Chance The Rapper Wants To Attend Clark Atlanta University

Chance the Rapper is a huge proponent of education, having recently donated 30,000 backpacks to Chicago students in celebration of back-to-school season. Well, it looks like Lil’ Chano from 79th desires to attain some advanced knowledge himself because he’s on the hunt for higher education!

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5 Back to Campus Curly Girl Hairstyles

by Mary Wolff
For the college curly, life can get crazy hectic, and your hairstyles may become less varied until you find that new school year groove. When choosing back to campus curly girl hairstyles, you need options that are easy to do and won’t add stress to your tresses, but also look great. Turn heads this semester with these easy, stylish back to campus curly girl hairstyles.

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10 Things Trump (and Everyone Else) Should Know About HBCUs

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Written by Nikki Igbo of

Last week, before news headlines became consumed by Sally Yates’ stellar testimony and James Comey’s dismissal, Donald Trump issued a signing statement on the $1.1 trillion omnibus government spending bill. In this statement, Trump singled out the Historically Black College and University Capital Financing Program as a funding bill provision that “allocates benefits on the basis of race, ethnicity, and gender.” The statement suggested that Trump, the guy responsible for the travel ban and appointing Jeff Sessions as Attorney General, views such funding as discriminatory.

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Janelle Monae To Deliver Dillard University 2017 Commencement Speech

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Dillard University will be setting a spark at their 2017 Commencement ceremony as the Electric Lady herself, Janelle Monáe has been confirmed as the Commencement speaker!

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Meet The Chicago Teen Who Was Just Accepted Into 23 Historically Black Colleges

Chicago high school senior, Ariyana Davis was accepted into 23 Historically Black Colleges, gaining over $300,000 in scholarships

During the past few weeks, black social media has done a great job of showcasing and sharing young African-American high achievement. One such high achiever is eighteen-year-old Ariyana Davis of Chicago, a young go-getter who was recently accepted into all 24 of the colleges to which she applied. Twenty-three of those schools were historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs). sat down for an exclusive interview with Ariyana.

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FAMU Set To Launch First 24-Hour Black News Channel In 2018

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Written by Mike Orie of

Florida A&M University's School of Journalism and Graphic Communication is expected to launch the first ever 24-hour Black news network in February 2018. Named the Black Television News Channel, the network is expected to bring in over 100 jobs, drawing in an average of $30 million annually.

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