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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.

Women Who Run

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 12.30.2014 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

As I listened to Kathrine Switzer describe her preparation for and her participation in the 1967 Boston Marathon, I knew that I was listening to an amazing history.

Jarrett L. Carter

These HBCUs Are Embracing This Innovative Community Model

HuffingtonPost.com | Jarrett L. Carter | Posted 01.31.2014 | Black Voices

A key element of urban sustainability is for a community to control its natural resources. A growing example of metropolitan communities taking owners...

Gunman Opens Fire On Tennessee Campus, Injuring 1

Posted 01.29.2014 | College

One person was shot on the campus of Tennessee State University in Nashville on Tuesday night, The Tennessean reported. The shooting occurred just ...

The Right Approach: Tennessee State University's New President

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 03.12.2013 | Education
Marybeth Gasman

Finally, Tennessee State University (TSU) has new leadership. Her name is Glenda Glover and she is an alumna of the institution.

GOP Lawmaker Proposes Ending Key Program

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics

A Republican state senator in Tennessee is planning to introduce legislation to end the state's affirmative action program. State Sen. Jim Summervi...

GOP Lawmaker's Insensitive Email

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 08.24.2012 | Politics

A Republican state senator in Tennessee has been stripped of a key subcommittee chairmanship after sending an offensive email about the legislative Bl...