeared at the Black Enterprise Entrepreneurs Summit in Houston alongside Chairman and CEO…

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graduating seniors

8 Ways to Get a College Degree

These tips will help you stay the course and earn a college degree

If you look at college graduation rates through the lens of race, it doesn’t look…

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HP Announces Business Challenge Program with HBCUs

Part of its efforts to improve diversity and inclusion in hiring

“We need to reinvent a standard for diversity and recognize the ingrained and subtle biases…

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HBCU Student Among the 8 Black Truman Scholars

Students plan to be leaders in public service

The organization selects young people who are committed to leadership in public service and supports…

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Peace Corps

Peace Corps Names Top Volunteer-Producing HBCUs

Howard, Spelman, FAMU hold the top three spots

There’s a certain romance about the idea of doing volunteer work in the developing world.…

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Google Howard West Program Bridges Silicon Valley and Black Colleges

Howard West will kick off with Howard University.

On Thursday, Google announced the launch of its new diversity initiative, Howard West.
Starting this summer,…

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rising

Tell Them Historically Black Colleges Are Rising

Film explores the role of HBCUs over the last 170 years

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

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absolutely priority

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

But DeVos statement suggests more funding won’t be part of the equation

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

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Xavier University

Xavier Grads Leave Ready to Lead and Serve

Leadership and service are woven into the fabric of this HBCU experience

Xavier University of Louisiana, the only Catholic historically black college, is distinguished for producing the…

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employment

UNCF Addresses Employment Gaps of Black College Grads

A UNCF pilot program awarded $35 million in grants to 24 colleges and universities

UNCF recently announced that 24 colleges and universities will receive 5-year grants totaling $35.3 million…

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BE Smart Hackathon

The BE Smart Hackathon 2016 Begins!

10 HBCUs send hacking teams to develop infotainment app

The CEO and president of Black Enterprise, Earl “Butch” Graves Jr., welcomed the students this…

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TechConneXt

Here’s Who You Will Meet at TechConneXt

Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit is going to be a two-day fest of great talks, tech, and top talent in Silicon Valley and beyond.

Tickets are going fast! Register for Black Enterprise’s TechConneXt Summit and be part of the…

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TechConneXt

5 Reasons Why You Need to Attend Black Enterprise’s TechConneXt

Black Enterprise's TechConneXt Technology Summit is just weeks away. This is your opportunity to gain access to Silicon Valley, as well as get advice and inspiration from top tech leaders, investors, executives, and the black STEM community mind-hive

“For most of the last two decades, in particular, the growth of black-owned enterprises has…

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HBCU presidents

Open Letter From 30 HBCU Presidents Calls for Symposium on Gun Violence

Also commits to raising awareness about the impact of trauma

As people of deep faith and a unique sense of history, we know that senseless…

By Robin White Goode

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HBCUs

Civil Rights Group Boosts Efforts to Help LGBTQ Students at HBCUs

The National Black Justice Coalition is advancing equality through institutional change

NBJC launched its Historically Black College and University LGBTQ-Equality Initiative in 2010 to improve the…

By Carolyn M. Brown

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Magic Johnson

Magic Johnson to Give $2.5M in Scholarships to SC State

Urges the 'socially responsible' to support HBCUs

I am overjoyed by the opportunity to continue my commitment to higher education through my…

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UNCF Awards to Improve Graduates’ Job Placement Outcomes

UNCF Career Pathways Initiative distributes $2.55 million in planning grants

The rigorous and competitive grant process opened in December 2015 to 87 eligible public and…

By Robin White Goode

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HBCU Student Says ‘Let There Be Light’

Johnson C. Smith provides high-potential students a pathway to success

After losing her way academically, this HBCU student is determined to succeed, and does, thanks…

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Women’s History Month: Nena Ugwuomo, Founder & President of Student Dream

This 26-year-old dynamo helps students turn their dreams into viable businesses

Nena Ugwuomo, founder & president of Student Dream, the first incubator-accelerator to focus solely on…

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How To

Equifax hack

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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JavaScript Developer

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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