Honoring Our Heroes: Autherine Lucy Foster to Receive Honorary Doctorate  From Miles College
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Honoring Our Heroes: Autherine Lucy Foster to Receive Honorary Doctorate From Miles College

August, 2020 – Miles College will honor Autherine Lucy Foster ’52, an alumna and the first African-American to enroll and attend the University of Alabama, with an honorary degree of Doctor of Humane Letters. The invitation-only ceremony will be held on Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. in the Brown Hall Auditorium.  “It is … Continue reading

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From DC college student to VP candidate: A look back at Sen. Kamala Harris’ years at Howard University
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From DC college student to VP candidate: A look back at Sen. Kamala Harris’ years at Howard University

August 12, 2020 – WASHINGTON — One of Sen. Kamala Harris’ oldest friends said that her flashback memory of the Howard University grad in her college days has to be the short ’80s haircut she sported, the red lipstick she wore, her uniquely lovable laugh and the fervor with which she attacked goals.  “Every time … Continue reading

Governor Approves $17 Million in Recurring Funding For Bethune-Cookman University
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Governor Approves $17 Million in Recurring Funding For Bethune-Cookman University

August 12, 2020 – Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis approved on Monday, $17 million in recurring funding for Bethune-Cookman University (B-CU), securing the historic college’s future and access to higher education for African American students. State Sen. Randolph Bracy, III, served as the Senate appropriation sponsor. He and the Florida Legislative Black Caucus led by its chairman, state … Continue reading