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Entertainer and entrepreneur Sean Combs will deliver Howard University's commencement speech this year in Washington.
Gwendolyn Boyd grew up in a rough Montgomery housing project before leaving home to find success at John Hopkins University in Maryland. Now she has returned to Montgomery to make her home at one of the capital city's most prestigious addresses - - the president's home at Alabama State University.
Bethune Cookman women's coach Vanessa Blair-Lewis and her husband, veteran NBA official Eric Lewis, don't like missing basketball games.
A Washington man has been convicted of first-degree felony murder in the shooting of a Howard University student during a robbery in Mount Rainier.
Eight people, including a police officer, were injured Friday during a concert at Howard University as crowds rushed a gate at the homecoming event, according to the D.C. fire department.
Sen. Rand Paul urged a predominantly black crowd at Howard University on Wednesday to give the Republican Party a second look, saying the big government agenda that Democrats have pursued over the past four years has stunted economic growth and led to staggering levels of unemployment in the black community.
Sen. Rand Paul is scheduled to visit Howard University on Wednesday to discuss issues important to American citizens and noncitizens alike, including civil liberties, mandatory minimum sentencing laws and education, and because the Kentucky Republican will be making inroads at a historically black school, he's expected to throw in a lesson on the history of the Republican Party and blacks.
In a statement released by the school, Harrell says: "My personal and family issues make it impossible for me to give ... 100 percent, and anything less than that is unacceptable to me."
Students and administrators at historically black colleges and universities say that policy changes and eligibility requirements by the U.S. Department of Education are placing a particular burden on minority families. And they're not ruling out going to court to force the Obama administration to change its mind.