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Legendary hip-hop musician and producer Pharrell Williams delivered an inspiring fall commencement speech to the graduating class at Norfolk State University Saturday. In addition to nearly 400 alumni crossing the stage, the university presented Williams with an honorary degree. To read the full story, click here     Watch Pharrell’s full commencement speech below.

“Together, we pledge USD $2M in scholarship funding for students in the arts and creative fields at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs),” the Shawn Carter Foundation announced in a Thursday morning tweet on Sept. 9, 2021. Entire story here…    

A group of Democratic and Republican legislators have draften and officially introduced a bill that would provide funding for the long term improvement of HBCUs, including renovation of campus facilities, repair and construction, purchase of equipment, preservation of historic buildings and high speed broadband. To read the full story, click below: New Bipartisan Bill Will […]

After 15+ years of litigation, Maryland’s four Historically Black Colleges will receive a multi million dollar settlement as a result of a lawsuit over underfunding. Get the entire story here


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