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HBCUs Divided Over Free Community College

January 23, 2015 Staff 0
By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNNPA) – Black college educators and supporters are sharply split over whether President Obama’s proposal to offer a free two-year community college education to students making progress […]
National parks in Maryland and New York will be named in honor of Harriet Tubman, a conductor on the Underground Railroad.

Harriet Tubman Historic Park Established

January 14, 2015 Staff 0
Congress has voted to establish a national historic park for Harriet Tubman, a conductor on the Underground Railroad. The U.S. Senate voted in December to establish a Harriet Tubman National Historical Park in her former […]
Rep. Butterfield

Rep. G.K. Butterfield Becomes New CBC Chair

January 13, 2015 Staff 0
by Joyce Jones Rep. G.K. Butterfield takes over the helm of the Congressional Black Caucus during what could be described as the worst of times for African-American lawmakers on Capitol Hill. When they take the […]
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