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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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Uncle Nearest Holds Second Annual Challenge To Raise $1.4M For Underfunded HBCUs

By Oumou Fofana Uncle Nearest has announced the launch of its second annual HBCU Old Fashioned Challenge, a campaign aimed at raising money for underfunded HBCUs. This year’s challenge, which began on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day (Jan. 15) and will end on Juneteenth (Jun. 19), will see the company work to raise $1.4 million. Speaking on the accomplishment

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Texas Southern University’s 2024 Communication Week to Encourage Diverse Voices in the Media

Courtesy of Texas Southern University The 2024 Commweek, signifying the 42nd Intercultural and Communication Conference of the School of Communication at Texas Southern University will be held April 8-12, 2024. Themed ‚ÄúAmplifying Diverse Voices in Media and Communication,” the conference will culminate with an Awards Gala on Friday, April 12, at the University‚Äôs Tiger Room.

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Miles College Secures Big Donation for Athletics

Courtesy of Miles College Athletics Miles Director of Athletics¬†Fred Watson¬†continues the drive towards his mission of creating and sustaining an¬†athletic department that will compete ‚Äď athletically and academically ‚Äď at the highest levels. He recently secured a $100,000 donation to the athletic department, which will go directly towards positively impacting Miles College and its student-athletes.

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Black Men Might Turn Their Backs, Literally, on President Biden’s Morehouse Commencement Speech

By Nigel Roberts Democratic presidents delivering graduation commencement addresses at HBCUs are typically good vibe moments. But that’s not the case this time. Strong opposition is brewing against President Joe Biden’s invitation to deliver the May 24 keynote speech at iconic all-male HBCU Morehouse College in Atlanta. Morehouse, which extended the invitation in September, received immediate

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Fisk University Seniors Call For Change Following Unexpected Commencement Modifications

By Quintessa Williams Several students from¬†Fisk University‚Äės Class of 2024 (who wish to remain anonymous) are calling for change after the university made unexpected alterations to their upcoming commencement ceremony. Last week, on April 17th, Fisk reportedly notified the senior class that they had made changes to the ceremony, which is scheduled to be¬†held on

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TSU Hosts Record-Breaking 1890 ARD Research Symposium

By Alexis Clark The Tennessee State University College of Agriculture served as the host for the 21st Association of 1890 Research Directors Biennial Research Symposium (ARD), held in April at the Gaylord Opryland Convention Center in Nashville. As the immediate past Chair and steering committee member of the symposium, the College of Agriculture Dean, Dr.

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From Lagos to the National Spotlight: Sopuruchi’s Trailblazing Journey in Art and Design

Courtesy of Fisk University Fisk University is proud to spotlight the remarkable achievements of¬†Sopuruchi Ndubuisi,¬†an exceptionally talented Art major with a concentration in Design, originally from Lagos, Nigeria. Sopuruchi‚Äôs unique design, ‚ÄúTo Be Black Is,‚ÄĚ has not only captured the essence of black excellence but has also earned a prestigious feature in Target‚Äôs nationwide Black

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