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The 2011 New York Urban League Football Classic Covered by MikeAndAmir.com

We’re fortunate and OVERJOYED to have a very special guest blogger cover the New York Urban League Classic this year, and you will see why momentarily.

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Dr. Rhadi Ferguson Wraps-Up The 2011 Atlanta Football Classic

First and foremost let me say this…
“This ain’t no doctoral dissertation or no scholarly journal. I’m just gonna keep it real! And tell the story as an HBCU alumni would tell it.”

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Videos and Photos from the 2011 Nation’s Football Classic – HowardU vs Morehouse

September 10th at Washington, DC’s RFK stadium the inaugural Nation’s Football Classic hosted Howard University vs. Morehouse College. Check out our videos and pictures from the weekend hanging with Alumni from both (or all 3 Spelman included) schools. A good time was had by all.

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Southern University Merger No Longer Being Considered


Background:
On January 18, 2011, Governor Bobby Jindal made a request of the Louisiana Board of Regents to study the feasibility of merging SUNO and UNO and moving both institutions under the umbrella of the University of Louisiana System. The study was completed, and the results were delivered to the Board of Regents in a March 14th meeting. Later that evening, Gov. Jindal announced that he would write legislation recommending Alternative B.

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Howard University Proposed Campus Plan for New Dorms

Howard University is laying plans to construct 2 new much needed dormitories along the 4th street corridor. Check out the draft of the proposed plan. Housing has been an ongoing issue on the campus over the years, the lack of which has pushed may students to remote locations far from campus.

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[Photos] First Lady Delivers the Commencement Speech at Spelman College

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(Photo Credit: Tammy Garnes)

The First Lady Michelle Obama delivered the commencement address at the 2011 Spelman College graduation this weekend. She was awarded with an Honorary Doctorate along side Sisters Debbie Allen and Phylicia Rashad, Howard University Alumni, who received Honorary Doctorates in Fine Arts.

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This Video Will Take You Back to College Life



If you are familiar with the ceremony of black fraternity life you will enjoy this video of the Spring 2011 Beta Gamma Chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. at Virginia State University.

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Racism Within Race

Racism Within Race Part 1 from Quame Hamlin on Vimeo.

When you think of racism, you immediately think of images of separation, usually with African Americans on one side and Caucasians on the other. Although that form of racism is still existent today, it is much more subtle than in past years. A particular form of racism that is highly present today is intra-racial racism, which is racism that occurs within race. This form of racism may be more offensive, harsh, and unapologetic than traditional racism because their is a common denominator of skin color.