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Friday, June 16, 2017

Maybe HBCUs Should Rethink the Whole ‘Hating Betsy DeVos’ Thing

We've ripped her for her comments on HBCUs and school choice, we booed the hell out of her at Bethune-Cookman's commencement, and HBCU Twitter...

Prairie View Students Capture City Council Seats

Prairie View A&M students haven’t forgotten Sandra Bland, the 28-year-old alumna of their school who was found hanged in a Prairie View jail cell...

Louisiana Governor on Deferred Maintenance at Southern: “This is Critical”

Gov. John Bel Edwards got a firsthand look Thursday at what overdue maintenance looks like on the Baton Rouge campus of Southern University, especially...

NC Lawmakers Boost Elizabeth City State Budget by $4.8M Over Next Two Years

The state Senate’s approved version of next year’s budget includes nearly $5 million in additional funding for Elizabeth City State University over the next...

Don’t Declare White House Victory For HBCUs Yet

Since President Trump released the skinny budget, there was a great deal of anticipation about what the full budget would propose. Those following him...

HBCU Advocacy is Not Limited to One Side of the Political Aisle

As the president and CEO of the Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF), I’m spending a good amount of time working to build strategic, government...

South Carolina Takes Over Historically Black Denmark Tech, Offers Free Tuition

State efforts to save a historically black public college in one of South Carolina's poorest areas include offering local high school graduates a free...

After Supreme Court Ruling on Voter Gerrymandering, HBCUs Could Shift Balance of Power in...

The US Supreme Court today rejected two voting districts redesigned by North Carolina lawmakers for political gerrymandering, saying that the realignment was done to disadvantage...

Mixed Reaction to Governor’s Speech at South Carolina State Commencement

Gentle applause greeted Gov. Henry McMaster at the outset of his speech Friday at South Carolina State University’s commencement ceremony, but he quickly rankled...

Maryland Governor to Designate Morgan State as State’s ‘Public Urban Research University’

Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is expected to sign a bill next week which could clear the way for Morgan State University to secure more...