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Petition: Help obtain a U.S. Commemorative Stamp in honor of the First African American NBA Player & West Virginia State Alum Earl F. Lloyd

There is a change.org petition established by the Earl F. Lloyd Foundation in requesting the United States Postal Service, Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee to issue a Commemorative Stamp in honor of the late grate Earl Francis Lloyd. Earl Francis Lloyd (1928-2015) was the first African American to play in the NBA for the Washington Capitols… Continue reading Petition: Help obtain a U.S. Commemorative Stamp in honor of the First African American NBA Player & West Virginia State Alum Earl F. Lloyd

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Meet the 107th HBCU – Simmons College of Kentucky

LOUISVILLE, KY – Do you know about the 107th HBCU Simmons College of Kentucky? Have you even heard about it? Simmons College of KY was designated as the 107th Historically Black College and University (HBCU) on April 13, 2016. Simmons College joins Kentucky State University as the second HBCU in Kentucky. Simmons history dates back… Continue reading Meet the 107th HBCU – Simmons College of Kentucky

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Three finalists named by Board of Regents in Kentucky State University presidential search

FRANKFORT, KY – The Kentucky State University Board of Regents approved the slate of candidates and announced three finalists for the presidential search on Thursday, February 9, 2017, during a special meeting. The finalist are Dr. M. Christopher Brown, Justice Thomas Colbert, and Dr. Said Sewell. The Board of Regents anticipates making the final selection… Continue reading Three finalists named by Board of Regents in Kentucky State University presidential search

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Remembering the Orangeburg Massacre of 1968, Which Killed SC State Students

ORANGEBURG, SC – Fifty years ago, on February 8, 1968, the Orangeburg Massacre events happened in Orangeburg, South Carolina at South Carolina State University.  HBCU Campaign Fund organization and the Office of the President and CEO, Founder Demetrius Johnson Jr., stand in commemorates with the Orangeburg community in recognizing the martyrs whose lives were taken… Continue reading Remembering the Orangeburg Massacre of 1968, Which Killed SC State Students