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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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Andrew Gillum, FAMU, HBCUs, Media, Midterms, News, Politics, Top Stories, Video, Voting, Youth -

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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Black Community, Donald Trump, HBCUs, News, Omarosa, Omarosa Manigault-Newman, Politics, Racism, Top Stories, Trump, Unhinged, Unhinged45, Video -

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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Bethune-Cookman, Beychella, Beyoncé, Coachella, Education, Events, Featured, HBCU, HBCUs, Music, Tuskegee, Video, Wilberforce, Xavier -

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 […]

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HBCUs, News, Opinion, PWIs, TheGrio Originals, University Of Michigan -

"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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Betsy Devos, HBCU, HBCUs, News, Politics, Trump, White House -

On Tuesday, President Donald Trump announced that Johnny C. Taylor, Jr. will now head up  the White House Initiative on HBCUs.

The post Trump announces new leadership for the White House Initiative on HBCUs appeared first on theGrio.

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Debate, Denzel Washington, Great Debaters, HBCU, HBCUs, News, Speech, The Great Debaters, Top Stories, Wiley College -

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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@AP, Earl Andrews, Grambling State, Gun Violence, HBCUs, Monquiarius Caldwell, Murder, News, Shooting -

GRAMBLING, La. (AP) — A sheriff's spokesman said a student and his friend were fatally shot at a Louisiana university after an altercation that began in a dorm room, and the shooter fled the scene early Wednesday...

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Betsy Devos, Education, HBCU, HBCUs, News, Racism, School Choice -

U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos apologized for suggesting that historically Black colleges and universities (HBCUs) were "pioneers" of choice.

The post Betsy DeVos sorry for not condemning racism when talking HBCUs appeared first on theGrio.

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Bethune Cookman University, Edison Jackson Resignation, HBCUs, money troubles, National, News -

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

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African-American Executives, Business, HBCUs, List -

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

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Bethune Cookman University, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, HBCUs, National, News, Race -

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

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HBCU, HBCUs, News, Omarosa Manigault, President Donald Trump -

The White House issued a statement championing Trump's "unwavering support” for HBCUs and claimed his commitment “remains unchanged.”

The post President Trump backtracks threat to defund HBCUs appeared first on theGrio.

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Bethune-Cookman University, Betsy Devos, Commencement Speaker, Graduation, HBCUs, News, Secretary of Education -

Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos will deliver the commencement address at Bethune-Cookman University's graduation on May 10, the school's Office of the President confirmed Monday...

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

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HBCU Leaders, HBCUs, National, News, President Donald Trump, Race, Trump Proposed Budget -

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

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Clark-Atlanta Unversity, Entertainment, HBCUs, Kenya Barris Blackish, Local, News, Spirit of Greatness Gala -

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

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Betsy Devos, Education, HBCUs, News, School Choice, Segregation -

On Tuesday, Education Secretary Betsy DeVos took to Twitter in order to walk back comments she made earlier that suggested that historically black colleges and universities were “pioneers” of school choice. In a series of tweets, DeVos acknowledged that choice was not truly a factor when HBCUs were first established. “#HBCUs are such an important piece of […]

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HBCUs, Kellyanne Conway, News, Oval Office, Viral Photo -

Recently, Kellyanne Conway caused outrage after an image surfaced of her sitting with her feet on the couch in the Oval Office, and now, she is offering both an apology and an explanation. “I was very busy today and didn’t follow a lot of it, but I know there are a couple of reports at […]

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Donald Trump, Executive Order, HBCUs, Historically Black Colleges And Universities, Kellyanne Conway, News, Opinion, Oval Office -

It doesn’t take much these days for a photo to go viral. One such photo became an instant meme on Monday after 64 HBCU presidents were photographed with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office during a White House visit with the administration. For most, that initial picture of President Trump surrounded by mostly black men, many of them […]

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Betsy Devos, Education, Education Secretary, HBCUs, News -

Education Secretary Betsy DeVos is being dragged on Twitter over a statement she released after attending a listening session with historically black college and university leaders at the White House. In a letter issued to the public, DeVos, who’s confirmation as head of Department of Education required a historic vice presidential tie breaker in the senate, said that […]

The post Betsy DeVos releases statement on HBCUs, Twitter points out she’s clueless appeared first on theGrio.

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Executive Order, HBCUs, Politics, President Donald Trump -

Dozens of Historically Black College and University leaders met with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on Monday, just before he is expected to sign an executive order that will provide aid to HBCUs under his “New Deal for Black America.” Trump was joined by Vice President Mike Pence, who told the visiting HBCU […]

The post Trump meets with HBCU presidents, and people aren’t too happy appeared first on theGrio.

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BET, Debra Lee, Hampton University, HBCUs, News, The Quad, William R. Harvey -

BET's new drama, "The Quad," has plenty of drama, but not nearly enough realism, according to Hampton University President William R. Harvey.

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Black University Leaders, HBCUs, National, News, President Donald Trump, Race -

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

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