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Environmental Racism is Real, Destructive and Deadly
May 20, 2021
While the study takes a somewhat different approach in examining disparities in air pollution exposure by examining consumption of goods and services, “its findings once again reveal blacks and Hispanics bear a disproportionate ‘pollution burden’ or costs, while Whites experience ‘pollution advantage’ or benefits,” Dr. Bullard said.  ... read more »
L.A. Teen Donates Time and Talents to ‘Give Back’ to her Community
May 6, 2021
She’s a member of the school’s Viking Ambassadors, Associate Student Body, Black Student Union and yearbook staff.  She mentors middle school students by participating in TAKS Leadership group as well as teaching them math and science in her role as a Stem Summit Leader. For several years, Chloe has been a serious athlete, devoting time to soccer, volleyball and track and field. ... read more »
Civil Rights Leader and Icon, Joseph Lowery, Passes at 98
April 2, 2020
Lowery made great strides for equality and civil rights, which was fortified by his Christian beliefs. ... read more »
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No War on Poverty: The King Holiday and American Hypocrisy
March 12, 2020
SCLC is planning a new Poor People’s Campaign focused on empowerment, education and food for those in poverty. ... read more »
Tennessee Student is Centennial Scholar Recipient of Ossie Davis Scholarship
November 28, 2019
Earlier this month, after a rigorous selection process, the family of the late actors and activists, together with the United Negro College Fund (UNCF), announced that Lane College senior, Jade Allen, is the recipient of the Ossie Davis Legacy Scholarship. "We are always motivated by mom and dad's love of education and what a struggle it was for each of them to get higher education and the sacrifices that their parents made," Davis Day told NNPA Newswire. ... read more »
Denny’s Revises Schedule for 2019 NCNW Hungry for Education HBCU Tour
September 20, 2019
Due to Hurricane Dorian, Denny’s has postponed the first stop of its 2019 NCNW Hungry for Education HBCU Tour at Claflin and South Carolina State University to Oct. 12 from this Friday. ... read more »
Shaw University Officially Names Dillard as 18th President
May 10, 2019
“We want to adapt the university so that it’s clear what its relevance continues to be,” Dillard said. That means that, given the challenges of higher education — and HBCUs in particular — we have to make sure that the education we’re providing transforms the lives of the students that we have,” she said. ... read more »
Historically Black Schools in Georgia See a Surge in Giving
December 20, 2018
Private giving to the nation's 101 accredited historically Black colleges and universities increased about 21 percent in the two most recent years of available information, from $265.2 million to $320.6 million, according to federal data. ... read more »
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Brotherhood Crusade Builds Management Team
September 6, 2018
The new additions will assist in the program execution and strategies that enhance the Brotherhood Crusade brand and help move the organization forward. ... read more »
Clark Atlanta Experiences Freshman & Sophomore Blues with Housing Debacle
August 14, 2018
According to social media and Atlanta news about 150 freshman and sophomores arrived for the Fall 2018 semester to the notice of no housing. Clark Atlanta responded,  ... read more »
CAU Receives More Than $4.5 Million in Grants for Upward Bound, HBCU C.A.R.E.S.
July 5, 2018
Clark Atlanta University recently received two grants totaling more than $4.5 million. The first grant lays the groundwork for a new legacy within the Department of Counseling Education, while the second continues the 50-year legacy of CAU’s Upward Bound program. ... read more »
“Black-ish” Creator Kenya Barris and Wife Make Huge Announcement to Alma Mater
May 31, 2018
Clark Atlanta University alumnus Kenya Barris (’96), TV producer and creator of the critically acclaimed ABC television series, “Black-ish,” and “Grown-ish,” and his wife, Rainbow Barris (‘96) are scheduled to make a HUGE announcement on behalf of CAU on Sunday, May 20, 2018 during a private VIP reception. ... read more »
HBCUs Look for Young Talent at Second Annual Combine
May 3, 2018
Hundreds of high school and junior college football players flocked to Lynwood High School to display their talents to HBCU football coaches at the second annual HBCU Combine and 7-on-7 showcase. ... read more »
Barkley donates $1 million to Clark Atlanta University
December 9, 2016
In honor of Giving Tuesday, Barkley said he would be donating $1 million to the historically black institution. ... read more »
Clark Atlanta University Donor’s Gift of $50,000 provides STEMS Support for Deserving Scholars
April 21, 2016
Although not an alumna of the institution, Coleman-Pope is a long-time supporter of the United Negro College Fund who, with this gift, desired to provide support directly to an institution and its students. ... read more »
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