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How Does the Ban on Affirmative Action Impact Black Women in College?

by Monique W. Morris

Last week, the Supreme Court rendered its decision on Schuette v. BAMN, which upheld the Michigan ban on affirmative… Read More

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The Week's HBCU Headlines

by The Yard Insider

Students and faculty at Grambling State University held a vigil last Thursday morning to honor the life of Alexandria Shelton, the… Read More

Kellen Winslow

[THE YARD REPORT]
The Week's HBCU Headlines

by The Yard Insider

Florida A&M University named… Read More

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Black Girls and School Discipline:
What's Going On?

by Monique W. Morris

According to recent data… Read More

WASHINGTON INSIDER: Hard Times for Black Colleges

WASHINGTON INSIDER: Hard Times for Black Colleges

by Michael H. Cottman

Appointed by President Barack Obama as the executive director of the White House Initiative for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)… Read More

Texas Southern University President John M. Rudley, Ph.D

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by The Yard Insider

The Florida State Senate approved a new $75 million dollar spending plan which included the approval the split of the college of… Read More

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The Week's HBCU Headlines

by The Yard Insider

Former Florida A&M University band member Jessie Baskin was sentenced jail time for his role in the hazing death of Robert Champion… Read More

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4 Ways to Get Black Kids Excited About STEM

by Dr. Danielle N. Lee

Earlier this month, many Black families were among the 5.8 million Americans who tuned in for the premiere of Read More

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by The Yard Insider

Florida A&M University's… Read More

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Mom Jailed for Enrolling Kids in School Tells Her Story in New Book, Film

by Khadijah Z. Ali-Coleman

With Hollywood knocking on her door, Kelley Williams-Bolar will be marking 2014 as the year that her story is finally told in summation. In… Read More

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