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There’s nothing like a good ole Facebook Memory, eh? This morning, while logging into the ‘Book, I was reminded of a discussion I started on November 29, 2017 (a year ago), spurred by an episode of This Is US about which historically black college or university (HBCU) was the most well-known. Here’s an excerpt…

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In Dr. Atira Charles management class at Florida A&M University, there is a real life case study playing out before students’ eyes: Andrew Gillum, a FAMU alum and pride of Tallahassee, is in the middle of the campaign of a lifetime. For young Black students at one of the nation’s oldest Historically Black colleges and […]

The post On FAMU’s campus, Andrew Gillum campaign represents tradition of excellence for HBCU grads appeared first on theGrio.

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Robert Palmer knows how uncomfortable it can feel to be a black professor at a predominantly white college.

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In part two of her first interview with an African-American media outlet since the release of her blistering memoir Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White House, Omarosa Manigult Newman spoke to TheGrio’s Natasha Alford at her hotel in New York City Tuesday night. EXCLUSIVE: Omarosa on her message to the Black community– “I […]

The post Omarosa on being called a “dog” and the BIG moment Trump embarrassed her (Part 2) appeared first on theGrio.

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In part one of her first interview with an African-American media outlet since the release of her blistering memoir Unhinged: An Insider's Account of the Trump White House, Omarosa Manigault Newman talks to theGrio about regrets in the past and rejoices for the future.

The post EXCLUSIVE: Omarosa on her message to the Black community– “I Came Up Short” (Part 1) appeared first on theGrio.

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Days after her historic performance as the first black woman to headline at Coachella, Beyonce is making a major difference. The superstar has announced that four HBCUs will receive the newly established Homecoming Scholars Award Program for the 2018-2019 academic year. Xavier, Wilberforce, Tuskegee and Bethune-Cookman, are all Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) that […]

The post Beyoncé announces Homecoming Scholars Award Program for four HBCUs appeared first on theGrio.

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"A lot of people who don’t truly understand HBCUs incorrectly assume that they’re obsolete. But there are times that I wish I attended one. Here are nine reasons why a PWI isn’t always the move for Black folks." -Dustin Seibert

The post HBCUs have issues, but it’s not easy for Black students at white universities either appeared first on theGrio.

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When “The Great Debaters” (2007) hit movie theaters ten years ago, it captivated audiences with the power of young black people speaking their minds. The true inspiration for the movie, Wiley College‘s debate team, still stands today, working to be a voice for the voiceless and to strengthen its legacy. Wiley College recently participated in the […]

The post Great Debaters: HBCU’s come together for national speech and debate league championship appeared first on theGrio.

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The president of Bethune-Cookman University has resigned, ending his contract nearly a year early amid […]

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Rosalind Brewer, the First Black Woman to Lead a Walmart Division Detroit native Rosalind Brewer […]

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UPDATE: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos was met with deafening boos as she delivered the commencement […]

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As Spelman College celebrates its 136th anniversary today, its legacy reminds us of the role […]

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Less than a month after meeting with contested President Donald Trump, leaders of the nation’s […]

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Critically acclaimed writer and producer Kenya Barris, most famously known as the creator behind ABC’s […]

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Republican lawmakers are planning to meet with leaders of historically Black colleges and universities in […]

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The Virginia Department of Transportation’s plans to expand a highway near historically Black institution Hampton […]

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At just 21 years old, Leah Levell is the newest African-American member of the Strategic Initiatives team of the Republican National Committee. She is responsible for creating a message to get young African-Americans out to the polls and to vote for Donald Trump. Levell spoke with TheGrio.com about her new position, her views on Black […]

The post Leah Levell talks working for the RNC, Black Lives Matter and why she’s voting for Trump appeared first on theGrio.

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A group of 56 Florida students and their chaperones traveled Easter Sunday on a historical […]

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According to a 2014 USA Today report, many of the top universities in the nation turn […]

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The telecommunications company Verizon has funded a program targeting 41 Black middle school boys that […]

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There Are White-Majority HBCUs In the past decade, many historically Black colleges and universities have increasingly become […]

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The era of Black television during the ’90s provided viewers with entertaining yet informative content. […]

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