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Legendary tennis coach joins sports heroines in book

Louis Bolling | Posted 02.01.2017 | Women
Louis Bolling

Two years ago, NCAA championship soccer coach Lincoln "Tiger" Phillips wrote, "I firmly believe that there are no strangers in life, only friends that...

Restitch the Star-Spangled Banner!

Rabbi David Seidenberg | Posted 09.02.2016 | Politics
Rabbi David Seidenberg

The third verse of the Star Spangled Banner, which curses escaped slaves to the grave for joining with the British, is going from obscure to infamous, thanks in part to Jon Schwarz's article on The Intercept about Colin Kaepernick and his refusal to stand for the national anthem.

Historically Black Colleges & Universities Alum Impact the World of Tennis

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.29.2016 | Education
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Louis Bolling

Williams, her sister, Venus, and several touring professional tennis players of color are standing on the shoulders of giants. Many of those giants call HBCUs and MSIs their home. Here's a list of some of those that have and continue to impact the world of tennis.  

The Sanctuary of Sport: A Testimony of Olympism in Action

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.05.2016 | Religion
Louis Bolling

Sport has always been a part of Jamal Khalil Atkins' life. The second son of Albert William Atkins and Jeannette Sykes Atkins, Jamal's parents incorporated a philosophy of life that exalted and combined a high respect of body, will and mind.

Our HBCUs Are National Treasures

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 05.03.2016 | Black Voices
National Trust for Historic Preservation

We look forward to working with Morgan State, Howard, and other HBCUs across America to save the cherished places that define their past, while crafting a more inclusive foundation for the future.

A Lesson in Donor Cultivation: Morgan State University

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 02.15.2017 | 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...

Baltimore Students Team Up For #BlackLivesMatter Street Art Takeover

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.25.2015 | Arts

In 2011, street artist JR made a call to art and a call to action -- a call he hoped would reach people around the world. "I wish for you to stand up ...

Increased Alumni Giving at Public Historically Black Colleges and Universities: The Case of Morgan State University

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 06.17.2015 | Black Voices
Marybeth Gasman

I wanted to dig a bit deeper and find out what Morgan did to have such an impressive alumni giving increase. Here is what I found.

2014 Top 10 Accomplishments on the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Landscape

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 02.18.2015 | Black Voices
Marybeth Gasman

It's that time of year again - time to look back at the accomplishments of HBCUs. We present those that we think will have the most lasting impact on Black colleges, the students that they serve, as well as the surrounding communities.

Eric Holder Cues HBCU Advocates to Focus on "Subtle" Racism

Jarrett L. Carter | Posted 07.20.2014 | Black Voices
Jarrett L. Carter

Education is the last and most precious commodity in the ongoing pursuit of social justice, and African-Americans should consider more seriously the notion of access to better facilities, racial diversity and larger classes being false signs of opportunity and equality.

Jarrett L. Carter

HBCUs Take On New Focus

HuffingtonPost.com | Jarrett L. Carter | Posted 01.23.2014 | Black Voices

Morgan State University’s School of Architecture and Planning is at the center of a redevelopment plan for Baltimore City’s northeast corridor. Th...

Top 10 Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) Accomplishments in 2013

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 02.19.2014 | Black Voices
Marybeth Gasman

Each year we search the nation for the very best of what is happening at HBCUs. This year we found some terrific successes including significant philanthropic contributions, great new programs, and legal and moral victories. Consider our choices and feel free to add your own.

WATCH: Archaeologists Dig Up Earliest Free African-American Settlement In Maryland

The Baltimore Sun | Pamela Wood | Posted 09.25.2013 | Black Voices

In Easton, an untold story of free African-Americans is being discovered through bits of glass, shards of pottery and oyster shells. Piece by piece, ...

Top 10 Historically Black College and University (HBCU) Successes of 2012

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 03.01.2013 | Black Voices
Marybeth Gasman

In honor of the New Year, we thought we generated this list of the top 10 HBCU successes of the past year. There have been many successes, but these stand out in terms of innovation, boldness, and impact.

Man Shot On Morgan State Campus

Posted 11.30.2012 | College

UPDATE, 5:12 p.m.: Morgan State University police spokesperson Jarrett Carter told the Towerlight that the shooting victim's name has not been release...

'Friends' Bring New Life To Morgan State Chapel

Posted 11.14.2012 | Black Voices

By Jarrett L. Carter, HBCU Digest A crowd of just over 150 worshipers listened transfixed on a warm August morning as Morgan State University Memor...

Confusion, Alarm, and Fear

Celeste Doaks | Posted 11.14.2012 | College
Celeste Doaks

As I prepared to leave my office to start my 5:30 course, caution was in my mind, but overwhelmingly I was concerned. Were any of my students hurt? Were any professors struck by bullets? Was the shooter still on the loose?

Shooting On Morgan State Campus

Posted 09.12.2012 | Crime

Police in Maryland are investigating an alleged shooting incident on the Morgan State University campus in Baltimore, ABC 2 reports. Reports indica...