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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

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End of an HBCU: Southern University at New Orleans closer to being merged with University of New Orleans

15 May

End of an HBCU: Southern University at New Orleans closer to being merged with University of New Orleans

A bill to merge the University of New Orleans and Southern University at New Orleans continued moving through the Legislature on May 9, 2011 when a second House committee gave its approval.

Read more: http://aareports.com/2011/05/end-of-hbcu-southern-university-at-new.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

President Obama 07/29/10 speech on education reform

31 Jul

President Obama 07/29/10 speech on education reform.

President Obama speaks about the critical need for education reform and discusses what his Administration has done to raise standards and encourage excellence during a speech to the Urban League.

Watch the speech here: http://aareports.com/2010/07/president-obama-072910-speech-on.html

Teacher has kids dress as KKK members for US History lesson

27 May

Teacher has kids dress as KKK members for US History lesson:

A North Georgia teacher Catherine Ariemma , is suspended after a class project where she had 4 students dress up in Ku Klux Klan outfits. Read more by using the link below:

http://aareports.com/2010/05/teacher-has-kids-dress-up-as-kkk.html

2011 top 10 Historically Black Colleges & Universities ( HBCUs)

7 Sep
Check out the top 10 HBCUs as judged by the US News College Report. The usual suspects are there, Spelman, Howard, Morehouse. Is your college in the top 10. Read the list by clicking the link below: