May 23, 2024

Community rallies to replace a Jackie Robinson statue after it was stolen from a Kansas little league park

By¬†Greg Rosenstein¬†and¬†Morgan Chesky Jaimarius Barnes, an 11-year-old in the Wichita, Kansas-based League 42 baseball organization, planned on suiting up for games this season just feet away from a Jackie Robinson statue. ‚ÄúHe really inspires me because he played baseball and I now play baseball,‚ÄĚ Jaimarius said in an interview. ‚ÄúIt means a lot. He‚Äôs a

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Morgan’s Spring Commencement Celebrated Transformation and Excellence

Courtesy of Morgan State University A young man from a mining region of Ghana traveled abroad to become an engineer and leveraged that education to become one of the world’s most influential businesspeople, then chancellor of western Africa’s top-ranked university. A mother, educator, wife, and pastor of a church in Baltimore found inspiration in her

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Biden-‚Ā†Harris Administration Announces Historical Record Of Over $16 Billion In Support For HBCUs

By Quintessa Williams The Biden-Harris Administration announced a new record in Federal funding and investments in Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) totaling more than $16 billion from Fiscal Years (FY) 2021 through current available data for FY 2024. This new reported total is up from the previously announced over $7 billion and captures significant additional

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Five Years of Howard Forward: A Retrospective Look at Strategic Achievements and Future Directions

Written By Howard University Newsroom Staff Howard University released a retrospective assessment of the progress made toward aspirations set by the Howard Forward Strategic Plan. Launched in 2019 under the leadership of President Emeritus Wayne A. I. Frederick, M.D., MBA, Howard Forward has bolstered academic excellence, research capacity, and financial stability at the University. Led

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Golden Graduate Reunion Fuels Reflection, Investment for Class of 1974

Courtesy of Grambling State University It is not often you get the opportunity to celebrate with classmates of 50 years during Commencement. The last class of Grambling College, 29 Golden Graduates, and their families came together for a once-in-a-lifetime class reunion at Grambling State University. Dr. Shirley Newton and her daughter Chelsea Newton packed their

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Natural Science Lead Tutors Seek to Create Safe Space for Students

Courtesy of Bowie State University Dr. Seye Olafimihan and Dr. Ajiri Eroraha are igniting a wave of academic empowerment in Bowie State University‚Äôs Department of Natural Sciences with their innovative tutoring program, “Let‚Äôs Taco Bout It”, that aims to equip students with the tools they need to excel in their studies. This initiative is funded

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