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Camille Cosby: Vote for Justice, Equality and Democracy
November 5, 2018
My husband, Bill Cosby, was recently victimized by a malicious District Attorney and an equally vicious judge. This is not the first time that my husband has been persecuted by corrupt and self-serving politicians. In the late 1960’s and early 1970’s, Bill Cosby, along with hundreds of other people, was secretly and illegally harassed by a President of the United States. ... read more »
Harris at Spelman College: “Go forward unburdened, unwavering, and undaunted by the fight”
November 1, 2018
This past week, U.S. Senator Kamala D. Harris delivered remarks at Spelman College, America’s oldest private, historically Black liberal arts college for women, as part of the school’s annual Homecoming weekend. Speaking to students from Spelman College and the Atlanta University Center, Harris emphasized the urgency of the current political moment, highlighted the importance of young women of color taking on leadership roles, and drew from her own experiences to suggest how young women can remain undaunted by the challenges ahead.  ... read more »
Compton College’s Transfer Fair and College Night on October 4 Will Bring More Than 30 Universities to Campus
This year’s event will kick off with the Transfer Fair from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Compton College students are encouraged to walk from table to table gathering information and meeting with college/university representatives, making it a one-stop-shop for students looking to transfer. ... read more / view event »
Jim Clyburn for Speaker of the House
September 27, 2018
The mission of the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA), representing the Black Press of America, is to report the news and to be an advocate for freedom, justice and equality for Black America and for all others who stand in opposition to racism and economic inequality and cry out for a better quality of life. ... read more »
Morehouse College President Starts Freshman Year in Dorm
August 16, 2018
David Thomas, the first leader in 50 years who isn't an alumnus _ moved into a cramped dormitory room Tuesday for two days to get a taste of what life is like for first-year students of the prestigious historically black school in Atlanta. He'll be staying at Graves Hall, the oldest building on campus that once housed the entire college. Although he won't have a roommate, he'll be sharing the floor with students. ... read more »
Comedian Kevin Hart helping 18 students at HBCUs
August 16, 2018
Hart's "Help From The Hart Charity'' and KIPP Public Schools each donated $300,000 in scholarships administered by the fund. Hart also gave $100,000 to the fund in 2015. ... 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 »
Warren: Criminal justice System ‘Racist’…’Front to Back’
August 9, 2018
While speaking at a historically black college, the Massachusetts senator identified some of the system's failures: disproportionate arrests of African Americans for petty drug possession; an overloaded public defender system; and state laws that keep convicted felons from voting even after their sentences are complete. ... read more »
Hip-hop Pioneer MC Lyte Partners with the NNPA to Give Back
August 2, 2018
Hip-hop pioneer MC Lyte is the national spokesperson for the National Newspaper Publishers Association’s (NNPA) Discover The Unexpected (DTU) Journalism Fellowship program. ... read more »
Historically-Black Medical College in Tennessee Lays Off 55
July 5, 2018
One of the largest and oldest historically-Black medical colleges in the nation has laid off 55 employees in Tennessee. ... read more »
SC historically Black school gets new trustees next month
June 28, 2018
South Carolina State University ... 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 »
United Negro College Fund Hosts Education Summit in Washington, D.C
May 10, 2018
Members of the United Negro College Fund hosted an education summit in Washington, D.C., Thursday April 26, where they released “A Seat at the Table: African American Youth’s Perception of K-12 Education,” a research report aimed at “amplifying voices overlooked in education,” they said. ... 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 »
Former Brown University president takes over at Prairie View
April 26, 2018
Retired Brown University President Ruth Simmons is being installed as president of Prairie View A&M University, making her the first female leader of the school in Texas. ... read more »
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