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Another American Ebola patient has landed in Atlanta to receive treatment at Emory University Hospital. The patient, whose name has not been released, is a health care worker with the World Health Organization and is the fourth American known to have contracted the virus in an outbreak that has killed at least 2,296 people and sickened 1,997 more,…

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Choosing a college is more important than ever in America, but black students face a difficult choice. Should they attend a majority white institution or should they go to a Historically Black College or University? The following list shows the top 10 graduation rates for students at Historically Black Colleges and Universities. Spelman College, Atlanta,…

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Virginia State University Petersburg, Va. Year Founded: 1882 www.vsu.edu The school was the first fully state-supported four-year institution of higher learning for African Americans in the United States. Norfolk State University grew out of Virginia State University, which accepted its first Ph.D. students in 2003. The major institutes within the school include the Reginald F.…

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A peculiar controversy has erupted at the University of Akron after campus officials sent out an email with a special message for its black male students.   The email was sent in response to a rise in crime around the campus, apparently designed to give black male students specific instructions on how to conduct themselves in…

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College grads and the college bound face a daunting question as they contemplate their futures and earning potential — “Will I get a job in my field, and how long will it take to get hired?” At the 2011 Ford Freedom Awards where Detroit and southeastern Michigan’s most respected legal and business minds gathered to…

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