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Wilberforce University Eliminates Student Debt For Recent Grads

NewsOne Featured Video Cognizant of the student debt disparities that disproportionately impact HBCU grads, colleges and universities throughout the country are stepping up so recent alums can transition into their post-college lives without the weight of debt. The latest historically Black university to eliminate student debt for its recent graduates is Wilberforce University, CBS News […]

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Howard University To Rename Its College Of Fine Arts After Visionary Chadwick Boseman

NewsOne Featured Video From the campus of Howard University to the silver screen, late actor Chadwick Boseman left a lasting impact on every space that he entered, and his alma mater will honor his legacy in a special way. Howard announced its re-established College of Fine Arts will be named after the visionary. Boseman graduated […]

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Delaware State University Eliminates Student Loan Debt For Over 200 Recent Grads

NewsOne Featured Video The global health crisis has exacerbated financial woes for many individuals and Delaware State University is on a mission to ensure the school’s recent graduates aren’t burdened by the weight of debt. According to People, the Dover-based HBCU recently announced it would eliminate the student loan debt for students who were significantly […]

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Fisk University Receives Largest Endowment In Its 155-Year History

NewsOne Featured Video Historically Black colleges and universities throughout the country are making significant strides when it comes to fundraising this year. Fisk University recently received a multi million-dollar donation, marking the largest gift in the institution’s 155-year history. The $2.5 million endowment—which was provided by philanthropists Amy and Frank Garrison—will go towards the creation […]

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Spelman College Names Performing Arts Center After LaTanya Richardson Jackson And Samuel L. Jackson

NewsOne Featured Video Spelman College is paying homage to an influential couple who has contributed to shaping the landscape of the arts and entertainment industry. The Atlanta-based HBCU recently announced it would name its Performing Arts Center after actress and director LaTanya Richardson Jackson and her husband actor and filmmaker Samuel L. Jackson. The center—which […]

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