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Atlanta University Center, AUC, Chloe Bailey, Clark Atlanta University, Grown-ish, Halle Bailey, HBCU, HBCU Life, Morehouse College, Spelman College, Yara Shahidi -

Grown-ish has become a popular show among millennials by giving an honest depiction of what college is like today. Main characters Jazz Forster (Chloe Bailey) and Sky Forster (Halle Bailey) and executive producer Jenifer Rice-Genzuk Henry visited Morehouse College recently, screening the first episode of season two for Atlanta University Center (AUC) students. The Bailey […]

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Allstate, Florida A&M University, HBCU News, J. Ivy, Morehouse College, Poetry, Spelman College, Spoken Word, Tuskegee University -

Before the awards, accolades, television appearances and international recognition, J. Ivy sat in Chicago’s Rich Central High School oblivious to the places that the power of poetry, and a little belief in himself, would one day take him. Now, the Grammy Award-winning performance poet and author has teamed up with Allstate Insurance for the Pillars […]

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2018 midterms, angela rye, clark atlanta university, janelle monae, midterm elections, morehouse college, spelman college, when we all vote -

The midterm elections are coming in November, and this vote comes at a critical point in our nation’s history. After all, we as Americans have the power to decide who will lead our country out of the despair of this Trumpian regime (barring no interference from Russia—let’s be real). Regardless, we must do our part…

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angela rye, how to register to vote, janelle monae, michelle obama, midterms, spelman college, when we all vote, when we all vote week of action -

When We All Vote, the non-profit, non-partisan voting initiative started by Michelle Obama, is gearing up for its National Week of Action in a major way: by helping you get registered to vote.

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angela rye, janelle monae, michelle obama, midterm elections, spelman college, when we all vote, when we all vote week of action -

Join The Root and special guests Janelle Monáe and Angela Rye as we partner up with Michelle Obama’s When We All Vote campaign at the campus of Spelman College on Thursday, Sept. 27.

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Dillard University, Florida A&M Rattlers, Google, HBCU Education, Howard Bison, Morgan State Bears, North Carolina A&T Aggies, Prairie View A&M, Spelman College -

Google’s partnership with Howard University just got a lot bigger. Google and Howard created a joint West Campus earlier this year, bringing 26 students to Google’s California location for advanced computer science training. The three-month initiative has led to a joint effort between Google and 10 other colleges and universities to provide a yearlong computer […]

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HBCU Education, Howard Bison, Spelman College, U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges -

Spelman College and Howard University are the two most prominent historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) in the latest U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 lists of Best Colleges and Universities. Spelman and Howard are ranked one and two on the list of best historically black colleges and universities for 2019. Spelman secured the No. […]

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Atlanta Hawks, Clark Atlanta University, Grant Hill, HBCU Education, HBCU News, Morehouse College, Spelman College -

School is in session, so it’s not surprising to see students scrambling to finalize schedules and buy books or anything else they’ll need for the semester. But some students are still scrambling to pay tuition. Fortunately for cash-strapped students in the Atlanta University Center (AUC), the Atlanta Hawks might be able to help. Grant Hill, […]

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Clark Atlanta Panthers, HBCU Homecoming, Hip-Hop, Howard University, Morehouse College, Spelman College, Yardfest -

As homecoming season continues, many students and alumni of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) have been debating on social media about who truly has the #bestHBCUHomecoming. My Rhoden Fellow colleagues have been trying their hardest to present the best argument for their respective schools, but there is no comparison here: Howard University, also known […]

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Asha Kamali May, Dana M. Gills, Florida A&M University, Howard University, Jeanette McDuffie, Spelman College -

Jeanette McDuffie, Dana M. Gills, and Asha Kamali May, the women behind Brown Paper Dolls, a multimedia production company based in Los Angeles, are rapidly becoming wizards behind the camera and in front of it. Before Hollywood, they grew up on the South Side of Chicago and each of them attended a historically black college […]

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Daily Uplift, Dr. Levi Watkins Jr. Scholars Program, Get Lifted, LGBTQ, Spelman College -

Spelman College is expanding its diversity and inclusion with the announcement of two $25,000 scholarships that will be awarded to LGBTQ students. The college also plans to add a lecture series that will focus on the examination of race, gender and sexuality. The Dr. Levi Watkins Jr. Scholars Program scholarships, established by Spelman professor Beverly […]

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Business, Get Lifted, HBCU, I Know I Can!, Spelman College, Veronica Chapman -

While at Spelman College in Atlanta, Veronica N. Chapman figured out two things: She wanted to help young black girls and she was destined to use words to inspire them. The 35-year-old author and entrepreneur is now doing both. She just finished her second book, I Know I Can!, a powerful children’s book that introduces […]

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Building Green Initiative, Green Collar Initiative, HBCU, LEED, Renewable Energy, Spelman College, U.S. Green Building Council, University of Maryland Eastern Shore -

The University of Maryland Eastern Shore and Spelman College are at the forefront of sustainability at historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). The two schools have been recognized by the Building Green Initiative as the most environmentally conscious HBCUs. Each was rated No. 1 in its respective category: public and private institutions. They were first […]

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Department of Education, featured, HBCUs, History, howard university, Spelman College -

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

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Clark Atlanta Panthers, Fist Fight, Ice Cube, Morehouse College, Spelman College -

When you think about rapper/actor/entrepreneur Ice Cube, you usually associate him with confrontation – but not on Thursday. On this day, Ice Cube showed up in Atlanta before a packed Bishop Cornelius Henderson Student Center auditorium on Clark Atlanta University’s campus to not only promote his new movie Fist Fight, but to inspire someone to […]

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In the spring of 2012, behind the gilded gates of Spelman College, Dr. Beverly D. Tatum delivered some contentious news to her student-athletes. The former president was tasked with letting the more than 2,000 undergraduates know that starting in May 2013, the historically black college for women would no longer be home to intercollegiate athletics. […]

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Barack Obama, Donald Trump, Spelman College -

On his last full day in office, President Barack Obama penned a thank you note to the citizens of the country he helped lead for eight years. “You made me a better man,” the 44th commander-in-chief wrote. Several hours later and roughly 2 1/2 miles from the White House, hundreds gathered to return the favor […]

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Barnes & Noble, Daily Uplift, Get Lifted, Leonard Riggio, Spelman College -

When your school rocks, and some important people take notice and decide to dish some dollars, you should be celebrating. Well, stand up, Spelman College. As historically black colleges and universities continue to shine, Spelman recently caught the eyes of Leonard and Louise Riggio. The two recently donated $1 million to the Atlanta-based institution to […]

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College Choice, Hampton University, HBCU School Rankings, Howard University, Morehouse College, Spelman College, Tuskegee Golden Tigers -

Spelman College is No. 1. College Choice, an independent online publication that evaluates the nation’s colleges in multiple categories, ranked the all-women’s institution as the top school among historically black colleges and universities for 2016. According to College Choice, which gave the school a score of 100, “Spelman College is consistently ranked number one as […]

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Alabama State Hornets, Barack Obama, Bethune-Cookman University, Cheyney University, Graduation, Hampton University, Howard University, Loretta Lynch, Michelle Obama, North Carolina A&T Aggies, North Carolina Central Eagles, Oprah Winfrey, Spelman College, Steve Harvey, Tennessee State Tigers -

Nothing can stop them now. That’s how graduates of the nation’s historically black colleges and universities must be feeling these days after thousands of them, over the past month, have been given send-offs keynoted by a who’s who of adrenaline-boosting commencement speakers. Those dignitaries have included from President Barack Obama; Vice President Joe Biden and […]

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2012 Olympics, College, Gabby Douglas, Gold Medal, HBCU, London Olympics, News, Olympics, Spelman College -

theGRIO REPORT - Gabby Douglas isn't even a high school senior yet, and she may already be getting recruited for college...

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