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Report: Black High School Graduation Rates Lowest in Country

Washington D.C. Ranks Among Worst by Zenitha Prince Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper (Courtesy Photo) High school graduation rates in the United States are at their highest since 1974, according to a recent U.S. Department of Education report, but Black students graduated Read More

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College: ‘The Best Four or Five Years of Your Life’

by Maya Rhodan NNPA Washington Correspondent Howard University Provost Wayne Frederick Extols Value of HBCUs WASHINGTON (NNPA) – When Mecala Holmes was a freshman at Howard University in 2008, she recalls seeing a t-shirt in the school’s book store that read “Howard University, the best Read More