Historically black colleges

The Equal Opportunity Library

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Google's mammoth book digitization project means access to knowledge for minorities and the underrepresented, scholars and activists said Wednesday.

Spreading the 'Morehouse Man' Message

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WASHINGTON -- As president of Morehouse College, Robert Franklin knows

What the Morehouse Man Wears

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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.

Threat to Black Colleges

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Mississippi governor proposes merging three historically black institutions into one. Will the recession lead to more such proposals?

A Different Kind of Test

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One college takes "sound mind, sound body" to a new level, requiring students to lose weight or take a fitness class to graduate.

Stopping Short of No More Fries

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As Lincoln U. debates fitness requirement for obese students, other institutions search for less controversial ways to deal with the issue.

HBCU Chiefs Address Grad Rates

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Under renewed scrutiny about student degree attainment, presidents of historically black colleges say current measurements don't capture truth about outcomes.

Race and Power in Mississippi

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When white, Republican governor proposed merging state's three black universities, their supporters united in opposition. Now, president of one of those universities has proposed a merger plan.

Obama Extends U.S. Efforts for Black Colleges

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Director of federal initiative sees shift in approach -- and key role for these institutions in president's plans to increase share of population that is college educated.

Bridge From Bachelor's to Ph.D.

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When Keivan Stassun arrived at Vanderbilt University’s department of physics and astronomy in 2003 as an assistant professor, he saw neighboring, historically black Fisk University as an obvious collaborator. The two institutions are two miles apart in Nashville. “Look, we have two good things here and they’re practically touching," he recalls thinking. "There must be something we can do with what we’ve got.”

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