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Feeding One Thousand

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Education, News

Thank You Governor Wolf

On Monday, November 25th the Middle States Commission on Higher Education reaffirmed the full accreditation of Cheyney University. This means the university is in good standing with the regional accreditation agency and Middle States is satisfied the university is making strides to fulfill its mission,…

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From the Smithsonian to the Kitchen: African American Art is Transforming the Home Decor Business

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Four African-American Academics Named MacArthur “Genius” Fellows in 2019

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Howard University Partners With Amazon Studios to Promote Diversity in Entertainment Industry

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Rosa Parks to Be Honored With Her Very Own Barbie Doll

[et_pb_section fb_built=”1″ _builder_version=”3.26.6″ custom_margin=”-51px|||||”][et_pb_row _builder_version=”3.26.6″ min_height=”550px” custom_padding=”0px|||||” custom_margin=”-33px|auto||auto||”][et_pb_column _builder_version=”3.26.6″ type=”4_4″][et_pb_text _builder_version=”3.26.6″] Nationwide — Rosa Parks, known as the Mother of the Modern Civil Rights Movement, is being honored with a Barbie doll that resembles her. Children can now play with a toy that will truly …

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New Children’s Book Series Encourages Black Boys to Become Doctors

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Philly Kappas Donate To Cheyney and Lincoln Universities

[et_pb_section fb_built="1" _builder_version="3.26.6"][et_pb_row _builder_version="3.26.6"][et_pb_column _builder_version="3.26.6" type="4_4"][et_pb_text _builder_version="3.26.6" custom_margin="-98px|||||"]After successfully hosting the 84th Grand Chapter Meeting of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc. this past summer in the city of Philadelphia, the Philadelphia Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi donated $20,000 to the two oldest Historically Black...