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Morris Brown’s reaccreditation could signal more longevity among HBCUs

It is no secret that at some point, something went very wrong at Morris Brown College. It was a disappointing, though not unfamiliar story. A school with a dedicated faculty and loyal students had run into financial challenges that eventually made it impossible to operate. On April 13, the historically Black college in Atlanta became…MORE

Philanthropist and New York Public Library revivalist Vartan Gregorian dies at 87

Vartan Gregorian, the philanthropist and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient whose work revitalized the New York Public Library, died Thursday at age 87 while hospitalized for “testing related to stomach pain,” according to a statement by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. Gregorian served as the Carnegie Corporation’s president in New York City and the…MORE

Minnesota governor expresses regret for mistreatment of journalists during Daunte Wright demonstrations

Minnesota’s governor expressed regret Saturday after the alleged mistreatment of journalists covering demonstrations in Brooklyn Center by law enforcement, as attorneys representing news organizations released a letter calling out several examples throughout the week — including the arrest of a CNN producer. At least 100 demonstrators have been arrested during protests over the death of…MORE

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