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Morehouse Commencement Speaker Robert F. Smith to Pay Off Student Loans of 2019 Grads

Morehouse College’s Class of 2019 received an extraordinary surprise on Sunday morning that will positively affect their future. During graduation exercises at the all-male historically Black college located in Atlanta, billionaire technology investor and philanthropist Robert F. Smith, who received an honorary doctorate, told the almost 400 graduates that he’s…

HBCU Presidents Meeting with Trump Falls Flat Says Morehouse Leader

Morehouse College President John Silvanus Wilson Jr. published a letter last week reflecting his disappointment in theoutcome of the meeting between HBCU presidents andPresident Trump and his administration. Full text of the letter: OFFICE OF THE PRESIDENT: Statement on HBCU Presidents Visit to White House Date Released: March 1, 2017…

'Presidents' Day' was 'Barack Obama Day' at Morehouse College

Monday’s observation of Presidents’ Day took on new meaning at the campus of Morehouse College, an all-male historically Black college in Atlanta, Ga. NewsOne hosted its inaugural “Barack Obama Day” at the alma mater of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. The day of programming explored the work and legacy…

Trump's Most Outspoken Black Supporter is a Liar

By Sheryl Estrada Pastor Mark Burns Trump has asked the question to African Americans, “What do you have to lose” in voting for him. The Republican presidential candidate’s track record and rhetoric combined with the untruthful actions of his campaign surrogates, like Mark Burns, may provide the answer. Burns, who…

Fewer Black Males in Med School, STEM Studies a Solution

By Sheryl Estrada Photo by Shutterstock With the predicted shortage of between 46,000 and 90,000 physicians by the year 2025 and a greater number of Black males attending medical school in 1978 than in 2014, doctors in the U.S. will not be as diverse as the patients they serve. According…