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The University of Maryland has seen a significant drop in the number of Black students enrolled this fall and many believe the racist incidents on campus in recent years likely played a role in the decline.

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On May 29, University of Maryland offensive lineman Jordan McNair was exhausted. He and the team were running 110-yard sprints in the hot sun during offseason conditioning drills. Maryland is not a football school. It never has been. Despite a few good seasons in the past which included some national rankings and…

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theGRIO REPORT - University of Michigan archaeologists have resumed their dig of the home to James Holliday, a freed slave and one of the first African-Americans to work as a cook at the Annapolis Naval Academy...

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