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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...

For HBCUs, Today’s Disinvited Speaker Could be Tomorrow’s Legislative Loss

Texas Southern University today rescinded the invitation for U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) to serve as commencement speaker, prompted by online petitions and the...

Bethune-Cookman Officials Cite Final Commencement Protest Count at 20 Students

Bethune-Cookman University has released its post-commencement press release, and cites the total number of student protestors from yesterday's exercises at 20, with 13 students...

Bethune-Cookman Grads Are So Petty, and Mary Would Be So Proud

Yesterday, the graduating class of Bethune-Cookman University, one of the nation’s more than 100 historically black college and universities (HBCUs) booed United States Secretary...

The Worst Performance at Bethune-Cookman’s Commencement

The key word for Bethune-Cookman University's commencement ceremony was persistence yesterday afternoon. US Education Secretary Betsy DeVos persisted over passionate, raucous booing and shouting. The students...

Bethune-Cookman Officials Dismiss Betsy DeVos Petitioners, Question Numbers

Officials at Bethune-Cookman University have released photos of petitions submitted by opponents of U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, and are questioning the number of...

What Will Be The True Cost of the Bethune-Cookman – Betsy DeVos Controversy?

This isn't like Talladega College going to perform for President Donald Trump's inauguration. For all of the trouble, the Marching Tornadoes earned a trip to...

Florida NAACP Calls for Resignation of Bethune-Cookman Board Chair, President

The Florida State Conference of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) has called for the resignation of Bethune-Cookman University's Board...