April 2024

Howard University Experts Offer Insight into Wealth Building During Financial Literacy Month

By Brittany Bailer April is Financial Literacy Month and Howard University experts are offering insight and advice into achieving financial stability and wealth generation. Our experts emphasize the importance of financial proficiency,  fluency over literacy, and offer tips on how people of color can deepen their understanding on the principle of finances. Financial literacy is

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Bullard Center and Clean Energy Fund of Texas Selected for $156 million Grant from EPA Solar for All Program

Courtesy of Texas Southern University he U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded a $156 million grant to a joint initiative between the Bullard Center for Environmental & Climate Justice and the Clean Energy Fund of Texas. This initiative is designed to provide community solar and energy resiliency infrastructure to low-income communities in southern and southeastern states.

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NAACP warns Black student-athletes

By Chanel Woolcook The NAACP has made a strong appeal to Black student-athletes who are thinking about attending universities in Florida, a daring step that will undoubtedly intensify current discussions over diversity and inclusion in education. In response to recent events, such as the University of Florida’s decision to dismantle its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) department

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HBCUs become safe haven for students uncertain of higher ed path after affirmative action ruling

By Lexi Lonas Historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) face a complicated situation after the Supreme Court barred affirmative action in college admissions, a ruling that left many applicants unclear about their chances as they seek higher education. Advocates cast the ruling as a setback that will greatly impact minority students, causing them to seek institutions

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FAMU SAET Opens Upgraded Fab Lab to Inspire Design Innovation

By Andrew Skerritt Florida A&M University’s School of Architecture and Engineering Technology (SAET) unveiled its upgraded Digital Fabrication Lab, The Kaizen Collab, to further inspire design innovation and creativity on campus. Located on the second floor of the Walter L. Smith Architecture Building, the revamped facility includes a new $50,000 laser cutter all paid for

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North Carolina university committee swiftly passes policy change that could cut diversity staff

Courtesy of the North Carolina Board of Governors The future of diversity, equity and inclusion staff jobs in North Carolina’s public university system could be at stake after a five-person committee swiftly voted to repeal a key policy Wednesday. The Committee on University Governance, within the University of North Carolina Board of Governors that oversees

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Revolutionary Love: A Concert to Benefit Thistle Farms A night of song, stories at the Ryman featuring the Fisk Jubilee Singers

Courtesy of Fisk University Thistle Farms, an international nonprofit justice enterprise serving women survivors of trafficking, prostitution, and addiction, announces Revolutionary Love, a benefit concert at the historic Ryman Auditorium on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 in honor of International Women’s Day. “Our story of revolutionary love began almost 30 years ago with a single house to

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UAPB STEM Scholars Make History with Record Acceptance to Meharry Medical College

Courtesy of the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff UAPB is excited to announce that six scholars from the University of Arkansas Pine Bluff STEM Academy have¬†been chosen¬†to attend¬†Meharry Medical College¬†in Nashville, TN. This marks the Ô¨Ārst time in the 21st century that UAPB has had this many scholars accepted to such a prestigious medical

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Celebrating 60 Years Of Excellence At The 2024 Spring Honors Convocation at TSU

By Alexis Clark Tennessee State University proudly hosted its 12th Annual University-wide Honors Convocation, recognizing nearly 3,000 students for their outstanding academic achievements and overall success. The event, themed ‚ÄúTimeless Achievements,‚ÄĚ commemorated 60 years of honors excellence and showcased the remarkable accomplishments of thousands of TSU students. ‚ÄúFor six decades, the TSU Honors College has

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