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Mourners honor college student slain days before graduation

COLLEGE PARK — Mourners holding flowers have paid their respects at the site where a student was fatally stabbed days before his graduation. Hundreds gathered Wednesday at the University of Maryland, College Park’s chapel garden to honor Richard Collins III, ...

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Closing arguments in Md. college segregation case set for June

After weeks of testimony on the appropriate remedy for Maryland’s failure to effectively desegregate its colleges and universities, the parties have tentatively scheduled closing arguments for June. U.S. District Judge Catherine C. Blake ruled four years ago in favor of the ...

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Md.’s historically black colleges take aim at the future

Cory Roscoe knew he wanted to go to a historically black college. The Baltimore native wanted a smaller classroom experience so he could get to know his professors and classmates. “The HBCU, it feel like family,” Roscoe said. “It feel ...

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Advocates, state trade blame as trial begins over fix for segregation at Md. colleges

Attorneys traded blame Monday for a failure to find a meaningful solution to inequality among Maryland’s colleges and universities since a federal judge found in four years ago that the university system had failed to effectively desegregate its institutions. U.S. ...

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Former Bowie State professor files $300K lawsuit against university

A former Bowie State University assistant professor has filed a $300,000 lawsuit against the school, alleging her superiors tried to deny her tenure and ultimately led her to resign in retaliation for her advocacy on behalf of women and minority ...

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