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HBCUs Must Adapt to Teach the 21st Century Students

Written by Freddie Allen on Monday, 30 September 2013 17:57.

WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As historically Black colleges and universities adapt to the rapidly changing educational landscape, advocates say that collaborative partnerships in business, in the community, and on campus will be needed to ensure that HBCUs survive and thrive in the 21st century.

African-American College Football Players Earn Top Honors for Community Service

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 23 September 2013 12:50.

(BLACK PR WIRE) – Many student athletes who excel on the field also score points in their personal lives by successfully balancing athletics, schoolwork and giving back to their communities. The American Football Coaches Association (AFCA), along with sponsorship partner Allstate, recognizes college/university football players of exemplary character with their annual Allstate AFCA Good Works Team® award, one of the most prestigious off-the-field honors in college sports. 

Guillermo Perales Promotes Diversity in His Business

Written by Featured Organization on Monday, 23 September 2013 12:11.

Where many people see a struggling economy, others see a land of opportunity. Many new entrepreneurs in America are immigrants like Guillermo Perales, who has a unique perspective on why diversity in business is needed.

Resolution To Defeat Voter Suppression

Written by Featured Organization on Thursday, 19 September 2013 19:08.

WHEREAS, the right to vote is a fundamental right of American citizenship guaranteed by the constitution;

WHEREAS, in 1787 black people were slaves and declared and counted as 3/5 of a person for representation in the United States House of Representatives and not allowed to vote at the founding of this country;

WHEREAS, in 1835 the voting rights of free black property owners were eliminated by the North Carolina Constitution;

American Families Taking ‘Divergent Paths,’ Study Finds: Inequality Linked to ‘Marriage-Go-Round’ Among Some Groups

Written by Featured Organization on Wednesday, 18 September 2013 14:11.

COLUMBUS, Ohio – After a period of relative calm during the 1990s, rapid changes in American families began anew during the 2000s, a new analysis suggests.

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