Tag: HBCU

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Rally At North Carolina’s General Assembly To Push Back Against SB873

The fight continues against the North Carolina bill that will essentially gut three historically Black universities. Proposed bill SB-873 would lower the tuition at five universities to the point that they will no longer be self-sufficient. The Million Hoodies Movement for Justice Greensboro chapter has organized a “Week of Action Against SB-873,” with protests scheduled to begin on Wednesday […]

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Sky’s The Limit: Here are 9 Black politicians who went to HBCUs

Historically Black Colleges are great institutions that have served as safe havens for our favorite actors, singers, and moguls (looking at you, Puff Daddy) where they have received the inspiration and education to dominate the stage, and our hearts. While everyone loves a good story about a celebrity and their HBCU experience, many of America’s politicians […]

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NEWS ROUNDUP: Airbnb Hosts Discriminate Against Guests With “Black” Names, WHUT Up For Grabs…AND MORE

A new study shows that house-sharing service Airbnb isn’t always accommodating for African-Americans. Research conducted by the Harvard Business School revealed that Airbnb hosts discriminate against people of color and those with ethnic names. HBS put together 6,400 fake Airbnb guest profiles, giving each profile a “White” or a “Black” name. The names were pulled from data […]