Category : Education

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In Memoriam: Colin Luther Powell , 1937-2021

Colin Powell, the first African American to serve as Secretary of State, National Security Adviser, and Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and a supporter of higher education, died on October 18 at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Beth...

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Higher Education Grants or Gifts of Interest to African American

Here is this week’s news of grants or gifts to historically Black colleges and universities or for programs of particular interest to African Americans in higher education. Historically Black Tuskegee University in Alabama received a $2 million grant...

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In Memoriam: Timuel Dixon Black Jr., 1918-2021

Timuel Black, a noted American historian, educator, and civil rights activist, died on October 13 at his home in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago. He was 102 years old. A native of Birmingham, Alabama, he and his family moved to Chicago in 1919....