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Where Are the Black Men at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill?

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Black Voices
Marybeth Gasman

In order to serve black men in the most effective, efficient, and just ways, we need all colleges and universities to examine their practices that keep black men out and that work against black student male success.

North Carolina Shooting: Gunman Killed Near NCCU Campus

AP | Posted 11.24.2013 | Crime

DURHAM, N.C. — Police shot and killed an armed man who came onto North Carolina Central University's campus after he exchanged gunfire with offi...

Suspected Gunman Shot, Killed Near N.C. Campus

Posted 09.24.2013 | Crime

Campus police at North Carolina Central University in Durham shot and killed a man near the school grounds last night, WFMY News 2 reported. The sc...

Media 'Black' Out?

Kian Brown | Posted 07.08.2013 | Black Voices
Kian Brown

I recently had an interesting conversation about black youth and why they're so angry. I've been working with young people for several years and have...

From The Convention: How Can We Fix Higher Education?

| Sarah Butrymowicz | Posted 09.05.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report's HechingerEd blog. Charlie Nelms, former chancellor of North Carolina Central University, ...

The Engine of Opportunity

Charlie Nelms, Ed.D. | Posted 11.04.2012 | College
Charlie Nelms, Ed.D.

I shall never forget my academic advisor, Mrs. Gladys McKindra Smith. On a July day, in an auditorium that was about 100 degrees, she said, "Mr. Nelms, your scores are sort of low, but if you follow this schedule, you'll be alright."

Gabrielle Union Stumps For Obama At Black College

Posted 02.22.2012 | Black Voices

The actress Gabrielle Union headed to historically black North Carolina Central University in Durham to stump for President Obama, with the aim of dru...

Taking a Close Look at the U.S. News Historically Black Colleges and University Rankings

Marybeth Gasman | Posted 11.29.2011 | Black Voices
Marybeth Gasman

Rather than comparing HBCUs to majority institutions, the U.S. News and World Report ranks the historic institutions against their peers. This is problematic since these institutions as a group are wonderfully diverse.

Student Graduation Speaker Accused Of Copying His Speech From Youtube

AP/The Huffington Post | RENEE ELDER | Posted 07.18.2011 | College

RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina law school graduation speaker accused of lifting words without citation from a popular speech circulating online is...

Teacher Faces Sex Charges After Student Writes Essay About Their Affair In College Paper

AP | By MEG KINNARD | Posted 06.28.2011 | College

-- A former high school band teacher in North Carolina was arrested on sex charges after a young woman wrote in an essay in her college newspaper tha...

College Pushes Students To Look Presentable -- Or Else

newsobserver.com | By ERIC FERRERI | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

On the first day of class, everything N.C. Central University junior Ricky Magwood wore was much too big for him - from a billowy white T-shirt to the...