Supreme Court justice urges educators to respect their mission -- and also reflects on his early days, desegregation and affirmative action.
In response to student loan crunch, Spelman College pioneers new initiative to help students at risk of not graduating because of serious financial shortfalls.
As they fête Obama's historic inauguration, advocates for historically black colleges urge the president-elect to prioritize them in his stimulus package.
While not declaring financial exigency, university gets rid of significant share of professors. Classes called off today to allow for reassignment of courses of dismissed professors.
Hoping to save developmental programs from chopping block, academics argue that they particularly help African American males get to graduation.
If decision is not reversed on appeal, the historically black college's students would lose eligibility for federal aid that most of them need to enroll.
Obama administration's pick to lead White House initiative says it is time to emphasize excellence, and move beyond the "against great odds narrative."
Google's mammoth book digitization project means access to knowledge for minorities and the underrepresented, scholars and activists said Wednesday.
College bans caps, do-rags and saggy pants, and largely receives student support -- but faces criticism from gay group over restriction on women's clothing.
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