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That SAE Video, Racist College Culture & Black Student Survival at University

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By Diamond 9:51 am March 13, 2015 By Denene Millner I don’t know why folks are acting all shocked by this SAE video madness, as if despicably racist, nigger-filled rants by groups of white college boys is somehow new, fresh, unexpected and unique. Any human who’s ever stepped foot on the campus of a predominately […]

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Report: Colleges Are Deliberately Downplaying Sexual Assaults

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By Diamond 4:36 pm February 4, 2015 “Major colleges and universities are undercounting the number of sexual crimes that occur on their campuses in an attempt to downplay the issue, according to new research published in the journal Psychology, Public Policy and Law,” reports ThinkProgress.

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Study: College campuses are full of racial discrimination

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By Diamond 7:38 am January 27, 2015 This study illustrates what many black college students already know to be true: discrimination exists on campus.

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When Being a Valedictorian Isn’t Enough

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By Diamond 11:51 am January 14, 2015 High-achieving low-income students of color are being boxed out of CUNY, New York’s city colleges.

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Trayvon Martin’s brother Jahvaris Fulton graduates from college

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By BYP @blackyouthproj 1:54 pm December 22, 2014 Jahvaris Fulton, the older brother of slain Florida teen Trayvon Martin, recently graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Technology. Fulton, 22, has made the best of his life since losing his brother in 2012. 

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Black College Student Leaders’ Recognized by YOUniversity Drive

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By RASHAD SMITH @RadicalENT 12:44 pm December 12, 2014  YOUniversity Drive, LLC.  has implemented an initiative that spotlights student leaders at Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) throughout the nation, via social media and the company’s website. The online engagement movement allows student leaders to sign up for the YOUniversity Drive Resource Center and provide […]

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White fraternity goes unpunished for harassing black sorority

By BYP @blackyouthproj 2:41 pm November 12, 2014 A college campus remains divided after members of a white fraternity received no punishment for harassing members of a black sorority. Audience members including student leaders and alumni at the University of Connecticut felt disrespected by responses from some of the panelists who spoke at a town […]

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Low-income students get a little help with college loans

By BYP @blackyouthproj 10:04 am October 27, 2014 The Department of Education announced changes to its Federal Direct PLUS Loan Program last week. The Department says the rule will help more students and families pay for college, and ensure that they have the proper tools and resources to make sound decisions about financing their education. 

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Heisman candidate Todd Gurley falsely accused of assault, video shows white male committed crime

By BYP @blackyouthproj 12:47 pm October 3, 2014 It turns out that Georgia star running back and Heisman Award candidate Todd Gurley was wrongfully accused of assault at a campus bar early Sunday morning. Athens-Clarke County police confirmed that the puncher was actually a white man. 

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Obama launches sexual assault prevention campaign on college campuses

By BYP @blackyouthproj 9:36 am September 23, 2014 The Obama administration has launched a national campaign aimed at combatting campus sexual assault. The initiative calls on celebrities and athletes to mobilize college students, particularly young men, to speak up when they witness such vile acts. 

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