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First Black Collegiate Football Game Marks Its 125th Anniversary

SALISBURY, NC – One hundred and twenty-five years ago, Livingstone College awaited the arrival of Johnson C. Smith University (then Biddle Memorial Institute), who traveled by horse and buggy to Salisbury to play football.The contest held on a snowy December 27, 1892, on the front lawn of Livingstone College, was the first black intercollegiate football… Continue reading First Black Collegiate Football Game Marks Its 125th Anniversary

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Five HBCUs recognized as an White House Healthy Campus

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On Friday, January 13, 2017, five (5) historically black colleges and universities were honored as an White House healthy campus by President Barack Obama. As part of Obama’s Administration’s ongoing efforts to reach the remaining uninsured, the White House launched the Healthy Campus Challenge in September, hoping to engage college and university… Continue reading Five HBCUs recognized as an White House Healthy Campus