A year after suspending admission for its three undergraduate nursing programs, officials at Dillard University today announced the reopening of applications for one of its signature schools.
Yesterday, news broke that four historically black universities will no longer owe the federal government money they borrowed to help rebuild campuses ravaged by Hurricane Katrina.
Jelani Cobb writes in the New Yorker today about Howard University and its president Wayne A.I. Frederick, offering a long-form feature of Howard’s struggles in a political and social climate which has yielded a Trump presidency, and questions about HBCU identity as it darts in and out of the consciences of America and Black America.
As Hurricane Harvey looms near the Texas coastal line and has been upgraded to Category 2 in strength, several historically black colleges have experts on large-scale weather events and post-storm recovery who should be getting national attention.
For the third consecutive year, Dillard University has set a new standard in alumni giving and engagement, announcing today more than $1.7 million in gifts given by more than 1,200 donors worldwide.
Dee-1’s ‘Sallie Mae Back’ video, a viral sensation for its ode to paying back student loans, was filmed primarily at Dillard University.
The general viewing public may be hung up on the lyrics about Negro noses and Red Lobster, but Beyoncé’s ‘Formation,’ a surprising pre-Super Bowl drop that is visually and musically an ode to American blackness, holds within its overt message a subtle call for black empowerment – messages that are intrinsic to HBCU culture and relevance.
By: The New Orleans Advocate
A 22-year-old woman died after a shooting Saturday night in New Orleans, police said, marking the first homicide in Orleans Parish in 2016.
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