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  On May. 7, President Barack Obama became the first sitting president to speak at Howard University’s commencement convocation since President Lyndon B. Johnson over 50 years ago. LBJ’s speech, at the now culturally diverse university, in 1965, sparked controversy as he highlighted poverty in the Black community, inequality and the right to vote. Journalists have raved…

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While the ignorant students were chanting about lynching and disenfranchising blacks from their fraternity, The infamous Oklahoma State University SAE fraternity, short for Sigma Alpha Epsilon, will go down in history as being one of the first Greek letter organizations to receive swift and serious punishment for a heinous act. A video went viral of fraternity…

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HBCU graduates Laz Alonso (Howard University) and Keshia Knight Pulliam (Spelman College) were judges at the Home Depot Retool Your School event. Home Depot started this initiative to give back to Historically Black Colleges and Universities by donating sizable grants. The grants will be used towards improvements for the schools. The 2013 Retool Your School Grants totaled $195,000…

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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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 The best Mother’s Day gift that a college graduate can give to mothers this Mother’s day are the type she wouldn’t ask for and the type she will treasure most — those from the heart. like the hand paintings you made as a child or that ashtray from kindergarten, these are often the items that…

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