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Md. agrees to mediation in black colleges suit

ANNAPOLIS — The state of Maryland and attorneys representing historically black colleges have agreed to attempt to mediate a resolution to create high-demand academic programs at the schools, a spokeswoman for Gov. Martin O’Malley confirmed Thursday. The announcement comes after ...

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Feds’ loan changes hamper black college enrollment

ATLANTA — Ariadne Partlow dreamed of graduating Spelman College and moving on to medical school, but instead of studying biology this semester, she worked at a fast-food Chinese restaurant. The Jackson, Tenn., native was among thousands of students who unexpectedly ...

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Arguments end in black colleges’ lawsuit

In a six-week trial over whether Maryland shortchanges its historically black universities, the state argued that it has given these schools fair funding as well as special consideration in recent years. “The HBCUs [Historically Black Colleges and Universities] have been ...

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Top 5: ‘Poor people will be getting a lot more justice’

Maryland’s top court made big news this week when it ruled that criminal defendants have a right to council at their initial bail hearings. That story and more in this week’s legal affairs top 5. 1. Court: Defendants have right ...

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Maryland TV producer HBCU settles dispute with CBS

A local television producer that broadcasts football games played by historically black colleges has settled its lawsuit against a California-based sports marketing firm, its broker and CBS College Sports Network. The defendants allegedly failed to pay the producer according to ...

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