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Black fathers, you are important to your child’s education.

11 Mar

Black fathers, you are important to your child’s education.

To my fellow black fathers out there you are vital to your child/children’s education in ways you may not even know.

Historically black schools say Obama’s policies have fallen short

12 Mar

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The country’s first African American president is finding himself increasingly at odds with a cornerstone of the African American community: historically black colleges and universities. Leaders at these schools and some black lawmakers say the Obama administration has been pushing policies for years that hurt students – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/03/historically-black-schools-say-obamas.html

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

5 African Americans picked as Rhodes Scholars

26 Dec

Every year the Rhodes Trust awards exceptional postgraduate students with a scholarship to pursue studies in all fields at the prestigious University of Oxford, the oldest university in the English-speaking world. The competition for the coveted honor is tough, but this year, five of the 32 scholarships awarded to Americans went to African-Americans. – See more at: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2014/12/5-african-americans-named-rhodes.html

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Teen accepted to all 8 Ivy League schools

2 Apr

Teen accepted to all 8 Ivy League schools

A high school senior on Long Island thought he’d give it the old college try and apply to all eight Ivy League schools. Now, 17-year-old Kwasi Enin, of Shirley, has a tough decision ahead of him after he was accepted at all of them. Brown, Columbia, Cornell, Dartmouth, Harvard, Princeton, Yale and the University of Pennsylvania all said yes. Watch this inspiring story – See more at: http://aareports.com/2014/04/teen-accepted-to-all-8-ivy-league.html

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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