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With homecoming festivities, sports events, house parties and other social activities happening on campuses at historically Black colleges and universities, personal safety is a concern among some female undergraduates. Rolling out asked female students at HBCUs in Atlanta if they are worried about the possibility of sexual assault on campus. “Unfortunately, … sexual assault happens…

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The National College Resources Foundation, which produces the National Tour Black College Expo™, has had numerous celebrities from Nick Cannon to Kendrick Lamar attend the Black College Expo™ to promote education. Education is one of the major cures for the academic achievement gap, workforce gap, and economics disparities. Therefore, at rolling out, we want to celebrate…

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The Trump administration now appears to have changed its stance from last Friday when Trump suggested he would not support setting aside funds for Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The suggestion that HBCUs should be defunded came after Trump signed a $1.1 trillion spending bill. Trump insinuated strongly it was unconstitutional to set aside money for higher…

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President Donald Trump believes a quarter-century law that helps finance construction projects on the campuses of historically black colleges and universities might not be constitutional.  Trump released a signing statement on the new spending bill that specifically spotlighted the Historically Black College and University Capital Financing Program as an example of a program “that allocate benefits on the basis…

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Denny’s, America’s diner for over sixty years, has been known for their delectable menu of affordable meals. However, not many know of their community efforts in fighting hunger in America. Denny’s has stayed true to their mission of feeding people. Since 2011, their Hungry for Education scholarship program has had a dual purpose; combating childhood hunger…

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The Home Depot held a live awards event bestowing more than a quarter million dollars in grants to Historically Black Colleges and Universities, funding their campus renovation and beautification projects. It was the first-ever 2015 Retool Your School Winners Announcement Luncheon held at their headquarters in Vinings, Georgia. Additionally, the White House’s Dr. Ivory Toldson recognized The…

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Presidents of HBCUs had considered suing the Obama administration after more than 14,000 students were declined loans when the U.S. Department of Education changed its creditworthiness criterion to much more stringent standards without notification, costing them many millions in revenue. Calling it the “worst situation” in more than three decades, Historically Black Colleges and Universities…

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The U.S. Department of Education recently enacted much more stringent student loan requirements, dramatically impacting the ability of thousands of urban students to continue to attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). More than 14,000 students were unable to continue with their higher educational aspirations because the new loans. Those applying for Parent PLUS loans…

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Across America, many historically black colleges and universities are having a rough time making it. The most recent added to this list is the historic Southern University in Baton Rouge, La. Still trying to recover from the impact of Hurricane Katrina, the campus is plagued with water-damaged and gutted buildings. Now the university has to…

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