Tag: African American Education

Is ‘Diversity’ Destroying The HBCUs? | Forbes

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A new research brief from the Center for Minority Serving Institutions at Rutgers University asserts, “It can be argued that historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs) are experiencing a renaissance in terms of their enrollment of black students.” I found this startling, since for years HBCU enrollments have trended downward. Moreover, overall enrollments are in decline, so some further decline […]
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Rediscovering “The Hampton Album,” a Renowned Record of African-American History After the Civil War | Feature Shoot

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Credited as the first female photojournalist in the United States, Frances Benjamin Johnston (1864-1952) received a commission in 1899 to photograph the Hampton Institute, a private historically Black university located in Hampton, Virginia. Founded in 1868, just four years after the Civil War, the Hampton Institute was dedicated to the education of African-American men and women — and from 1878 […]
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Their ancestors were enslaved by law. Today, they are graduates of the nation’s preeminent historically black law school. | The New York Times Magazine

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n the history of the United States, black Americans were the only group for whom it was ever illegal to learn to read or write. And so when emancipation finally came, schools and colleges were some of the first institutions that the freed people clamored to build. Black Americans believed that education meant liberation, and just eight months after the […]
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Report: Warriors’ Stephen Curry Starting Golf Team at Howard University | Bleacher Report

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TYLER CONWAY, Bleacher Report Jonathan Devich/Getty Images. Featured Image Curry has already taken his love of golf to television. Now he’s doing the same at Howard University. The Golden State Warriors star will reportedly launch a golf program at Howard during a press conference Monday, per Casey Bannon of The Golfer’s Journal. It’s unclear how much Curry is investing to […]
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Memphis black boys, ‘the foremost vulnerable … population in our system,’ are the focus of Ray’s new initiative | Chalkbeat

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Laura Faith Kebede, Chalkbeat Superintendent Joris Ray announced an initiative for black boys Monday at the National Civil Rights Museum. . PHOTO: Laura Faith Kebede/Chalkbeat. Featured Image Superintendent Joris Ray launched a new initiative Monday that he hopes will help black boys improve their test scores, take more advanced courses, and be on the receiving end of school discipline less […]
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