HBCUs and the United Negro College Fund: Another Grand Betrayal

Seventy two years ago, a determined group of Black educators made a decision that would set the course for 27 predominantly black colleges and universities in the midst of their fight for survival —caught between the vicissitudes of a racist country and a student body predominantly poor and underserved by what passed for “separate but […]

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All Hail the Return of the Mighty Gods of Baseball

All Hail the Return of the Mighty Gods of Baseball Oh, somewhere in this favored land the sun is shining bright;
The band is playing somewhere, and somewhere hearts are light,
And somewhere men are laughing, and somewhere children shout;
But there is no joy in Mudville – mighty Casey has struck out. Ernest Lawrence Thayer (Published in […]

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