May 02, 2024

Howard University School of Law and U.S. Department of Justice Host Panel on International Public Defense

By Brittany Bailer The United States Department of Justice‚Äôs (DOJ) Office for Access to Justice visited the Howard University School of Law and participated in a panel discussion entitled ‚ÄúFrom Local Advocacy to Global Impact: Expanding Career Options in American Public Defense and Advancing the Rule of Law.‚ÄĚ The Office for Access to Justice works

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Some students boycott brands amid Israel-Hamas war

By Nadia Lloyd Students are turning away from brands that they claim are fueling the Israel-Hamas war in an effort to show their stance against the war. National brands such as McDonald’s, Starbucks, KFC, Coca-Cola and Dominoes are all facing scrutiny. The war initially ignited on Oct. 7, when Hamas, a terrorist organization, launched a

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Florida A&M University Releases ‚ÄėTechnology‚Äô Issue of A&M Magazine

By Andrew Skerritt Florida A&M University (FAMU) Office of Communications has just published the Spring 2024 A&M magazine, The Technology issue, which highlights the University’s push to become a center of cyber research, artificial intelligence, and high-powered computing. In his magazine message, President Larry Robinson, Ph.D., shared his excitement about new cyber possibilities FAMU has embarked upon

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Three Morgan Faculty Research Scientists Named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Courtesy of Morgan State University Three esteemed Morgan State University faculty members were elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general scientific society and publisher of the Science family of journals. Paul B. Tchounwou, D.Sc., Kevin T. Kornegay, Ph.D., and Farin Kamangar, Ph.D., M.D., each recognized for their advancement of science and service

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A Georgia beach aims to disrupt Black students’ spring bash after big crowds brought chaos last year

Thousands of Black college students expected this weekend for an annual spring bash at Georgia’s largest public beach will be greeted by dozens of extra police officers and barricades closing off neighborhood streets. While the beach will remain open, officials are blocking access to nearby parking. Tybee Island east of Savannah has grappled with the

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White House Awards $93M In Grants for R&D at HBCUs, Tribal Schools, Other MSIs

By Nigel Roberts Five historically Black universities are on a list of 20 institutions serving students of color to receive federal education funding for research and development and to improve completion rates for underserved students. The Education Department announced $93 million in grants to the HBCUs, Tribally Controlled Colleges and Universities (TCCUs), and Minority-Serving Institutions (MSIs) on

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Livingstone College Receives Fourth Consecutive Anonymous $1 Million Donation

By Quintessa Williams Historically Black,¬†Livingstone College¬†in North Carolina, continues to benefit from anonymous donors. The school¬†announced Wednesday¬†that they received a $1 million anonymous donation, ‚ÄĒ the fourth consecutive anonymous donation of $1 million. President Anthony J. Davis announced the donation¬†last Friday, April 19¬†to members of the Salisbury-Rowan community and several of the college‚Äôs faculty and

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