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Black History Month Spotlight: I Am… Charlie Nelms

I am Black history. I am Black excellence. I am Charlie Nelms, who is an educator and administrator. I served as the tenth chancellor of North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina. I was born in Crawfordsville, Arkansas in 1946, and I enrolled at Arkansas Agricultural, Mechanical and Normal College (now the University of… Continue reading Black History Month Spotlight: I Am… Charlie Nelms

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107 Days of HBCU History – Day 1 – Lincoln University of Missouri

The Kwesi Ronald Harris Division of Historical Records presents its 107 Days of HBCU History initiative that commemorates the founders and values of why historically black colleges and universities are relevant and very vital to the African-American community through its founding missions. The campaign will last for approximately 107 days until each HBCU history is… Continue reading 107 Days of HBCU History – Day 1 – Lincoln University of Missouri

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Did you know, the Chicago Politician and Clergyman Archibald J. Carey Jr.?

Did you know? On August 3, 1957, lawyer, judge, politician, diplomat and clergyman Archibald J. Carey Jr., was the first African-American appointed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower as Chair of his committee on government employment policy, working to reduce racial discrimination. The youngest of five children born to the Reverend Archibald J. Carey, a minister… Continue reading Did you know, the Chicago Politician and Clergyman Archibald J. Carey Jr.?

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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

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HCF celebrates the 53rd Anniversary mark of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

CHICAGO, IL – The HBCU Campaign Fund organization celebrates today which marks the 53rd anniversary of one of the largest political rallies for human rights demanding civil and economic rights for African-Americans in the United States, the March on Washington which took placed on August 28, 1963. The march was organized by A. Phillip Randolph… Continue reading HCF celebrates the 53rd Anniversary mark of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom

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50 years later, we remember the 1st step of Dr. King Jr.’s 1000-Mile March in Chicago

It was 50 years ago that the civil rights movement moved to Chicago in the protest against the cramped and segregated housing conditions. On January 26, 1966, King moved into an apartment on 1550 S. Hamlin Ave., on Chicago’s west side near Douglas Park. It is archived that King moved into the apartment “to dramatize… Continue reading 50 years later, we remember the 1st step of Dr. King Jr.’s 1000-Mile March in Chicago

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Did you know, The Chicago Politician and Clergyman Archibald J. Carey Jr.?

  Did you know? On August 3, 1957, lawyer, judge, politician, diplomat and clergyman Archibald J. Carey Jr., was the first African-American appointed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower as Chair of his committee on government employment policy, working to reduce racial discrimination. The youngest of five children born to the Reverend Archibald J. Carey, a… Continue reading Did you know, The Chicago Politician and Clergyman Archibald J. Carey Jr.?