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A Lesson in Donor Cultivation: Morgan State University

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 02.17.2016 | Black Voices
Marybeth Gasman

Morgan State University recently announced a $5 million gift from retired UPS senior executive Calvin Tyler and his wife Tina. This is one of the lar...

Alabama Governor's Attack on HBCUs Must Be Stopped

Jarrett L. Carter | Posted 11.06.2015 | Black Voices
Jarrett L. Carter

Alabama Governor Robert Bentley and his witch hunt tactics on public HBCUs in his state is not something we should sit back and take. It's something that deserves massive public inquiry, lawsuits, boycotts, and whatever else we can throw at the power of his office and the ill-intent of his actions.

University Forbids New President From Living With Potential Love Interests

Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

With the limited number of black, female university presidents, we're usually quick to celebrate any woman and college that can add the rare feat to t...

President's Contract Restricts Love Life

Inside Higher Ed | Posted 01.23.2014 | College

The new Alabama State University president’s contract comes with strings attached -- to her love life. Gwendolyn Boyd is coming back to her alma ...

WATCH: Alabama State Marching Band Salutes Trayvon Martin | Posted 09.12.2013 | Black Voices

The Alabama State University (ASU) marching band performed a “salute” for slain-Florida youth Trayvon Martin during halftime of a football game on...

Alabama State Failure Symbolic Of HBCU Struggles

The Montgomery Advertiser | Tim Gayle | Posted 08.18.2013 | Black Voices

The NCAA's Academic Performance Program revamped the Academic Progress Rate (APR) data in 2011, wary of the struggles historic black colleges and univ...

ASU Demonstrate Against Sudden Removal Of President

Montgomery Advertiser | Posted 11.29.2012 | College

op officials at Alabama State University are denying allegations made by embattled university president Joseph Silver, who said he was asked to back o...

The Strange New Southern Politics: Court-Approved Biracial Accommodation

Glen Browder | Posted 09.13.2012 | Politics
Glen Browder

A new version of race relations seems to have taken hold in Southern political life. Cynics can snicker; but the changed order is better than anything practiced in the past in this part of the country.

Legislature Shores Up Alabama College Tuition Plan | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) -- The Alabama Legislature found a compromise Wednesday that shores up the state's prepaid college tuition plan with nearly $548...