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HBCU lawsuit resolution awaits Hogan’s decision

Michael D. Jones, lead attorney for the Coalition for Equity and Excellence in Higher Educaiton, speaks at a Nov. 2020 rally in favor of resolving the lawsuit. (Bryan P. Sears / The Daily Record)

Legislation that would help settle ongoing litigation over funding at Maryland’s historically black colleges and universities passed the General Assembly, and it awaits Gov. Larry Hogan’s signature for final approval. The bill, sponsored by House Speaker Adrienne Jones, D-Baltimore County, ...

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Closing arguments in Md. college segregation case set for June

Coppin State Science and Technology Center

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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Historically black colleges lawsuit has cost Md. millions

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A long-running dispute involving Maryland’s historically black colleges has cost the Maryland Higher Education Commission millions. The Baltimore Sun reports the commission has spent more than $2.2 million defending itself in the lawsuit, according to records provided to the paper ...

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

2.24.17 BALTIMORE, MD-Renée Bowen, doctoral student in community college leadership program, from Trinidad and Tobago, on the Morgan State Campus.  (The Daily Record/ Maximilian Franz)

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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