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The Journal of Blacks in Higher Education

JBHE Chronology of Major Landmarks in the Progress of African Americans in Higher Education For most of American history, a majority of the black population in this country was prohibited from learning to read or write. Today African Americans are enrolling in...

11 Top College Scholarships for African American Students

Each year more than $3 billion in private scholarship money is awarded to help students pay for college. But that doesn’t mean winning a scholarship—especially a lucrative one—is easy. Students who do win scholarships generally apply for as many as possible,...

Oldest black daily newspaper founded in Atlanta

In the days when black people had separate grocers, doctors, lawyers, pharmacists, etc., there was also the need for news with a black perspective. Newspapers came and went throughout the country and on Nov. 6, 1928, The Atlanta World was founded. It eventually...

Listings of Historial Black Colleges and Universities

The Black College and University Act defined a historically Black college and university (HBCU) as one that existed before 1964 with a historic and contemporary mission of educating Blacks while being open to all. There are 103 HBCUs, located mainly in the...

The Black Billionaires 2015

Of the 1,826 people who made it to the 2015 FORBES list of the World’s Billionaires, 11 of them are black, up from 9 a year ago.</p> <p>Nigerian cement tycoon <a href="http://www.forbes.com/profile/aliko-dangote/" target="_self"...