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WATCH: Manual Arts Valedictorian and Basketball star Earns Scholarship
September 11, 2021
Jay'len Carter, who gave up his senior season of playing basketball to be the valedictorian of his class, earned a scholarship from the Class of 1971 alumni at Manual Arts Video by: Amanda Scurlock ... read more / watch video »
African American Woman, Midshipman 1st Class Sydney Barber, Makes U.S. Naval Academy History
November 19, 2020
“[Midshipman 1st Class] Sydney [Barber] stands out amongst her peers, for not only her exemplary record but for her clear vision of how she intends to make the world a better place and her accompanying bias for action,” said Lt. Commander Darby Yeager, a member of the U.S. Navy Academy’s Truman Scholarship Selection Committee. ... read more »
Students Rally in Maryland’s Capital to Resolve Longstanding HBCU Lawsuit
December 6, 2019
Individuals from Bowie State, Coppin, Morgan State, and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore arrived early and filled the streets chanting and demanding that lawmakers and Gov. Larry Hogan settle the longstanding dispute. ... read more »
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New Jersey Seminary to Pay $27 Million in Reparations for Ties to Slavery
November 7, 2019
"The Seminary's ties to slavery are a part of our story," Barnes stated. "It is important to acknowledge that our founders were entangled with slavery and could not envision a fully integrated society. We did not want to shy away from the uncomfortable part of our history and the difficult conversations that revealing the truth would produce." ... read more »
USC’s Black Alumni Association Celebrates Its 35th Annual Homecoming Tailgate
October 17, 2019
At the helm of the BAA, Dr. Turner has continued to elevate the Black homecoming experience that began in 1984 ... read more »
Metta World Peace Keynotes Charles R. Drew University of Medicine and Science Alumni Homecoming Gala
September 20, 2018
Homecoming Weekend has become an integral part of the University’s commitment to public outreach and civil discourse ... read more »
News One Now Host Roland S. Martin Creates Social Media Call to Action With #HBCUGIVINGDAY
June 8, 2017
Roland S. Martin, has created the fundraising initiative, #HBCUGivingDay, a national call to action in support of raising funds for HBCUs. ... read more »
U.S. Senator Kamala Harris speaks at Howard Univ. commencement
May 18, 2017
U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris delivered the commencement address to the 2017 graduating class of Howard University. An alumna of Howard, Harris spoke to the graduates about the challenges before them, and importance of making their voices heard and serving their communities. She gave them three pieces of advice: ... read more »
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Crenshaw Tennis Led by Young Alumni Coach
May 4, 2016
MarQuis Davis learned how to play and teach tennis in a program that Crenshaw hosted on Saturdays during his teenage years. Davis has since paid it forward by coaching. ... read more »
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