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    Update on HBCU Coalition’s Lawsuit Against Maryland

    By Marvin L. 'Doc' Cheatham, Sr., Special to the AFRO In 2006, a coalition of HBCU students, alumni and other HBCU supporters filed a lawsuit in the Maryland Federal District Court against the State of Maryland alleging...

    HBCUs Vulnerable Under Trump Administration

    By John Schmid, Special to the AFRO With the resignation of the White House’s chief enforcer of consumer protection for student loan receivers Monday, uncertainty mounts as to how students and their parents will finance the...

    Maryland HBCU Students, Alumni Demand Billions in Damages

    “A billion is not enough,” said Senator Joan Carter Conway (D) District 43 at HBCU Night, a convening of legislators and students, presidents and alumni of Maryland’s four Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Approximately...

    Will Maryland HBCUs Receive Justice This Legislative Session?

    While Maryland HBCU Coalition plaintiffs are in formal settlement negotiations with the state, the Legislative Black Caucus of Maryland (LBCM), is following through on a promise made at the start of the 2018 session...

    Timeline of the Maryland HBCU Equality Lawsuit

    The remedial phase of the Maryland HBCU equity lawsuit being heard in federal district court is coming to end.  Coalition for Equity and Excellence in Maryland Higher Education et al. v. Maryland Higher Education...

    Brazile Lands Teaching Gig at Howard

    By James Wright, Special to the AFRO, [email protected] When Donna Brazile began her work as a lecturer at Howard University on Sept. 4, everyone was expecting her to lecture on the virtues of working in politics and...

    #BlackCollegesMatter: Allies of Maryland’s HBCUs Need To #StayWoke

    Earlier this month, Maryland’s Attorney General asked federal judge Catherine C. Blake to immediately stop the process of appointing a federal monitor who could bring long awaited equity and justice to Maryland’s four Historically...

    Bowie State QB Earns Nation’s Top HBCU Football Honors

    For someone reluctant to embrace the spotlight and the history that he’s making with each passing game, Bowie State quarterback Amir Hall continues to solidify his place as the greatest football player in school...

    Local HBCU Students Earn ROTC Scholarships

    By the time she completed elementary school, Jasmine Jones could pack clothing military style. Her father, a career U.S. Navy man, provided the tutelage. Now, 10 years later, Jones is getting an assist from the...

    Newsman Imparts Half Century of Wisdom at HBCU

    By Curtis Knowles, Morgan State University Student                                                  As a child, Ron...

    Following Court Ruling, Md. Lawmakers Again Introduce HBCU Support Bill

    As she has each year for the past decade, Maryland State Sen. Joan Carter Conway (D-Dist. 43) testified before her colleagues in support of a bill to promote equality between the state’s HBCUs, and...

    HBCU Contributions Highlighted in New Documentary

    NEW YORK (AP) — Filmmaker Stanley Nelson knew he wanted to tell a story about the nation's historically black colleges and universities — not just about individual HBCUs, many of which have their own...
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