April 23, 2024

Student Arrests, Expulsions, and Evictions at Colleges Across the US Over Palestine Protests

By Lex McMenamin College students have been at the forefront of the movement for a ceasefire in Palestine¬†since Israel’s ongoing incursion of Gaza after the October 7 Hamas attack. As soon as organizing for that movement began, there was backlash against it, including¬†doxxing and harassment at Harvard,¬†attempted state-level bans¬†of Students for Justice in Palestine (SJP)¬†chapters

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A.J. Ross Discusses The HBCU All-Star Game and The Importance of Spotlighting Black Collegiate Sports

By Rashad Grove For lovers of collegiate basketball, the 2024 March Madness has been one of the most memorable in recent years. With the rivalry between Angel Resse and LSU against Caitlin Clark, the emergence of JuJu Watkins, and the amazing story of the North Carolina State Wolfpack Men’s squad. Kicking off the weekend, the 3rd annual HBCU All-Star Game

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Virginia House Speaker To Keynote Norfolk State University’s Spring Commencement

Courtesy of Norfolk State University Del. Don Scott (D-88th District), who became the first Black House speaker in the Virginia Legislature‚Äôs 400-year history, will deliver the keynote address to¬†nearly¬†600 graduating students at Norfolk State University‚Äôs Commencement Ceremony. The 112th Commencement is scheduled for 9 a.m., Saturday, May 4, 2024, at William ‚ÄúDick‚ÄĚ Price Stadium. Speaker

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Fisk University Announces Deborah Roberts and Al Roker as Co-Speakers for Historic 150th Commencement Ceremony

Courtesy of Fisk University Fisk University, one of the nation‚Äôs oldest historically Black universities (HBCUs), is proud to announce award-winning ABC News correspondent Deborah Roberts, co-anchor of the prestigious news magazine, ‚Äú20/20.‚ÄĚ and Al Roker, weather and feature anchor of NBC News‚Äô TODAY, as co-speakers for the university‚Äôs historic 150th commencement ceremony on¬†Monday, May 6th,

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U.S. Department Of Energy Awards Four HBCUs Over $8 Million In Grants

By Quintessa Williams The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) awarded seven competitive financial assistance grant awards to the minority-serving institutions (MSI) shown below, as a result of its Office of Environmental Management (EM) Minority Serving Institutions Partnership Program (MSIPP) Funding Opportunity Announcement DE-FOA-0002820. The awards will focus on enhancing MSI programs to help foster a sustainable and diverse

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Tennessee State University, BMAC Set Music Business Accelerator For Third Year

By Jahaura Michelle The Black Music Action Coalition has teamed with the Commercial Music Initiative at Tennessee State University, Music Makes Us and the Recording Industry Association of America for the third consecutive year to launch the Maymester Music Business Accelerator. This initiative aims to equip students with the essential resources and skills to succeed in

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Howard University Hosts Earth Day Town Hall and Screening of ‘Underwater Projects’

By Sholnn Z. Freeman Howard University will feature¬†“Breathing While Black: A Town Hall and Screening on Environmental Justice”¬†as part of its Earth Day activities.¬†Attendees will be treated to a special screening of the new environmental justice documentary, “Underwater Projects.” The town hall begins at noon in the¬†Cathy Hughes School of Communications,¬†Met Auditorium, Room 100, at

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