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Historically Black Colleges and Universities -- Preserving the Dreamupdated: Wed Feb 29 2012 16:19:00

Howard, Morehouse, Spelman, Tuskegee, Xavier -- these are just a few of America's Historically Black Colleges and Universities, known as HBCUs. HBCUs are accredited historically black institutions of higher learning established before 1964. While many of these colleges are located in the South, there are HBCUs as far north as Michigan and as far west as Oklahoma. While some HBCUs are public and others private, all of them serve a principle mission to educate black Americans.

Black History Month -- Background and Resourcesupdated: Wed Feb 01 2012 11:10:00

In the early 20th century, there were almost no mentions of the contributions of African-Americans in U.S. history textbooks. That is what inspired historian and educator Dr. Carter G. Woodson to start "Negro History Week" in 1926. Woodson choose the month of February for this focus because it was the birth month of two leaders who fought to end slavery: Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass.

MLK's daughter talks about his monumentupdated: Sat Oct 15 2011 12:18:00

Martin Luther King Junior's daughter Bernice talks to CNN's Fredricka Whitfield about the King memorial in Washington.

Morehouse Glee Club is part of MLK's legacyupdated: Sat Oct 15 2011 12:18:00

For nearly a full century before "Glee" became the TV destination for millions of "Gleeks," the Morehouse College Glee Club was navigating through time, history and pop culture in generation-defining style, including singing at the funeral of their Morehouse brother, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.

MLK Papers - Words That Changed a Nation: Discussion and Activityupdated: Wed Oct 12 2011 18:26:00

Program Overview Through rare access to the Morehouse College Martin Luther King Jr. Collection, CNN's Soledad O'Brien examines the personal determination and private courage and concerns of the preacher and civil rights leader.

'The Next Big Story' from Soledad O'Brienupdated: Mon Nov 29 2010 07:36:00

We are approaching the fortieth anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination. The King family and Morehouse College offer me an exclusive opportunity to review his private papers. His words have become the treatise of our country's civil rights movement. Whenever people cry out for justice, they quote King. "There is a new Negro in the South."

Agency: Company that owns bus that crashed lacked Georgia permitupdated: Mon Nov 02 2009 16:20:00

The company whose bus was carrying dozens of Morehouse College students when it crashed in Georgia over the weekend did not have a permit to operate in the state, a state agency says.

Past, future of SCLC pondered as it chooses presidentupdated: Thu Oct 29 2009 22:51:00

The legacy of the past is an unavoidable presence as the Southern Christian Leadership Conference considers who will be its next president.

College implements dress codeupdated: Sat Oct 17 2009 18:20:00

Morehouse College is cracking down on what students wear and has implemented a dress code. We discuss with Dr. Steve Perry.

All-male college cracks down on cross-dressingupdated: Sat Oct 17 2009 18:20:00

An all-male college in Atlanta, Georgia, has banned the wearing of women's clothes, makeup, high heels and purses as part of a new crackdown on what the institution calls inappropriate attire.

Economy hits historically black colleges hardupdated: Thu Aug 13 2009 08:00:00

Zakiya Williams had found a perfect fit at Spelman College. But when the tough economy hit the sophomore and her family hard, she packed her bags, ready to drop out.

Black colleges strugglingupdated: Thu Aug 13 2009 08:00:00

A tough ecomony means difficult times for historically black colleges. CNN's Sandra Endo has the story.

Justice for all?updated: Fri May 15 2009 17:13:00

CNN's Gary Tuchman reports on two Morehouse College students and their unlikely paths after one shot the other.

Student who shot classmate to graduate, no jail timeupdated: Fri May 15 2009 17:13:00

About 500 students will graduate this weekend from Atlanta's prestigious Morehouse College. One person who won't be there is Rashad Johnson, shot three times by a fellow student. But the shooter will receive his diploma -- part of a plea deal that spared him up to 20 years in prison.

CNNMoney: Bernanke: Oversight must find balanceupdated: Fri Apr 17 2009 14:33:00

Financial regulators must strike a delicate balance between protecting consumers and not choking off credit, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Friday.

CNNMoney: Bernanke sees 'signs' decline is easingupdated: Tue Apr 14 2009 15:13:00

Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Tuesday he sees "tentative signs" that the economy's dramatic decline is easing, but that full recovery won't come until the financial system is stabilized.

Valedictorian makes historyupdated: Wed Jun 25 2008 14:16:00

CNN's Don Lemon reports on the first white valedictorian in historically black Morehouse's 141-year history.

White valedictorian: A first for historically black Morehouseupdated: Wed Jun 25 2008 14:16:00

Joshua Packwood knows what it's like to be a minority.

Mayor: MLK papers to find home at Morehouse College updated: Fri Jun 23 2006 22:09:00

The children of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. will receive an undisclosed amount of money from an anonymous group of people for about 10,000 manuscripts and books belonging to the civil rights icon, Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin's office said Friday.

showbuzzupdated: Mon Feb 20 2006 11:57:00

Barry and Robin Gibb, two-thirds of the Bee Gees, reunited on stage for a Miami charity concert, their first performance since the death of brother Maurice three years ago.

Hip-hop portrayal of women protestedupdated: Thu Mar 03 2005 18:01:00

The hip-hopping street party was in full swing, college kids talking, laughing and listening to the music.

Money Magazine: THREE TIPS TO HELP NEW GRADS LAND A FIRST JOBupdated: Sun Mar 01 1992 00:01:00

The transition from academe's ivory tower to the corporate rat race will be especially brutal this spring when college students enter a job market decimated by layoffs. As many as 25% of the '92 co...

Money Magazine: Paying the Bills Kyle Lewis NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY Graduating with Valuable Experience and Heavy Debtupdated: Tue Sep 10 1991 00:01:00

At 24, Kyle Lewis is about to realize a high school dream. This fall, after graduating from Boston's Northeastern University, she expects to start work as a chemical engineer at a salary of at leas...

Money Magazine: THE LAID-OFF FAMILY MANupdated: Fri Dec 01 1989 00:01:00

For years, Robert Jackson, 47, and his wife Judy, 45, prided themselves on the comfortable life they built for their children Darrin, 23, Denise, 18, and Dena, 15, in southwest Houston. They fully ...

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