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Would free community college hurt HBCUs?

28 Jan

Black college educators and supporters are sharply split over whether President Obama’s proposal to offer a free two-year community college education to students making progress toward earning an associate or bachelor’s degree would hurt are harm Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/01/would-free-community-college-hurt-hbcus.html

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Should Condolezza Rice be allowed to speak at Rutgers’s commencement ceremony?

10 Mar

Should Condolezza Rice be allowed to speak at Rutgers’s commencement ceremony? 

Condolezza Rice has been picked to give the commencement speech at Rutgers’s University this year. She is scheduled to receive $35,000 and an honorary doctorate for her speech. A Faculty group at Rutgers opposes her being chosen as the speaker. Should Condelezza be allowed to speak? – See more at: http://aareports.com/2014/03/should-condolezza-rice-be-allowed-to.html

Grambling University and 10 other HBCUs banned from 2013/2014 postseason due to academics

13 Jun

Grambling University and 10 other HBCUs banned from 2013/2014 postseason due to academics

It may seem like I’m picking on HBCUs this week but I’m not. I’m trying to make everyone aware of the serious plight that they are in. These schools have seen thousands of African Americans go through them and for many then and now it’s the only they can afford to go to college. We need to be aware of any problem before it can be fixed. Fact is HBCUs are in trouble whether we want to admit it or not. One day we will look around and wonder where most of them went. George Cook AAreports.com.

Read more here: http://aareports.com/2013/06/grambling-university-and-10-other-hbcus.html

Let’s get one thing straight. Eddie Robinson has the most wins in college football

25 Jul

Let’s get one thing straight. Eddie Robinson has the most wins in college football.

Something has been really bugging me lately. Since the NCAA has punished Penn State and took 111 wins from Joe Paterno I have been listening as talking heads talk about how Bobby Bowden now has the most wins in college football.

I have listened as those same talking heads have reported that Bobby Bowden will not celebrate being the coach with the most wins in college football.

My first thought was why would he celebrate? He is not the coach with the most wins. Read more here:http://aareports.com/2012/07/lets-get-one-thing-straight-eddie.html

President Obama’s plan to lower college cost.

28 Jan

President Obama’s plan to lower college cost.

During Tuesdays State of the Union Address President Obama said that he would tackle the issue of rising college tuition cost. Read his plan here: http://aareports.com/2012/01/president-obamas-plan-to-lower-college.html

Obama’s initiatives for student loan relief

27 Oct

Obama’s initiatives for student loan relief

President Obama has proposed two initiatives to help those strapped with college loan debt. Read those initiatives here: Obama’s initiatives for student loan relief

Conservatives angry over Pell Grant funding in Boehner debt bill

29 Jul

Conservatives angry over Pell Grant funding in Boehner debt bill

House conservatives who have stalled legislation to raise the national debt limit are angry that it includes $17 billion in supplemental spending for Pell Grants, which some compare to welfare.

Read more: http://aareports.com/2011/07/conservatives-angry-over-pell-grant.html