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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

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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

Morehouse president responds to Vibes ” Mean Girls of Morehouse” article

14 Oct

Morehouse president responds to Vibes ” Mean Girls of Morehouse” article

Vibe Magazine has published an article about a gay group at Morehouse College that can best be described as a hit piece against the historic institution. The article titled The Mean Girls of Morehouse appears in the Oct/Nov issue and has caused such an uproar that Morehouse President Robert M. Franklin has written a letter to alumni in defense of Morehouse.

Read that letter below:
http://aareports.com/2010/10/morehouse-president-responds-to-vibes.html

Tanya Walton Pratt Indiana’s first black federal judge sworn in

10 Oct

Tanya Walton Pratt Indiana’s first  black federal judge sworn in

Judge Tanya Walton Pratt a graduate of both Howard and Spelman, the first African-American Federal District Court judge in the state of Indiana, was sworn in as District Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Indiana on Friday,

Read more: http://aareports.com/2010/10/tanya-walton-pratt-indianas-first-black.html

Congressional Black Caucus Statement by chairman Congressman Payne on CBCF Scholarship Programs

1 Sep
Congressional Black Caucus Statement by chairman Congressman Payne on CBCF Scholarship Programs

Black fraternity Alpha Phi Alpha boycotts Arizona over immigration law

6 May

Black fraternity moves convention out of Arizona to protest Immigration law.

Alpha Phi Alpha the nations oldest black fraternity has moved it’s annual convention out of Arizona to protest the new immigration law in Arizona. Read why by using this link:

http://talkhonestly.blogspot.com/

2013 / 2014 TOP 10 HBCUs. Did your school make the list?

20 Aug

Here are the top 10 HBCU’s for the 2013 / 2014 school year as judged by the US News College Report . Did your school make the list? See if it did – See more at: http://aareports.com/2013/08/top-10-hbcus-2013-2014.html