2014 Black College Football Picks – Week 4

Play along with the HBCU Digest Founding Editor Jarrett Carter Sr. and pick the winners for each week’s slate of black college football games in the comments section of each week’s post.
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Thurgood Marshall College Fund Spurs Latest HBCU-China Partnership

Officials from the Thurgood Marshall College Fund returned from an extended trip to China this week, where they sought out new study abroad opportunities for students at the Fund’s 47 member institutions.
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Texas Southern Receives $800K Homeland Security Grant

Texas Southern University recently announced receipt of a five-year, $800,00 grant from the Department of Homeland Security, under the auspices of its Scientific Leadership Award program.
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Delaware State Women’s Basketball Coach Under Investigation

The News Journal today reports that Delaware State University has launched an internal investigation of head women’s basketball coach Tamika Louis, amid allegations of “dehumanizing behavior.”
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Delaware State Awarded $1.8 Million USDA Grant

Nine faculty members from Delaware State University’s College of Agriculture and Related Sciences will receive portions of $1.8 million in research funding from the US Department of Agriculture’s 1890 Capacity Building Grants program.
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Clark Atlanta Sues City of Atlanta

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution yesterday reported on a lawsuit filed by Clark Atlanta University against the City of Atlanta, stemming from the acquisition of Morris Brown College by the city’s investment arm and the nearby Friendship Baptist Church.
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Paine President George Bradley Resigns

George Bradley has resigned as president of Paine College, effective immediately.
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WATCH – Morgan State Alum Craig Cornish Goes Viral with ‘Bane’ Impression

Morgan State University alumnus Craig Cornish was a two-day winner on Jeopardy last year, a successful appearance that followed a Honda Campus All-Star Challenge career that yielded back-to-back national championships.

But it was one of Cornish’s correct answers that has this week created a viral sensation on Facebook, and growing distaste towards Jeopardy host Alex Trebek.
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WATCH – Saint Paul’s Greg Toler Shines on Monday Night Football

Former Saint Paul’s College standout and Indianapolis Colts cornerback Greg Toler made a spectacular interception on Monday Night Football this evening.
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Daily HBCU Power Index – Why America Still Needs HBCUs

The HBCU Power Index (HPI) is a rundown of the most powerful figures on and around HBCU culture. Filed daily, the HPI provides links and synopsis of influential students, media, executives, legislators, alumni and supporters of HBCUs.

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