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The Hampton dropout who is now a department chair: Dr Carey Latimore

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In this video, Dr Boyce Watkins speaks with Dr. Carey Latimore, chair of the History Department at Trinity University. Dr. Latimore talks about how he went from being a dropout of Hampton University to later becoming a highly-respected scholar. Additionally, Dr. Latimore talks about intellectual freedom and the ability of scholars to disagree without becoming disagreeable. The interview also talks about the importance of black scholarly mentors and how so…

Fox And HBCU’s Partner to Encourage Diversity in Entertainment

Fox And HBCU’s Partner to Encourage Diversity in Entertainment

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In a move designed to further the development of diverse voices in today’s entertainment field, Fox has announced a new partnership with Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The FOX/HBCU Media Alliance (FHMA) will bring HBCU students, faculty and alumni together with executives from Fox’s media and entertainment businesses. Together, these two group will work to network and build a stronger system for students interested in careers and entrepreneurial opportunities…

NY Jet’s Marcus Dixon Long And Rocky Journey To The NFL

NY Jet’s Marcus Dixon Long And Rocky Journey To The NFL

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    The wooden steps in the unfinished stairwell lead to a bedroom that doubles as a live-in shrine to Jets defensive end Marcus Dixon on the second floor of the two-story house at 1340 Harmony Rd. Nails, insulation and wires are exposed beneath a light fixture; the walls are painted a dark olive green. All visitors to the wide, well-lit space are greeted by a black “Pepperell High” mat….