Tag Archives: higher education

New Documentary: Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities

21 Nov

screen-shot-2016-11-01-at-11-49-52-am-610x250d multi-Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Historically Black Colleges and Universities is the first and only feature documentary an platform project to research, gather, and share a rich mosaic of stories that relay the history of HBCUs. Read more and watch the trailer here: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/11/new-documentary-tell-them-we-are-rising.html

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Valadictorian Accepted At All 8 Ivy League Schools

5 Apr

Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna, a high school student from Long Island is celebrating the rare feat of being accepted to all eight Ivy League schools. Watch her story here: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2016/04/valadictorian-accepted-at-all-8-ivy.html

Augusta Uwamanzu-Nna

N.J. teen accepted to 7 Ivy League schools

8 Apr

nik-bostromjpg-5fc145c9c83e9ec6High school senior Nik Bostrom has a major decision to make. It’s not where to spend spring break or who to take to prom. Bostrom is deciding between the seven Ivy League colleges he’s been accepted to. Read more: http://www.africanamericanreports.com/2015/04/nj-teen-accepted-to-7-ivy-league-schools.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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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

Obama to seek changes in Pell Grants

13 Feb

Obama to seek changes in Pell Grants

I fully support President Obama but I think we should all pay attention to what is going on. Pell Grants help many low income African Americans  through college and any changes could potentially be devastating to future black college applicants.

Read more about the changes here: http://aareports.com/2011/02/obama-to-seek-changes-in-pell-grants.html

More white students attending HBCU’s ( black colleges )

7 Oct

More white students are attending HBCUs ( black colleges )
Many white students are attending HBCUs not just because of the price but because of the quality of the education. Read more:
http://aareports.com/2010/10/more-non-whites-attending-hbcus.html