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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 »
Report Reveals How the NCAA Shortchanges Black Men 
April 4, 2019
A  new issue brief from the Center for American Progress (CAP), a Washington D.C.-based a nonpartisan research and educational institute, paints a vivid portrait of how college athletics distort the reality of black male experiences on college campuses and raises significant concerns about racial equity in college admissions and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).  ... read more »
NNPA Leadership and Other Prominent Black Voices Speak Out on College Exam Scandal
March 21, 2019
National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) President and CEO Dr. Benjamin F. Chavis Jr. was among several prominent African Americans who said they view the recent $25 million college admissions scam as “affirmative action for the rich” and yet another example of white privilege. ... read more »
White House Proposes $9.2 Billion Cut in Education Funding
July 6, 2017
No one ever said that higher education wouldn’t cost money. Across the country, tuition is steadily rising and students are taking longer to pay off their student loans. ... read more »
Kamlager embraces role of community college trustee
November 4, 2015
The Los Angeles Community College District (LACCD) is the largest system of its kind in the nation. More than 100,000 students residing in 36 cities attend its nine campuses that encompass 900 square miles. ... read more »
CSU African American Initiative Kicks-Off 9th Annual CSU Super Saturday College Fair
August 12, 2015
The CSU African American Initiative kicked off its’ 9th Annual CSU Super Saturday College Fair, which brought all 23 California State University Schools together at CSU Dominguez-Hills (CSUDH) on August 8, to provide over 2,000 young people and their families with important information about attending college. ... read more / watch video »
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