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What You Need To Know: Today’s inauguration will feature many historical moments. Kamala Harris will officially become the first African American, Asian American, female and HBCU graduate to be sworn in as vice president. It will be an inauguration unlike any other,...
What You Need To Know: Without fear of exaggeration, this will be the most unusual Inauguration Day in modern American history. At the request of the incoming President of the United States, it will be the smallest inauguration in terms of attendance. As a result of...
What You Need To Know: A class-action lawsuit was filed in federal court in Indianapolis last month on behalf of three former HBCU athletes at Savannah State and Howard University. The suit alleges the NCAA uses certain rules to single out HBCUs from participating in...
What You Need To Know: Retired Army Lt. Gen. Russel Honoré has been tapped by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to lead an immediate review of the January 6 domestic terrorist attack on the U.S. Capitol. Honore's assignment will focus on "security infrastructure, interagency...
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