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When U.S. News and World Report came out with their ranking of the top 20 HBCUs in the country, I became curious.  I was wondering if my personal perception of the best schools matched the views of those who make these lists.  I couldn’t afford to attend an HBCU out of high school (not to […]

asim_reed_headshot” width=”819″ height=”546″ /> FAIRFAX, Va., May 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The United Negro College Fund (UNCF) today announced that 75 Gates Millennium Scholars from Atlanta and surrounding counties in Georgia will be recognized at a reception hosted by The Honorable Kasim Reed, at Atlanta’s City Hall, Thursday, May 13. These students are a part of […]

HAMPTON, Va. (AP) — The last time Camille and Jason Hammond saw President Barack Obama it was on a JumboTron as they shivered in the cold along with hosts of others at his inauguration. It was cold again on Sunday, but this time they didn’t have to rely on a TV, as Obama gave the […]

From CBSNews.com: (CBS) President Obama delivered the commencement address today at Virginia’s Hampton University – his first as president to a predominantly African-American school.