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  • Spelman puts Cosby endowed professorship on hold

    In the late 1980s, when Spelman College established a prestigious endowed professorship named in honor of Bill Cosby and his wife, the goals were to bring positive attention to what was already considered one of the finest black colleges in the country, while attracting leading scholars in the fine arts, humanities and social sciences.
  • Detailed accusations against Bill Cosby recast a cultural icon

    Detailed accusations against Bill Cosby recast a cultural icon
    They didn't see a comedian. They saw the "king of the world." Long before there was a Dr. Cliff Huxtable, before rumpled sweaters and a collective anointing as America's dad, Bill Cosby was magnified a hundredfold in the eyes of the young models and...

    Spelman College to cut sports in bid to improve student health

    Spelman College to cut sports in bid to improve student health
    ATLANTA (Reuters) - Spelman College, the oldest historically black U.S. college for women, is scrapping its competitive sports program in a bold effort to help students combat the troubling health statistics faced by African-American women. The private...

    Local colleges ranked among nation's best by U.S. News & World Report

    Local colleges ranked among nation's best by U.S. News & World Report
    Local colleges including William & Mary, Christopher Newport University and Hampton University are ranked in U.S. News and World Report’s 2013 Best Colleges report. The University of Virginia and William & Mary retained their spots as the No. 2 and...

    Erin Goseer Mitchell on 'Born Colored'

    Erin Goseer Mitchell on 'Born Colored'
    The “Bloody Sunday” that Erin Goseer Mitchell refers to in the subtitle of her charming and often chilling book, “Born Colored: Life Before Bloody Sunday,” is not Jan. 30, 1972, in Derry, Northern Ireland, when 26 unarmed civil...