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White House announces changes to summer pell grant

Tramon Lucas

April 29, 2016

The Obama administration has unveiled an initiative to improve a key tuition assistance tool—the Federal Pell Grant—with elements that will aid students especially at historically Black colleges and universities. The move,...

Hung Jury: Judge declared mistrial in Porter Trial

Tramon Lucas

December 16, 2015

The jury in the trial of Baltimore Police Officer William Porter could not reach a verdict, as the judge declared a mistrial Wednesday. Judge Barry G. Williams' decision came a day after the jury, made up of seven women and...

Incarceration Rates Disproportionately Impact Black Men

The MSU Spokesman

August 31, 2015

Incarceration rates in the U.S. disproportionately impact African American men. Minorities as a whole are more likely to be swept up in the criminal justice system than their white counterparts. But it is black males in particular that are most dramatically impacted by the U.S. criminal justice ...

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