Tight finances have long beset HBCUs.
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Without government intervention, three experts warn, HBCUs will have a difficult time bouncing back from the effects of the COVID-19 outbreak.
Mohamed Salah of Egypt and Dean Furman of South Africa during the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament.
FIFA’s six-month receivership in Africa has left a mark on African football.
Martin Luther King, Jr. delivers his famous ‘I Have a Dream’ speech in front of the Lincoln Memorial during the Freedom March on Washington in 1963.
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A long heritage of black preachers who played an important role for enslaved people shaped Martin Luther King Jr.'s moral and ethical vision.
The African Cup of Nations is the continent's premier soccer tournament - but it's not being broadcast on TV as usual. Behind the blackout is a tale of court rulings and sour deals.
Egyptian policemen pose in front of the Cairo International Stadium in Egypt, where Afcon takes place.
The nervous Egyptian state hopes that fan-instigated stadium riots will not occur during the Afcon, following a clampdown on some fans.
Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan at the World Cup 2014 in Brazil.
Akufo-Addo's intervention marks a continuing move by African political leaders to use football to advance or affirm political situations.
Negative statistics about black people are widely embraced in American society – even when they are wrong.
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Negative statistics about black students may be prevalent, but they are often out of context, misleading or just plain wrong, a professor of counseling psychology argues.
An African American man in a hospital bed. Studies show that pain in African American patients is often not addressed.
Gaps in care and outcomes between African-Americans and white patients is a major concern to those who care about fairness in health care. Gaps in care also exist at end of life, too.
The term “at-risk” is frequently used to describe students from challenging circumstances. Some educators are working to change that.
Using the term 'at-risk' to describe students from challenging circumstances often creates more problems than it solves, a professor of counseling psychology argues.
The U.S. leads the world in the rate of incarceration.
Stanley Andrisse was once branded a career criminal and served time in prison. Today, he is a professor at two medical schools and an advocate for higher education for those who've served time.
France’s World Cup winner Paul Pogba was also eligible to play for Guinea.
It's time Africa's top administrators tried to find out why top African players are choosing to represent European countries, so that they can work to rectify the situation.
A photo of Jahi McMath shown at her funeral service at Acts Full Gospel Church in Oakland, Calif.
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California teenager Jahi McMath's family refused to accept the diagnosis of brain death. Her case opens up a number of questions – among them – what role did race play?
Morocco will be going home after coming last in their group in Russia.
African governments and football associations need to do some serious recalculating for the Qatar world cup in 2022.
Names of lynching victims at the National Memorial for Peace and Justice in Montgomery, Ala.
The National Memorial for Peace and Justice helps demonstrate that the lynching of black people was not the fault of victims. But telling this history risks re-traumatizing the black community.
Actress Nicolle Rochelle, who appeared on several episodes of ‘The Cosby Show.’
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Any movement against sexual assault must take into account historical, state-sanctioned violence against black women in the US that goes back centuries.
At the 2014 World Cup African fans felt that Nigeria were on the receiving end of poor refereeing.
Video Assistant Referees at the World Cup finals in Russia might help African teams to do better than they have done so far.
Sojourner Truth Memorial in Florence, Massachusetts.
Since the 19th century, a long line of black women preachers set in motion a tradition that spoke against injustices and questioned patriarchal attitudes. Here's their story.
An April 30, 1966 file photo of King Jr. addressing a rally in Birmingham, Alabama,
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Martin Luther King Jr. used a prophetic voice in his preaching -- a hopeful voice that addressed human tragedy. But it was the black clerics who came before him, who helped King develop that voice.
All three leading GOP candidates have plans to change the H-1B visa program, though in different ways.
The H-1B visa, created in 1990 to bring in specialized foreign workers, is in desperate need of reform. Where do the candidates stand?
A helicopter flies above the pitch to disperse fans during the semi-final match between Ghana and Equatorial Guinea.
Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire will meet in the final of the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations on February 8, bringing to a close a tournament that has had its fair share of both beauty and bile. Chaotic scenes during…