September 05, 2023

Return to Tiffany® x Beyoncé Collection Debuts to Benefit the ABOUT LOVE Scholarship Awards to Five HBCUs including UAPB

Courtesy of University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Tiffany & Co. announced its new Return to Tiffany® x Beyoncé limited-edition collection in honor of Beyoncé’s RENAISSANCE WORLD TOUR. The capsule collection reinterprets the House’s iconic Return to Tiffany® motif, infusing it with the iconography and spirit of the tour. The limited-edition collection launched on July

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Howard University Leads Restoration of Historic LeDroit Park Home

By Joi Ridley Howard University is restoring the home of civil rights activist, education trailblazer, and suffragist Mary Church Terrell with the support of an African American Civil Rights (AACR) grant from the Historic Preservation Fund administered by the National Park Service, Department of the Interior. Renovations are currently under way with plans for completion later this year.

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New TSU Academic Affairs Unit To Promote Student Career Pathways, University Partnerships

By Alexis Clark This month marks a fresh start for thousands at TSU, embarking on an exciting chapter as college students. Not only for first-year students but also as the university welcomes new departments this semester. This year’s move-in incorporated a collaborative effort between the newly formed unit in Academic Affairs, Academic Career Pathways and

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60 Years After The 1st March on Washington Bernice King Says Keep Fighting

By Jessica Washington Sixty years after the original March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, one could easily argue that the clock has begun to turn backward. The Supreme Court has successfully eroded decades of precedent protecting marginalized groups. And authoritarianism and white supremacy appear as deeply rooted as ever. But even in the midst of what feels to many like our darkest hour,

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After Jacksonville shootings, historically Black colleges address security concerns

Before the fatal shootings of three Black residents in Jacksonville, Florida, over the weekend, the gunman, a young white man with swastikas painted on his rifle, pulled into a parking lot at Edward Waters University and began putting on tactical gear. Students reported him, a campus police officer approached and he sped off in his vehicle having never identified himself. The

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NHC Summer Institute on Teaching African American Studies Focuses on the Perspectives of Women

From The National Humanities Center How does our understanding of American history and culture change when viewed through the eyes of Black women? How should we incorporate Black women’s voices in curriculums to ensure students can benefit from those perspectives? These and related questions will be the focus of (re)Centering the Narrative: Black Women’s Voices of

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Morgan State University Advances Toward R1 Status, Securing Investments of More Than $100M in Grants, Contracts and Gifts During FY23

By Morgan State University With the beginning of a new fiscal year underway, Morgan State University today released the results of Fiscal Year 2023 (FY23), which saw Maryland’s Preeminent Public Urban Research University receive a combined $100.8 million in grants, contracts and gifts, in addition to a $27-million Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract with the

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Bowie State University Receives Grant for Entrepreneurship Pilot Program

Courtesy of Bowie State University Bowie State University will launch a new pilot program, BSU Entrepreneurship Xtreme, geared toward pairing STEM students with founders of local startups. The program is funded by a $77,540 grant from TEDCO, a state supported economic engine for technology companies. The BSU Entrepreneurship Xtreme pilot program will provide students with an

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