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  • California hopes to ease path to historically black colleges

    Leaders of California's vast community college system on Tuesday approved a program aimed at making it easier for students to transfer to historically black colleges and universities in other parts of the country. It comes at a time when seats at the state's own public universities have gotten harder to come by and many of the schools that once were the only higher education option for African-Americans are facing declining enrollment.
  • State officials reach transfer student agreement

    State officials reach transfer student agreement
    California community college students who meet academic requirements will be guaranteed admission to nine historically black colleges and universities under an agreement signed by state officials Tuesday. Under the deal, students who have fulfilled...

    Gloria Battle

    Gloria Battle
    Age: 64 Family: Single, one daughter Education: Bachelor's degree, Bennett College for Women in Greensboro, N.C., 1972; master's degree in urban studies, Howard University, 1976 Occupation: Retired human rights consultant Political career: ...

    Counter history: Greensboro museum honors sit-in that changed America

    Counter history: Greensboro museum honors sit-in that changed America
    GREENSBORO, N.C. - One of the key battles to desegregate the South played out at a Woolworth lunch counter here on Feb. 1, 1960. Reason: Lunch was not served. Woolworth was a national retailer, and corporate policy allowed for managers to adjust for...

    Apprentice School opens new gym Friday

    Apprentice School opens new gym Friday
    In what should be a big event marking its recent construction, the Apprentice School will christen its new athletic facility Friday night with the 2014 Martin Luther King Classic. The men’s and women’s basketball teams will take part in the...