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'You Sold Your Country Out': Judge Emmet Sullivan Slams Michael Flynn for His Crimes

During a sentencing hearing, Sullivan, a Howard University alum, chastised Trump's former national security adviser for lying to FBI agents.

U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan

U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan slammed Michael Flynn, a former lieutenant general, who served as President Donald Trump's national security adviser, for lying to federal investigators in their probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election, and for lobbying for Turkey.

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Kevin Hart Creates Scholarships, Showing Support for HBCUs

"I just wanted to do my part in providing opportunities for our future leaders," Hart said.

Actor and comedian Kevin Hart, the Knowledge Is Power Program (KIPP), and the United Negro College Fund have partnered to provide scholarships for 18 students to attend Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs).

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11-year-old Black Physics Student Receives Full Scholarship to HBCU

He credits his success to messages of love and being told he would be successful.

Inventor and author Elijah Precciely, at 11 years old, is already thinking about legacy and what sports team he'll buy after becoming a college graduate of Southern University.

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Beyoncé Brings Black Pride to Coachella

The superstar made African American culture the star of the show.

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Beyoncé Knowles-Carter has carved a place in Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival history as the first Black woman to headline the event. The traditionally hipster/bohemian festival took a journey into Black America with Queen Bey at the helm.

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Former FBI Director James Comey Hired by Howard University

"Howard is the perfect place to have rich dialogue on many of the most pressing issues we face today," Comey said.

FBI Director James Comey / REUTERS

Former FBI Director James B. Comey is headed to academia.

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DeVos Booed at HBCU Graduation

Bethune-Cookman University graduates turned their backs on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, who once called historically Black colleges "real pioneers" in school choice.

Bethune-Cookman graduates turn their backs on Education Secretary Betsy DeVos (at podium) as captured in this screenshot while she delivers a commencement address amid boos from attendees.

Boos and jeers from graduating seniors greeted billionaire U.S. Education Secretary Betsy DeVos as she began her commencement address Wednesday at Bethune-Cookman University.

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CVS Health Foundation, Truth Initiative Launch Program to HBCUs, Community Colleges Tobacco-Free

The initiative aims to help communities profiled by the tobacco industry

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HBCU Presidents Meeting with Trump Falls Flat Says Morehouse Leader

"In general, the meetings were a troubling beginning to what must be a productive relationship," wrote Morehouse President John Silvanus Wilson Jr.

Leaders of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) meet with President Donald Trump in the Oval Office on Feb. 27, 2017. / REUTERS

Morehouse College President John Silvanus Wilson Jr. published a letter last week reflecting his disappointment in the outcome of the meeting between HBCU presidents and President Trump and his administration. Full text of the letter:

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HBCU Hall of Fame Players Honored at Super Bowl

Elite NFL players who graduated from a historically Black college or university, and made history when going pro, were recognized.

The National Football League (NFL) honored Pro Football Hall of Fame players from Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) before the start of Sunday's Super Bowl LI battle between the Atlanta Falcons and the New England Patriots, who won in overtime, 34-28.

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HBCUs: Talladega Band to Perform at Trump's Inauguration Despite Controversy

The president of Talladega College, Alabama's oldest private, historically Black liberal arts college, has accepted the invitation.

Marching Tornadoes, Talladega College's band / Change.org

Two former slaves, William Savery and Thomas Tarrant, founded Talladega College, one of the country's Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU), in 1867. It was the first college in Alabama to admit students of African American descent.

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Future of STEM Initiatives at HBCUs Uncertain Under Trump's Administration

Historically Black Colleges and Universities are essential to producing qualified STEM professionals. Tashni-Ann Dubroy, a chemist, former BASF manager and president of Shaw University, offers insight.

By Sheryl Estrada

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Former KKK Leader David Duke to Participate in Senate Debate at Historically Black College

Duke said he's concerned about security as "Dillard [University] is pretty supportive of Black Lives Matter."

Duke said he's concerned about security as "Dillard [University] is pretty supportive of Black Lives Matter."

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