Category : Education

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HBCUs Raise Money to Help Students In Need Due to the Pandemic

Morehouse College in Atlanta has raised more than $260,000 to help students who have been finally impacted by the COVID-19 crisis. The “Funds for Morehouse” campaign is helping students in need of financial support to continue their education without...

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In Memoriam: Lila Althea Fenwick, 1932-2020

Lila Fenwick at Harvard Law School, 1953 Lila Fenwick, the first Black woman to graduate from Harvard Law School, died from complications of the coronavirus on April 4 at her home in New York City. She was 87 years old. Harvard Law School first accep...

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In Memoriam: Augustus Leonard Jones Sr. 1946-2020

Gus Jones, director of the Success Reading Center at Livingstone College in Salisbury, North Carolina, died at his home in Troutman, North Carolina, on April 1. He was 73 years old. A native of Burlington, New Jersey, Jones received a basketball scho...

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In Memoriam: Alicia Lawrence, 1983-2020

Alicia Lawrence, deputy dean and executive director of residential life and housing at Barnard College in New York City, died of liver failure on April 16. She was 36 years old. The death was not related to the COVID-19 pandemic. A native of New York...