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    HBCU Scientist Behind NOAA Total Eclipse Imagery

    WASHINGTON — Well before the nation’s first total solar eclipse dominated the headlines of every news organization in America, it was affixed to the mind of Jamese Sims. Sims, a native of Meridian, Miss., graduate of...

    Tenn. Lawmakers Seek to Strengthen Relationship with State HBCUs

    Tennessee’s historically Black colleges and universities will soon have a team of advocates and an executive director in the state’s capital of Nashville. Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam's signing of the new Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities officially...

    Fate of Annual HBCU Cuba Programs Unclear

    With President Donald Trump enacting a new Cuba policy that aims to, among other things, curb tourism to the communist island, educators running journalism programs at Howard University and Morgan State University need more...

    HBCU Plaintiffs Present Powerful Closing Arguments in Equity Lawsuit against State of Maryland

    Challenge State’s Meager Attempts to Provide Viable Solutions to Address Racist Practices (Updated 06/16/2017) - Lawyers representing students and alumni from Maryland’s four HBCU’s ended last week’s HBCU equity trial with powerful arguments justifying the...

    History is on the Side of HBCUs

    Almost eleven years ago the lawyers for The Coalition for Equity and Excellence in Maryland Higher Education filed a class action suit against the Maryland Higher Education Commission. The Coalition represents students and alumni of the...

    ‘Tell Them We Are Rising’ Examines America’s HBCUs

    Recently, the Trump White House released a signing statement connected to a federal funding measure, which has advocates for Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) more than a little nervous about future funding of...

    HBCU Night in Annapolis Focuses Fight on Additional Funds

    All roads led to Annapolis for HBCU alumni, students, supporters, and Legislative Black Caucus members across the state this week.  This year’s Legislative Black Caucus sponsored HBCU Night focused on rallying support for SB-712,...

    LBC Hosts HBCUs Night in Annapolis

    On March 21, the members of the Legislative Black Caucus will be hosting the “HBCUs Night in Annapolis” starting at 6 p.m. in Conference Room West of the Miller Senate Building, 11 Bladen St,...

    Increasing Funding to HBCUs is Essential to Ending Educational Inequality

    Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) have been a safe haven for Black students to express themselves without judgement from their white counterparts. In fact, Shirley Caswell wrote in the Washington Post that a...

    HBCU Advocates Take to Annapolis to Plead for Equality

    HBCU students, alumni and advocates across the state packed the Senate Office Building in Annapolis this week to testify on behalf of SB-712, a bill to guarantee supplemental funding to the state’s four public...

    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...

    The Rich History and Current Relevance of America’s HBCUs

    On Jan. 9, the remedial phase of The Coalition for Equity and Excellence in Maryland Higher Education, et al. v. The Maryland Higher Education Commission, et al. kicked off in Baltimore. This lawsuit, originally...
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