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Move Over ESPN, Morehouse's Student Paper Has a Better 'Body Issue'

Move Over ESPN, Morehouse’s Student Paper Has a Better ‘Body Issue’

by Jamilah King on November 1 2013, 10:19AM

Three of the country’s most storied HBCU’s focus on self-affirmation, not just sexiness.

Topics: Arts & Culture, /NOW

A Snapshot of an HBCU That's 90 Percent White

A Snapshot of an HBCU That’s 90 Percent White

by Julianne Hing on October 18 2013, 3:35PM

For decades HBCUs have been enrolling increasing numbers of non-black students. At Bluefield State College though, whites are in the overwhelming majority.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Morehouse Alum Jeh Johnson Tapped to Head Homeland Security

Morehouse Alum Jeh Johnson Tapped to Head Homeland Security

by Brentin Mock on October 17 2013, 4:19PM

Obama will tap an African American, Jeh Johnson, to succeed Janet Napolitano as head of the Department of Homeland Security

Topics: Voting Rights, Criminal Justice, National Security, /NOW, Politics

Graduation Rates at Historically Black Colleges Drop

by Jorge Rivas on May 31 2013, 2:34PM

Graduation rates at historically black HBCUs, which were already facing scrutiny under a national push to improve outcomes in higher education, have fallen over the last five years.

Topics: /NOW, Schools & Youth

Obamas to Black Grads: Good Job. Now Stop Being Such a Failure

Obamas to Black Grads: Good Job. Now Stop Being Such a Failure

by Kai Wright on May 21 2013, 8:48AM

Once again, the president uses his pulpit to browbeat black people for the failings he sees.

Topics: Economy, Kai Wright, Schools & Youth

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