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What Does The Future Hold For HBCUs?

The Grio | Craig Melvin | Posted 06.05.2014 | Black Voices

MSNBC’s Craig Melvin explores the legacy of HBCUs, the challenges they face and what the future holds. This weeklong series looks at the roots of...

What Is a Black Life Worth?

Chris Williams | Posted 10.14.2013 | Black Voices
Chris Williams

Over the past four centuries, generations of black people have asked the question: What is a black life worth? The answer to this question has been complex. But, lately, it is a question that bears asking due to the increasing amount of black bodies populating city streets and morgues.

Government Awards $228M In Grants To Black Colleges

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 09.18.2012 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- The Education Department is awarding $228 million in grants to historically black colleges and universities. The five-year grants will ...

Supporting Obama With "Facts"

Michael Fauntroy | Posted 06.16.2012 | Black Voices
Michael Fauntroy

I happily voted for Senator Barack Obama in the 2008 presidential election. However, I am also among those who believe that he has been timid on racial issues and can do more than he has on issues that are of unique importance to African Americans.

Historically Black Colleges and Universities Are Worth Saving

Matthew Lynch, Ed.D. | Posted 11.22.2011 | Black Voices
Matthew Lynch, Ed.D.

If you haven't been paying much attention to the debate concerning the relevance and effectiveness of historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs), now is the time to sit up and take notice.

HBCU Blues: America's Historically Black Colleges and Universities in the 21st Century

Della Britton | Posted 10.29.2011 | Black Voices
Della Britton

In more recent years, budget cuts, aging buildings and failing infrastructures have undercut the once vital role many HBCUs played in educating and uplifting the Black community.