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Florida

MLB Finally Recognizes Negro League Players as Major Leaguers

It has taken 100 years, but Major League Baseball (MLB) announced on Dec. 16 that the Negro Leagues will be included in the organization’s...

Florida

Senate Passes HBCU Bill

The U.S. Senate on Dec. 11, passed the HBCU Propelling Agency Relationships Towards a New Era of Results for Students (PARTNERS) Act,...

Florida

Flaming pudding and carols — Christmas the Anglo-Indian...

KOLKATA — Midnight mass at St Paul’s Cathedral, dinner at Park Street, and wine from Bow Barracks — that’s how Kolkata celebrates...

Florida

More US churches commit to racism-linked reparations More...

NEW YORK (AP) – The Episcopal Diocese of Texas acknowledges that its first bishop in 1859 was a slaveholder. An Episcopal church erects...

Alabama

Resources made available to protect Alabama towns from...

By Jennifer Elmore doingmoretoday.com Two mayors. Two small Alabama towns. One hundred miles apart. And one common mission: protecting...

NewYork

Ben’s Original (Formerly Uncle Ben’s) Starts Scholarship...

Ben's Original (formerly known as Uncle Ben's) has announced the launch of a scholarship for Black people who are interested in careers...

Washington DC

Diverse Students Encouraged to Apply for New Scholarship...

Diverse Students Encouraged to Apply for New Scholarship Program by Dominion Energy The company will award $10 million in scholarships...

Washington DC

The great gift that changed my life

By Micha Green AFRO D.C. Editor mgreen@afro.com Kirk Franklin’s “Jesus is the Reason for the Season,” rang through the hallways of...

Finances

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Finances

The Double-Edged Sword Of White Philanthropy Into HBCUs

“When the white man came, we had the land and they had the Bibles. Now they have the land and we have the Bibles.” – Chief Dan George...

Georiga

Georgia Special Election

Thank  you to all the many voters who came out in record numbers for this past Presidential election. Georgia made history and we...

Texas

Rashida Jones to become MSNBC’s new president, the first...

  By BRIAN STELTER CNN   Phil Griffin, the president of MSNBC for the past twelve years, will step down shortly after President-elect...

Indiana

AfterSchool HQ bridges the gap between program providers...

Today’s students are in need of structure and opportunities for growth as they navigate this unprecedented climate of uncertainty....

Washington

Smokey Robinson Made One Mother’s Hanukkah Very Memorable

The Motown legend accidentally mispronounced the Jewish holiday when he read the Hebrew spelling Chanukah (Cha-NOOK-ah) and posted...

Virgina

Thomas Stith Named President of North Carolina Community...

Thomas Stith will be the next president of the North Carolina community college system, effective Jan. 11, The News & Observer reported....

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