Georgia's oldest public HBCU has opened an enrollment “pipeline” with Michigan's Grand Valley State University.
“These schools have been punching way above their weight," Sen. Raphael Warnock said of historically Black colleges and universities. "They've been doing so much for so many, for so long, with so very little.”
Historically black colleges and universities are developing new pathways for formerly incarcerated people to earn a degree and transition
The team's bus was headed northbound on Interstate 95 in Liberty County, Ga., on April 20 after playing games in Georgia and Florida.
A committee formed by Harvard President Lawrence Bacow found that Harvard faculty and staff enslaved 70 people from the school's founding in 1636 to the banning of slavery in Massachusetts in 1783.
Tuesday on Political Rewind: A judge rejected a plea deal in the killing of Ahmaud Arbery. Meanwhile, the Fulton County district attorney asked the FBI for security help as she investigates former President Donald Trump's efforts to overturn the election. Sonny Perdue could be back on track to become the next chancellor for the Georgia university system. And a Senate committee takes up constitutional carry today at 4 p.m.
In the commencement speech at South Carolina State University, President Biden credited Rep. Jim Clyburn's public endorsement in 2020 as a pivotal moment in reviving his sluggish campaign.
Students began protesting outside the university center nearly two weeks ago, citing moldy dorm rooms and other problems. They say they won't leave until their demands are met.
The IGNITE Act, introduced by a bipartisan group of lawmakers in May, calls for a number of improvements to HBCU campuses, including broadband upgrades, preservation of historically significant buildings and renovation and repair projects for facilities.
Tennessee could owe a historically Black university over $500 million. Andre Perry, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, believes the problem cuts much deeper: "We're throttling the economy."
Atlanta’s historically Black colleges and universities are set to receive just under $32 million combined in grants from the American Rescue Plan, part of the $3 billion set aside for HBCUs in the $2 trillion relief package signed by President Joe Biden in March.
Savannah State University Interim President Kimberly Ballard-Washington is about to take on the job on a permanent basis. Ballard-Washington has been selected sole finalist for the post, system Chancellor Steve Wrigley and Sachin Shailendra, chairman of the Board of Regents, announced Thursday.
Lawyers filed a lawsuit against NCAA on Thursday over its system to enforce academic performance, which allegedly discriminates against Black athletes and Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
Colette Pierce Burnette of Huston-Tillotson University says keeping students and staff safe was paramount. Black people are dying from COVID-19 at two and a half times the rate of white people.